WASPAM, NICARAGUA

Kyle

The purpose of this outreach effort is to reach out to the people who live along the Rio Coco River in the northeast part of Nicaragua by assisting the parish community of St. Rafael in Waspam. Past activities include collection of goods and supplies that are sent to Nicaragua and the provision of long-term funding for development projects. Visits are …

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL

Kyle

Members of the St. Thomas Aquinas Conference participate in many activities intended to recognize the face of Christ in those in our community who are in need. These activities include stocking the Society’s food pantry, preparing lunches for the residents of Port St. Vincent, collecting school supplies for the children of homeless and low income families who have requested our …

JUSTICE & PEACE COMMITTEE (RESPECT FOR LIFE)

Kyle

This group facilitates learning about, advocating for, and responding to issues of peace and social justice in our parish, community, nation and world. The foundation of all Catholic social justice teaching is the dignity of the human person. The Respect Life Subcommittee builds on this foundation by helping St. Thomas Aquinas parish to celebrate October Respect Life Month, as well …

GIFTS FROM THE HEART

Kyle

During Advent, donated unwrapped Christmas gifts are placed under the tree in the parish gathering area. Some of these gifts are given to parish and neighborhood families who need assistance. St. Vincent de Paul receives the rest of the Christmas gifts to distribute. CONTACT US TO PARTICIPATE

FOOD COLLECTION

Kyle

On the third Sunday of each month, parishioners bring non-perishable food items to Mass. These food items are given to the St. Vincent de Paul and Wexford food pantries, as well as to neighbors in need. You can help by bringing in food or by transporting the donated items to the food pantries on the third Sundays. CONTACT US TO …