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Entries for May 2022

Evening of Prayer & Scripture - Thursday, June 9
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 “Zoom edition” o...

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Human Services Update

Posted on May 31, 2022 in: General News

Human Services Update
Nassau County Office for the Aging has developed a county-wide plan to provide services that assist older persons to remain independent and living in their own homes for as long as possible. If you, or older persons you know, are having difficulty functioning independently at home, Nassau County may...

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Memorial Day

Posted on May 29, 2022 in: General News

Memorial Day
Two county-wide 50-second moments of silence at Noon and 6:00PM on Memorial Day will be observed to honor all those who gave their lives in service to this nation.  Please remember our fallen fellow citizens at those times.  The tolling of the church’s Angelus bells on Memorial Day i...

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Pentecost Sunday - June 5

Posted on May 27, 2022 in: General News

Pentecost Sunday - June 5
The Easter season comes to a close on Pentecost Sunday.  As we commemorate the sending of the Holy Spirit to the apostles, we will also celebrate the Sacraments of Confirmation and Eucharist with members of our parish family. Gather around them and show your support as they receive these sac...

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Volunteer Appreciation BBQ!

Posted on May 26, 2022 in: General News

Volunteer Appreciation BBQ!
In recognition of everything you do to build up our parish family throughout the year, all St. Thomas the Apostle Parish volunteers are invited to a special "Thank You Barbecue" on Sunday, June 12 beginning at 1:30pm in the school courtyard & auditorium.   RSVP by Sunday, June 5 b...

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Human Services Update

Posted on May 25, 2022 in: General News

Human Services Update
The Isolation to Connection program, offered through the Jewish Community Centers serving Nassau County, provides short-term support and connection to resources for senior citizens. The program can link Seniors to an array of community based services including: Home delivered meals, paratransit...

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First Saturday Devotion

Posted on May 25, 2022 in: General News

First Saturday Devotion
Our Lady of Fatima Communion of Reparation First Saturday Devotion   Join 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, June 4 9:00am Mass in the Lower Chur...

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Ascension Thursday

Posted on May 20, 2022 in: General News

Ascension Thursday
The schedule of Masses for Ascension Thursday, which falls this year on May 26, is: Wednesday evening (May 25):       At the Church (24 Westminster Rd.) – 7:30pm   Thursday (May 26):       At the Church – 7:45am, 12...

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Free Health Screenings - June 1
Save the date!  St. Francis Hospital Outreach Bus will be at St. Thomas on June 1, 10:00am – 2:00pm.   Free health screenings will be available for adults 18 and older and include a brief cardiac history, blood pressure and a simple blood test for cholesterol and diabetes.  No...

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Synod Meeting at St. Thomas

Posted on May 16, 2022 in: General News

Synod Meeting at St. Thomas
Pope Francis has called the whole Church to join in preparation for the Synod of Bishops scheduled to meet in October to discuss the topic of a “synodal Church.”  The practice of living as a synodal Church means: Having conversations that lead to a deeper relationship with Chr...

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Is God Calling You To Be A Deacon?
The Diocese of Rockville Centre invites men between the ages of 30 and 60 to consider whether God might be calling them to be ordained as a deacon.  If you sense God may be calling YOU, learn about a special opportunity to pray, reflect, and discern how God is leading you.  Find more detai...

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Human Services Update – March and April Summaries
This year, Human Services has served an average of 100 individuals in 61 households monthly through April.  In March and April, including Easter, we distributed a total of over 220 bags of pantry items and almost $3000 in gift cards to 120 households with 216 individuals.  Thank you, as al...

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Blessing of the Newly Baptized This Sunday
The children baptized at St. Thomas since spring 2019 and their families have been invited for a special blessing at the 10:30am Mass in the Church on Sunday, May 15.  This festive occasion will give us all the opportunity to personally welcome some of the newest members of our parish family an...

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Evening of Prayer & Scripture - Thursday, May 12
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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Share Your Faith!

Posted on May 03, 2022 in: General News

Share Your Faith!
Religious Education is looking for help in the following areas: Hall monitors; Door Monitor; Teachers. (Training and materials will be provided.  You can teach alone or with a partner.) If you are passionate about your faith and would like to pass it on, Religious Education is a ...

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