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Entries for November 2016

2017 Cash Calendars Are Here!
The 2017 Cash Calendars are now available...Just $15 per calendar gives you 150 chances to win!  Winning tickets are re-entered after after each pick. Registered parishioners have received the calendar in the mail and additional forms can be found at the Rectory or by CLICKING HERE. Cash Calendars make great gifts -...

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Parishioner Receives St. Agnes Service Medal
Congratulations to Pat Gallagher, our devoted head usher of many years and very active parishioner, on being awarded the St. Agnes Service Medal by Bishop Murphy in the Cathedral on Sunday, November 20th. This year marks the 10th anniversary of this award which Bishop Murphy instituted to honor the laity of the diocese for their m...

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St. Thomas School's "Winter Wonderland"
The St. Thomas the Apostle School parents Club is holding a "Winter Wonderland" on Sunday, December 11th in the Parish Center following the  “Blessing of Baby Jesus” at the 10:30 a.m. Mass (approximate start time is 11:30a.m.) CLICK HERE for more details and to learn how you can pre-order your very own &...

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Blood Drive on December 11th
The St. Thomas Knights of Columbus Council11588 is holding a Blood Drive on Sunday, Dec. 11th from 8:15 a.m.until 12:45 p.m. in our Msgr. Smith Auditorium.  There is currently an emergency blood shortage -- your donation will help to save up to THREE lives. Our community hospitals need your help.  Please share thi...

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"LTE" Coming Soon to St. Thomas
You are invited to participate in “Living the Eucharist” at St. Thomas the Apostle.  Here is some advice from last year’s participants at St. Thomas: “I would say go for it, especially if you’re a person that wants to be more involved with God but doesn't know (or hasn't decided) how to go abo...

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Blessing of Thanksgiving Food
The parish family of Saint Thomas the Apostle invites you to join us for our Thanksgiving Day Liturgy Thursday, November 24th at the 9:00 AM Mass in the Main Church.   A Blessing of Food will take place during the Mass. Please bring any items for your Thanksgiving meal that you would like to have blessed.

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"Attending to Grief in a Season of Cheer"
The St. Thomas Bereavement MInistry will host an evening to assist those in need during the Christmas season on Tuesday, December 6th at 7:30pm in the Parish Center. The evening will begin with an opening prayer which will be follwoed by a presentation on helpful coping tips for the Christmas season and a Memorial Candle...

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Advent Giving Tree and "Share-A-Gift"
As we prepare for the coming of our Savior, may we share our blessings and show our love and concern for our brothers and sisters by giving to those in need...Human Services invites you to help those in need by participating in the Advent Angel Giving Tree in the Church or Chapel and the Share-A-Gift program. Our Angel ornaments are nu...

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New Altar Servers Commissioned!
We welcome the new Altar Servers who were recently are commissioned to their ministry. We ask God to bless abundantly these young people as they begin their liturgical ministry in our parish. A special thanks to Michael Milone for working with and training our new servers. The new servers are:  Brandon Avena, Brian Carroll, B...

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St. Thomas Thanskgiving Dinner Invitation
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish will once again host a community Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanskgiving Day from noon til 2pm in the Monsignor Smith Auditorium.  Our Thanksgiving Dinner is open to all!  If you can’t travel to your Thanksgiving Dinner, or aren’t up to cooking a whole turkey, please join us in celebrating T...

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Thanksgiving Food Drive Begins!
Thanksgiving is a time to express our gratitude for God’s blessings in our lives by helping those lessfortunate then ourselves.  Please put your donation in the brown basket in the Church or Chapel, or bring to the Rectory/Human services by Sunday, November 20th.    Your generosity provides needy families with the ...

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