Holy Mass - Sunday, April 2, 2023 - Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion

Please join us for Holy Mass on Sunday, March 26th. Two Masses will be offered at St. Bernard's, one at 11 am and one at 5 pm. The 11 am Mass tends to be very full, so please consider coming to 5 pm Mass.

IMPORTANT note: THIS LITURGY WILL BEGIN in the garden to the left of the CHURCH AT 10:45 h due to the PROCESSION at the beginning.

If you are unable to celebrate Holy Mass with us this coming week, please consider making your weekly donation directly to the ESM bank account:

Account name: Erzbistum Berlin Engl. Gem.

IBAN: DE55 3706 0193 6000 8430 22



Readings for April 2nd

Lenten Service Project

helping hands

This Lent we are collecting toiletries for the homeless and those in need. Please consider bringing personal care items, such as these, to the parish by Palm Sunday (April 2nd): toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, wet wipes, chapstick, handcreme, soap and smaller size shower gel, body lotion, mouthwash, as well as socks.

*all items should be new

Lenten Penitential Service

The ESM invites you to a Lenten Penitential Service on Saturday, April 1st, 18:00 h at St. Bernard's.

Multiple priests will be on hand for anyone wishing to make individual confessions as part of their Lenten preparations!

Christian Literary Club Meeting

Please join us for the Christian Literary Club at our second meeting of the new year on Saturday, April 1, 2023, at 20.00 (8pm). We are a group that meets to read and explore the diverse facets of our faith as found in literature.  New participants are always welcome—thus a heartfelt invitation to all who are interested in discovering great, faith-based texts. For further information and location, please contact Sharon at nemethst@aol.com.


Women at the Well - Women's Group

Women of all ages are welcome to join our “Women at the Well” group. We meet weekly on Monday mornings between 10:15-11:15am on Zoom, to pray with the Book of Proverbs through Lectio Divina.

God made us for community, to share His love, so this is also a time for laughter, friendship, support, encouragement and spiritual growth.

If you are interested, please contact esmfaith@gmail.com

Holy Mass in English - Sts. Peter and Paul, Potsdam

 Holy Mass will be celebrated at 18:00 h in the church of Sts. Peter and Paul in Potsdam on the 2nd Sunday of every month!

ENCOUNTER - Monthly Prayer Night with Praise & Worship

The ESM invites you to ENCOUNTER the Lord in a monthly prayer evening in St. Bernard's Church on the 2nd Friday of the month 19:00 - 20:30 h, followed by refreshments!

Life in the Spirit Seminar

life in spirit


Adoration and Benediction on Divine Mercy Sunday

After 11 am Mass on Divine Mercy Sunday (2nd Sunday of Easter, April 16th, 2023), the Blessed Sacrament will be exposed for a brief time while the Divine Mercy Chaplet is prayed. This will be followed by Benediction.

All are welcome!