Verena Lucía Anders, winner of multiple Grammy Awards, pianist, conductor, and vocalist, began her training in music and dance at the age of four at the Peabody Institute in Baltimore, MD. While a student at Peabody, Verena earned certificates in Music Theory, Piano, Voice and Dance. As a dance major at the Baltimore High School […]

William Buthod William Buthod, Organist and Associate Musician, began performing as a classical pianist, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1994, he won the Tulsa Young Pianist competition. In 1997 he won the Tulsa Young Artist Competition, which gave him the opportunity to debut as soloist with the Tulsa Philharmonic. He formed a piano trio which performed […]

The Sacrament of Baptism at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church  Baptism Preparation Congratulations. You are seeking Baptism for your child, or perhaps even for yourself. This is a great moment, and we at St. Thomas Aquinas hope to assist you in preparing to celebrate Baptism beautifully and meaningfully. Click here for a Pre-Baptism checklist to assist […]

Children’s Sacrament Preparation (Grades 1 – 5) St. Thomas Aquinas Religious Education Program includes sacrament preparation for First Reconciliation & First Eucharist for the children in our parish. The R.E. Program assists parents by providing religious education through instruction and formation activities which teach the person and presence of Jesus Christ. First Reconciliation Preparation for […]

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (R.C.I.A.) Evangelization! A road to heaven with plenty of signs and reliable maps – the R.C.I.A. is among the greatest experiences of a lifetime for a person entering the Catholic Church and for those involved. Conversion to Christ, reception of Sacraments, and growth in the “One, Holy Catholic and […]

Please fill this out if you are interested in having a child Baptized at Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. A Christian Witness is: A Christian of another denomination, whether Orthodox or Protestant, may be a “Christian Witness” along with the Catholic Godparent. A Catholic, who is not practicing their faith or has left the Catholic […]

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In The beginning The St. Thomas Aquinas Church in Litchfield Park has a very colorful history. It was the first church in Litchfield Park. It started out as a small Mission Church established by Bishop Gercke of the Catholic Diocese of Tucson. From 1913 until 1925 St. Mary’s Basilica of Phoenix operated the Mission with […]