St Bernard’s during Co-Vid 19 restrictions :

Mass 


Under current restrictions, (with consideration to church size, booking & sanitising requirements) we are now able to celebrate Sunday Mass with 60 people and Masses Tuesday-Friday with 30 people attending. Thank you for wearing your mask.

 

Mass times :

Sunday 9am & 10.30am

Tuesday – Thursday 9.30am

Friday 12 noon

Bookings are essential & will be taken for the following week only.

email anytime : belmont@cam.org.au

Phone : Tuesday - Friday 52 432 739 between 9.30 & 11.30am.

Leave a message if there is no answer.

Please include the mass you wish to attend, your name & phone number.


We are moving to on-line booking,

starting with Mass next Sunday 6th December at 9am.


Please click on the link below & follow the prompts, to book for next Sunday's mass.

https://www.trybooking.com/BNGIB

For this week, weekday Mass bookings are to be made via email or phone as above

NB : 10.30 mass on 6th December will be for the RCIA candidates & their        families only, so there are no Parish booking spaces available.

                    Fr Sang is recording 'Sunday' Mass each week for parishioners.

 It is available as a link we send to your email.

  • To be added to the mailing list, contact belmont@cam.org.au
  • Please include your name & address.


The Sacrament of Anointing is available for anyone in need.


 Stay in tune and stay in touch by whatever means available:  phone, email, website or Facebook.
                                            May God bless you all.       Fr Sang Ho


  • Parish Office : 9am-4pm Tues-Fri.

     Please phone : 52 432 739 

    email :            belmont@cam.org.au

    or                   send us a letter.

     Sacraments :

    Please contact the Parish Office for current information re Baptism, Eucharist,
    Reconciliation & Confirmation.
    Baptisms (starting mid January 2021) can be booked for Sunday at 12 noon, with 12 people attending from each family. Please contact the Parish Office for further information & bookings. 

    Mass on TV, radio or online :
     

    Sunday Mass on TV :   Channel 10              6-6.30am            

      

                                           Channel 31 or 44   11am  St Patrick's Cathedral

     

     Sunday mass on Radio :   7.00am Light FM 89.9 (Fr K Dillon)                                                                                                         10.00am Pulse FM       (St Mary’s)

     

    Mass on line - view live   Sunday - 11am ;   week days - 1pm                                       https://melbournecatholic.org.au/Mass


    Mass online view anytime  :       

    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjIZo7MgGsdrEDToBDzqxeQ/    (Fr K Dillon week days) 

    https://www.northsydneycatholics.com/spirituality/liturgy/mass-on-demand

    https://www.wordonfire.org/daily-mass/  

    To find mass in other languages visit :                                        http://multiculturalcare.org.au/diversity/faith-online/


    Prayer resources : 

    The Saving Word (Sunday readings) – email belmont@cam.org.au

  •  www.liturgybrisbane.net.au/prepare/sunday-readings-and-family-prayer/                                      (By subscription from Liturgy Brisbane, updated each week)

     The Bishops Conference is providing resources to support people's prayer life, including links to online Masses and a Sunday prayer resource. They can be accessed on this page.

    See here for information from the Australian Catholic Bishop's Conference.


    visit the website of the  Archdiocese of Melbourne.

    https://cathfamily.org/cathkids-faith-unlimited  CathKids Special Offer : weekly interactive experience with a short animated video on the Sunday reading, questions to stimulate discussion, a simple activity, and prayer. For children aged 7-12

        St Bernard’s prayer & community… 

    Gatherings suspended, following current Government guidelines

    St Vincent de Paul                        Widowed & Social Group

    Charismatic Prayer                       Men's Group              Playgroup

    Knights of the Southern Cross   Friday communion (suspended until Nursing Homes re-open)



               Continuing financial support :
     
    We clearly recognise, that economically this will be a difficult time for many.
     
    With no masses, our parish has lost its major income source.                                                We invite you to consider how you can offer some financial support.
     
    Please contact the Office : to make a one-off payment, or set up monthly contributions. You can use bank transfer, credit card, drop in cash or cheques.
     
    We are very grateful for your past & on-going support.  Thank you 

         

        Remember :

        Getting outdoors : not cancelled

        Music : not cancelled

        Family : not cancelled

        Reading : not cancelled

        Singing : not cancelled

        Laughing : not cancelled

        Hope : not cancelled                                                

        LET US EMBRACE WHAT WE HAVE

         

        Please contact the Office, for current status of activities described below.

         
         
         
         
         
        Neighbourhood Meals

        A personal invitation is issued to each parish household - one small area of the Parish at a time - to share a simple meal with nearby parishioners.

         
         
         

         

         
        Justice Network

        Each month, a meeting is held to learn about and discuss a variety of justice topics, lead by a qualified speaker. Meetings are advertised in the Parish Bulletin and all are welcome.

         
         
         

         

        RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

        A program of instruction and formation in the Catholic faith is held each year from September to Easter of the following year. Contact the Parish Office for more information.

         

         
         

        ~St Bernard’s Parish community is proud to acknowledge the Wathaurong People as the first custodians and original inhabitants of the area. May we find continued unity in our shared love of this land.~