Welcome to Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish!

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Click this link for more information on Bishop Walkowiak’s Catholic Scholarship: www.CatholicSchools4U.org

Parish Announcements: 

Simple Soup Supper and Stations will be hosted by Saint Thomas ministry and peer groups on each Friday during Lent.  Soup will be at 6 p.m. and Stations will start at 7 p.m.

Consider Giving Blood on Sunday March 15th in the Ministry Center Community Room: Blood Drive Flyer.

This Friday, March 6th Saint Thomas is holding vigil at 320 Fulton Street as well as Eucharistic Adoration as part of 40 Days for Life.  Get more information here: 40 Days For Life Flyer

Families and people of all ages, come add some Praise and Worship to your Lent each Saturday at 6:30 p.m. in the Ministry Center Community Room with Michael and Meg Alfaro.

Emma Fiorenzos’ 18th Birthday is on perfect PI day 3.14.15.   Her family invites anyone whose life has been touched by Emma to celebrate with them from 6:15 to 10 p.m. on Saturday by having lots of PI: Pizza PI, Shepard’s PI, Pot PI, fruit PI!!! Please RSVP by 3/10/15 to 530-0949. Gifts are not necessary.

Women’s Prayer Group: Our women’s prayer group meets on Sundays at 6:30 p.m. in the Ministry Center Chapel.  All women are welcome!



Around the Diocese:

Saturday, March 14th:

Wednesday, March 18th & Thursday, March 19th: The Franciscan Life Process Center offers TWO opportunities to join us for Lenten Lunch this week.  Join us Wednesday, March 18 at noon at our Lowell Campus, 11650 Downes St. NE, Lowell or Thursday, March 19 at noon at our Grand Rapids Campus, 654 Davis St. NW, Grand Rapids.  Lunch each day will include Potato Soup and Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup donated by Tommy Fitzgerald Catering, Irish Soda Bread, and applesauce made on our farm.  At 12:45, there will be a brief prayer experience for those wishing to participate. No registration required. Donations appreciated! Questions?  Call 616-897-7842.

Saturday, March 28th: Come and get some great buys at the St. Jude Rummage Sale Saturday, March 28th, 2015 from 8:30 am to 6 pm at 1120 4 Mile Road NE Grand Rapids.


On Going: Our Lady of Consolation invites your parishioners to join us in Perpetual Adoration.  Those who wish to commit to a weekly appointment in Adoration can do so online on our parish website. http://olcparishrockford.com/perpetual-adoration-prayer-time-request/.  Here is a flyer with additional information: OLC Adoration Outreach.