Recent Notices from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church
Congratulations to Fr. Godfrey who has his GREEN Card!
We will have a celebration (Covered Dish) for him on Oct 1st after the 10:15 Mass.
He is also celebrating 15 years as a priest!
Nancy Ewing is in charge of the CSA Kitchen Ministry. Please consider participating in this ministry by calling Ms. Ewing at 601-549-9834 or going to this link: http://www.takethemameal.com/EAOH5420
USM Home Games
Sept 30 @ 6:00 Mass @ 4:00 PM
Oct 14 @ 6:00 Mass @ 4:00 PM
Oct 28 @ 6:00 Mass @ 4:00 PM
Nov 18 @ 2:00 Mass @ 5:30 PM
4th Annual “Win A Nissan” Fundraiser Benefiting the CSA ~ Tickets on sale now!!
The money raised will help fund community service projects, retreats, and mission trips for our Southern Miss CSA. This year the car is a 2017 silver/gray Nissan Versa SV. The tickets are $100 each and includes dinner for two at this event which will be held on Nov. 3, 2017 in the Parish Center. There are also 4 Runner-up Cash Prizes as well as
High School CYO ~ Upcoming Events:
Sun. Sep. 17th – Meeting in the Parish Center from 7:00-8:00 PM.Talk & Pizza
Sun. Sep. 24th – KayakingTrip – 10:15 Mass followed by kayaking at Little Black Creek. Need signed permission form!
Wed. Sep. 27th – Cook for CSA with St. Fabian & Immaculate Conception Youth Groups.
Sat. Sep. 30th – Youth Ministry Kick-off at St. Francis Xavier in Wiggins, MS! Starts at 10:00 AM & ends
$10.00 Tickets go on sale August 21st. $50.00 drawing every Sunday starting October 8th thru Sunday, December 10th when we will have Grand Prize Winnings. 1st Place – $500. 2nd Place – $200. 3rd Place – $100. Anyone that wins a weekly drawing has their ticket put back in for additional chances. Thank you in advance for yoursupport of your local Knights of Columbus Council #15382.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) ~ St. Thomas RCIA will begin on Sept. 11th. RCIA is a process of learning and living the Good News of Jesus as revealed by the Bible and Catholic Tradition. It is a place where deeper Christian faith development happens through a series of teachings, discussion, faith sharing and fellowship. RCIA is for anyone who:
- Is not Catholic but wants to learn more about the Catholic faith.
- Is not Catholic but
BACK TO CCD
St. Thomas Religious Education classes for Pre-K through 11th grade begins Sunday, August 13th. Classes meet on Sunday from 9:00 – 10:00 AM. If you’ve missed registration or class, come join us next week. All teachers have registration forms in the classrooms or you may register online at https://form.jotform.us/71926174601152
CCD PARENTS / ADULT FAITH FORMATION
During the CCD hour (9-10 AM), you are invited to “Coffee and Catholicism”, which is a different hour-long video presentation from FORMED,