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Entries for August 2021

Rectory Office Closed Today

Posted on August 21, 2021 in: General News

Rectory Office Closed Today
The Rectory Office is closed today, August 21.

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Special Collection for Haiti

Posted on August 18, 2021 in: General News

Special Collection for Haiti
After Communion at all Masses this weekend, a collection will be taken up to relieve the sufferings of the victims of the earthquake in Haiti.  Checks can be made out to St. Thomas the Apostle with “Haitian Relief” written on the memo line.

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Evening of Prayer & Scripture - Aug. 19
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 August 17, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
Thanks to the generosity and amazing support of the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Family, the school age children of the families in need in our community will be well prepared with the necessary supplies when school starts in September, which, it’s hard to believe, is less than 2 weeks away!&...

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Calling All Middle School and High School Students!
YOUTH GROUP WILL BE BACK IN PERSON AS OF OCTOBER 2021!  Keep an eye out for more information in September!  In the meantime, please click here to take a survey so we can plan for the best time for Youth Group to meet.  Contact Youth Minister Bridget Jordan with any questions at bjorda...

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Solemnity of the Assumption Mass Schedule
On Sunday, August 15 - the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass will be lifted.  Click here to read more about this. Come celebrate the Assumption at St. Thomas the Apostle at one of the following Masses: Saturday, Au...

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Upcoming Deadline

Posted on August 03, 2021 in: General News

Upcoming Deadline
The deadline for filing proofs of claim in the Diocese’s chapter 11 case is August 14, 2021.  More information and the forms to use can be found by using the following link to the Diocese’s bankruptcy website and scrolling down the page: https://dm.epiq11.com/drvc

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Renter and Landlord Assistance

Posted on August 02, 2021 in: General News

Renter and Landlord Assistance
Town of Hempstead Emergency Rental Assistance Program will open again at 9:00am August 17, 2021. The program is available to Town of Hempstead renters struggling to pay their rent and utilities on or after March 13, 2020 due to COVID-19. Applicants must complete an interest form which can be found ...

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Called to Be a Deacon?

Posted on August 02, 2021 in: General News

Called to Be a Deacon?
If you are discerning a vocation to the diaconate, you and your wife are invited to attend an information session on one of these three dates: 7:00 PM Thursday, September 16; 4:00 PM Sunday, September 19; 7:00 PM Tuesday, September 21 at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception 440 ...

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13th Annual Friends of the Poor 5K Walk
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul invites you to join us! Saturday, September 25 Bethpage Community Park Check-In: 9:00am, Walk Start: 10:00am Donations can also be dropped off at Human Services.  Call 516-538-7465 with questions or to arrange donation drop off.  You can also joi...

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A Message from the Pastor

Posted on August 01, 2021 in: General News

A Message from the Pastor
Dear friends, On the weekend of August 14-15, the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days will come to an end. Thus will conclude the most extraordinary period any of us Catholics have experienced in our lifetimes. No Catholic from Pope Francis to Bishop Barres to...

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