ST. VINCENT DE PAUL CONFERENCE HELPS ALL YEAR

Last July two members of our St. Thomas Aquinas conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society met with a homeless family in a city park.  Mom worked for Badger Bus.  Dad was on disability.  Mom missed work because of a complicated pregnancy, which led to less income, which in turn led to an eviction.  They had been homeless for …

Fr. John prepares to process into church at his 50th Jubilee Mass in 2016

REMEMBERING FR. JOHN NORDER

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 retirement. He presided at the Monday morning Mass, heard confessions on Sunday morning between the 8:00 and 10:00 AM …

authentic relationships are the heart of evangelization.

EVANGELIZATION RESOURCES

We are all called to be missionary disciples.  Here are some resources to help you: Papal Writings Francis, Evangelii gaudium The Joy of the Gospel Paul VI, Evangelii nuntiandi On Evangelization in the Modern World John Paul II, Redemptoris missio The Mission of the Redeemer Books Available from the publisher or wherever you buy books: Barron, Bishop Robert, To Light a …

BLESSING OF PETS

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, scaled, or feathery friend. If you cannot bring your pet, you are welcome to bring a …