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Entries for April 2022

Human Services Update - May Bouquets & Household Assistance Program
Mother’s Day is almost here … brighten up Mom’s day with a bouquet of flowers that fights hunger in the local community!  As part of the Stop & Shop Bloomin' 4 Good Program, St. Thomas the Apostle Pantry will receive a $1 donation for every $10.99 Bloomin' 4 Good ...

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An Important Message from Msgr. Maniscalco
Father Anthony Stanganelli has been appointed pastor of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, effective June 29.  Father Stanganelli is currently pastor of St. Brigid's in Westbury.  Please see his bio below.  I am sure all parishioners will join me in extending a very warm welcome to hi...

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Communion Closet

Posted on April 18, 2022 in: General News

Communion Closet
First Holy Communion is such a significant occasion in the lives of young Catholic families, St. Vincent de Paul wants to help make the sacrament extra special for their child.  The St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store in Garden City Park (2160 Jericho Tpke.) has opened a Communion Closet with dres...

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Evening of Prayer & Scripture - Thursday, April 21
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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Good Friday - Office Closed

Posted on April 15, 2022 in: General News

Good Friday - Office Closed
The Rectory Office is closed on Friday, April 15 in observance of Good Friday.  It will reopen at 9:00am on Monday, April 18.

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Holy Week and Easter Schedule

Posted on April 14, 2022 in: General News

Holy Week and Easter Schedule
Celebrate Holy Week with St. Thomas the Apostle Parish.  We welcome you to join us for as many of these special celebrations as you can:   SACRAMENT OF PENANCE Monday, April 11: 2:00pm - 4:00pm and 6:00pm - 9:00pm in the Parish Center & Lower Church Saturday, April 16: 11:0...

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Announcement from Msgr. Maniscalco
       With my 76th birthday last December, I am beyond the retirement age for priests in this diocese of 75 and even further beyond the permissible age of retirement of 72. In addition, my second six-year term as pastor should have concluded at the end of June 2020. Bishop Barre...

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Human Services Update - Living Trees, Health Screenings, Legal Info Clinic
“Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.’’  Matthew 25:40 Thank you to all who helped our Living Trees bloom with corporal and spiritual Works of Mercy. A special thank you to Bridget Jordan and the memb...

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Important Update

Posted on April 04, 2022 in: General News

Important Update
Msgr. Maniscalco tested positive for COVID on Monday, April 4. He asks for your prayers and advises everyone who had significant contact with him since last weekend to have a test if they start exhibiting symptoms. 

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No “What Catholics Believe” on April 5
“What Catholics Believe” has been canceled for Tuesday, April 5.  Gatherings will resume on Tuesday, April 12.

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Palm Sunday - April 10

Posted on April 04, 2022 in: General News

Palm Sunday - April 10
Palm Sunday Masses will be celebrated this weekend: At the Church: 5:00PM (Sat.), 9:00AM, 10:30AM,* 12:00Nn At the Chapel: 7:30AM, 9:30AM, 11:00AM, 12:30PM *The 10:30 Mass will begin in the Auditorium and includes a procession with palms, weather permitting.

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Divine Mercy Sunday - April 24

Posted on April 04, 2022 in: General News

Divine Mercy Sunday - April 24
Join the St. Thomas the Apostle Divine Mercy Ministry and Knights of Columbus as we celebrate Divine Mercy Sunday with the 1st Class Relics of St. Faustina and Blessed Father Michael Sopocko.  Come to the 12:00noon Mass in the Church, and stay for the special events to follow.  For more in...

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Bishop Andrzej Zglejszewski is coming on Saturday
Bishop Andrzej Zglejszewski will be celebrating the 5:00PM Mass in the Main Church this coming Saturday, April 2.  All are welcome!

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