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Entries for March 2020

Message from Bishop Warfel

Posted on March 17, 2020 in: General News

Message from Bishop Warfel
As promised, this update comes to you immediately following our notification by Bishop Michael Warfel.   In short, ALL public Masses and general gatherings of the faithful for meetings/group prayer in the Diocese of Great Falls-Billings have been suspended until Monday, March 30th.  There will be no daily Masses or weekend Masses until then, and the bishop includes his extension of a general dispensation for all the faithful from the obligation to participate at Mass on Sunday.  This confirms that Communal Penance services have also been cancelled through ...

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Pandemic Prayer from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago
Pandemic Prayer from Catholic Theological Union, Chicago: May we who are merely inconvenienced remember those whose lives are at stake. May we who have no risk factors remember those most vulnerable. May we who have the luxury of working from home remember those who must choose between preserving their health or making their rent. May we who have the flexibility to care for our children when their schools close remember those who have no options. May we have to cancel our trips remember those that have no place to go. May we who are losing our margin mo...

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Free Resources To Help While Quarantined During Lent
Here are some helpful hints during this time at home to have some resources available to aid in your formation and study, especially during this Lenten season. Hopefully there is something for everyone here. ·         Our own local Billings Catholic Radio: https://www.kjcrradio.com/listen-live-1    ·         Fr. Larry Richards (Homilies published online): https://thereasonforourhope.org/category/homilies/   ·   &nb...

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BILLINGS CENTRAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS
BILLINGS CENTRAL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS:   Application forms are now available in the St. Bernard’s church office for two $1,000 tuition-assistance scholarships to Billings Central Catholic High School for the year 2019-2020.  These scholarships are sponsored by St. Bernard’s Council of Catholic Women and are offered to girls from the parish who will be attending Billings Central in the fall of 2020. Deadline for turning in applications is May 29, 2020.   

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Prayer For a Spiritual Communion
Prayer for a Spiritual Communion: My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things and I desire to receive You into my soul Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.

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Youth Group News

Posted on March 31, 2020 in: General News

Youth Group News
Brian and the youth group volunteers are trying to find new and creative ways to meet and keep the youth busy during this time of social distancing.  If you would like to keep up to date with what they youth group is doing please contact Brian Shea at brians@stbernardblgs.org and he will make sure that you are part of his weekly updates.  

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Adult Education

Posted on March 31, 2020 in: General News

Adult Education
Adult Education - We will be discussing the entire book He Leadeth Me on May 4 at 11am on Zoom.  For a link and password to this Zoom meeting please contact Brian at brians@stbernardblgs.org.  If you are not receiving adult education emails and would like to be added to our list please email Brian at brians@stbernardblgs.org.  

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