News & Events

Marian Grotto Bricks

Engraved paving bricks to honor your loved ones at the Marian Grotto are available.  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.

Blood Drive Sunday June 26th.

 The Big Red Bus will be at St. Bernard  8:00 AM-Noon. Donors receive: a $20 eGift Card, OneBlood T-shirt & a wellness check: blood pressure, pulse, temperature, iron count and cholesterol screening. Appointments encouraged at  use sponsor code 14317


The St. Bernard Office is now open from 9 AM until Noon, Tuesday through Friday only.  Mass intentions are welcome Tuesday-Friday during office hours.

Peter’s Pence Collection

The annual Peter’s Pence Collection will take place on June25th and 26th.  Offerings are sent to the Vatican for it’s mission of providing support to the Catholic Church around the world.  Your contribution is a mark of solidarity with the Pope as Pastor of the universal Church.


To make a donation of money or food, please visit The pantry is looking for new weekday volunteers who can work regularly and lift  items. Contact Bridget Olson an 941.756.3732 or for more information

Prayer Against Corona Virus

Prayer Against Coronavirus Lord Jesus Christ, our Divine physician, we ask you to guard and protect us from Coronavirus COVID-19 and all serious illness. For all that have died from it, have mercy; for those that are ill now, bring healing. For those searching for a remedy, enlighten them; for medical caregivers helping the sick, strengthen and shield them. For those working to contain the spread, grant them success; for the afraid, grant peace. May your precious blood be our defense and salvation. By your grace, may you turn the evil of disease into moments of consolation and hope. May we always fear the contagion of sin more than any illness. We abandon ourselves to your infinite mercy. Amen By…

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.