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St. Thomas Ministries and Stewardship in the Catholic Church

A simple definition of Stewardship is to live out a commitment to be Christ-centered rather than self-centered. It is not about fund-raising, money or donations it is about prayerfully discerning which and how much of your God-given resources of time, talent, and treasure you can commit to our parish and community. These ministries give all of us a unique opportunity to deepen our faith in the Lord, through prayer and service. The various ministries of St. Thomas parish provide you with a wide variety of ways of connecting with our Parish community. Through these ministries you can learn and grow as an individual, meet others who share your values, and reach out to serve the larger parish and community. Our ministries survive on volunteers and we hope there is something for everyone! If not, join us in creating future ministries.

Opening our hearts to stewardship also opens our hearts to the Lord’s outpouring of His grace and mercy and strengthens us to go forth as His witnesses to the whole world. So read through our ministries and find one that speaks to you – and be a VOLUNTEER!

Sacramental Preparation

Marriage Preparation

Meets by arrangements. To provide engaged couples planning marriage in the Catholic Church meaningful preparation for married life: To help the couple assess their own readiness for marriage. To offer information and opportunities for discussion to help them make an informed decision. To provide a stimulus for deeper communication and sharing as a couple. Serves couples within the parish and those associated with USM. The Marriage Preparation process is a sequence of planned events including meeting with the priest, completion

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Baptismal Preparation

Baptismal Preparation  ~ Meets every other month, on the 4th Monday of the month, at 6:30 PM. A basic tutorial for parents, expectant parents, and godparents in the Sacrament of Baptism. Class typically involves viewing a 20 minute video, a short oral presentation, and a question and answer session. Please call Candee Goff 601-467-0914 to register. All parents must attend this class to have your baby baptized at St. Thomas.  Call Fr. Mark or Fr. Godfrey to

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