ST. THOMAS THE APOSTLE
CATHOLIC MINISTRIES APPEAL NEWS....

St. Thomas' goal for 2018 has been set by the Diocese of Rockvlle Centre at $111,000. Once we reach our tageted amount our parish will receive back 20% of this amount, and 80% of any amount over our goal, to help fund programs right here in our parish.  Last year our parish exceeded its goal ad we received back $21,690 for St. Thomas.

To make a donation online CLICK HERE.

Ways to Give:

Gifts of Cash
Checks should be made payable to the Catholic Ministries Appeal. Please mail your gift card in the envelope provided.

Credit Card
Take full advantage of the benefits offered by your credit card, such as bonus/reward points and airlines miles. Simply provide your credit card information on your gift card/envelope. We accept Amex, Discover, MasterCard and Visa. OR Go Green-Give Online - The Catholic Ministries Appeal offers you the opportunity to make your gift online by using a credit card.

IRA Charitable Rollover
The IRA Charitable Rollover is back and is now permanent! What’s called a rollover is actually a “qualified charitable distribution” that can be made as your CMA gift . Matching Gifts - Increase your donation without any cost to you.

Gift of Securities
A gift of appreciated securities is one way to make a significant contribution at a reduced cost. Federal tax laws allow a charitable deduction for the full market value of securities on the date of your gift.

Should you have any questions about any of the above mentioned ways to give, please contact the CMA office at 516-678-5800, Ext. 266. 

Please CLICK HERE for video message from Bishop John O. Barres.  CLICK HERE for an overview of this year's appeal

Pope Francis has invited us to embrace our vocation as missionary disciples – to be the Hands of Christ’s Mercy. Our participation in the Catholic Ministries Appeal is an effective way for us to respond. As we support the good works of our Church, our hands serve as instruments of God’s love.

 

VIDEO MESSAGES