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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:

HEARTS ON FIRE - St. Francis Church on 27th Street in Bend Oct. 23, 2017

HEARTS ON FIRE CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP, LED BY DEACON STEVE MCGLONE, WILL BE OFFERING HEALING PRAYER EVERY 2ND MONDAY OF THE MONTH.  THE NEXT HEALING PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED ON MONDAY, November 13.  PLEASE JOIN US AS WE OFFER A SACRIFICE OF PRAISE TO GOD ON MONDAY EVENINGS, 7 - 8:30 PM, IN THE RCIA ROOM, ST. FRANCIS CHURCH, 27TH STREET, BEND. A CAR POOL FROM REDMOND MEETS IN THE PARKING LOT BY ST. JOSEPH'S CHAPEL, LEAVES AT 6:15, AND RETURNS BY 9:15. QUESTIONS? PH 541-526-1131.


Spanish Language First Holy Communion Prep Oct. 24, 2017

4:30 to 6:00 p.m. Side Vestibule


Session 8 - DIVINE MERCY: In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told Oct. 25, 2017

9:30 to 11:30 am


Session 8 - DIVINE MERCY: In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told Oct. 26, 2017

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


SNL Ticket Sales for Michael Cumbie: Proud To Be Catholic Oct. 28, 2017

After All Masses - Click Here For Printable Flyer


SNL Ticket Sales Michael Cumbie: Proud to be Catholic Oct. 29, 2017

After Masses - Click Here for Printable Flyer


Halloween Carnival Oct. 31, 2017

6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the gym - Food served by Kof C and Games with candy prizes by RE

Please donate wrapped candy and small toys.  Also, prizes appropriate for BINGO for young and old!


Spanish Language First Holy Communion Prep Oct. 31, 2017

4:30 to 6:00 p.m. in the Side Vestibule


ALL SAINTS DAY VIGIL - HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION Oct. 31, 2017

Vigil Mass at 6:00 p.m.


Adoration Hour for Priestly Vocations Nov. 1, 2017

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.  


Bible Study Break Day Nov. 1, 2017

ALL SAINTS DAY - HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION - Office is Closed Nov. 1, 2017

Church office is closed
10:00 am regular Academy Mass - school is in session
12:10 pm Mass
6:00 pm Mass


Bible Study Break Day Nov. 2, 2017

ALL SOULS DAY - Not a Day of Obligation Nov. 2, 2017

Regular 8:00 am Mass
Candlighting Ceremony Mass:  6:00 pm


Parents of Infants and Children - Baptism Classes - Spanish Language Nov. 4, 2017

9:00 a.m. Side Vestibule -


Saturday Night Live - October Fest Nov. 4, 2017

Tickets on Sale in the church office $12 per ticket includes homemade
German Dinner.  Tickets will also be sold after Masses on October 14/15,
October 21/22, and October 28/29.  Tickets must be purchased by
October 30 including "will call" tickets.

Nationally renowned lay evangelist and speaker, Michael Cumbie,
"Proud to be Catholic"

Click here for printable flyer



Session 9 - DIVINE MERCY: In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told Nov. 8, 2017

9:30 to 11:30 am


Session 9 - DIVINE MERCY: In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told Nov. 9, 2017

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis, Bend Nov. 12, 2017

1:00 p.m.


HEARTS ON FIRE CHARISTMATIC PRAYER GROUP HEALING PRAYER Nov. 13, 2017

HEARTS ON FIRE CHARISMATIC PRAYER GROUP, LED BY DEACON STEVE MCGLONE, WILL BE OFFERING HEALING PRAYER EVERY 2ND MONDAY OF THE MONTH BEGINNING JANUARY 9. THE NEXT HEALING PRAYER WILL BE OFFERED ON MONDAY, November 13. PLEASE JOIN US AS WE OFFER A SACRIFICE OF PRAISE TO GOD ON MONDAY EVENINGS, 7 - 8:30 PM, IN THE RCIA ROOM, ST. FRANCIS CHURCH, 27TH STREET, BEND. A CAR POOL FROM REDMOND MEETS IN THE PARKING LOT BY ST. JOSEPH'S CHAPEL, LEAVES AT 6:15, AND RETURNS BY 9:15. QUESTIONS? PH 541-526-1131.


Session 10 - DIVINE MERCY: In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told Nov. 15, 2017

9:30 to 11:30 am


Session 10 - DIVINE MERCY: In the Second Greatest Story Ever Told Nov. 16, 2017

6:30 to 8:30 p.m.


Altar Society Annual Holiday Bazaar Nov. 18, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - See bulletin ads for more detail


RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE Nov. 22, 2017

ATTENTION BLOOD DONORS - SIGN UP NOW to donate blood on Wednesday, November 22. The Red Cross will be at the St. Thomas Parish Center from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. You can contact Donna Jensen at the Church office for available donation times, or go to www.redcrossblood.org. Access "Search by zip code," plug in 97756, find the St. Thomas blood drive, and click on "make an appt." You may also call 1-800-733-2767. See you there! Don't forget to visit www.redcrossblood.org/RapidPass to shorten your wait time on the day of the blood drive. THERE WILL BE PUMPKIN PIE AND WHIPPED CREAM!!!!

 

 


Thanksgiving Day - Office is Closed Nov. 23, 2017

Mass is at 9:00 a.m.


Friday after Thanksgiving - Office is Closed Nov. 24, 2017

Mass is at 8:00 a.m.


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 By Reservation Only Nov. 25, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Appointment Online


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis in Bend Nov. 26, 2017

1:00 p.m.


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Nov. 26, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click to Make Your Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Nov. 27, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Nov. 28, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Nov. 29, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Appointment Online


Vigil Mass for the Immaculate Conception Dec. 7, 2017

6:00 p.m.


Immaculate Conception - Holyday of Obligation Dec. 8, 2017

Masses at 8:00 a.m. and 12:10 p.m.


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis in Bend Dec. 10, 2017

1:00 p.m.


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 13, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make A Reservation Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 14, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 15, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 16, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 17, 2017

Fireside Room/Side Vestibule - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 20, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 21, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 22, 2017

Side Vestibule/Fireside Room - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


Parish Photo Shoot - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 23, 2017

Fireside Room/Side Vestibule - Click Here to Make Your Photography Appointment Online


CHRISTMAS EVE Dec. 24, 2017

5:30 pm - children's liturgy; 7:30 pm Spanish Language; 12:00 am Midnight Mass preceded by choir presentation at 11:30 pm


CHRISTMAS - OFFICE IS CLOSED Dec. 25, 2017

Mass at 10:00 am only


Day After Christmas - Office is Closed Dec. 26, 2017

Latin Mass at Old St. Francis in Bend Jan. 14, 2018

1:00 p.m.


Latin Mass at Old St. Francis Bend Jan. 28, 2018

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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