bernard church

Altar Servers

  • Duties: Altar Servers (grade 4 and older) enhance our liturgies through their assistance to the priest and by their good example to the worshipping assembly in their responses and participation during Mass. This also a wonderful way for youth to learn and grow in their appreciation of our rich Catholic liturgical tradition.
  • Time Commitment: 1-4 hours per month (servers are assigned on a rotating basis, based on their availability).
  • Requirements: Must attend Mass regularly and be in grade 4 or higher.
  • Contact Person: Fr. Pat (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

  • Duties: Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion assist the priest(s) with the distribution of the Holy Eucharist at weekend and Holy Day Masses.  In addition to the general guidelines for those ministering in the parish, Eucharistic Ministers have an appreciation and reverence for the Eucharist, and strive to "be" the Body of Christ to others in their daily lives.  Diocesan training is required and ongoing formation is provided.
  • Time Commitment: 1-4 times per month.
  • Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age, have received the Sacrament of Confirmation in the Catholic Church, and if married the marriage must be recognized by the Church.
  • Contact Person: Jackie Rosinski, Parish Secretary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Lectors

  • Duties: Parishioners who proclaim the Scripture readings at Masses and other Liturgical celebrations should possess the ability to proclaim the Scriptures in front of a large number of people and be committed to preparing the Scripture readings they are to proclaim at Mass. Lectors proclaim the Word of God at Sunday and Holy Day Masses, and when there is no deacon present they proclaim the General Intercessions (Prayers of the Faithful) as well. Training in the specifics of the ministry is provided throughout the year.
  • Time Commitment: 1-4 times per month.
  • Requirements: Must be a practicing Catholic, with a love for Sacred Scripture, and sufficient public speaking abilities so as to be able to proclaim the readings to the congregation.
  • Contact Person: Jackie Rosinski, Parish Secretary (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sacristans

  • Duties: Adult volunteers who set up the Body and Blood of Christ, linens, chalice and rudiments for Mass.
  • Time Commitment: 1-4 times per month.
  • Requirements: Must be a practicing Catholic with good attention for detail.
  • Contact Person: Fr. Pat (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Ushers

  • Duties: Our Greeter/Ushers are the first faces that welcome our parishioners and visitors at weekend Masses. In addition to their normal duties, ushers help find seating, collect the offering, and distribute the parish bulletins. 
  • Time Commitment: 1-4 times per month.
  • Requirements: Must be warm, friendly, and willing to help visitors/fellow parishioners.
  • Contact Person: Bob Dannenberg (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Watertown Catholic Community Regular Mass and Confession Schedule:

(B) = St. Bernard Church, (H) = St. Henry Church, (GLC) = Golden Living Center

           Mass Schedule            Confession Schedule
 Monday           8:15 a.m. (H)  Monday          After the 8:15 a.m. Mass (H)
 Tuesday           8:15 a.m. (H), 5:15 p.m. (B)  Tuesday           7-8 p.m. (H)
 Wednesday           8:15 a.m. (B), 8:15 a.m. (H)  Wednesday
 Thursday           8:15 a.m. (B), 9:45 a.m. (GLC)  Thursday
 Friday           8:15 a.m. (B)  Friday           After the 8:15 a.m. Mass (B)
 Saturday           4 p.m. (H), 5:30 p.m. (B)  Saturday           3-3:40 p.m. (H)
 Sunday           8:15 a.m. (H), 10 a.m. (B), 6 p.m. (B)  Sunday           5-5:45 p.m. (B)
            4 p.m. (H) - Spanish Mass/La Santa Misa

                   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Confession times can also be scheduled by appointment. Please note that the Mass and Confession schedule may change for Holy Days, because of the priests' schedules, etc. For the most current information please check the parish bulletin or call the respective parish office.

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