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Entries for August 2020

A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco

Posted on August 25, 2020 in: General News

A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco
Once again thanks to all who attended our Masses last weekend. The trauma of the pandemic has made all of us cautious about how safe we are outside our own homes, even at church. Our Mass attendance, though improving, is only about 30 percent of what it was before the crisis.  I hope our p...

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Reopening Survey

Posted on August 20, 2020 in: General News

Reopening Survey
A survey has been placed on our St. Thomas website to get your input for our re-opening committee about what steps you believe are still needed to give you a sense of security coming to church for Sunday Mass and what changes we can make in our precautions. Please click here and fill it out as so...

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12th Annual Friends of the Poor 5K Walk/Run
On September 26, Long Island St. Vincent DePaul Conferences will come together “virtually” to celebrate the Annual Friends of the Poor Walk.  This is the only event on Long Island that draws attention to the issue of poverty in our communities.  See below for how you can join u...

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A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco

Posted on August 18, 2020 in: General News

A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco
Once again thanks to all who attended our Masses last weekend or watched our taped Mass. I appreciate the willingness of all coming to our church or chapel to cooperate with the actions taken by our parish to keep us all safe.   This is a crisis with no by-standers. We have all been victimi...

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A Message from the Director of Human Services
Food Pantry: Thank you to all for continuing to support our Pantry with scheduled drop offs of donations and gift cards!  School Supplies: We are not collecting school supplies due to COVID.  Instead we are asking for donations of gift cards to Staples to help parents purchase the neede...

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Bereavement Update

Posted on August 18, 2020 in: General News

Bereavement Update
“Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us every day. Unseen, unheard, but always near. Still loved, still missed and very dear” ~Unknown Our Bereavement Facilitators are keeping you in our prayers as you face the day to day journey through loss of your loved one. We ar...

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Join the Baptism Team

Posted on August 14, 2020 in: General News

Join the Baptism Team
As we re-start our regular schedule of Baptisms, volunteers are needed in our Baptism ministry which involves teams of two volunteers each – often a married couple – being present at our baptismal ceremonies which occur about twice a month on Sundays at 1:30PM. We currently are limiting ...

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A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco

Posted on August 10, 2020 in: General News

A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco
Once again thanks to all who attended our Masses last weekend.  The trauma we experienced within the last few months makes us sensitive about being in gatherings for an extended period of time.  I hope our precautions help you feel secure.  This coming weekend, while we are still aski...

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A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco

Posted on August 04, 2020 in: General News

A Message from Msgr. Maniscalco
Once again thanks to all who attended our Masses last weekend.  One of the unexpected and happy consequences of asking for parishioners to register for Mass is the opportunity to experience directly and personally your great desire to come to our church and chapel to celebrate together.  T...

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