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World Day for Consecrated Life

Posted by Tim DeRosa on 2/03/23

This weekend, the Church celebrates the World Day for Consecrated Life. Here at Corpus Christi-St. Bernard, we have been blessed over the years to have many staff and parishioners who live lives of consecration. Currently on staff, we have two women, Sr. Irene and Sr. Suzanne, who exemplify what ... Read More »

Reckless Love

Posted by Tim DeRosa on 1/27/23

Peace be with you!

This week the parish website was updated to include a couple of new things! First, this weekly letter has been added to the Blog tab as well as at the bottom of the home page. Our weekly Faith Enrichment Email will still go out, but ... Read More »

Who is in our boat?

Posted by Tim DeRosa on 1/25/23

This weekend in the Gospel we see Jesus call His first Apostles to Himself. Simon Peter, Andrew, James, and John probably didn't expect their day to end up like this. They probably went out the night before to fish expecting nothing out of the ordinary to take place. But ... Read More »

Finding God in the Chaos

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 8/07/20

By Matt Marchand This is a reflection on this weekend's readings.   Many of us have become as isolated as Elijah. Sure, we are not in a mountaintop cave, but so many of us are confined to our homes because of the pandemic. In the chaotic moments of the ... Read More »

The Wisdom of Contentment

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 7/23/20

In this weekend’s readings we see that Solomon is praised for choosing wisdom, St. Paul calls us to conform ourselves to Christ’s divine life, and Christ Himself tells us to find the “Treasure in the field,” and the “Pearl of Great Price.”  All three of these readings have an underlying ... Read More »

For the Kingdom Within the Republic

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 7/03/20

Our Nation is enduring a time of trial. It is not the first trial, nor will it be the last. We are enduring a world-wide pandemic while at the same time confronting the nation’s history of slavery and racial division. With the upcoming elections in November, all of the ... Read More »

The Allegory of Pinnochio

Posted by Matthew Marchand on 7/03/20

You can argue with me if you'd like, but Pinnochio is the best Disney movie ever made! #FightMe. To me, it is the Gospel told in a different way, it is the perfect allegory for those who are going to receive Confirmation. There are so many layered truths ... Read More »