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Entries for August 2017

“Journey: Reconnecting to the Catholic Faith”
“Journey: Reconnecting to the Catholic Faith” is a six-week program beginning the evening of Tuesday, September 26  where Catholics who are returning to regular attendance at Mass (and those who are thinking about returning) can take another look at Catholicism. Your questions and concerns are welcome. No one will pressure you.  No one will judge you. You will simply be invited to join the conversation.  CLICK HERE for more details.

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Golden Wedding Liturgies

Posted on August 21, 2017 in: General News

Golden Wedding Liturgies
The Diocese of Rockville Centre will celebrate Golden Wedding Liturgies honoring couples who have been married fifty years or more on two Sundays this Fall.  The liturgies will take place at 2:30pm on Sunday, October 22nd at the Church of St. Rose of Lima in Massapequa and on Sunday, November 19th at the Church of Christ the King in Commack. Couples who wish to participate are asked to fill out a registration form, have it signed by Msgr., Maniscalco, and then return it to the Office Worship.  CLICK HERE for the form and to learn more detail...

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Memorial Opportunity

Posted on August 18, 2017 in: General News

Memorial Opportunity
We are looking to purchase two more ciboria for our liturgies. Please consider memorizing one of them for a loved one. The donation is $400 each. Please contact the Rectory at 489-8585 if you are interested.

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Mass Intentions for 2018

Posted on August 10, 2017 in: General News

Mass Intentions for 2018
The Mass Book for 2018  will be opened as of WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6th at 9:15 am in the Parish Center.  When you arrive please sign in on the clipboard provided and give your time of arrival. Intentions will be accepted in the order in which parishioners arrive according to the sign-in sheet. To avoid duplication only one person’s Mass intentions can be recorded at a time, so please be prepared to wait. Going forward the mass intention book will be available in the Rectory Office during office hours. &nb...

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Fall Bereavement Sessions Begin Soon
Are you grieving the loss of someone you love? Could you use some support? You don’t have to go through this difficult time alone. Fall Bereavement Support Groups at St. Thomas the Apostle begin on Tuesday, September 26th, 7:30-9:00pm in our Parish Center.  These meetings will continue for eight weeks on Tuesdays. Anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one is encouraged to attend. CLICK HERE for more information and the registration form for this free program. Please register by September 6th.  You can call St. Thomas Human Services ...

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Feast of the Assumption Mass Schedule
The Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation, is on Tuesday, August 15th.  The schedule of masses is as follows: Eve of Holy Day: Monday, August 14th, 7:30 PM Main Church... Holy Day: Tuesday, August 15th, 7:45 AM Main Church 12:10 PM Main Church 9:00 AM Chapel 7:30 PM Chapel Morning Prayer: Since the 9:00 Mass on the Feast of the Assumption, August 15, is in the Chapel, Morning Prayer will be there too. We will begin a bit earlier than usual ~ at 8:35. Booklets are provided and hymns are sung. If you plan to go to...

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Blood Drive, Tuesday, August 8th

Posted on August 02, 2017 in: General News

Blood Drive, Tuesday, August 8th
The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a Blood Drive on Tuesday, August 8th from 2-8pm in the Msgr. Smith Auditorium. Giving blood saves lives -- please consider donating. Eligibility Criteria: Bring ID with signature or photo. Minimum weight 110 lbs. Age 16 – 75 (16 year olds must have parental permission. Age 76 and over need doctor’s note) Eat well (low fat) & drink fluids No tattoos for past 12 months For questions concerning medical eligibility call 1-800-688-0900.  CLICK HERE for more information/

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