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Entries for January 2017

Raise Funds for St. Thomas at Amazon.com
St. Thomas the Apostle is now participating in Amazon.com's charitable contribution program:  Amazon Smile. Through this program Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to St. Thomas if you designate our parish as your charity of choice.  AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products,...

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"Paint Nite" Comes to St. Thomas!
On Thursday, March 30th a Paint Nite® master artist will provide step-by-step instructions to create a work of art while you socialize... sipping wine and enjoying light snacks.  Go home with a masterpiece -- no art experience needed! All supplies will be provided so you don’t have to worry about a thing (except h...

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Youth Group for Middle Schoolers Begins February 17th
Middle School Youth Group Segment - 1st Meeting February 17th! Have you been wanting to join the Youth Group but you’re not in High School yet? You don’t have to worry anymore! We would like to invite all 6th-8th graders to come down to a Dodgeball Tournament with a friend to check out all of the fun Youth Group has been ...

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Spring Bereavement Sessions Begin Soon
Are you grieving the loss of someone you love? Could you use some support? You don’t have to go through this difficult time alone. Spring Bereavement Support Groups at St. Thomas the Apostle begin on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, 7:30-9:00pm in our Parish Center.  These meetings will continue for eight consecutive Tuesdays. CL...

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Come to the St. Thomas School Open House!
St. Thomas School starts its celebration of Catholic Schools Week on Sunday, January 29th at our 10:30am Mass which is followed by an Open House from 11:30am until 1:30pm. Stop by and learn about all the wonderful programs offered by our Parish School. There is another Open House on Monday from 9am-11am and a Festival of Arts &...

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Steeple Chimes Dedications Now Available!
The chimes of St. Thomas the Apostle Church ring daily as a reminder that God’s voice is calling us…They can also be rung at 7 p.m. daily (with some exceptions*) for your special occasions such as a birthday or anniversary, or in memory of a loved one. The occasions for which the chimes are rung will be listed in the bulletin...

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Come to "Supermarket Bingo"
All parishioners are invited to  a "FAMILY SUPERMARKET BINGO" on Friday, January 20th in the Msgr. Joseph Smith Auditorium that is being sponsored by the St. Thomas the Apostle School Parents Club. The doors open at 6 PM and snacks and drinks will be available for purchase - the games start at 7 PM. Admission i...

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Confirmation Preparation for Adults Begins Soon!
In the Sacrament of Confirmation, baptized Catholics receive the Holy Spirit to help them become more like Christ and be strengthened in bearing witness to him.  Adults who have not yet received this sacrament may decide to do so for any number of reasons.  For example, they might be prompted by something that happens in thei...

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Father Daughter Dance is February 12th
St. Thomas the Apostle’s Annual Father/Daughter Dance takes place on Sunday, February 12th, 2017  from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square.   This "Special Night with Your Special Girl" is open to young ladies from Nursery through 8th grade with their escor...

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