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St. Thomas Altar Society




The St. Thomas Altar Society meets from September through May on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in the Altar Society Room in the Church Building.  The 2017 Fall Kick-off potluck meeting will take place on Monday, September 11, in the Welcome Area of the Parish Hall.    Officers serve for 2-year terms. Dues are $5.00 per year. Please go to the parish office and fill out a talent survey.

Click Here for Altar Society Calendar of Events 2017-2018





QUILTERS MEET IN THE ALTAR SOCIETY ROOM EVERY TUESDAY AFTER THE 8:00 AM MASS UNTIL NOON.  COME FOR HELP WITH YOUR PROJECTS AND TO HELP WITH THE CURRENT SOCIETY PROJECT. 
Projects sponsored by the Altar Society during the year are: Rummage Sale in July, a Thanksgiving/Christmas Bazaar and Raffle in November, Mother's Day Bouquets and May Crowning of the Blessed Mother, and Cookie Sales in December and February.

The Altar Society takes care of the linens and flowers in the Church. The ladies put on a funeral luncheon for the family of a deceased parishioner. The Altar Society recently opened a religious item store. Items are available for sale before and after all Masses.

All women registered at St. Thomas belong to the Altar Society. You are invited to attend the meetings and become involved with our work for the church. Please come forward and offer your time and talent to our parish family.
 
Altar Society Gift Shop
LOCATION: Vestibule of St. Thomas Roman Catholic Church
We offer rosaries, crucifixes, statues, Bibles, Children's books, prayer books and jewelry.  Our mission is to provide devotional materials to help you practice and celebrate your faith.
 
HOURS: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm Saturday
7:30 am - 1:30 pm Sunday
Se Habla Español


Father Unger will bless all items purchased.

OFFICERS ARE:  
President: Nancy Turlak
Vice President: Gabriella Borchard
Secretary: Mary Lehnertz
Treasurer: Juanita Borba

Up Coming Events:

Confirmation Preparation Class Feb. 20, 2018

6 to 7:30 p.m. in the parish Center


NO BIBLE STUDY - BREAK WEEK Feb. 21, 2018

Bible Study Break Week


Lenten Soup and Bread - Altar Society and Quilters Feb. 21, 2018

After the 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening Mass.

Our Lenten Soup & Bread experience is a Lenten meal to remind us of those who have little or nothing to eat.  We ask that each person attending make a donation.  Your donations will be given to our local St. Vincent de Paul to help them in their aid to the poor.  Please be generous.


CCD - Grades K - 5 Feb. 21, 2018

Meet in the Church 3:00 p.m.


Youth Group - Grades 6 - 12 Feb. 21, 2018

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


NO BIBLE STUDY - BREAK WEEK Feb. 22, 2018

10th Annual Northwest Catholic Men's Conference in Pendleton, Oregon Feb. 23, 2018

The conference begins Friday at 4:00 pm with registrations and ends Saturday at 5:00 pm with a final blessing.  The cost is $40 and includes 3 meals.

Click here for a printable flyer


Lenten Friday - Stations of the Cross - Day of Abstinence Feb. 23, 2018

Lenten Fridays are days of abstinence. Abstinence is a penitential practice consisting of refraining from the consumption of meat and is to be observed by all Catholics who are 14 years of age and older.

Mass at 8:00 a.m.

6:00 pm in the English language; 7:00 pm in the Spanish language


10th Annual Northwest Catholic Men's Conference in Pendleton, Oregon Feb. 24, 2018

The conference begins Friday at 4:00 pm with registrations and ends Saturday at 5:00 pm with a final blessing. The cost is $40 and includes 3 meals.

Click here for a printable flyer

 


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis in Bend Feb. 25, 2018

1:00 p.m. - Sung Mass
Contacts: John Driscoll: johndriscoll1068@gmail.com or Stephanie Swee: swee0574@gmail.com


Week 5: Ephesians - Discover Your Inheritance Feb. 28, 2018

9:30 to 11:30 am - Begin in the Parish Center Gym


Lenten Soup & Bread - CCD/Youth Feb. 28, 2018

After the 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening Mass.

