There will be two opportunities to say farewell to Fr. Kieran:

  • The first will be taking place on Friday, May 29th at the Chianti Ballroom at Tuscany Falls from 6-8 PM. There will be a cocktail hour with heavy appetizers and a cash bar. Tickets are $25.00 per person. You can purchase a ticket and get more outside after Mass or in the Parish office during business hours. 
  • The second will be taking place on Sunday, June 7th after the 7, 9 and 10:45 AM Masses in St. Clare Hall.

More information on these two events can be found in the bulletin the weekend of May 10th. 

FLORES DE MAYO and the SANTA CRUZAN FESTIVAL  Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church invites you to attend…Rosary Devotions May 2nd,3rd,9th and 10th, after the 5PM Mass. Holy Mass on May 16th at 5 pm followed by Grand Santa Cruzan Religious Pageant and Religious processions. Reception following at St. Clare Hall.

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

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