Becoming Catholic

Becoming Catholic has been a process of individual conversion guided by the grace of God throughout the centuries. In this process, people naturally have many questions regarding the Faith and teachings of the Catholic Church. RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults) assists this process of conversion on a local level in the parish as individuals are taught and guided through classes and rites into the Church at the beautiful Easter Vigil Mass. Anyone interested in discussing the RCIA program or becoming Catholic at St. Bernadette Church should email Norma Thomas at normbernthom@gmail.com or our Director of Religious Education Neil Sloan at RelEd@stbernadetteschurch.org.

In the meantime, there are some great resources for you to review on your own before entering the RCIA process:

www.catholicscomehome.org offers some great resources on Catholic teachings.

www.beginningcatholic.com is another great resource for teachings of the Catholic Church.

To securely make a gift to Saint Bernadette Church, text a dollar amount to (301)-433-7424. You will be asked to complete a one-time registration page with your billing and contact information. After this registration, you can give any time by texting a dollar amount to this phone number.

Mass Schedule

Advent Mass Times

Monday, December 19
6:30 AM & 5:00 PM Mass

Tuesday, December 20
6:30 AM & 5:00 PM Mass

Wednesday, December 21
6:30 AM & 5:00 PM Mass
5:30 – 7:00 PM Confessions

Thursday, December 22
6:30 AM & 5:00 PM Mass

Friday, December 23
6:30 AM Mass only
No afternoon adoration

Saturday, December 24: Christmas Eve
Mass of the Day, 7:30 AM
8:15 – 9:15 AM Confessions

Sacrament of Penance/Confession

Saturday
8:15 to 9:15 AM
3:30 to 4:40 PM
Also by appointment.


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