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Divine Mercy Cenacle

DIVINE MERCY PRAYER:

"Help me, O Lord, that my eyes may be merciful,
so that I may never suspect or judge from appearance,
but look for what is beautiful in my neighbor's soul
and come to their rescue."

St. Thomas currently does not have a regularly meeting Cenacle.

If you have any questions, please call Linda Jones at
541-923-5493 or email
jonesclan@q.com

The Divine Mercy of Jesus was revealed to a Polish nun, Sister Faustina Kalwaska beginning in 1933. During these private revelations, Sister Faustina was asked to do many things including having the Image of Divine Mercy painted and helping to establish what we now know as Mercy Sunday; the first Sunday after Easter. The Chaplet of Divine Mercy is prayed especially for the sick and dying and Jesus made many promises to those who would pray this Chaplet and celebrate His Mercy.
Mercy Sunday is dedicated to the devotion to the Divine Mercy promoted by St. Faustina, and is based upon an entry in St. Faustina's diary stating that anyone who participates in the Mass and receives the sacraments of confession and Eucharist (assuming they have made a valid, full, and sincere confession and have validly and worthily received Communion) on this day is assured by Jesus of full remission of sins.
According to the notebooks of Saint Faustina, Jesus made the following statements about this day: "On that day the very depths of My tender mercy are open. I pour out a whole ocean of graces upon those souls who approach the fount of My mercy. The soul that will go to Confession and receive Holy Communion shall obtain complete forgiveness of sins and punishment. On that day all the divine floodgates through which grace flow are opened. Let no soul fear to draw near to Me, even though its sins be as scarlet. My mercy is so great that no mind, be it of man or of angel, will be able to fathom it throughout all eternity." (Diary of Saint Faustina, 699)
In 2000, the Jubilee year, Pope John Paul II officially instituted The Feast of Divine Mercy for the Roman Catholic Church.

Up Coming Events:

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.


ALTAR SOCIETY COOKIE SALE Dec. 9, 2017

$5.00 per box - after the 5:30 p.m. Mass

If you're a baker and would like to donate cookies bring them to the side vestibule 1/2 hour before Mass.  Stop by if you would like to help.  PROCEEDS GO TO ST. THOMAS BUILDING FUND


ALTAR SOCIETY COOKIE SALE Dec. 10, 2017

$5.00 per box - after all the Masses.

If you're a baker and would like to donate cookies bring them to the side vestibule 1/2 hour before Mass. Stop by if you would like to help. PROCEEDS GO TO ST. THOMAS BUILDING FUND

 


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

1:00 p.m.


Altar Society December Luncheon Dec. 11, 2017

12:30 p.m. - Cindy's Chinese Garden, 1362S. Hwy. 97-Redmond - Remember to bring a new toy, a new book, or a gift card to add to Christmas boxes for those in need . . . please do not wrap your donations.


HEARTS ON FIRE CHARISTMATIC PRAYER GROUP HEALING PRAYER Dec. 11, 2017

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, December 11.


HEARTS ON FIRE - St. Francis Church on 27th Street in Bend Dec. 11, 2017

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, December 11. 


CCD for K-5 Dec. 13, 2017

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Gather in Main Church)


Youth Group - Grades 6 - 12 Dec. 13, 2017

6:00 to 7:30 PM (Gather in Welcome Center; Dismissed from Main Church)


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 13, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Giving Tree Items Due Dec. 14, 2017

Each year, St. Thomas parishioners step up to provide food items for our gift boxes that help 12 families in need.  Please choose a tag from our giving tree as you leave today.  Return the requested item under the tree before 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 14.


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 14, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 15, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Advent and Christmas Family Celebration Dec. 16, 2017

1:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Diocesan Retreat Center - Click here for printable poster and further details.


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 16, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Last day of Sock/Slipper Socks Drive Dec. 17, 2017

St. Thomas Altar Society is collecting new socks and non-skid sipper socks for homebound parish members.  The socks ad slipper socks will be given to them at Christmas time.  Any extra socks/slipper socks we receive will be given to local charities.


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 17, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Confirmation Class Dec. 19, 2017

6:00 to 7:30 PM (Gather/Dismissal is Welcome Center)


K-5 CCD Classes Dec. 20, 2017

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. (Gather in Main Church)


Youth Group - Grades 6 - 12 Dec. 20, 2017

6:00 to 7:30 p.m. (Gather in Welcome Center portion of the gym; Dismissed from Main Church)


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 20, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 21, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 22, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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


Parish Directory Photography Day - 1:00 to 8:00 - By Reservation Only Dec. 23, 2017

ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE A COMPLIMENTARY PARISH DIRECTORY AND AN 8 X 10 PHOTO

PLEASE VOLUNTEER TO HOST OR HOSTESS PHOTOGRAPHY SESSIONS - SEE DONNA JENSEN IN THE PARISH OFFICE

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

Adoration Hour for Priestly Vocations Jan. 3, 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.  


First Friday Mass Jan. 5, 2018

8:00 a.m.


First Saturday Mass Jan. 6, 2018

8:00 a.m.


Parents of Infants and Children - Baptism Classes - Spanish Language Jan. 6, 2018

9:00 a.m. Side Vestibule -


Registration for Adult Bible Study after Mass Jan. 6, 2018

Ephesians:  Discover Your Inheritance
Wednesday mornings - 9:30 - 11:30 am
Thursday evenings - 6:30-8:30 pm
Starts and ends:  January 24/25 to March 21/22 (Break week February 21-22)


Adult Bible Study Registration After Mass Jan. 7, 2018

Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance
Wednesday mornings - 9:30 - 11:30 am
Thursday evenings - 6:30-8:30 pm
Starts and ends: January 24/25 to March 21/22 (Break week February 21-22)


Bible Study Registration After Mass Jan. 13, 2018

Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance
Wednesday mornings - 9:30 - 11:30 am
Thursday evenings - 6:30-8:30 pm
Starts and ends: January 24/25 to March 21/22 (Break week February 21-22)


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

1:00 p.m.


Bible Study Registration After Mass Jan. 14, 2018

Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance
Wednesday mornings - 9:30 - 11:30 am
Thursday evenings - 6:30-8:30 pm
Starts and ends: January 24/25 to March 21/22 (Break week February 21-22)


Week 1 Ephesians - Discover Your Inheritance Jan. 24, 2018

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


Week 1 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Jan. 25, 2018

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


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

Sung Mass
Contacts:  John Driscoll:  johndriscoll1068@gmail.com or Stephanie Swee:  swee0574@gmail.com


Week 2 of Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Jan. 31, 2018

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


Week 2 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Feb. 1, 2018

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


Week 3 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Feb. 7, 2018

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


Week 3 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Feb. 8, 2018

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


Week 4 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Feb. 14, 2018

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


ASH WEDNESDAY Feb. 14, 2018

Week 4 Ephesians: Discover Your Inheritance Feb. 15, 2018

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


NO BIBLE STUDY - BREAK WEEK Feb. 21, 2018

Bible Study Break Week


NO BIBLE STUDY - BREAK WEEK Feb. 22, 2018

Week One - Ephesians - Discover Your Inheritance Feb. 25, 2018

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. - Begin in the Parish Center Gym


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


HOLY THURSDAY Mar. 29, 2018

Red Cross Blood Drive Mar. 29, 2018

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


GOOD FRIDAY Mar. 30, 2018

HOLY SATURDAY Mar. 31, 2018

EASTER SUNDAY Apr. 1, 2018

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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