Deacon Keith Strohm invites everyone at St. Thomas Aquinas to join him for our Ablaze Parish Renewal, where we will explore the big questions of life, encounter our deepest identity in Christ, and break open the promises and love of God! Even if you cannot attend all three nights, any evening that you can be here will be worth your …


We are very excited for our Parish Renewal from April 29 – May 1. During this special 3-night event, Deacon Keith Strohm from the Archdiocese of Chicago will help lead us to a new appreciation of the love God has for us, the blessings He offers us, and the power of the Holy Spirit. After meeting Deacon Keith,  Fr. Bart …

Online Lenten Devotional Helps

There are great resources for Lent available online. Daily Lenten Gospel reflections by email from Bishop Robert Barron Daily Lenten reflections from Dynamic Catholic Daily Scripture reflections for Lent from Loyola Press Daily reflections and prayers, plus other Lenten resources, from Creighton University Short reflections, suggested actions and prayers, and information about saints, from the USCCB

Four Reasons to Join a Small Faith Group

Not convinced that small faith groups are for you? In this video, Fr. Bart explains 4 reasons why he has found small faith groups to be vital for both individuals and parish communities.

Importance of Joining a Small Faith Group

As part of our vision for the future, we will be forming Journey groups so that we may all be involved in the mission of our church: to love God, love others and make disciples. Here Fr. Bart shares his insights on the importance of joining a small faith group!