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Two of our Christmas Basket volunteers received a unique thank you from one family that got a Christmas Basket. Your gift on #Giving Tuesday, December 1, will help bring joy like this to many more families.    ...

St. Vincent de Paul member Mike talks about his experience helping a homeless man and how the pandemic has left many families in desperate situations. #Giving Tuesday, December 1, will help support the work of St. Vincent de Paul...

A few months ago, Father Bart encouraged families to create a prayer table or prayer corner as we spent time at home for Lent and Easter, living the Liturgical celebrations there. If you haven’t created your prayer table take a look at...

On Thursday, May 14, Bishop Hying released a statement projecting that the Diocese of Madison will be releasing a plan to resume public worship in some form next week. In view of the diversity of the Diocese, he expects worship to...

Bulletin for Pentecost. Fr. Bart reflects on Mass in a time of social distancing, Greg updates us on the progress of the construction project in the Chapel, Sacristy, and Church, and a Journey group leader talks about Bishop Hying joini...

Fr. Bart gets asked a lot of questions while we are apart. The most common is, “How are you doing, Father?” Here he shares the special challenges and joys of ministry in a time of social distancing and no public celebrations of the Mass....

Palms blessed on Palm Sunday will be distributed after the Safer-at-Home order has been lifted. Most liturgies at St. Thomas Aquinas (STA) will be live-streamed on our homepage or Facebook and posted to YouTube for later viewing. When th...

We invite you to join us after our live-streamed Holy Thursday Mass, Thursday April 9, for thirty minutes of Adoration followed by Night Prayer, led by our summer seminarian, Barry Meinholz.  The Mass and adoration will be livestreamed ...

Due to the worsening situation with the COVID-19 virus, Fr. Bart made the difficult decision to close the parish building.  Information in this bulletin about open times, confession, and adoration is no longer correct. Bulletin for the ...

During this unprecedented time of sickness, anxiety, and hardship, Bishop Hying has started praying the Rosary daily around 6:30 PM on YouTube.  Both the live Rosary and Rosaries he recorded earlier are available at...

El Padre Bart oró esta oración durante las misas de fin de semana el 14 y 15 de marzo.  Jesucristo, tú atravesaste pueblos y villas “curando toda dolencia y toda enfermedad.” Por tu mandato, los enfermos fueron curados. Acude a n...

Fr. Bart prayed this prayer during our weekend Masses on March 14 and 15.  Jesus Christ, you traveled through towns and villages “curing every disease and illness.” At your command, the sick were made well. Come to our aid now, in t...

Because of the public directives addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, all Lenten activities at the parish have been suspended until further notice. We encourage everyone to take advantage of on-line resources, such as www.formed.org and our...

Young adults (20s-30s, either single or married) are invited to be part of men’s groups and women’s groups (and maybe a married couples’ group as well). Starting in October, groups will meet every other week for 6 months using i.d.9:16’s...

Bishop Hying has been busy on YouTube and Facebook, adding reflections on St. Junípero Serra and our call to missionary discipleship, the Gospel accounts of Jesus quieting a storm and God’s reassuring command to not be afraid, and his ...

Holy Thursday, April 18 No 7:30 AM Mass Mass of the Lord’s Supper, 7:00 PM (bilingual/bilingüe; incense used) Adoration in the Social Hall after Mass until 10PM Good Friday, April 19 No 8:30 AM Mass Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion, 1 PM ...

During Advent we prepare ourselves for the birth of Jesus at Christmas and His spiritual birth into our own hearts. Here are some online resources that can help you: Online Advent Resources http://www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgi...

Fr. John Norder entered eternal life on Wednesday, October 24, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Madison, WI. Fr. John has been a good friend to the St. Thomas Aquinas Parish community ever since he started helping out here after his 2010 retire...

BLESSING OF PETS

September 30, 2018PARISH NEWS

This Thursday, October 4, is the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. In honor of the saint, Fr. Bart will bless pets at 5:30 PM in front of the church between the Religious Education Wing and the parking lot. Please bring your furry, finned,...

Voting is an important way for Catholic Christians to influence public policy. Our Wisconsin Bishops, in their July 2018 letter on faithful citizenship, call on all Catholics to form their consciences, bring the principles of Catholic So...

On Tuesday, June 26, after a very long battle with lung disease, Maria Covarrubias, gave up her spirit in peace and was carried to heaven, where she is now greeted by Our Lady of Guadalupe, all the Angels and Saints, and Our Lord Jesus C...

The novena in honor of the Holly Spirit is the oldest of all novenas. The Lord Himself started it when he sent His Apostles back to Jerusalem to pray and await the coming of the Holy Spirit. Addressed to the Third Person of the Blessed T...

Bulletin for Ascension. The Pastoral Council and Trustee election is next weekend.  Check out the candidates in this weekend's bulletin. And find out which St. Thomas Aquinas parishioner received the Madison Catholic Woman's Club Christ...

Easter Bulletin.  Includes a look ahead to our Spring Fling Trivia and Fiesta, Easter Egg Hunt, Totus Tuus summer program for children, and scheduling your photo session for the parish picture directory.

With gratitude to Almighty God and to everyone in our parish family who has helped us by sharing financially with St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, we are happy to present our 2016-2017 Annual Financial Report. We feel so blessed to be a part o...