Holy Week is the most sacred week of the church's liturgical year!  I am grateful that we will be able to celebrate the liturgies of the Sacred Triduum publicly this year.  Granted, we may be wearing masks and respecting social distancing; however, we can still gather together.  Any overflow may be seated in our Community Center, where liturgies will be live-streamed.  This should accommodate another 250 individuals.  If your health is challenged, you can always view the liturgy either live-streamed or recorded.  Our Holy Week schedule can be viewed on our website page and bulletin.

It has been a joy seeing familiar faces returning to church as many have had their second COVID-19 vaccinations.  I have heard a sigh of relief among many.  I have been especially proud of our parish staff and liturgical ministers for their efforts this past year.  As a result, most of our liturgies have been full or near capacity with the limited capacity restrictions.  At St. Thomas, we have not reduced any Masses and we have celebrated funerals and weddings.  Albeit, there has been some restrictions, but the liturgies have continued!  Our parishioners have been most respectful and understanding, so thank you!

We will celebrate the joy of the resurrection at the Easter Vigil with baptisms and the welcoming of several candidates into the church.  This celebration of great joy and hope will continue into the 50 days of the Easter Season, culminating with the Feast of the Holy Spirit, Pentecost.

Again, it is a joy for me to serve you as your pastor.  Thank you so much for your support and participation.  Have a blessed Holy Week and Easter Season!

Father Steve Zabrocki, Pastor


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CATHOLICS CALLED to respond to repeal threat of Hyde Amendment

Since its enactment in 1976, the Hyde Amendment has been critical in preventing taxpayer funding of abortion.  Each year, Congress reauthorizes the Hyde amendment as an attachment to the appropriations bill for the Department of Health & Human Services.   Sadly, the amendment is now facing a serious threat, as it has been announced that it will not be included for fiscal year 2022.   The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is looking to activate Catholics in a largescale response to this repeal threat and YOUR help is needed.  Please see the information background sheet HERE and/or pick up a sheet at one of the church entrances.  The bishops also ask you to sign up at notaxpayerabortion.com to learn how you can help.

Online Mass

Our services are being live-streamed and recorded.  If your health is compromised or if you are a part of the vulnerable population, we encourage you to stay home and join us in this way.   

Click on the picture to the left to access our LIVE-STREAM OR previously recorded service on Facebook. 

For YouTube recorded postings, click below:
Daily Mass
Easter Vigil of the Holy Night
Second Sunday of Easter (Divine Mercy Sunday)

Mass Times

Our regular Mass schedule continues with these safety requirements:
* require masks for anyone over 5 years of age;
* require social distancing practices - families may sit close together;
* provide overflow in our Parish Center when maximum capacity is reached in the church.

Please note that Bishop Warfel has continued the dispensation of the obligation for people of our diocese to attend Sunday Masses and Holy Days until vaccinations for COVID-19 are more widespread in availability.

Saturday Vigil, 5:00 pm
Sunday, 8:30 am & 10:30 am
Tuesday - Friday, 9:00 am, Rosary Recited Prior

Penance & Reconciliation (Confession)
3:30 pm Saturday or By Appointment

See Mass intentions on pg. 3 of the updated bulletin below.

Parish Bulletin


  • Sun, Apr 18th

  • Sun, Apr 11th

UPDATED BULLETINS/Announcements

4-11-21  4-4-21  3-28-21  3-21-21  3-14-21  3-7-21
There will be no daily Mass on Wednesday, 4/14 or Friday, 4/16 due to funerals both days at 10:00 am.  All are welcome to come support the families.  4/14 - Mike Heins; 4/16 - Albert Racki.
Stay up to date with communications from any activity/group in the parish here via Flocknote, our parish email tool:

The Sacraments keep our parish ALIVE IN CHRIST!

  • 4-3-21 BLESSING OF EASTER CANDLE
  • 4-3-21 Jaclyn Ripley praying before her Baptism
  • 4-3-21 Jaclyn Michelle Ripley BAPTISM
  • 4-3-21 Emmett James O'Toole BAPTISM
  • 4-3-21 PRAYERS BEFORE ANOINTING
  • 4-3-21 Tatum Elizabeth Miller CONFIRMATION
  • 4-3-21 Zoe Yvonne Mutch CONFIRMATION
  • 4-3-21 Garrett Scott Thorn CONFIRMATION
  • 4-3-21 Nicholas David Nelson CONFIRMATION
  • 4-3-21 Garrett Scott Thorn 1ST EUCHARIST
  • 4-3-21 Jaclyn Michelle Ripley 1ST EUCHARIST
  • 4-3-21 Tatum Elizabeth Miller 1ST EUCHARIST
  • 4-3-21 Zoe Yvonne Mutch 1ST EUCHARIST
  • 4-3-21 Nicholas David Nelson 1ST EUCHARIST
  • 4-3-21 RCIA PROFESSION OF FAITH with SPONSORS, FR STEVE & DEACON NATE HANEY
  • 3-20-21 James Cassou white garment
  • 3-20-21 James Cassou Baptism anointing
  • 3-20-21 James Laurence Cassou BAPTISM
  • 3-20-21 James Cassou BAPTISM parents & godparents
  • 2-14-21 Peter Mooneyham Baptism with Amelia
  • 2-14-21 Mooneyhams, godfather, Fr Steve
  • 2-14-21 Peter Konrad Mooneyham BAPTISM
  • 2-13-21 Finley Marie Filip with parents-godparents
  • 2-13-21 Finley Marie Filip BAPTISM
  • 2-13-21 Filip Family
  • 2-13-21 Sampson Baptism
  • 2-13-21 Miles Robert Sampson BAPTISM
  • 2-13-21 Miles Robert Sampson with parents-godparents
  • 2-6-21 Clark James Bethurem BAPTISM
  • 2-6-21 Bethurem Baptism
  • 2-6-21 Bethurem Family
  • 2-6-21 Pertuit Baptism
  • 2-6-21 Natalia Marie Pertuit BAPTISM
  • 2-6-21 Pertuit Family
  • 1-30-21 Lily Rose Breton BAPTISM
  • 1-30-21 Breton BAPTISM
  • 1-30-21 Madelyn Rose Malloy BAPTISM
  • 1-30-21 Malloy BAPTISM
  • 1-30-21 Breton & Malloy BAPTISM families
  • 1-29-21 Valerie Caton CONFIRMATION
  • 1-29-21 Valerie Caton CONFIRMATION family
  • 1-29-21 Valerie Caton & sponsor, Jan Ostermiller
  • 12-31-20 Danny & Michaela Neiter WEDDING
  • 12-29-20 Reagan Grace Flynn BAPTISM
  • 12-29-20 Flynn Baptism
  • 12-29-20 Flynn family
  • 12-20-20 Hayden Paige Bodine BAPTISM
  • 12-20-20 Bodine Baptism
  • 12-20-20 Hayden Paige Bodine with parents, godparents, Fr Steve
  • 12-19-20 Charles Dean Bruschwein BAPTISM
  • 12-19-20 Bruschwein Baptism
  • 12-19-20 Charles Dean Bruschwein with parents
  • 12-5-20 Dalton James Clark BAPTISM
  • 12-5-20 Clark Baptism
  • 12-5-20 Dalton James Clark with Family
  • 12-1-20 Wheeler Baptism - signing of the cross
  • 12-1-20 Louis Albert Wheeler BAPTISM
  • 12-1-20 Wheeler Family

AMIGOS FOR CHRIST THANKS YOU!

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