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Parish Office and Saint Bernadette School will be closed Monday, 21 January in observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday.Parish Office and Saint Bernadette School will be closed Monday, 21 January in observance of the Martin Luther King Holiday.
St. Lucy Project Food Drive continues this weekend Volunteers will be accepting donations after all Masses this weekend for those who did not have an opportunity to return your donation bag last weekend due to the snow.
Next weekend is the Collection for the Church in Latin America. Please prayerfully consider supporting this collection, which strengthens the faith of our brothers and sisters in Latin America and the Caribbean. Share your faith and support the second collection. To learn more, please visit www.usccb.org/latin-america.
We invite prospective families to kick-off Catholic Schools week by visiting our Open House, Sunday, January 27, 10:30am-1pm. If you have any questions, please contact our Registrar, Mrs. Cynthia Johns at firstname.lastname@example.org. Come see for yourself why our school is a great place to grow and learn!
Please join us for our monthly Taizé Prayer Service, Monday, 28 January 2019 at 8pm. Come pray for Christian unity in our community and in the world. All Christians are warmly invited; invite your friends!
Inclement weather policy: St. Bernadette Parish and School follows the Fairfax County School System regarding closings for snow and other inclement weather. An announcement will be made even on Saturdays and Sundays because the school buildings are used for extracurricular and community activities on the weekends. You may also call the Parish Office for a recorded message. Please take this policy into account when scheduling use of Parish facilities during winter months
Dear Good People of Saint Bernadette,
On January 8 our parish staff finally had a chance to celebrate the Christmas season with lunch at the rectory. The holidays have given me some time to consider how blessed we are with a wonderful staff who work really hard to accomplish the mission of Jesus in our parish church and school community.
Photography is a challenge when taking a picture of a large group in a smallish room with a remote button on a camera, but I think this one works. Starting at the back on the left, I would like to name our staff in case you haven’t had a chance to connect faces with names.
Of course, Fr. Rich; peeking through next is Jeannete Egerstorm assistant to Martha Drennan, our Director of Faith Formation; then Bill Rust, assistant to Jeff Clapp (not pictured) in facilities maintenance; way in the back, then David Mathers our Director of Music; Fr. Nicolas; Doug Mills, Development Director; Myrna Masakayan, assistant to Margaret Krupp, and extended office hours receptionist; Martha Drennan our Director of Faith Formation; Kristen Zengierski, program coordinator for Youth and Confirmation; me (way in the back), and Stephen Paquette, assistant Youth Director.
From the front left to the center is Guillermina Salinas, rectory housekeeper and cook; Barbara Dalmut, our school Principal; Kendra Pomilla, parish Secretary and Margaret Krupp, Bookkeeper.