A People ・ A Church ・ A School ・ A Future -- 1500 Wauwatosa Avenue, Wauwatosa, WI 53213 | Phone: 414-258-4320

November 2018 archive of Parish Announcements

November 2018 archive of Parish Announcements

This Weekend's Gospel Meditation

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/30/18

ENCOURAGE DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF SCRIPTUREDecember 02, 2018 - First Sunday in Advent

Tribulation. Wildfires. Tsunamis. Moral corruption. Disease. War. We tend to associate these things with the end times, and perhaps for good reason! In today's Gospel, Jesus says: "People will die of fright in anticipation of what is ... Read More »

Special Year End Mortgage Update & Ask - Progress made!

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/29/18

Good news!  As we end 2018 and start a new liturgical year, our St Bernard Parish is on a stronger financial footing.  From our original loan balance of $1.8 million to the start of our mortgage mission in 2013 of $1.3 million, we have reduced our debt principal balance ... Read More »

A Special Gift Opportunity - "Welcome the Stranger"

Posted by Mary O'Connell on 11/22/18

In addition to our Christmas Gift Sharing of wrapped gifts for those in need, we have accepted a special request this year.  St. Michael's ESL Program consists of volunteers who tutor legal immigrants (most who came as refugees from Myanmar) to speak, read and write our English language on ... Read More »

This Weekend's Gospel Meditation

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/21/18

ENCOURAGE DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF SCRIPTURENovember 25, 2018 -Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe

If you brought your child to the restroom during the Liturgy of the Word, you might walk away with one of two interpretations of Jesus as King. The first and second readings are bold ... Read More »

#GivingTuesday Update

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/20/18

One week from today, November 27 is #GivingTuesday worldwide.  Our thanks to those parishioners who donated to the Parish last weekend. A generous donor has offered to match the amount of money we receive up to $2,500.   So far we have received $300 in donations or $600 in you ... Read More »

This Weekend's Gospel Meditation

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/16/18

ENCOURAGE DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF SCRIPTURENovember 18, 2018 - Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

As we edge closer to the closing of the liturgical year, the Church selects readings that remind us of the final close: the second coming of Christ. It's easy, perhaps, to forget that this is a ... Read More »

Human Concerns in November

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/15/18

November is Outerwear and Blanket Month

Temperatures are falling and the need is great!

Your gifts of new (or very gently used) coats, hats, scarves, mittens, boots and blankets for men, women and children will be delivered to the following: Repairers of the Breach Joy House The Guest House

... Read More »

Strive for 25

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/13/18

Along with the 2019 Treasure Campaign we are also promoting our “Strive for 25” campaign.  Presently there are 107 families who contribute $14,249 per month via electronic means.  The Stewardship Committee would like to raise that amount to $25,000 per month.  What does the $25,000 get the Parish?   This ... Read More »

Thanksgiving Parish Office Hours

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/11/18

The Parish Office will be open the week of November 19 on Monday and Tuesday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.  On Wednesday the office will close at 1:00 pm and be closed on Thursday and Friday so the staff can enjoy the Thanksgiving holiday with their families.

Remember ... Read More »

This Weekend's Gospel Meditation

Posted by Christine Meyer on 11/09/18

ENCOURAGE DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF SCRIPTURENovember 11, 2018 - Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

In 1 Samuel, God advises the prophet Samuel not to observe as men see but as God sees. He tells him to "look to the heart." This is the movement of this Sunday's Gospel reading. "Beware ... Read More »

Subscribe

RSS Feed

Archive