News & Events

Blood Drive

Your opportunity to help others is coming on Sunday, June 30th from 8:00 AM until Noon. Blood One will be here and offering a wellness check, gift card and Tee shirt too those who donate. It’s summer and hurricane season so there is an increased need for donors!

St. Bernard Ministries

The Parish is grateful for the generosity of members past and present for their dedication of time, effort, talent and treasure to make this a vibrant parish. Please consider joining a ministry by contact the office at 941.778.4769 or these include: Respect Life, Hospitality (ushers), Lector, Holy Name Society (men), Women’s Guild, Eucharistic Ministry, Alter and Server Memorial Garden Care.


Engraved paving bricks to honor your loved ones at the Marian Grotto are available.  The current cost of $125 will rise to $150 on July 1st 2024 due to increased costs of our supplier.  Please see the details at the Women’s Guild Ministry link on the home page.  The announcement contains a down-loadable form for ordering bricks.

Peter’s Pence

On June 29th and 30th there will be a second collection to fund the operation of the Vatican’s mission to cast the Love of Christ on the World. Please be as generous as possible to aid our brothers and sisters in Faith across the globe.

All Island Denominations (AID)

Can We Help You? Those in need of financial aid who live, work or worship on Anna Maria Island or have children attending AMI Elementary School are eligible. Call AID at 941.725.2433. Cornelia Zanetti, President.

My Parish App

Want the latest news, daily Mass readings, calendar, news or bulletins about St Bernard or any parish you choose on your phone? Go to your favorite App Store and download My Parish App. Easy to use and loaded with essentials.


WALKING WITH MOMS IN NEED All parishioners will want to learn about “Walking with Moms in Need,” a new program which educates Parish staff and the faithful where to send a pregnantwoman in need ( walking-with-moms-in-need)

Diocese of Venice Televised Sunday Mass

You’ll find the Diocese of Venice televised Mass from the Diocese is on Sundays at 9:30 am on Channel 4 and EWTN is on Channel 111, both on Spectrum. The mass is also on the web at diocese

Please Drive Carefully in Parking Lot

The speed limit in the parking lot is 9 1/2 mph for the safety of parishioners, especially before and after Masses when many small children are present.

FYI – Hearing Loop

St. Bernard’s has installed a Hearing Loop to assist those with hearing loss. To  receive the loop signal, manually activate your T-coil or telephone setting on your hearing aid or cochlear implant. Consult your audiologist if you have questions.