L5. Ministries

Friday Adoration

Will you come and spend an hour with the Lord Jesus? He is waiting for each of us in the Eucharist, burning with love for us. Come and bask in the glorious presence of our Lord! What is a holy hour? A “holy hour” is an old tradition which arises from the Biblical account of Jesus’s …

Great Adventure Bible Study

James: Pearls for Wise Living Bible Study James: Pearls for Wise Living Bible Study will meet for twelve weeks, beginning Wednesday, January 15 through mid-April 2020, 7:00pm to 9:00pm in the St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Hall. To register and order your workbook ($26.95+shipping), go to ascensionpress.com and create an account (‘Become a Member’); click ‘Join a …

Knights of Columbus

Council 587 of the Knights of Columbus serves at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish and is a fraternal organization of practicing Catholic men who are committed to strengthening our faith while building up the parish. Council 587 meets on the First Tuesday evening of every month, usually in the parish office building. Schedule: 6:00 p.m. – …

Lay Minister Schedule

Ministry Schedule Thank you, Liturgical Ministers! In order to ensure the monthly schedule is reaching you, please email Maureen (mgalloway@sta2.org) if you are not already receiving the monthly distribution email.   We are not posting liturgical ministry schedules at this time.     

Library

We are all on a spiritual journey along a path marked by those who have preceded us. Through print, audio and video materials found in the library, we may discover inspiration and direction in the wisdom of popes, scholars, saints and mystics, as well as those contemporary writers who travel with us. Location – Located in …

Men’s Group

We’re a welcoming faith sharing group of men that meet the 2nd, 3rd, & 4th Saturday mornings of the month at 7:00 a.m. Contact Ken Norman for more information at 769-2581.      

Mission Outreach

Collecting money from churches to support poorer churches in other places is an ancient practice, being first mentioned in some of St. Paul’s epistles (1 Cor 16:1–4; 2 Cor 8:1–9:15; Rom 15:14–32). That practice has continued to the current day, with churches in more prosperous areas called on to provide aid to churches in many …

Music Ministries

“Sing to the LORD, bless his name; proclaim his salvation day after day!”  The Catholic Church has always affirmed the importance of Sacred Music and we welcome all to our vibrant ministry. If you are interested serving with your musical gifts or volunteering to assist with music technology, the music library, or other support behind …

Neocatechumenal Way

The Neocatechumenal Way is a post-baptismal Christian initiation modeled after the Holy Family of Nazareth, living in Humility, Simplicity, and Praise where the “other” is Christ. This charism is built on the three pillars of Word, Liturgy, and Community. Contact: Kevin Maki (734) 834-6858     Some Documents about the Way: Letter Of John Paul …

Newlyweds/Engaged Group

The Newlyweds/Engaged Group meets monthly for discussion and fellowship with an emphasis on getting our marriages off to a great start.  To be added to the email list, please email Gina and Rob Shereda at aanewlyweds@gmail.com.

Powerline Prayer Team

No matter what comes, stay on the grid! The Powerline Prayer Team intercedes for needs and concerns submitted here. If you would like to speak with someone in person about your situation, call Pastoral Ministry, 734.761.8606 ext. 1008.   Join in our rotating weekly intentions: Lord Jesus, on Holy Thursday night, you went to the …

Respect Life

The Respect Life Committee Mission Statement:  To promote in our parish and community respect for every human life from conception to natural death. Goals: Pray for protection of all human lives Educate ourselves and others about Catholic teaching on pro-life issues Provide material, spiritual and emotional support for mothers and babies Support pro-life activities in …

Serving at Mass

“The heavens open and multitudes of angels come to assist in the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass.” -Saint Gregory   “Through the liturgy the inner man is rooted and grounded in “the great love with which the Father loved us” in his beloved son.” –Catechism of the Catholic Church, paragraph no. 1073 Did you know …

Social Justice Through the Lens of Faith

Saturday, 5/19: Healing Family Breakdown-Casualties of the Sexual Revolution Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, world renowned author, speaker and academic will lead a retreat at St Thomas on Saturday May 19th. The retreat begins with Mass at 9 am followed by a workshop in the parish hall. Are you a victim of the Sexual Revolution, or do you …

St. Thomas MOMs

MISSION: The St. Thomas MOMs group exists to develop relationships within our Church family that will help provide support and encouragement to all mothers as we strive to imitate Mary, Our Model (MOM) by giving our daily ‘Yes!’ to God in our vocation. We meet for various events throughout the year and hope you will join …

St. Vincent de Paul

The St. Thomas the Apostle Conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society has been attending to individuals and families in our area since 1935.  We are always in need of volunteers for our outreach.  Our vocation is to follow Christ by service to those in need.  We aspire to burn with the love of …

Unbound Prayer Ministry

Despite our best efforts, many of us struggle with the same sins time and again, leaving us feeling hopeless in our search for freedom. Pastor and author Neal Lozano knows this firsthand–and he’s laid out a strategy, based on his years of experience, for you to overcome Satan’s influence in your life. And, it is …

Visitation Ministry

Much like our Mother Mary traveled to assist her cousin Elizabeth with the birth of her son, this ministry helps families in our parish who have just had a new baby. We facilitate women helping women in welcoming the heavenly gift of a new baby. If you are expecting or have recently had a baby …

Women’s Discernment House

Saint Catherine House (SCH) is a house of discernment for young Catholic women (college and graduate students and young professionals) who are seeking a deeper relationship with the Lord as they determine their vocation in life.  Life in the house is centered around the Eucharist, which is kept reserved in a chapel in the basement.  …