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Special Eucharistic Exposition

Posted on January 22, 2020 in: General News

Special Eucharistic Exposition
St. Thomas the Apostle Youth Group & Divine Mercy Ministry invite you to attend First Friday Eucharistic Adoration on February 7th, 6:00-7:00 PM in the Lower Church.  Come adore our Lord.  Hear meditations from the Diary of St. Faustina.  Live music provided by The New Life Youth Ensemble.  Youth Group Members who attend 6:00-7:00 PM are invited to stay for pizza & beverages before heading to your regular Friday night meeting.  Adults are also welcome (and encouraged) to attend! Questions? Contact Debbie 538-0180 or Bridget at bjorda5@...

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Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2020
All are welcome to visit St. Thomas School during Catholic Schools Week 2020.  We offer programs for 3-year-olds through 8th grade in a Christ-centered environment that fosters a love of God, self, others and learning.  Sunday, January 26: Catholic Schools Week Mass at 10:30am; School Open House 11:30am-1:30pm January 27-31: Daily Open Houses from 9:00am-11:00am January 29: Student Appreciation Day & Talent Show at 1:00pm January 31: Teacher Appreciation Day CLICK HERE for more information.

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Living Our Faith

Posted on January 13, 2020 in: General News

Living Our Faith
Do you have questions about what we believe as Catholic Christians?  Or about how we can live our faith day-to-day?  Would you like to explore different forms of prayer?  Or get to know others who are seeking to follow Jesus more closely?  Whether you are new to Catholicism, returning after some time away, or actively living your faith, you are very welcome to come once a month after Social Sunday for "Living Our Faith."  No registration is required - come as you are able.  The next gathering will be on Sunday, January 26th around ...

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Singles Social Group "After Christmas Gift Swap"
If you are 50+ and single, widowed, or divorced, you are invited to come join the fun!  Bring a gift you received that wasn’t on your Christmas list or a new gift (max $10 value & gift wrapped) on Thursday, January 30th at 7:00 PM in the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Center.  There is a $5.00 hospitality fee.  For more information, please call Human Services at 516-538-7465.  

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Know Your Child's Faith

Posted on January 02, 2020 in: General News

Know Your Child's Faith
Catholic children learn about their faith, first and foremost, from their parents. Your support and encouragement make all the difference in your child’s faith development. Make a resolution in 2020 to learn more about the Catholic faith so that you can better share it with your child. Sign up to come on Wednesday afternoons at 4:00pm beginning January 8 to discuss Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit, the Eucharist, the Church, Sin and Forgiveness, and more.  Click here for details or call Cindy at 516-489-8585.

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Show Your St. Thomas Spirit!

Posted on December 22, 2019 in: General News

Show Your St. Thomas Spirit!
CLICK HERE to visit the St. Thomas the Apostle Spiritwear Store, where you can order hats, sweats, tees, and more!  If you don't have a child in St. Thomas School, enter your own name as the "Student Name" and type the word "Parish" plus your phone number as the "Teacher and Class." Have questions?  Need assistance?  Contact Terri Leno at 516-729-4607.

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Sweetheart Dance is February 9th

Posted on December 20, 2019 in: General News

Sweetheart Dance is February 9th
St. Thomas the Apostle's annual Sweetheart Dance will take place on Sunday, February 9th from 4-8pm at the Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square.  Little ladies and gentlemen in grades Nursery through 8th and their escorts - be it Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa, Aunt, Uncle – will enjoy an elegant evening of dinner and dancing, a special tribute to the 8th graders and AWESOME raffles that everyone will love!!!  Formal attire kindly suggested. CLICK HERE for reservation form.

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Dinner Dance Photos!

Posted on December 11, 2019 in: General News

Dinner Dance Photos!
Our Annual Dinner Dance was a great success and a fun time was had by all!  CLICK HERE for some photos from the evening.

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Confirmation Preparation for Adults 2020
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. This year, Catholic adults (18 and older) will have a choice of preparing for Confirmation on Wednesday afternoons beginning January 8 or on Monday evenings beginning March 2.  If you or someone you know has been baptized and received Eucharist in the Catholic Church but never received the Sacrament of Confirmation, CLICK HERE for more details or call Cindy at 516-489-8585.

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Cash Calendars Make Great Gifts!

