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Entries for September 2021

Evening of Prayer & Scripture - September 30
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: Evenin...

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Community News

Posted on September 29, 2021 in: General News

Community News
      YOU’RE INVITED to a TAG SALE! The Cathedral Gardens Civic Association invites St. Thomas parishioners to attend their popular neighborhood tag sale!  This year’s event will be held on Saturday, October 2.  Hours will be 9:00am - 6:00pm.  Lo...

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Human Services Update

Posted on September 27, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
Thank you to all who participated in and supported the 2021 St. Vincent de Paul Friends of the Poor Walk held on September 25, the St. Thomas the Apostle Conference of the Society raised over $900 in donations! Today in our parish, there are families without food or clothing, or facing eviction.&...

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Lakeview Fire on Sept. 19

Posted on September 22, 2021 in: General News

Lakeview Fire on Sept. 19
The devastating fire in Lakeview on September 19 displaced 30 people - 17 adults and 13 children - including a St. Thomas Human Services client and her children. Thankfully, no civilian injuries were reported, and four firefighters sustained only minor injuries. We have been in contact with our clie...

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Human Services Update

Posted on September 21, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
The Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) opens on October 1. The program helps low-income New Yorkers pay their energy bills. If your bills are more than you can handle, HEAP may be able to help. Additionally, if you have an Energy Emergency, such as a utility termination notice or less than a quar...

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 Calling All Middle School and High School Students!
YOUTH GROUP WILL BE BACK IN PERSON AS OF OCTOBER 17, 2021!  Keep an eye out for more information later 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.  We will also have use of our Youth Roo...

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Human Services Update

Posted on September 15, 2021 in: General News

Human Services Update
Nassau County Bar Association Programs: Mortgage Foreclosure Clinics Nassau County residents struggling with mortgage foreclosure issues can attend a free clinic at the Nassau County Bar Association where they can meet with a volunteer attorney. Residents may request an attorney who speaks a diff...

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Human Services Ministries – July 2021 Summary
In July, we distributed 77 bags of pantry items and $1400 in gift cards to 69 individuals in 40 households.  Thanks to the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Family support of Human Services, we received 31 bags of pantry items, $1015 in gift cards and $800 in financial donations.  Distribution...

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Evening of Prayer & Scripture - September 16
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: Evenin...

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September 11 Commemoration

Posted on September 07, 2021 in: General News

September 11 Commemoration
The twentieth annivesary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 will be commemorated at the 5:00pm Mass this Saturday, September 11.

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Mass Intentions for 2022

Posted on September 07, 2021 in: General News

Mass Intentions for 2022
The Mass Book for 2022 is now open.  Request your intentions for next year by coming to the Rectory Office Monday through Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm.

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Labor Day

Posted on September 06, 2021 in: General News

Labor Day
The Rectory Office is closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day.

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Rectory Office Closed Today

Posted on September 04, 2021 in: General News

Rectory Office Closed Today
The Rectory Office is closed today, September 4.

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Pastoral Letter from Bishop Barres

Posted on September 01, 2021 in: General News

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Barres
As we prepare to celebrate Labor Day during this Year of St. Joseph, Bishop Barres has released a new pastoral letter commemorating this important day: Our Holiness and Mission in the Changing World of Work.  A Pastoral Letter Celebrating St. Joseph the Worker on Labor Day. Bishop Barres ...

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