The Summer Parish office hours

will be as follows:

Sunday: 10 AM-1 PM

Monday-Thursday: 8:30 AM-5 PM

(closed on Tuesday from 12 PM-2 PM)

Friday: 8:30 AM-12:30 PM

Saturday: Closed

Summer Mass Schedule

The Daily 8 AM Mass

will be taking place in St. Clare Hall. 

The Church will be open during Office Hours

(Monday-Thursday) for prayer,

but please be advised that the air conditioning

will not be on.

For a printable version please click here.


Thank you to all that came out last night to hear Chris Benguhe speak about his latest book. We had about 100 people in attendance! We are already talking to him about coming back in the Fall. Stay tuned for more information!

Rome Pilgrimage: In December 2015 the Youth Ministry program will be making a pilgrimage to Rome. There are a few openings remaining for members of our parish community. The cost of trip is, $2300.00 triple occupancy, $2500.00 double occupancy. Deposit of $200.00 due to hold reservation. Final payment is due by 10/15/15. All payments made to […]

Saint John Paul II High School to be built in Avondale. Click here to read the press release.  

Dear Families of St. Thomas Aquinas, Everyone who has ever been in a leadership position knows that a time comes when you realize that you have done all you can do in that position. When I came here seventeen years ago we had many things on our plate as a parish and big dreams for […]

CD’s of the St Thomas Aquinas Parish 10th Anniversary Concert are now on sale.  The entire concert, which featured every music group in the Parish and School, is now available for your family to keep or give as a gift.  These CD’s are an excellent display of the wonderful talents we have in our community.  […]

My dear Families of St. Thomas Aquinas Parish, For the last 99 years, mass has been said in this part of the valley on an every weekend basis. Beginning in 1916, Franciscans from St. Mary’s Basilica traveled by train to Litchfield Park and celebrated a Sunday mass at the home of Frank and Sara Serrano […]

Volunteer Opportunities for Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church Did you know our big beautiful church is cleaned by volunteers? These volunteers need your help! Please consider joining the cleaning ministry. We are looking for people to clean every Wednesday from 9:00—10:30am. If you are interested, then please contact : Arlene Engelbert 623-535-4677 or


Did you know you now have access to a beautifully renovated cabin in Prescott surrounded by 20 acres of gorgeous nature? Camp Patterdell Pines opened this past summer and is available for rent for personal use or use by ministry groups for retreats. Personal use could be a family reunion, a day trip for a […]