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


Saint John Paul II High School

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 […]

Inquire about how your child can receive a solid, faith-based education.  Applications available in the school office or visit Click on the school link Print out an application Return it to school office  St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School offers: 3 year old half day pre-school, 3 year old full day pre-school, 4 year old AM half […]

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 […]

Looking to help St. Thomas Aquinas Grade School students and the PTO for free?? Just go searching around your house for Box Tops and Labels for Education. Each Box Top earns the PTO $0.10 which is then used to fund school events. Labels for Education earn STAGS points to be used to purchase supplies for […]


Adorers needed: Our Lord sits in church everyday waiting for us to come and say hello. Every Friday Adoration is available to us to come and visit with our God so we can deepen our faith and love for Him. Our God is very generous with his Love and Mercy. If you can spare and […]