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Entries for December 2022

Rectory Office Closed

Posted on December 31, 2022 in: General News

Rectory Office Closed
The Rectory Office is closed for New Years.  It will re-open Tuesday, January 3 at 9am.

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Eucharistic Miracles of the World

Posted on December 29, 2022 in: General News

Eucharistic Miracles of the World
Early this January, the St. Thomas the Apostle Knights of Columbus will be hosting an exhibit entitled: “Eucharistic Miracles of the World.”  The exhibit will be shown in the School Auditorium 10:00am-4:00pm on Saturday, January 7 and 10:00am-5:00pm on Sunday January 8. The exhib...

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First Saturday Devotion

Posted on December 28, 2022 in: General News

First Saturday Devotion
Our Lady of Fatima Communion of Reparation First Saturday Devotion   Begin the New Year by joining the Divine Mercy Ministry and the Legion of Mary, as we make an Act of Reparation for the offenses and blasphemies committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary   Saturday, Januar...

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Thank You from St. Thomas Human Services
The generosity of St. Thomas the Apostle Family this Advent was overwhelming!  We received close to 500 Angel gift cards and 35 Share-a-gift and regular donations, as well as over 75 other gifts ranging from cold weather necessities to coffee and bath sets.  We were able to give Christm...

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Eucharistic Adoration now on Tuesdays as well!
The Christmas message of good news is that the Word became flesh - that God has decided not to love us from some infinite distance but to enter human history - not just some 2,000 years ago but to abide with us, remain with us always. The risen presence of Jesus is in the Blessed Sacrament, offering...

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Rectory Office Closed

Posted on December 22, 2022 in: General News

Rectory Office Closed
The Rectory Office will be closed for Christmas December 23-26.  It will re-open Tuesday, December 27 at 9am.

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A Message for Religious Ed Families

Posted on December 20, 2022 in: General News

A Message for Religious Ed Families
Dear Religious Ed Families,   We would like to remind you that there will be NO Religious Education classes on: Tuesday, December 20th Wednesday, December 21st Tuesday, December 27th Wednesday, December 28th Classes will start again on: Tuesday, January 3rd Wednes...

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Human Services Update

Posted on December 19, 2022 in: General News

Human Services Update
Thanks to the members of the Knitting and Crocheting Ministry who created over 100 lap blankets and shawls, which Father Tony blessed, that were donated to the Queen of Peace Residence in Queens Village.  The Residence is run by Little Sisters of the Poor, whose mission is to offer the neediest...

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Special Times for the Sacrament of Reconciliation
Prepare for Christmas by celebrating the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions).  Priests will be available in the Main Church at the following times: Saturday, December 17, 4:00pm-5:00pm Tuesday, December 20, 4:00pm-8:00pm Saturday, December 24 (Christmas Eve), 11:00am-12:00pm

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Christmas Poinsettia Dedications

Posted on December 15, 2022 in: General News

Christmas Poinsettia Dedications
The Youth Program invites all our Parish & Youth Group Families to purchase a Poinsettia plant in “Celebration of Christmas” as part of the Christmas floral display.  A special dedication will be printed in the Bulletin and placed on each Poinsettia when you pick it up from the ...

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Human Services Summary – October
During the Month of October, our food pantry distributed 115 bags of pantry items and $991 in gift cards to 121 individuals, in 58 households.  We received donations of 111 bags of pantry items and $975 in gift cards.  Details on October activity for all Human Services Ministries can be fo...

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Remaining Resilient through the Holidays
This Thursday, December 15, 6:30–8:00pm, a free webinar sponsored by NYU Langone’s Department of Spiritual Care will provide coping strategies for people grieving the loss of a loved one. Pre-registration is required.  Please call 516-663-4749 or email bereavement@nyulangone.org.

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An Advent Evening of Prayer & Scripture - Thursday, December 15
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: Evenings of Sc...

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Altar Server Ministry

Posted on December 13, 2022 in: General News

Altar Server Ministry
EXCITING NEWS: St. Thomas the Apostle Parish is pleased to announce that our Altar Server Ministry is re-starting.  We welcome Mr. Jeff Hasselbring as our new Altar Server Ministry Leader.  We welcome back those who have previously served in our Altar Server Ministry.  And we would li...

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Cash Calendars Make Great Gifts!

Posted on December 13, 2022 in: General News

Cash Calendars Make Great Gifts!
The 2023 Cash Calendars are now available...Just $20 per calendar gives you 150 chances to win prizes totaling over $5,800!  Winning tickets are re-entered after each pick.  Return the entry form to the Rectory or in the collection basket at Mass.  Checks shou...

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Thank you for your generosity!

Posted on December 13, 2022 in: General News

Thank you for your generosity!
Thanks to the members of the Knitting and Crocheting Ministry, we were able to donate over 100 lap blankets and shawls to the Queen of Peace Residence in Queens Village.  The Residence is run by Little Sisters of the Poor, an international congregation of Roman Catholic women religious who serv...

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Christmas Season Mass Schedule

Posted on December 09, 2022 in: General News

Christmas Season Mass Schedule
Come celebrate Mass in the Church (24 Westminster Rd.) or the Chapel (intersection of Nassau Blvd. & Hempstead Ave.) as we rejoice together in the mystery of the coming of Jesus Christ: Christmas Eve (December 24) In the Church 4:00pm, 6:00pm, 12:00midnight; In the Chapel 5:00pm, 10:00p...

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Celebrate the Immaculate Conception

Posted on December 01, 2022 in: General News

Celebrate the Immaculate Conception
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary is on Thursday, December 8.  The schedule of Masses is as follows:   Eve of Holy Day: Wednesday, December 7: 7:30 PM Main Church   Holy Day: Thursday, December 8: 9:00 AM Chapel 12:10 PM Main Chur...

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