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Blessing of Thanksgiving Food

Posted on November 18, 2019 in: General News

Blessing of Thanksgiving Food
The parish family of Saint Thomas the Apostle invites you to join us for our Thanksgiving Day Liturgy on Thursday, November 28th 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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Living Our Faith

Posted on November 18, 2019 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, December 15 around 1...

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Thanksgiving Food Drive Now Taking Place
Thanksgiving is a time to express our gratitude for God’s blessings in our lives by helping those less fortunate 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 17th. Items needed include: Instant potatoes, Tea/Coffee, Gravy (mix or jar), Box milk/drinks, Canned vegetables, Cake/Brownie mix, Sugar/Flour, Muffin mix, Canned fruits, Frostings, Stuffing mix/Rice, Paper Towels, Salad dressing, Napkins, Supermarket gift cards for families to purchase turkeys. Your generosity pr...

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Craft Fair

Posted on November 05, 2019 in: General News

Craft Fair
The Annual Craft Fair will be held in St. Thomas the Apostle School on Sunday, December 1st, 10am-4pm.  It will include fun for everyone with crafts, vendors, food, carolers, raffles, etc. For information on reserving a vendor table or questions, click here or contact Petal Scantlebury (516-840-4861) or Melody Adams (516-489-8585).  Vendor applicatoins are due by November 15.

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"Attending to Grief in a Season of Cheer"
The St. Thomas Bereavement Ministry will host an evening on Tuesday, December 3rd at 7:30pm in the Parish Center to assist those coping with the loss of a loved one. The evening will begin with an opening prayer which will be followed by a presentation on helpful coping tips for the upcoming Christmas season and a Memorial Candle Lighting Ceremony.  Hospitality will be provided. For more information call the St. Thomas Human Services Office at 516-538-7465.

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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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St. Thomas School Christmas Social
Come to the Msgr. Smith Auditorium on Friday, December 6th, 7:00-11:00pm for a special holiday celebration as we joyfully bring together our school and alumni communities.  There will be live music, appetizers and beverages, raffles, vendor tables for holiday shopping, and special nods to returning alumni for notable accomplishments.  This is a 21+ event.  Tickets are $25 per person.  Click here for more information and ticket reservation form.

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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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