Ash Wednesday is Feb. 26th: 7:30am Distribution of Ashes only. 8:30am Mass w/ Ashes. 12:15pm Mass w/ Ashes, followed by Eucharistic Adoration until 6:30pm Mass w/ Ashes. There will be no Confessions.

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Ash Wednesday is this Wednesday, February 26th (Day of Fasting & Abstinence)*

Services are as follows:

  • 7:30 a.m. Ash Distribution only
  • 8:30 a.m. Mass with Ashes
  • 12:15 p.m. Mass with Ashes
  • 6:30 p.m. Mass with Ashes

* There will be Eucharistic Adoration following the 12:15 Mass until the evening Mass, but there will be no Confessions.

The Year of St. Joseph

Fraternity of St. Joseph Men's Group

Men of all ages are invited every 1st and 3rd Saturday for a morning of prayer, study, education, fellowship, and support. The group meets at 8:30 a.m. in Aquinas Hall. Visit their page for more info.

Family Fellowship Coffee and Donuts

Held in Aquinas Hall after the 9:30 a.m. Mass, we need new volunteers to join our team in picking up donuts and setting up and cleaning up the hall.  If you can assist once a month, please visit to see the schedule.


Spring Blood Drive

Our Spring Blood Drive will be held on Saturday, March 7th from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. The Red Cross Bus will be parked in front of Aquinas Hall. Please consider signing up on the weekends of Feb. 22nd & 29th. The need for blood donation is urgent.

Aquinas Learning

St. Thomas is now offering the Aquinas Learning Program. Aquinas Learning is a Catholic, classical homeschool curriculum that includes a one-day a week Center Day, currently meeting here at St. Thomas. Registration is open for Fall 2020. Please e-mail Elizabeth for more info. or visit

Room in the Inn

We need volunteers to help with overnights for Room in the Inn on March 9, and March 20.  You can also help with donation by purchasing an item from the wish list:  

Exodus 90

Men from St. Thomas are forming a group to participate in Exodus 90.  Visit and then contact Jim DeSart @ 704-840-4077. Program begins February 26 and runs to May 26!


Did You Know the Dominican

 Sisters' Foundress is on

the Path to Sainthood?

Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo de Fuentes has been declared Venerable by the Church! She is now on the road to canonization as a saint! If you or a loved one needs a miracle, please consider praying for her intercession with God! More info here and here!