• Employment Opportunity: Saint Thomas is looking to hire a Youth Minister. Check out the Youth Ministry Position Summary for more information about this opportunity.

Around the Parish

  • Heroic Virtues: The Church describes a Saint as “a man or woman of Heroic Virtue.” Virtues are principles of a Christian life. Parents, check out Father Jim’s list of virtues to teach your children at home. Each virtue is accompanied by a simple Bible verse to teach them as well.
    • Sunday Nursery: Our nursery is available during the 9am and 11am Sunday Masses. Anyone attending Mass may drop off their children in our nursery, located in the lower level of the church. Our nursery aides have all completed VIRTUS training and have had background checks.
      • Donuts, Coffee, and Fellowship is back after the 7:30am, 9am, and 11am masses. We are looking for many helpers to set up, clean up, and greet people with a friendly smile! Use this electronic form to volunteer for Coffee and Donut Hospitality.
  • Youth Group: We kicked off our Youth Group with more than 60 middle school and high school students. Check out the Fall Youth Group Schedule for more faith-filled fun.
      • Interested in the Faith Ambassador Trip? Join us Sunday, Sept. 25 after 9am Mass for an information session about our Faith Ambassador trip to Nicaragua, scheduled for Spring Break 2017. Please fill out the Faith Ambassador Interest Form to stay informed of this opportunity.
  • The Archdiocese of Chicago is hosting a one-day HOLY FIRE Conference for middle school students on Saturday, Oct. 15. Similar to the National Catholic Youth Conference, this event is designed around a community of prayer, witness and joy. Grand Rapid Diocese will provide transportation for this amazing opportunity.

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