January 20, 2019

Homilies

5:30pm – Father Cassian
9am – Father Timothy
11am – Father Timothy
7pm – Father Patrick

Announcements

  1. Homilies and bulletins are available online!  Just go to our homepage: boilercatholics.org, and scroll down to “Mass Notes”. You can access readings, bulletins, announcements, and homilies by midweek.
  2. Please consider donating personal hygiene and cleaning supply products for St. Catherine’s Closet. All donations go to help those in most need in our community, and many people have already benefited from your generosity. Let us continue this good work. All donations can be brought to the Parish office anytime during regular business hours.
  3. The office will be closed on Monday, January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
  4. This year's Dorothy Day Lecture is being given by Dr Hosffman Ospino, who is a Professor of Hispanic Ministry at Boston College. His talk, entitled "Practicing Justice, Building Communion: American Catholicism’s Moral Imperative to Embrace Its Hispanic/Latino Identity," will be in Newman Hall at 7:00 pm on Thursday January 24th.
  5. Ladies Masses will resume on Monday, January 28 at 6:30pm.  We will be meeting the last Monday of the month. See the bulletin for more details.
  6. On Friday, February 1st, from 7:00-9:30PM in Newman Hall, the Men of St. Tom's (MoST) and the Haiti Ministry will be hosting its Annual Wine, Beer and Cheese Party. Join us for a social night filled with live music, fellowship, and an assortment of local wines, beers, and hors d'oeuvres. See announcement in today’s bulletin for more details.
  7. St. Tom's has a new ministry for junior high-aged young women (5th-8th grade) called the Siena Society. We are currently looking for young women who are looking to strengthen their leadership skills, make new friendships, and grow in faith. Informational brochures about this new ministry are in the gather space.
  8. There will be a Eucharistic Procession honoring the Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas next Saturday, January 26, immediately following the 5:30 Mass.
  9. A Fruitful Harvest update.  We have $316,000 pledged from 210 families at St. Tom’s. Our goal is $515,000, much of which is for a badly needed new roof.  For those that have not already pledged; you will be receiving a letter and pledge card from the diocese this week We continue to offer a $50,000 matching gift for those who contribute.  Even if you have already made a donation, you still have time to make ANY gift, and it will be matched.