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Entries for October 2019

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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All Souls Mass

Posted on October 24, 2019 in: General News

All Souls Mass
Our annual All Souls Mass will take place on Saturday, November 2nd at 10:00am in the Lower Church. All are invited to pray for the deceased members of our parish and those dear to us as their names are read at this Mass. Hospitality will follow Mass in the Parish Center. The Ministry of Consolation and Bereavement Team will also be available to offer assistance and support. Additional Bereavement Support includes: Next Steps Monthly Program on Wednesday, November 20th at 7:00pm in the Parish Center; “Attending to Grief in a Season of Cheer”...

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Thursday Prayer & Scripture Night

Posted on October 21, 2019 in: General News

Thursday Prayer & Scripture Night
Have you ever wondered how the readings from Mass apply to your own life?  Are you looking for more support and encouragement in your prayers?  Would you like to spend an evening with others who are interested in these things, too? Come to the Lisante Rectory Meeting Room (downstairs from the Rectory Office) at 7:30pm on Thursday, October 24 to reflect on the Sunday scriptures and pray for one another's needs at “Prayer in the Spirit: Evenings of Scripture and Petition.”  No matter what your experience or background might be, you are welcom...

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Celebrate All Saints Day

Posted on October 21, 2019 in: General News

Celebrate All Saints Day
Come celebrate All Saints Day at St. Thomas the Apostle! ALL SAINTS DAY HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION MASS SCHEDULE Eve of Holy Day: Thursday, October 31 7:30 PM in the Church Holy Day Friday, November 1 7:45 AM in the Church 9:00 AM in the Chapel 12:10 PM in the Church 7:30 PM in the Chapel The Rectory Office is closed on November 1.  

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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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Parish Dinner Dance 2019

Posted on October 18, 2019 in: General News

Parish Dinner Dance 2019
The annual Dinner Dance, which will take place on Saturday, November 16th, is now sold out.  The honorees - Rosalie Norton, Sr. Julie Thompson, and Sr. Cathy Regan - each exemplify this year's theme, "Live in Harmony with One Another." Although no more tickets to the dance are available, please consider purchasing some raffle tickets, reserving a journal ad, or donating toward the raffle baskets.  A journal ad might include anniversary greetings, testimonials, remembrances, photos, memorials or special intentions.  CLICK HERE for the form for...

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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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Living Our Faith

Posted on October 04, 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, October 20 at 12:15pm i...

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Parish Dinner Dance 2019

Posted on October 02, 2019 in: General News

Parish Dinner Dance 2019
Invitations and raffle tickets for our annual Dinner Dance have been mailed out.  If you did not get yours, please call the Rectory (489-8585) and one will be sent to you.   This annual social event and fundraiser will take place on Saturday, November 16th at nearby Pompei Ristorante from 6:30pm to 11:30pm.  This year our honorees will be: Rosalie Norton, Sr. Julie Thompson, and Sr. Cathy Regan, who each exemplify our theme, "Live in Harmony with One Another." CLICK HERE for detailed information about attending the dinner dance.  CLICK HERE ...

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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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