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Entries for February 2021

Do not come to 9am Mass today

Posted on February 19, 2021 in: General News

Please do not to come to the 9:00AM Mass today due to the extremely icy condition of the sidewalks and outdoor stairs. Thank you and be safe.

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Exposition and Stations Canceled, Office Closed
Due to the dangerously icy conditions, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Stations of the Cross are canceled for today.  The Rectory Office is closed.

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Rectory Office Closed Today

Posted on February 18, 2021 in: General News

Rectory Office Closed Today
The rectory office is closed today due to the snowstorm.  Be safe.

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Pray by Phone with Deacon Jacques

Posted on February 17, 2021 in: General News

Pray by Phone with Deacon Jacques
The Divine Mercy Ministry invites you to join every evening at 7:00PM as Deacon Jacques Philippeaux leads the Holy Rosary and the Chaplet of Divine Mercy over the phone.  To participate: First dial: 1-209-399-9053 Then when prompted, enter:  425-436-6397 Then when prompted, enter...

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Virtual Lenten Garden

Posted on February 17, 2021 in: General News

Virtual Lenten Garden
Beginning today (Ash Wednesday) you are invited to contribute your corporal and spiritual works of mercy to our Virtual Lenten Garden.  You can plant and water flowers as you journey through Lent 2021, and watch the garden grow!  Details are available at https://www.stthomasapostle.org/Our...

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Ash Wednesday - February 17, 2021

Posted on February 16, 2021 in: General News

Ash Wednesday - February 17, 2021
On Ash Wednesday, we receive blessed ashes on our heads as a symbol of our intention to change our lives and turn more toward God.  This year’s Ash Wednesday schedule is:   At the Church (24 Westminster Rd.): 7:45am (Service*); 12:10pm (Mass); 6:00pm (Service); &nbs...

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"What Catholics Believe" Refresher for Adults
Were you old enough to drive yourself to the last religion class you attended?  Do you feel confident answering questions about our Catholic faith? Have you ever looked at the basic teachings of Catholicism with the eyes of an adult? If you answered “no” to any of these questions...

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Presidents' Day

Posted on February 15, 2021 in: General News

Presidents' Day
The Rectory Office is closed on Monday, February 15 in observance of Presidents' Day.

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Lenten Stations of the Cross

Posted on February 13, 2021 in: General News

Lenten Stations of the Cross
Beginning on Friday, February 19, Stations of the Cross will be held in the Lower Church at 4:30PM on all the Fridays of Lent except Good Friday.  Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will follow the 9:00AM Mass and will conclude with Benediction after the Stations.

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Spring School Fundraisers

Posted on February 11, 2021 in: General News

Spring School Fundraisers
Spring is around the corner!  Click the following links to learn more about fundraisers that will support our school as you celebrate Easter and Mothers Day and as you start spring cleaning:   Gift Card Fundraiser (orders due by March 17) Easter Plant Sale (orders due by March 18)...

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Make an impact on the world this Lent
You want meaningful community and you want to make a meaningful impact in the world, don’t you? Small groups can help you do both!   This Lent, we're going to show you how to:        1. Form deeply meaningful and spiritual friendships  &nbs...

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Important Announcement

Posted on February 09, 2021 in: General News

Important Announcement
Information regarding the deadlines for filing proofs of claim in the Diocese’s chapter 11 case and the forms to use can be found by clicking on the following link to the Diocese’s bankruptcy website and scrolling down the page:   https://dm.epiq11.com/drvc  

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Annual Blessing of Married Couples

Posted on February 06, 2021 in: General News

Annual Blessing of Married Couples
Each year around World Marriage Day (the second Sunday of February), a special blessing is offered to married couples who come to Mass together at St. Thomas.  This year the Blessing of Married Couples will take place at all Sunday Masses at the Church and Chapel the weekend of February 13-14.&...

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Little Black Books for Lent

Posted on February 05, 2021 in: General News

Little Black Books for Lent
The Little Black Books are back!  Spend six minutes a day preparing for the most holy season of the year.  Pick up your copy from the front left area of the Church or Chapel when you come to Mass this weekend and enter more deeply into the season of Lent.  Quantities are limited, so d...

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Join Bishop Barres and Chris Stefanick…
...for your most meaningful Lent ever!   You’re invited to join Chris Stefanick from Real Life Catholic and Bishops from around the country, including our own Bishop Barres, for a seven-week Lenten retreat using The Search. Beginning February 17, we will be exploring the major quest...

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Knitting & Crocheting Ministry Update
The Knitting & Crocheting Ministry pick-up/drop off scheduled for Wednesday, February 3 has been cancelled.   The re-scheduled date will be announced shortly.

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 Offices Closed/Religious Education Cancelled
With continuing bad weather and the need to clean up, the Rectory Office and Human Services Office will remain closed today, February 2.  All of tonight’s Seventh Grade Religious Education classes are cancelled. 

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Tuesday Religious Education Classes Cancelled
Due to the snow, Seventh Grade Religious Educaton classes are cancelled for Tuesday, February 2.

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Confirmation Preparation for Adults 2021
In the Sacrament of Confirmation, baptized Catholics receive the Holy Spirit to help them become more like Christ and be strengthened in bearing witness to him. This year's Confirmation preparation sessions for Catholic adults (18 and older) will be held online on Monday evenings beginning Febru...

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