Welcome to our Family of Parishes.  St. Ann, St. Bernard, St. James and St. Margaret Mary have been called together for worship and service.  Each parish is unique.  Each parish has its own special gifts and identity.  I treasure them all and I hope that you will too.  I am the pastor of the four parishes.  I serve together with Fr. Bryan Reif, Fr. Rey Taylor, and Fr. Roberto Reyes.  We also have Fr. Rob Jack for Sunday help.  I have been pastor since July 1, 2022.  I am still very much learning my way.  The people of the parishes have been wonderful.  They are welcoming and understanding.  I am truly blessed, and we are blessed to be together.  I look forward to getting to know you.

Fr. James Wedig

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Sanctity of Human Life: John Paul II spoke often of a Culture of Death that had infected the world, not just the United States, but the world. He proclaimed the need to recommit ourselves to a Culture of Life. This is not just a matter of supporting prolife causes. It is a whole attitude of viewing human life as sacred. It is minimalistic to think of this only in terms of issues that bring an immediate end to life. Every breath we take, every thing we do, must be consistent with the sacredness of our individual lives and the life of the whole as Body of Christ.

Readings for next week: Isaiah 58:7-10; 1 Corinthians 2:1-5; Matthew 5:13-16

Reflection: Light adds, only indirectly, to the thing it illuminates. The tables and chairs that fill our rooms remain present whether there is light or not. Light simply allows us to see the opportunities and obstacles which the tables and chairs present. We are the light of the world. The love of God, when we allow it to shine through us, illumines the hearts and needs of those around us. We are able to cherish the gifts that another can put to God’s service. We are able to see and act upon another’s needs with compassion. Salt preserves what is good. It adds vigor and excitement to what we do. If the fire of God’s love is to remain burning bright within us, then we ourselves must be constantly refreshed. WE must live in the joy of God’s love and life if we are to joyfully share in His service.

1. Describe a personal success which could not have happened without another person’s help.

2. Seek opportunities to brighten someone’s day.

Prayer: Lord, you are our only light. You lead us through our struggles and confirm us in our successes. You look upon us with compassion, and give us the warmth to look upon each other in the same way. Your warmth allows us to flower in goodness. Lord, may your love always burn bright as a source of guidance for ourselves and for those around us.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux

Weekend Mass Schedule:


Vigil Mass: 4:00 p.m.

Sundays:  8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.


SAINT ANN: Vigil Mass at 3:30 p.m.; Sunday at 9 & 11:30 a.m.


SAINT JAMES: Vigil Mass at 4:30 p.m.; Sunday at 8 & 11 a.m.


SAINT MARGARET MARY: Vigil Mass: 3:00 p.m. and Sunday, 9:30 a.m.

Mass Schedule

Regular Weekend Mass Schedule:

Saturday 4:00 PM

Sunday 8:00 AM, 9:30 AM, 11:00 AM

Monday 12:00 Noon
Tuesday 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM (School Mass )
Friday 12:00 Noon

Other Liturgies
Saturday 3:00-3:30 PM

Tuesday 12:00 - 5:00 PM
Benediction @ 5:15 PM

If you are able to regularly attend adoration,

please sign up by calling the parish office

513-353-4207 x 2. Having dependable

parishioners helps with this ministry.

St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic Church

7130 Harrison Ave, 

Cincinnati, Ohio 45247

(513) 353-4207


Saint Bernard of Clairvaux Church

Saint James the Greater Church

Saint Ann Church

Saint Margaret Mary Church


Weekday Mass Cancellation Policy

Weekday Mass will be cancelled if the streets are snow covered two hours prior to Mass.

Although you may be able to make the drive, our priests may not.

We kindly ask that in these cases, that you pray from home.

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