Our Lenten Soup & Bread experience is a Lenten meal to remind us of those who have little or nothing to eat. We ask that each person attending make a donation. Your donations will be given to our local St. Vincent de Paul to help them in their aid to the poor. Please be generous.

 


CCD - Grades K - 5 Feb. 28, 2018

Begin in the Church at 3:00 p.m.


Youth Group - Grades 6 - 12 Feb. 28, 2018

6:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Week 5 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Mar. 1, 2018

6:30 to 8:30 pm. - Gather in the St. Thomas Parish Center


Lenten Friday - Stations of the Cross - Day of Abstinence Mar. 2, 2018

Lenten Fridays are days of abstinence. Abstinence is a penitential practice consisting of refraining from the consumption of meat and is to be observed by all Catholics who are 14 years of age and older.

Mass at 8:00 a.m.

6:00 pm in the English language; 7:00 pm in the Spanish language


First Saturday Mass Mar. 3, 2018

8:00 a.m.


Parents of Infants and Children - Baptism Classes - Spanish Language Mar. 3, 2018

9:00 a.m. Side Vestibule -


Week 6 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Mar. 7, 2018

9:30 to 11:30 am - Begin in the Parish Center Gym


Lenten Soup and Bread - Cecilia Chong Mar. 7, 2018

After the 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening Mass.

Our Lenten Soup & Bread experience is a Lenten meal to remind us of those who have little or nothing to eat. We ask that each person attending make a donation. Your donations will be given to our local St. Vincent de Paul to help them in their aid to the poor. Please be generous.

 


Adoration Hour for Priestly Vocations Mar. 7, 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.  


Week 6 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Mar. 8, 2018

6:30 to 8:30 pm. - Gather in the St. Thomas Parish Center


Lenten Friday - Stations of the Cross - Day of Abstinence Mar. 9, 2018

Lenten Fridays are days of abstinence. Abstinence is a penitential practice consisting of refraining from the consumption of meat and is to be observed by all Catholics who are 14 years of age and older.

Mass at 8:00 a.m.

6:00 pm in the English language; 7:00 pm in the Spanish language


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis in Bend Mar. 11, 2018

1:00 p.m. - Sung Mass
Contacts: John Driscoll: johndriscoll1068@gmail.com or Stephanie Swee: swee0574@gmail.com


HEARTS ON FIRE CHARISTMATIC PRAYER GROUP HEALING PRAYER Mar. 12, 2018

Our prayer group offers healing prayer every 2nd Monday & those prayed over are encouraged to attend the 12:15 Mass at the historic St Francis church to receive anointing with holy oil offered every 2nd Tuesday. THE NEXT HEALING PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED ON MONDAY, March 12.


HEARTS ON FIRE - St. Francis Church on 27th Street in Bend Mar. 12, 2018

COME HOLY SPIRIT! SET OUR HEARTS ABLAZE WITH A GREATER LOVE FOR YOU! JOIN THE "HEARTS ON FIRE" CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP ON MONDAYS, 7 - 8:30 P.M., AT THE NEW ST. FRANCIS CHURCH, BEND, IN THE RCIA ROOM (ACROSS FROM ST. CLARE CHAPEL). IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR NEED A RIDE, CALL DICK & MARION ANDERSON, 541-526-1131.

Our prayer group offers healing prayer every 2nd Monday & those prayed over are encouraged to attend the 12:15 Mass at the historic St Francis church to receive anointing with holy oil offered every 2nd Tuesday.  THE NEXT HEALING PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED ON MONDAY, March 12. 


Week 7 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Mar. 14, 2018

9:30 to 11:30 am - Begin in the Parish Center Gym


Lenten Soup and Bread - St. Thomas Academy Mar. 14, 2018

After the 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening Mass.

