Around the Parish:

  • Registration for Religious Education has begone fore grades PK4-8th grade.  Please contact Patti Reynolds for more information: pattyreynolds@stthomasgr.org.

 

  • The Saint Thomas Men’s Softball team is looking for men over 35 years old who are interested in playing Men’s Softball on Sunday nights during the summer to be part of a diocesan softball league.  The season starts June 5th and ends with a tournament on August 7th.  There are no games on Father’s Day or the 4th of July weekend. Contact Dennis Lake at dennisllake@gmail.com or 616-745-7886 for more information.

 

  • Download Our New Parish App! Our new Saint Thomas app is now available to download for iPhone and Android smart phones. Stay connected with our parish throughout the week with instant notifications, an easy-to-access event calendar, and the ability to quickly reply to or share messages via Facebook or Twitter. Also enjoy a bunch of additional features like prayers, daily readings, helpful reminders to silence your phone before Mass or Confession, and much more.Help foster a stronger parish life at Saint Thomas and better engage the New Evangelization. Download our app today at myparishapp.com or search your phone’s app store for  MyParish  or text “App” to 88202 for a link.

 

  • Tuesday mornings from 9:30-11:00 AM beginning April 26th: Touching the Mysteries: Scripture and the Rosary, a 5-week study in the Rectory Fireside Room.
    • Focus on the biblical stories that provide background for the mysteries of the rosary.  The stories of Jesus are the best way to focus our prayer, and the rosary has provided a traditional format for doing this over the centuries.  After an overview session, there are four remaining sessions, each devoted to a set of mysteries – Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful, and Glorious.
    • The study set which includes a guide and a commentary is $15.00.  Please contact Patti in the Faith Formation Office with questions or to  register.
  • Thursday, May 12th: A free conference to learn about the dangers of pornography and ways to protect your children and families. THIS IS FOR ANYONE 11 YEARS OLD TO 99 YEARS OLD (OPEN TO ALL FAITHS AND BELIEFS) will be Thursday, May 12 from 7-9pm at Holy Redeemer Parish 2700 Baldwin Street, Jenison, MI 49428.
  • Thursday, May 19thSTA Girl’s Night Out – Golf Lessons. Join our monthly Saint Thomas girl’s night out at Boulder Creek. Thursday, May 19th – 7pm. The $10 group lesson includes a bucket of balls, use of the driving range, and guidance from golf pro, Amy! Beginners welcome, no clubs necessary. Minimum of 5 needed – RSVP to  cecilynear@yahoo.comDrinks in the lounge immediately following!

For an extensive list of Diocesan opportunities please visit the Diocese of Grand Rapids website