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The History of St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church in Redmond, Oregon

St. Thomas Parish is a very active Parish. The Altar Society is composed of hard-working and dedicated women of the parish, as are the men involved with the Knights of Columbus. St. Thomas celebrates its Feast Day on July 3rd, the Feast Day for St. Thomas, with a parish dinner/potluck. The Altar Society and Knights of Columbus are co-sponsors of this annual event. Other groups/organizations in the Parish are:

* Daily Mass
* Four weekend masses (one Saturday evening at 5:30p.m. - three on Sunday mornings)
* Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (Daily 8am to 8pm and 24 hours on Fridays)
* Right To Life Committee
* R.C.I.A.
* Divine Mercy Group (English and Spanish languages)
* Religious Education (Pre-K through 8th grade)
* Youth Ministry
* Baptismal Preparation Classes for Parents and Godparents (English and Spanish languages)
* Marriage Preparation Classes (English and Spanish languages)
* St. Vincent de Paul
* Adult Bible Study Classes (sessions in the Spring and Fall with over 120 participants this
past year)
* Contemporary English Language Choir (Saturday evening Mass)
* Traditional English Language Choir (Sunday 10am Mass)
* Spanish Language Choir (Sunday 12 noon Mass)
* St. Thomas Academy (Pre-K through 5th Grade)
* Star-Lite Gala (Annual fund raiser for Building Fund)

There is a very large Hispanic population in attendance at the 12 noon Mass on Sundays. They sponsor fund raisers for the celebration of Our Lady of Guadalupe and also for the Building Fund.

St. Thomas has been in its new church since March, 2004, and the Parish Hall/St. Thomas Academy was completed in June, 2012.

This past year 62 youngsters were Confirmed at St. Thomas and 63 received their First Holy Communion.

Up Coming Events:

Northwest Catholic Women's Conference: Jun. 22, 2018

June 22-23, Diocese of Baker Retreat Center at Powell Butte ~ Please join women from all around the Northwest to celebrate faith and fellowship.  Speakers include Mary Lenaburg, Lorissa Horn, and Sr. Maximilian Marie O.P. and Mass with Bishop Cary.  Ticket cost is $60 and May be purchased by visiting

High (Sung) Latin Mass at Old St. Francis, Bend Jun. 24, 2018

1:00 p.m.

Hearts on Fire Prayer Group Mission - St. Francis of Bend Jun. 25, 2018

Hearts On Fire prayer group meets Monday at 6:30 pm in the RCIA room. Join us for praise and worship and our video series:  "The Wild Goose Is Loose."

Red Cross Blood Drive Jun. 29, 2018

9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Annual St. Thomas Festival Jul. 1, 2018

Potluck served from 1:00 - 2:00 pm; games 2:00 - 3:00 pm; music 1:00 - 300.  Participating families are to bring a dish as follows - last names A-F:  desserts; G-M:  salads; N-Z:  side dish or vegetables

Low Latin Mass at St. Edwards in Sisters Jul. 1, 2018

1:00 p.m.

St. Thomas Feast Day Jul. 3, 2018

Office is closed

Adoration Hour for Priestly Vocations Jul. 4, 2018

First Wednesday of the month from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Adoration Chapel or St. Joseph's Chapel as space permits.  

Fourth of July Jul. 4, 2018

Mass at 9:00 a.m., and the office is closed.

First Friday Mass Jul. 6, 2018

8:00 a.m.

First Saturday Mass Jul. 7, 2018

8:00 a.m.

Parents of Infants and Children - Baptism Classes - Spanish Language Jul. 7, 2018

9:00 a.m. Side Vestibule -

High (Sung) Latin Mass at Old St. Francis, Bend Jul. 8, 2018

1:00 pm

Low Latin Mass at St. Edwards in Sisters Jul. 18, 2018

1:00 p.m.  

Rummage Sale Drop-off Jul. 18, 2018

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm in the Gym

Rummage Sale Drop-off Jul. 19, 2018

9:00 am until 1:00

Altar Society Rummage Sale Jul. 20, 2018

Save the date

Altar Society Rummage Sale Jul. 21, 2018

Save the Date

High (Sung) Latin Mass at Old St. Francis, Bend Jul. 22, 2018

1:00 pm

Low Latin Mass at St. Edwards in Sisters Aug. 5, 2018

1:00 p.m.

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Vigil Mass Aug. 14, 2018

6:00 p.m.

The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary - Holy Day of Obligation Aug. 15, 2018

Mass at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.  THE OFFICE IS CLOSED

Weekend Mass Schedule:

Saturday: 5:30pm
Sunday:   8:00am & 10:00am, Spanish Mass 12:00 p.m.

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