Information regarding the deadlines for filing proofs of claim in the Diocese’s chapter 11 case and the forms to use can be found by clicking on the following link to the Diocese’s bankruptcy website and scrolling down the page: https://dm.epiq11.com/drvc
The 10:30am Mass on Sunday is being livestreamed each week. Click here to watch live, or to view the Mass after it has ended. (The video becomes visible as Mass begins. You need not join Facebook to see it.)
IMPORTANT! Msgr. Maniscalco has NOT sent any email blasts to parishioners recently. If you receive an unexpected email that appears to be from Msgr. Maniscalco, delete it immediately. Thank you.
Browse this site for information on parish activities and to learn how you can become an active, or more active, part of our parish family through prayer, fellowship and service.
Msgr. Maniscalco's audio message can be found by clicking on the microphone.
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Click here to view past Sunday and daily Masses from St. Thomas the Apostle, as well as Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.
If you would like to register your baby for baptism, please call the Parish Office at 516-489-8585, Monday through Friday from 9am through 5pm. If you have already signed up, click here for a letter from the pastor and links to the registration form and class.
We thank all of our Frontline Responders and Essential Workers who are doing so much to make sure we all have what we need. Let us pray for their good health and safety as they continue their important work during these challenging days. Click here for names of Essental Workers that have been submitted by parishioners.
We remember and pray for members of our community who died during the time when we could not gather for funerals. Click here for their names.
Call the Rectory at 516-489-8585 if you would like to add the name of your loved one. Please provide your contact information so that we can follow up with you.
(Click here to view the names of those who died before and after the time when funerals could not be celebrated due to the COVID-19 crisis.)
The carillon bells of St. Thomas the Apostle Church ring daily as a reminder that God’s voice is calling us…They can also be rung (with some exceptions*) for your special occasions such as a birthday or anniversary, or in memory of a loved one.
CLICK HERE for a list of upcoming dedications and more information.
Our Pastor, Msgr. Maniscalco will answer your questions in this newly created forum. Parishioners can submit their questions using an online form, and selected questions will be answered and posted on this web site. Subject areas for questions might include the Catholic Faith, Scripture, Christian Living, History or Current Events. Click "Read more..."
Each week you will find a new messsage upon which to reflect. We suggest you take the time to sit and ponder on this message and its corresponding "Question for Reflection" and "Parish Intention." Click below to read this week's message.
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The Catholic Ministries Appeal for 2019 has begun...
If you have given in the past, we thank you for your generosity and hope that you will donate again. If you have not given in recent years, please consider making a gift this year as so many of our neighbors are in need.
St. Thomas' goal for 2019 has been set by the Diocese of Rockville Centre at $111,000. Once we reach our targeted amount our parish will receive back a percentage of the total donated. Last year our parish exceeded our goal and received a meaningful rebate to help fund programs right here in our parish.
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St. Thomas the Apostle Parish
24 Westminster Road
West Hempstead, NY 11552
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