Financial Report

The fiscal year of the Church of Saint Bernard runs from July 1 to June 30. Below is a list of disbursements made by the Peace & Justice Ministry of the parish during the fiscal year which just concluded on June 30, 2018:

Peace & Justice Distributions

July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018

Financial Assistance
            Rent                                         9,856.88
            Electric                                    5,415.56
            Gas                                           1,367.35
            Water                                          626.79
            Motel rooms/homeless          1,377.44
Day Center for Homeless                 2,450.00
Unbound                                              6,345.00
Catholic Charities
           Thanksgiving meal                12,280.00
            Christmas meal                     10,585.00
            Regular donations                   5,400.00
            Madonna House                      5,400.00
            St. Elizabeth Lodge                 5,400.00
            Sallisaw Helping Center        4,000.00
San Miguel School
            Regular donations                   6,000.00
            Christmas gifts                             672.11
Drexel Academy                                  1,000.00
Crossover Church                                1,000.00
Tulsa Habitat for Humanity
            Donations                                   6,200.00
            House sponsorship                 55,000.00
Stand in the Gap                                    2,000.00
Missionaries of Charity                       3,600.00
Neighbor for Neighbor                          3,600.00
North Tulsa Learning Center               1,800.00
S Peoria Neighborhood Center             1,200.00
Western Neighbors                                 1,200.00
Christian Ministers Alliance                 1,050.00
Caritas Lebanon                                       2,000.00
Go Life Mobile                                          1,000.00
Domestic Violence Intervention            2,400.00
Meals on Wheels                                      3,600.00

TOTAL                                                     $163,826.13

New Bins for Collecting Food and Clothing

Jack Pixley of Eagle Scout Troop 153 has completed a project in which he designed, had constructed and installed new, high quality wooden bins on rollers for the collection of donated food and clothing in the closet at the entry to the church at St. Bernard Parish. Thanks to Jack for having this great idea and bringing it to a successful completion. A picture of the new bins is below.

 

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Habitat House #19

Construction on St. Bernard's Habitat House #19 is moving along quickly. The pictures below show the status of construction as of June 2nd.

Owners of the house will be the family of Irene Avina, who came to the United States from Mexico 17 years ago. Irene has 3 children, Mario, Brenda and Carlos. Brenda, a student at TCC, and Carlos, in middle school, will share the home with Irene.

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Red Cross Blood Drives

Saint Bernard Church hosts 4 Red Cross blood drives each year on Sundays from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. In 2018, blood drives are scheduled for February 25th, June 17th, September 16th and November 18th. Donors can register at the church or online at redcross.org/give-blood.

Habitat House

The Peace & Justice Ministry at St. Bernard Church has sponsored 18 homes built under the supervision of Habitat for Humanity. In addition to providing start-up funds for construction of each house, the parish has provided volunteers to actually construct the homes. The Habitat project has been a major outreach of the parish. The initiative for the outreach was provided many years ago by Deacon Richard Campbell, who served the parish as Peace & Justice Coordinator for 30 years. To volunteer, go to the Volunteering Opportunities page of our website.

 The Richard and Caroline Campbell House, House #18, 139 N Birmingham Place, Tulsa

The Richard and Caroline Campbell House, House #18, 139 N Birmingham Place, Tulsa