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Entries for November 2021

Rectory Office Closed

Posted on November 25, 2021 in: General News

Rectory Office Closed
The Rectory Office is closed for Thanksgiving on November 25-26.  It will re-open Saturday, November 27, 9am-1pm.

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Blessing of Thanksgiving Food

Posted on November 23, 2021 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 25th at the 9:00AM 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 lik...

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

Posted on November 22, 2021 in: General News

Thanksgiving Food Drive
Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you. Luke 6:38 THANK YOU! The St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Family filled our pantry, enabling us to give 36 fa...

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Congratulations Irene Peplinski and Mary Ann Pellegrino
Mark your calendar for the evening of Saturday, December 4 for a livestreamed Celebration of Exceptional Parish Leaders - Irene Peplinski and Mary Ann Pellegrino on their retirement from the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Staff.  You can honor them by sending congratulatory messages to STAParish...

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Gift Card Fundraiser

Posted on November 19, 2021 in: General News

Gift Card Fundraiser
After having some very successful drives over the last couple of years and with COVID-19 safety, we have decided to once again offer our Gift Card Fundraiser. We are selling Gift Cards to over 100 different stores for everyday merchandise such as food, clothing, toys, and even gasoline. With every p...

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Adopt a Shelter Client

Posted on November 19, 2021 in: General News

Adopt a Shelter Client
Human Services has many clients living in precarious situations… in shelters, single rooms, or on the street. If you’d like to “adopt” one of these clients by providing items on their Christmas wish list, please contact Human Services at 516-538-7465. There are 5 items...

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Angel Giving Tree and Share-A-Gift

Posted on November 18, 2021 in: General News

Angel Giving Tree and Share-A-Gift
As we prepare for the coming of our Savior, St. Thomas Human Services invites you to share your blessings and show your love and concern for our brothers and sisters by participating in the Advent Angel Giving Tree and Share-A-Gift.    Beginning this weekend (November 20-21), look for th...

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St. Thomas the Apostle Youth Group (STAYG) Service Corps Is Back!
Looking for Service Hours?  For Middle School and High School students looking for Service Projects, join the Service Corps and get emails for upcoming events found throughout the parish during the year.  It's easy to join.  All you have to do is contact Youth Minister Bridget...

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Evening of Prayer & Scripture - Thursday, November 18
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?   Then join the next Prayer in the Spirit: Evenin...

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Veterans Day

Posted on November 10, 2021 in: General News

Veterans Day
The Rectory Office will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.

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Thanksgiving Food Drive

Posted on November 04, 2021 in: General News

Thanksgiving Food Drive
Please join in sharing your gratitude for the many blessings God has bestowed on us, by donating to the Human Services Thanksgiving Food Drive.  Pantry items and supermarket gift cards donated during the drive are provided to the needy in our community to help create a Thanksgiving dinner for t...

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Human Services Update

Posted on November 04, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
Let's Fight Hunger With Every Bouquet Sold! In the month of November, each time a shopper purchases the $10.99 Bloomin' 4 Good Bouquet with the red circle sticker at the West Hempstead Stop & Shop (50 Cherry Valley Ave.) St. Thomas the Apostle Human Services receives a $1 donation. ...

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Shop on Amazon and Help St. Thomas

Posted on November 03, 2021 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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