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8th Annual Diocesan Polish Mass

On Sunday, August 25th, we will host the 8th Annual Diocesan Polish Mass. The homily will be in English and Polish. This special event has drawn people of all nationalities from throughout the diocese.  After the Mass everyone will have the opportunity to venerate the 1st class relics of Pope St. John Paul II, St. Faustina, and her Spiritual Director, Blessed Father Sopocko. A reception with light refreshments will follow the Mass. Your donation of snacks and desserts is appreciated. Please refer to the bulletin for details or contact Deacon James or Mary Witulski  with any questions.

Columbiettes Open House

All Catholic women ages 18 and over are invited to attend an open house which our Columbiettes auxiliary is hosting. Please come and learn about who we are and what we do, and how you can be a part of us. We engage in charitable and social activities, all the while building lasting friendships among ourselves. The open house will be held on August 26 at 7:30pm in parish center conference room C. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Can You Volunteer for BINGO!!!

We have a great need for volunteers to assist once a month or more at our Monday Night Bingo inside Aquinas Hall.  Could this be you and your family? If you can help out, contact Greg Kent gregskent@att.net or Thomas Beckett thomaskofc@earthlink.net

Aquinas Learning

Are you homeschooling or considering homeschooling? Are you interested in a Catholic, classical, family-friendly program with the added benefit of support and community? It’s not too late to join the Aquinas Learning Program, which is opening its first Charlotte Center here at St. Thomas Aquinas! We will be meeting once a week starting in mid-September to learn materials that are further studied at home the rest of the week.  For more information about the Aquinas Learning Program, please go to: https://www.aquinaslearning.com/home or contact elizabeth.hadi@gmail.com

Hospice House Meals

During the month of October, St. Thomas Aquinas parish provides meals for the families of residents at the Levine-Dickson Hospice House, located in Huntersville, NC. Volunteers will prepare and deliver meals for approximately 20 family members of residents at the facility on their chosen day in October. If you would like to sign up for this Corporal Work of Mercy, please go to signupgenius.com, find the "search" tab, and enter the e-mail 
karicmoses@gmail.com to find the sign-up, or e-mail
karicmoses@gmail.com with questions. 

Blood Drive

Our Fall Blood is schedule for Saturday, September 14 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sign up for an appointment the weekends of August 24/25 and 31/September 1 or contact Don at ds647822@gmail.com

World Feast 2019!

Plan to attend World Feast October 18 & 19! Fridays festivities include our annual Lip Sync contest! Sample different cuisines from over a dozen different countries! Drink beer from Old Mecklenburg Brewery and enjoy funnel cakes and cotton candy!  Kids can entertain themselves with fun games and attractions while enjoy cultural entertainment and live bands! Be sure to visit the vendor fair in the Parish Center and bid in our silent auction to win excellent prizes. We are also having a 50/50 cash raffle, so the more you buy, the more you can win! Volunteers are needed to make this event a success, so click here to see how you can help.  Tickets sales begin September 8.  Get yours at a discount during the month of September: 25 for $20!

RCIA

Interested in becoming Catholic? Need to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation? The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) program begins September 5 for all those wishing to be received into full communion with the Catholic Church. Classes are taught by our parish priests and are held every Thursday night from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in Aquinas Hall. Only those who are in need of the Sacraments need to register. Click here to register. Those who can be a godparent or sponsor should e-mail rciastaclt@gmail.com.

Religious Education

Registration for Religious Education has officially begun!  Online form is here! 

Installation Mass

Fr. Matthew Codd will be officially installed as Pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Church on Sunday, September 15 at the 11:30 a.m. Mass with Bishop Peter J. Jugis.  A light reception will follow in the hall with donations of desserts and other baked goods.  Please sign up in the Narthex with your chosen sweet.

Altar Server Training for the Extraordinary Form

If you are a young man who has received his First Holy Communion, join us every other Thursday for Altar Server training for the Latin Mass from 5:45 - 7:00 p.m.  Pizza will be served following the training with one of our priests!  For more information, e-mail Matt at stalatinmass@gmail.com

Clothing Drive

The clothing drive in honor of the Infant of Prague will be held the weekend of October 5 and 6. We can only accept CLEAN, GENTLY WORN clothing, coats, sheets and comforters. Thank you for
making appropriate donations. Your thoughtfulness is greatly appreciated.

 

 

 

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 Sisters' Foundress is on

the Path to Sainthood?

Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo de Fuentes has been declared Venerable by the Church! She is now on the road to canonization as a saint! If you or a loved one needs a miracle, please consider praying for her intercession with God! More info here and here!

 

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