In May, Pope Francis invited Catholics to gather and reflect on communion, participation, and mission within the Church. The process of listening and dialogue, known as the “Synod on Synodality,” includes a series of upcoming meetings in the Santa Rosa diocese, including in Arcata. Background Saint Pope John XXIII opened the Second Vatican Council with … Read more
On October 30th and 31th (Sat and Sun), in the vestibule after Masses, St. Bernard Parish will host the Ministry of Bethlehem Handcrafts Association. This ministry helps Christian families in Bethlehem and Jerusalem (now less than 2 of the Holy Land population) support themselves through the sales of hand carved olive wood religious art. Please … Read more
Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Eureka Branch of the Italian Catholic Federation has cancelled the Jerry Colivas Memorial Scholarship spaghetti drive-thru dinner that was scheduled for Oct. 9th. The ICF will continue with this year’s scholarship competition. The ICF Colivas Scholarship Fund honors Jerry’s service to the education of our youth in Humboldt County. … Read more
We’re happy to announce in-person Sacrament preparation CCD classes this year beginning October 10 for First Holy Communion or Confirmation. They are for Sacrament preparation only and will be held on Sundays at Sacred Heart Church. Spanish First Communion 10:30 am., English First Communion and all Confirmation 1:30 pm. Registration forms are available online here … Read more
Many great Saint Bernard images can be found on the parish’s Flickr.com page, including confirmations, first communions, church picnics, anniversary celebrations, visits by bishops and sisters, memorial services and the like. To see them all, go the site here: https://flickr.com/photos/saintbernardparish/albums Have any photos you’d like to share, please email email@example.com.
We are pleased to launch a new website for the St. Bernard Parish. It is still a work in progress, so please feel free to share your thoughts and if you’d like to request anything be changed or added. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org. We haven’t been able to update the site in recent months due to … Read more
The Santa Rosa Diocesan Council of Catholic Women is offering The Consecration to St. Joseph via Zoom, beginning September 30th. This Six week series will be offered on Thursdays at 10:30 am and at 6:30 pm. Free books will be provided by SRDCCW. To register please contact Char at 707-331-3126 or SantaRosaDCCW@gmail.com. El Consejo Diocesano de Mujeres … Read more