St. Bernard Parish

We adore you, O Christ, and we praise you:
In our worship  •  In our learning  •  In our service to Your people!


Blue Mass

Please join us for the annual Blue Mass, which honors all police, fire, ems personnel and first responders.  St. Bernard will host the Mass on Thursday, May 19th at 6:30pm.  All police, fire, ems personnel and first responders from througout the diocese are welcome to the Mass, regardless of faith tradition.  Please wear your uniforms.  Members of the public are also welcome and encouraged to attend as we support our first responders.  A dinner will follow the Mass, sponsored by Gunderson Funeral and Cremation Care. 

St. Bernard is hiring!

St. Bernard and the Diocese of Madison are partnering together to hire a full-time Director of Sacred Music.  This position will include duties here at St. Bernard and at the Diocese of Madison.  [View narrative and job description here]

May Crowning

Please join us at the 10:00am Mass on Sunday, May 8th as we crown our Blessed Mother!


Welcome from the Pastor


Dear Friends,
St. Bernard is proud to call itself the mother church of the east side of Madison! For many years after its founding, our parish was a great hub of activity, providing the Sacramental life of... [Click to read more...]

St. Bernard Welcomes Historic Organ!

St. Bernard has embarked on the journey of welcoming two historic pipe organs to its space.  To read more about the project, including how you can help, [click here].



Confessions at 3:30pm
Mass at 4:30pm

Mass at 8:00am
Confessions at 9:15am
Mass at 10:00am (high Mass with choir and incense)

First Saturdays
Rosary at 8:10am
First Saturday Mass at 8:30am
Litany of the Immaculate Heart of Mary & Confessions following


All Mondays EXCEPT First Monday of the Month
Confessions at 5:45pm
Rosary at 6:10pm
Mass at 6:30pm

Rosary at 11:50am
Mass at 12:10pm
Devotions to Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal following

Rosary at 8:10am
Mass at 8:30am
Devotions to Our Lady of Perpetual Help following

Rosary at 11:50am
Mass at 12:10pm

First Fridays
Rosary at 8:10am
Mass at 8:30am
Adoration & Confessions at 6:00pm
Devotional Prayers & Benediction at 7:00pm

Second - Fifth Fridays of the Month
Rosary at 8:10am
Mass at 8:30am
Adoration following until 10:15am
Confessions following exposition

The parish office is located in the old school building at 2438 Atwood Ave.  At this time, the office is open from 9:00am - 1:00pm on Mondays and Thursdays.  Other times by appointment.  The outer doors of the school are open every day from 9:00am - 3:00pm for you to drop items off, pick up materials and bulletins, etc.  There is a drop slot on the main entrance door to the office.  You can place items through the slot.

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We are currently under a mask mandate in Dane County.  Masks must be worn inside the church at all times, unless you have a health condition that prevents it.

Check out our social media to see the latest updates and join our live stream if you cannot worship with us in person due to health or other concerns..



Live Streaming

We are currently streaming our full weekday liturgical schedule and one weekend Mass (Sunday at 10:00am).  The image to the left will change to the church's live feed when we begin a live broadcast.  You may watch the live feed right from the convenience of our home page!  To expand the live feed to full screen, click the square icon on the lower right.  If you're having difficulty accessing the video feed from here, please visit our Facebook page.


Join Flocknote

Would you like to receive weekly bulletins? Want to stay up-to-date on all the latest and greatest happenings at St. Bernard? Join us on FlockNote - our parish communication portal! It's simple - provide your name and contact information, and you'll be given a list of announcement groups you can join.  


Online Giving with WeShare


St. Bernard uses WeShare: a user-friendly, easy-to-use online giving portal. Users who sign up for WeShare can contribute to all of the parish and diocesan collections with the click of a button! Users can download giving reports at the end of the year for tax purposes. You can choose to donate using a checking or savings account, or a major credit or debit card.  

This is the parish's preferred method of giving. Download the short User's Guide to get started. Please contact the parish office with questions or concerns. Click the logo below to give now.

Parish Events Calendar

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