Sunday, May 20, 2012

St. Bernard of Clairvaux, near Bergen Beach

The remarkable church of St. Bernard of Clairvaux is located at 2055 East 69th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11234, telephone 718-763-5533.  The parish website is linked here. Any photo may be enlarged by clicking on it.  The parish was founded in 1961, and the cornerstone of this church carries the date 1989.

A biography of St. Bernard (1090-1153) may be found here.

Facing the church is the parish school, at 2030 East 69th Street, Brooklyn NY 11234, telephone 718-241-6040.  Its website is linked here.
The church and school are near the eastern terminals of bus routes B3 (Avenue U) and B41 (Flatbush Avenue bus branching to E. 71 Street).
An article in the web-based Brooklyn Daily Eagle 9.25.2014 highlights Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, administrator of St. Bernard parish.

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