St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

St. Jude Feast

We invite the community to pray the novena to St. Jude from October 20 to the 28 at 6:00 pm in the church. On Saturday, October 28, we will have two Masses in his honor at 8:00 am and 7:00 pm.      On Saturday, October 28, we will have a recycling of electronic waste and furniture or bulky items, at Saint Thomas School from 8:00 am-1:00pm.

 

Mass of Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Tuesday October 24 we will have a Mass of consecration to the Sacred Heart celebrated by Father Eduardo Marot who brings with him a relic of Saint Margaret Alacoque. Father Marot is accompanied by Alicia Beauvisage who will share her testimony about her encounter with the relic of St. Margaret Alacoque. We invite the community to attend this holy Mass.

Remembering our faithful departed

The envelopes to write the names of our faithful departed are available in the sacristy and in the parish office. We will continue to pray for their souls during all masses in the month of November.

Spanish Classes

  1. Thomas Parish offers Spanish classes for people who want to learn to read and write or who want to improve their skills in the Spanish language. The classes are still on Mondays and Wednesdays at the Saint Thomas School from 5:30 – 7:00 pm in Room 3.

Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola

 We invite the community to participate in the spiritual exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola, brought to you by Father Ed Broom, beginning on Thursday, October 19 at 7:00 pm in St. Thomas Church.

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Parish Festival Donations

We need donations of the following items: Maseca, sugar, cooking oil, rice, bottled water, disposable plates and forks. Please bring your donations to the parish office.

Ash Wednesday

Schedule of Services:

Masses with distribution of ashes:  6:30am, 8:10am, 12:00pm and 8:00pm

There will be no mass at 5:30pm and 7:00pm.

Distribution of Ashes only: 3:00pm, 3:30pm, 4:00pm, 4:30pm, 5:00pm, 5:30pm, 6:00pm, 6:30pm, 7:00pm and 7:30pm.

02/26/2017 Cholesterol Screening

1)    The parish nurse program, will be offering cholesterol screening on Sunday, February 26. The donation is $ 10.00. Please call the parish office to make your appointment.

 

02/18/2017 Bulky items and electronic trash

1)    Dispose of electronic and bulky items responsibly. On Saturday, February 18th from 8:30 am-1:00pm, the City of Los Angeles will be collecting electronic items and bulky items that you no longer use. All electronic items will be recycled and proceeds will be donated to Saint Thomas School.

Pro-life Ministry

1)    The Pro-Life Ministry reminds you that on Sundays February 12 and 19 they will be receiving the gifts for babies. At the door of the Church there will be a crib where you can deposit your gifts. All that is collected goes to the Pro-Life Center “LAPS”, an organization dedicated to help pregnant mothers. May God continue blessing you!

Parenting Classes

1)    Parenting Classes: St. Thomas School and Brother Alejandro Ramirez will be offering free parenting classes at St. Thomas School.  First class will be on Wednesday February 8th, 2017 from 8:30am -11:30am. Classes will be in Spanish. Please call the parish office for additional information.

Sábado 21 de enero del 2017 – Exámen de colesterol

La enfermera parroquial y el gabinete de salud de la parroquia Santo Tomás estarán ofreciendo examen de colesterol, el sábado 21 de enero en la oficina parroquial, la donación es de $10.00. Por favor llame a la oficina parroquial para hacer su cita.

Parish Nurse New Schedule – Mondays

New schedule for parish nurse consultation, starting Monday January 9th in the parish office from 8:30am to 2:30pm.

11/12/2016- Flu Vaccines

Parish nurse program will be offering free flu shots for people without insurance or for those whose insurance does not cover the cost of the flu vaccine. On Saturday November 12th at the parish office from 8:00am to 2:00pm.

November 12th and 13th, 2016 – Transformation Retreat

El Sembrador youth group invites the community to a transformation retreat on November 12th and 13th in the San Bernardino Mountains. The donation is $65.00per person. For more information please call the parish office.

11/05/2016 – Ministry Agua Viva Retreat

Ministry Agua Viva of the parish of St. Thomas will be having a retreat on Saturday, November 5th at the Cunnane Hall at Saint Thomas School from 8:00am to 5:00pm. The donation per person is $20.00

September 5th Labor Day

On Monday September 5th, 2016 in observance of Labor Day we would have only one bilingual mass at 10:00am and the parish office will be closed.

September 2, 3 & 4 – Youth Group Retreat

Saint Thomas youth group invites the community to their annual retreat on September 2, 3 and 4 in San Bernardino National Forest. Space is limited, please call the parish office for additional information. Donation is $60.00

08/21/2016 Legal Fair at Saint Thomas the Apostle

Saint Thomas the Apostle and The Archdiocese of Los Angeles are co-hosting a Legal Fair on August 21st, 2016 at St. Thomas the Apostle School from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  If you have a legal question and would like a free consultation, please come to this free legal fair. There will be attorneys specializing in: Immigration, Family Law, Personal Injury, Landlord Tenant Law, Worker’s Compensation, Criminal Law, Contracts, Catholic marriage and annulment issues.

Attorneys from many more fields will be on hand ready to answer any questions you may have.

08/13/2016 Our Lady of the Assumption Celebration

Fraternidad Ministry invites the community to the celebration in honor of Our Lady of the Assumption on Saturday August 13th, 2016, starting with Mañanitas at 6:00am, Mass at 8:00am, Folkloric Music and Dances at 5:00pm and Solemn Mass at 7:00pm.

08/06/2016 Got E-Waste or Bulky Items

Bring your electronic trash and bulky items to St. Thomas School, Saturday August 6th from 8:00am to 1:00pm.  Accepting: Desktop & Laptop Computers, LCD Monitors & TV’s, MP# Players, GPS Systems, Camcorders, smartphones, PDAs, Cell Phones, CRT, Television & Monitors.  Accepting the following bulky items: Mattresses, Couches, Doors, Carpets, Toilets and Furniture.

08/06/2016 Divine Savior of the World Celebration

We invite the community to the celebration in honor of The Divine Savior of the World, on Saturday August 6th, starting with 8:00am Mass and Exposure of the Image, procession at 4:00pm and Solemn Mass at 7:00pm. Sunday August 7th, Eucharistic Celebration at 1:45pm and Transfiguration Ceremony at 3:00pm.

Office of Religious Education

The Religious Education Office will be closed from Friday July 15th to Sunday August 14th, 2016.  The Religious Education Office will be open on Monday August 15th.

 

Parish Nurse

The Parish Nurse services won’t be available for the next two weeks. The Parish Nurse program will resume its normal business hours on Thursday August 4th, 2016 at 8:00am at the parish office.

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish Festival

Festival Flyer Live music, Mexican and Central American regional food, carnival games, entertainment for the whole family!

06-05-2016 – Saint Thomas youth group talent show

The Saint Thomas youth group will be having a talent show on Sunday June 5th, at St. Thomas school, Cunnane Hall at 3:30pm. Tickets are $15.00 and includes dinner.

Saint Thomas School

Saint Thomas school has open enrollment for summer school and summer camp, if you are interested please call the school for additional information. Space is limited.