Golden Jubilee Mass Recording

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017


Golden Jubilee celebrations

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

The highlight of the Golden Jubilee celebrations for St. Bernadette’s Church takes place on Sunday 29th October at 3pm, when the Anniversary Mass will be celebrated, exactly 50 years to the day since the dedication and opening of the building. The chief celebrant will be Bishop Anthony Farquhar, who took part in blessing of the foundation stone in 1965 and the Mass of Dedication in 1967. He will concelebrate with Fr. Armstrong and many of the priests who have served the people of St. Bernadette’s over the years. Music will be provided by the Adult Choir, the Folk Group, children from St. Bernard’s Primary School, Parish Organist Marty Lavery and two trumpeters.

All parishioners are invited to attend, and people with wider connections to the church or interest in it will also be most welcome. In particular we will be delighted to be joined by former parishioners and anyone who was involved with the initial fundraising or with the recent refurbishment.
The Mass will be broadcast live through the “Watch live” link on this website for those who are not able to attend in person.
A 32-page commemorative booklet has been produced, containing both the text of the Anniversary Mass and a history of the church, including photographs taken through the years. Many thanks to the current and past parishioners who supplied historical material for use in this publication. Anyone who is not able to attend in person can download a copy of this booklet here Download


Sacramental Certificates

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

In order to comply with the Data Protection Act, all requests for Sacramental Certificates need to be made in writing and a certificate can only be issued to those named on the Parish records – for instance, the person who was baptised, or, in the case of someone under the age of 16, their parent or guardian.

To request a certificate confirming entry in one of the church registers, please visit the Sacramental Certificates page for more details.


Parish Webcamera

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

The Parish webcamera is now online, all Masses from the church will be streamed via the website and can be accessed around the world. 

It is hoped that broadcasts will enable Parishioners who are sick and housebound, and who have access to the internet, to be a part of the daily celebration of the Eucharist. If you have a relative or friend who would like to use live-streaming and may not be familiar with the internet, please help them to access the service via whichever device they can easily learn to use.

We are very grateful to the Order of the Knights of Saint Columbanus for their generous donation towards the cost of this project.


St Bernard’s PS Concert

Friday, June 10th, 2016

If you missed the excellent concert you can watch a recording from our webcam here:


St Bernard’s PS Concert

Thursday, June 9th, 2016


Tonight St Bernard’s Primary are putting on a concert in the church. Why not watch live by clicking on the link in the left hand  menu. A recording will be uploaded here for those who missed it.


Official Opening of The Church

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Next Sunday (29th May), Bishop Noel Treanor will preside at the official opening of the church at 12p.m. This is a major event in the history of the Parish as we approach the 50th. Anniversary of the building of the church in 1967. The Parish choirs will join together for this great celebration. All Parishioners and friends are most welcome to attend.


First Holy Communion

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Warmest congratulations and best wishes to the children from the P4 classes of St. Bernard’s P.S. and Cregagh P.S. who made their First Holy Communion on Saturday. A word of thanks to those who helped prepare the church for this great Parish celebration: the members of the Cleaning Teams who gave up some of their time last Sunday to clean the church, the members of the P.T.A., parents, and friends who provided the food and refreshments for the children and their families in the Parish Centre.

The ceremony was streamed live on the Parish Website and is available to view again below.


Cappella Caeciliana

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Cappella Caeciliana singing at 6pm Mass on Saturday 14th May to celebrate the Feast of Pentecos.


Festival Brass presents a Musical Evening

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

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We the Parish of St. Bernadette, inspired by the Gospel, seek to give witness to God's word. In so doing we will strive to enhance the Spiritual, Pastoral and Community life within the Parish, enabling all parishioners to grow in their relationship with God and with one another.

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