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Pastoral Reflections


Join Us as We Continue our Mission

12-08-2019Fr. Steve Kunkel

As we embark on Saint Thomas the Apostle's 70th anniversary in 2020, I am moved by the opportunity to serve as your pastor at such a pivotal time for our parish. I reflect on our rich history—the many lives that have been transformed by our church and school; the many hearts that have been opened to the Gospel; the community traditions and memories we share that make this place so special—and it foreshadows a promising future. For those of you that joined me in 2016 when we launched our first Building Virtues campaign, thank you for your foresight and long term commitment to the future generations of Saint Thomas.

For those of you that are new to the STA family or were reluctant to join our previous campaign efforts, I welcome you to be a part of this important endeavor and ask for your participation, not just financially but in faith as well. As we kick off the next step in our campaign and "Continue Our Mission", I encourage every family, every parishioner, every student in our community to consider how you might make this an opportunity to grow in virtue and give of yourself sacrificially. Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God's grace in its various forms (Peter 4:10).

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Events & Announcements

All Access Pass – Fall 2021

Semester Theme: Vatican II Revisited

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Mass Intention Book Opens October 1

In order to allow as many registered parishioners as possible the opportunity to schedule Masses and to make this process fair to everyone, each family is allowed 5 Mass Intention requests.

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Seminars in Catholic Theology

Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm, Oct 12 - Nov 2

The Constitutions of Vatican II
Overview (Dr. Eric J. Westby), Dei Verbum (Fr. Robert Bolding)

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Seminars in Catholic Theology

Tuesdays 6:00-8:00pm, Nov 9-23

The Constitutions of Vatican II - Gaudium et Spes
Instructor - Fr. John Parks

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Wine & Wisdom

Add Fri, Oct 22 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us as Nicole Rizkallah breaks down the book, Love Sense: The Revolutionary New Science of Romantic Relationships, written by best selling author Sue Johnson.

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Handcrafted Bethlehem Olive Wood Religious Gifts

Add Sat, Oct 23 - Sun, Oct 24

Please stop by the tables of religious wares (Nativity set, rosaries, statues, crucifixes, charms, etc.) after all the Masses the weekend of Oct 23/24.

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Baptism Classes

Add Wed, Oct 27

To begin the process of having your child Baptized at Saint Thomas we ask that you attend a special class to prepare for this great moment in your child’s life. Godparents are also welcome to register and attend.

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First Saturdays with the Saints: St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

Add Sat, Nov 6 @ 9:15 AM - 10:15 AM

Instructor - Claire Dwyer

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Young Adults Brunch

Add Sun, Nov 7 @ 12:15 PM

Brunch will be catered so RSVP is required.

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Our Lady of the Assumption Sodality Membership Drive

Add Sat, Nov 13 - Sun, Nov 14