Mass Times

Weekdays
Monday thru Friday,
8:00am, 12:10pm (Chapel)
(12:10pm suspended in July & Aug.)

Saturday
9:00am (Chapel)
5:15pm (vigil)

Sunday
7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00 noon

Holy Days
8:00am, 12:10pm,
7:30pm

Confessions
Saturday 4 to 5pm,
or by appointment

Served By

Rev. Msgr. Joseph G. Celano, V.E., Pastor
Rev. Mhonchan Ezung, Parochial Vicar
Rev. Andrew Smith, O.S.B., Weekend Assistant
Deacon Patrick J. Cline
Deacon Gerard Sims
Deacon Michael Wojcik
Deacon Paul Anderson (retired)
Mrs. Christina Blalock, Director of Sacred Music
Mrs. Karen Dill, Director, Office of Catechetical Formation
Mr. Sean O'Brien, Youth Ministry Leader
Mr. Mark LaFleur, Director of St. Bernard Cemetery and Mausoleums
Mrs. Barbara Turse, Director of St. Bernard Preschool and Kindergarten
Ms. Ginny Hayden, Parish Office Manager and Assistant to the Pastor
Mr. William Chmielewski, Director of Maintenance

Contact Us

St Bernard of Clairvaux Church
500 U.S. HWY. 22
Bridgewater, NJ 08807

Phone: (908) 725-0552
Fax: (908) 725-4524
office@stbernardbridgewater.org

School – General Info.

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Our School Hours:

  • All half- day classes meet from 9:00 am to 11:30 am
  • All full-time, extended care classes meet from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm
  • Kindergarten: 9:00 am to 3:15 pm, and as above for full-time, extended care
  • Please have children arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before scheduled class times and always walk children into the classroom and advise the school staff your child has arrived.

 

Start of 2016/2017 School Year

  • September 6, 2016:  Orientation for all 3 year olds/parents who will be attending the 3 year old class,  10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • September 7, 2016:  First full day of school for all classes

 

 

 School Closings 2016/2017 School Year:

  • Monday, October 10, 2016:  Columbus Day
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016: All Saints Day
  • Wednesday, November 23, 2016: School closes at 11:30 am for Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25, 2016: Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Thursday, December 8, 2016: Feast of the Immaculate Conception
  • Friday, December 23, 2016: Christmas Pageant at 9:30 am – School closes immediately following the Christmas Pageant
  • Friday, December 23, 2016 through December 30, 2016: Christmas Holiday (School reopens Tuesday, January 3, 2017)
  • Friday, January 2, 2017:  New Year’s Day Celebrated
  • Monday, January 16, 2017:  Martin Luther King Day
  • Monday, February 20, 2017:  President’s Day
  • Thursday, April 13 through Friday, April 21, 2017:  Easter Holiday
  • Thursday, May 25, 2017: Ascension Thursday
  • Monday, May 29, 2017:  Memorial Day Holiday

 

Special Dates For 2016/2017 School Year:

  • Friday, October 14, 2016: “Share My World” back-to-school program. 9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Sunday, January 29, 2017 – 10:30 am to 1:00 pm: Open House for PreSchool & Kindergarten: Registration for September 2017
  • Week of May 8, 2017:
    • May Crowning and Mother’s Day Teas, celebrated in the morning (details to be announced)
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017(tentative date):  Kindergarten – “Recorder Concert & Spring Show”
  • June 2017:
    • PreK 3 year olds: Year End Class Parties: Thursday, June 15: Dismissal at 11:30 am, last day of school
    • PreK 4 year olds: “Star Spangled Day”: Thursday June 15 at 9:30 am in the Gym: Dismissal at 11:30 am, last day of school
    • Kindergarten Graduation: Friday, June 16 at 9:30 am in the Church: Dismissal at 11:30 am, last day of school

 

When a child is absent from a scheduled school day, please fill out the following upon your child’s return to school: