Serving God and community
in Eureka, California, since 1886.
St. Bernard Church
Located in the heart of downtown Eureka at the corner of 6th and H Streets.
Masses Sun at 10:30am and Mon, Wed & Fri at 12:15pm.
Exposition Wed after mass until 2pm. Use side door please.
Confession Wed 1- 2pm.
St. Joseph Mission
Located next to St. Bernard’s Academy at the corner of Henderson and C Streets.
Masses Sat Vigil: 4pm, Sunday at 7:30am, Tue & Thu 7:30am.
Confession Sat 3:15 – 3:45pm.
In May, Pope Francis invited Catholics to gather and reflect on communion, participation, and mission within the Church. The process of listening…
On October 30th and 31th (Sat and Sun), in the vestibule after Masses, St. Bernard Parish will host the Ministry of Bethlehem…
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Eureka Branch of the Italian Catholic Federation has cancelled the Jerry Colivas Memorial Scholarship spaghetti drive-thru…
About Saint Bernard Parish
Consisting of St. Bernard Church and St. Joseph Mission Church, St. Bernard Parish has served the greater Eureka community for more than 130 years. Part of the Diocese of Santa Rosa, it was named for St. Bernard of Clairvaux, the patron saint of beekeepers and candlestick makers.
A Note From Our Pastor
Greetings, I am Fr. Bernard John D’sa. I was born and raised in the smallest state in India, Goa, where my family still lives. Until 1961, Goa was a colony of the Portuguese, who brought Christianity in the 16th Century. I was ordained a priest in 1994 and served as a high school teacher and principal. Later, I was invited in the United States to serve as Diocesan Catholic school teacher. In recent years, I have served as pastor in Clearlake and now Eureka, where the priesthood has really come alive for me. The Lord assisted me to touch the lives of the people with His love and compassion. Now I am here amidst you, called to serve and feel blessed. Trusting in the Divine Providence and in His Graces, I wish to undertake my apostolate as your shepherd. I request your prayers and be assured of my humble prayers always. God bless you, Fr. Bernard.