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Entries for November 2019

Blood Drive on Sunday, Dec. 8th

Posted on November 26, 2019 in: General News

Blood Drive on Sunday, Dec. 8th
The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a Blood Drive at St. Thomas on Sunday, December 8th from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm in the Msgr. Smith Auditorium. Giving blood saves lives -- please consider donating, you could save someone's life.

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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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Craft Fair

Posted on November 25, 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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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 numbered by family and have specific requested items, including gift cards, on each one.  Please take an Angel, purchase that gift, wrap it and tape the angel to the outside of the gift.  Return the gift to the Rectory or put und...

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Enjoy an Advent Calendar and Little Blue Book
Stop by the Holy Family altar at the front left of the Church or Chapel and take home an Advent calendar.  Begin using it on the First Sunday of Advent (December 1) to count down the days of waiting and preparation for the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas. Also be sure to pick up a Little Blue Book and use it every day to pray through the seasons of Advent and Christmas.  Just like the familiar Little Black Book for Lent, this useful booklet will help you spend six minutes a day entering more deeply into these sacred seasons. There is no charge for the Li...

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Blessing of Thanksgiving Food

Posted on November 23, 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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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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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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