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Entries for July 2021

Human Services Update

Posted on July 31, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
It's hard to believe summer is almost over and children will be returning to the classroom soon! You can help provide the school age children in need in our community with the tools they need to start the school year by donating school supplies. The items needed can be found in the bulletin or b...

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Human Services Update

Posted on July 27, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
The continuing increase in the cost of food is reflected in our pantry’s June activity – we served 82 individuals in 43 households, distributing 82 bags of pantry items and $1300 in gift cards, the most individuals and households served and distributions (excluding Easter) this year. &nb...

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Blood Drive on Sunday, August 1
The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a Blood Drive at St. Thomas on Sunday, August 1 from 8:30AM to 2:30PM in the Msgr. Smith Auditorium.  Please consider donating.  Blood supplies are very low at this time of year so it is even more important to give t...

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First Saturday Devotion

Posted on July 15, 2021 in: General News

First Saturday Devotion
Our Lady of Fatima Communion of Reparation First Saturday Devotion   Join the Divine Mercy Ministry as we make an act of Reparation for the offenses and blasphemies committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary.   Saturday, August 7 9:00am Mass in the Lower Church, followed by Ador...

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Becoming Catholic

Posted on July 15, 2021 in: General News

Becoming Catholic
Are you interested in the Catholic faith? Do you know someone who has been coming to Mass but is not Catholic? Would you like to learn how to take the next step in following Jesus as a Catholic? If you or someone you know has never been baptized or was baptized but has not received Eucharist (Com...

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Stop your taxes from paying for abortion
For decades, Congress has protected your money from paying for abortion. Now, some powerful government officials are trying to change that. The Hyde Amendment and similar laws have protected taxpayers from funding elective abortion for 45 years. Now, powerful members of Congress want to take away...

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A Special Message from Msgr. Maniscalco
The current discussion among the bishops about Holy Communion is not new. I worked at the Bishops' Conference from 1993 to 2006. The question of what attitude to take with regard to politicians who, either as office holders or candidates for office, took a position in support of legal abortion c...

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 Evening of Prayer & Scripture
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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World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly - July 25
Pope Francis has formally established World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly to be celebrated on July 25.  Help us Cherish our Seniors by: donating a small gift bag with a few items like stamps, hand lotion, daily pill organizers, pens, puzzles, tissue packages, magnifiers, hand sanit...

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Human Services Update

Posted on July 06, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
The St. Thomas pantry is currently in need of: Ground coffee Small oil and sugar Beef stew Dressing Rice sides Applesauce Stop & Shop gift cards in small denominations enabling clients to purchase perishables, and fast food gift cards for our shelter clients are always welco...

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Human Services Update

Posted on July 01, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
The St. Thomas pantry is currently in need of: Laundry detergent Napkins Small oil & sugar Brownie mix & Jell-O Stop & Shop gift cards in small denominations enabling clients to purchase perishables, and fast food gift cards for our shelter clients are always welcome. ...

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