Our Lenten Soup & Bread experience is a Lenten meal to remind us of those who have little or nothing to eat. We ask that each person attending make a donation. Your donations will be given to our local St. Vincent de Paul to help them in their aid to the poor. Please be generous.

 


Week 7 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Mar. 15, 2018

6:30 to 8:30 pm. - Gather in the St. Thomas Parish Center


Stations of the Cross by St. Francis Catholic School Mar. 15, 2018

10:00 a.m.


Lenten Friday - Stations of the Cross - Day of Abstinence Mar. 16, 2018

Lenten Fridays are days of abstinence. Abstinence is a penitential practice consisting of refraining from the consumption of meat and is to be observed by all Catholics who are 14 years of age and older.

Mass at 8:00 a.m.

6:00 pm in the English language; 7:00 pm in the Spanish language


Lenten Reconciliation Service Mar. 19, 2018

6:00 p.m. until approximately 9:00 p.m.


Week 8 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Mar. 21, 2018

9:30 to 11:30 am - Begin in the Parish Center Gym


Lenten Soup and Bread - Knights of Columbus Mar. 21, 2018

After the 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening Mass.

Our Lenten Soup & Bread experience is a Lenten meal to remind us of those who have little or nothing to eat. We ask that each person attending make a donation. Your donations will be given to our local St. Vincent de Paul to help them in their aid to the poor. Please be generous.

 


Week 8 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Mar. 22, 2018

6:30 to 8:30 pm. - Gather in the St. Thomas Parish Center


Lenten Friday - Stations of the Cross - Day of Abstinence Mar. 23, 2018

Lenten Fridays are days of abstinence. Abstinence is a penitential practice consisting of refraining from the consumption of meat and is to be observed by all Catholics who are 14 years of age and older.

Mass at 8:00 a.m.

6:00 pm in the English language; 7:00 pm in the Spanish language


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis Bend Mar. 25, 2018

1:00 p.m. - Sung Mass
Contacts: John Driscoll: johndriscoll1068@gmail.com or Stephanie Swee: swee0574@gmail.com


Lenten Soup and Bread - Bible Study Mar. 28, 2018

After the 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening Mass.

Our Lenten Soup & Bread experience is a Lenten meal to remind us of those who have little or nothing to eat. We ask that each person attending make a donation. Your donations will be given to our local St. Vincent de Paul to help them in their aid to the poor. Please be generous.

 


HOLY THURSDAY Mar. 29, 2018

7:00 pm - The only Mass this day


Red Cross Blood Drive Mar. 29, 2018

10:00 am to 3:00 p.m.


GOOD FRIDAY - Day of Fast and Abstinence Mar. 30, 2018

Reading of the Passion, Reverence to the Cross, Holy Eucharist at 7:00 p.m.

Good Friday is a day of fast and abstinence. Abstinence is a penitential practice consisting of refraining from the consumption of meat and is to be observed by all Catholics who are 14 years of age and older. In addition to abstinence, fasting is to be observed by all Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 years (inclusive). One full meal is allowed. Two smaller meals, sufficient to maintain strength, may be taken according to one's needs, but together they should not equal another full meal. Eating between meals is not permitted, but liquids are allowed. Those who are unable to observe the foregoing regulations due to ill health or other serious reasons are urged to practice other forms of self-denial that are suitable to their condition.


HOLY SATURDAY - EASTER VIGIL Mar. 31, 2018

Mass is at 8:00 p.m. (after sundown)


EASTER SUNDAY Apr. 1, 2018

Masses are at 8:00, 10:00 and Noon


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis in Bend Apr. 8, 2018

1:00 p.m. - Sung Mass
Contacts: John Driscoll: johndriscoll1068@gmail.com or Stephanie Swee: swee0574@gmail.com


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis Bend Apr. 22, 2018

1:00 p.m. - Sung Mass
Contacts: John Driscoll: johndriscoll1068@gmail.com or Stephanie Swee: swee0574@gmail.com


Confirmation Jun. 2, 2018

5:30 Mass


Weekend Mass Schedule:

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