Contact Info

219 E. Bridge St.
Breaux Bridge, LA 70517
P: 337-332-2159
F: 337-332-2276

Welcome to St. Bernard Catholic Church Parish!  If you are new to our area, we welcome you and want you to be a part of our Church family!  Registering begins by clicking on the Registration tab, visiting or calling the parish office (337-332-2159) or by using the bright yellow cards found at our church exits.  Using envelopes identifies you and your family as active and practicing for the purpose of Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, and Marriage sponsorship and for Catholic School enrollment.   

Soup and Supplication, a Bible Study facilitated by Fr. Broussard, will be held on the Tuesdays of Lent following 5:30pm Mass.  (In the fourth week of lent, this will be held on Monday, March 23rd.) The theme is Jesus' Journey to the Cross:  A Love Unto Death.  All are welcome!  Soup and bread will be served after each session.

Breaux Bridge KC's will sponsor a Community Blood Drive outside of church on Sunday, March 22, from 6:30am until noon. Thank you for helping to keep our area with a supply of blood and for helping families in our community.

On Monday, March 23, there will be two masses:  6:30am and 5:30pm.

Deadline for Easter Memorial donations (in order to appear in the bulletin) is March 23 at 4pm.

Confessions will be heard on Tuesday, March 24, from 6:00 to 7:00pm.

Holy Week and Easter schedules are in the bulletin.  Click on the Bulletins tab.

Our Mission Statement

Welcome…     Seek...         Celebrate…

 To welcome the active; To seek the inactive; To celebrate the beauty of Christ present by prayerfully working to meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of all through the intercession of St. Bernard.

 This is our mission!  This is our challenge!

 WE WELCOME YOU TO PRAY WITH US, SING WITH US, BELIEVE AND REJOICE WITH US.

To register with the parish, click here.

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Mass Times

Saturday Vigil - 4:00pm

Sunday - 7:00am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 5:00pm

During Lent:
Monday - 6:30am

Tuesday - 5:30pm

Wednesday - 6:30am & 12 noon

Thursday - 5:30pm

Friday -5:30pm; Way of the Cross - 6pm

Saturday - 8am

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
8:00am - 12:00 noon
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Wednesday
8:00am - 12:00 noon
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Friday
8:00am - 12:00 noon

Cemetery Office:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 12:00 noon

St. Bernard Catholic Church Parish Staff

Meet our Pastor

Rev. F. David Broussard

Message from the Pastor

Dear Friends,

What makes you happiest in life? For me, I find that the older I get, it’s not so much anymore the big thrills or great surprises, but the little things—watching a kid play, seeing a young couple shyly showing clues of having a crush on each other, witnessing an older couple still having all the signs of a deep, tried-and-true love, a good book, good music, doing things with friends.  What do you think makes God happiest?  Maybe some of the same things (?)  I sometimes feel that He might finally be rubbing off on me—just a little.  We’re half-way there; we’ve already reached the mid-way point of Lent, and on this Laetare Sunday, the Church wants us to be HAPPY—not because the penances are almost over, or that the Easter Bunny is coming to town, but because, as always, right in the middle of our many misères, God breaks in with a little mercy, in the middle of our “blues”, He sneaks up on us with something to smile about.  Rejoice!  Be HAPPY, friends, that not only is the Lord smiling over all our little self-imposed penances and the good fruit they’re bearing in us, but over the “regular” stuff—the crosses well carried, the love well shared, the gospel (of our own lives) well proclaimed, just in choosing to be (and working at remaining) His friends.  That’s not so much expressed in the “extraordinary” as in the “ordinary”.  I think of Our Lady at Medjugorje, simply bidding the young “visionaries” farewell after each daily encounter with the humble, the grateful:  “Thank you for responding to My call”.  How amazing it is that we can make Mary’s day and make all of Heaven light up simply by doing the littlest things!  The word “Lent”, remember, is from the Old English word for “springtime’, so as the cold and damp are (finally?) giving way to sunny days and Mother Nature is putting on her show, let Father God help all of us “turn over a new leaf”, maybe with a little more patience and kindness, a little less grouchiness and judgment.  Mother Church tells us to feel good about all those little breakthroughs and victories.  At the risk of sounding silly (but when has that ever stopped me before?), I have running through my head right now a song by Bon Jovi I used to listen to “back in the day”:  “O, O, we’re half-way there…O, O…living on a prayer…”(Oh, brother!)  Hopefully, for all of us, this Lent, this springtime, is just starting to bloom with a “new-and –improved” you and me.  Like me, you’re probably still a “work-in-progress”, but even the littlest improvements are something to be happy about.  I know they make God smile!  Have a blessed week!