Posted on November 26, 2019 in: General News

Cash Calendars Make Great Gifts!
The 2020 Cash Calendars are now available...Just $15 per calendar gives you 151 chances to win prizes totaling $5,825!  Winning tickets are re-entered after each pick.  CLICK HERE for the calendar and entry form! Return the entry form to the Rectory or in the collection basket at Mass.  Checks should be made payable to: St. Thomas the Apostle.  Checks are mailed at the end of each month to winners. You have to be in it to win it!! Questions?  Email:  staparishoffice@mail.com OR call the Rectory at 516-489-858...

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Weekday 9:00am Masses Move to Lower Church
Beginning Monday, December 9, the 9:00 A.M. Mass usually celebrated in the Chapel on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday will be celebrated in the Lower Church of the Main Church until mid-March.

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Join VOMO

Posted on October 25, 2019 in: General News

Join VOMO
Our St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Family is dedicated to sharing the love of Jesus. We strive to be a people who actively live our faith throughout our daily lives. Now it’s easier than ever to connect to our mission! St. Thomas the Apostle Parish has signed up for a brand new technology platform called VOMO. This tool will help connect us with opportunities to put our faith into action. Think of it as our Church Hub for making an impact. Use it online or download the app, and see how easy it is to get involved. You will be able to explore opportunities here at St....

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Animal Blessing Photos!

Posted on October 11, 2019 in: General News

Animal Blessing Photos!
Our Annual Blessing of Animals in honor of St. Francis of Assisi was a joyful celebration of our St. Thomas Parish Family's pets!  CLICK HERE for some photos from event.

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Try the Coffee Crew!

Posted on October 01, 2019 in: General News

Try the Coffee Crew!
If you’ve ever thought about joining the Coffee Crew but weren’t sure if it’s for you, now’s your chance to give it a try as a substitute. You’ll receive a call when a sub is requested, then you can accept or decline depending on your availability for that day. As you serve, you’ll get to meet other members of our St. Thomas Parish Family, welcome newcomers and visitors, and make everyone feel more at home as they enjoy food, drink and fellowship. On a typical morning, you’ll spend 2-3 hours (including your time at Mass...

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Opportunities for Remembrances
St. Thomas the Apostle Parish offers a variety of ways in which you can request prayers for your loved ones, living or deceased, or to memorialize someone who has passed away.  This includes a variety of Mass cards, Purgatorial Society memberships, bell ringing dedications and a Memorial Garden.  CLICK HERE for more details.  You can also CLICK HERE for the Memorial Garden form, HERE for the Bell Dedication form, and HERE for the *NEW* Tree of Faith form.

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There is such a great need for service in the life of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish and often a huge number of young people who want to help those in need.  This Service Corps is one way to make this connection. Here’s how it works: 1. ANY middle school, high school and college aged students send their contact information to Bridget Jordan at bjorda5@pride.hofstra.edu. 2. As requests for help come from or come into our parish, you’ll be contacted to see if you can help. 3. If you can help with a particular project, great!  If not, no problem.  You’ll be contacted for the next o...

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Shop on Amazon and Help St. Thomas

Posted on December 02, 2018 in: General News

Shop on Amazon and Help St. Thomas
Shop for everyone on your gift list this Christmas at smile.amazon.com/ch/11-1642733 and Amazon donates to St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church.

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Sign Up for Formed

Posted on July 19, 2018 in: General News

Sign Up for Formed
Enjoy free online access to a huge library of Catholic videos, audios, and written materials!  Visit www.stthomasapostle.formed.org and follow the prompts to create an account.  Once you are registered, you can sign in any time to access everything Formed has to offer. 

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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, same prices, same service - all you have to do is start your shopping at smile.amazon.com CLICK HERE for answers to many frequently asked questions and to GET STARTED... Youc an also click on the picture above, or go to the...

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Enjoy Our New Web Site

Posted on May 31, 2016 in: General News

Enjoy Our New Web Site
We have a lot of exciting things to share, so please browse through the many pages of our new website. Some points of interest for first time users are as follows: Parish Directory Sunday Bulletins Parish News and Announcements "How to…” sections on everything from receiving a  sacrament...to planning a baptism or wedding… to  arranging Mass intentions Daily Scripture Readings Directory of Ministries and Organizations Ministry Schedules “Ask the Pastor&rdqu...

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