Mondays during Lent - Confessions 6:00 PM -6:30 PM
Wednesdays: February 28th, March 7th, 14th, 21st - "The Meaning of the Mass"
A four-week series with Father Tom as you examine the Eucharist in history, documents and theology. Call the office to register and to reserve a copy of the workbook.
Thursday Soup Supper & Lenten discussions - 6 PM in Church hall
Fridays during Lent (except February 23rd) - "Way of the Cross" 7:30 PM in the Church
Sunday March 18th - Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick during 11 AM Mass
Lenten Penance Service - March 20, 2018 ,7 PM at Sacred Heart Church, Southbury (Father Tom will be a guest celebrant)
Palm Sunday, March 25th
Distribution of Palms at the conclusion of Mass
5 PM Vigil, 7:30 AM , 9 AM
11:00 AM Solemn Mass and Procession beginning at The Grotto
Holy Monday Mass - 8 AM
Holy Tuesday Mass - 8 AM
Holy Wednesday Mass - 8 AM
Holy Thursday, March 29th - Mass of the Lord's Supper 7 PM
This celebration includes the "Washing of the Feet" and Procession of the Blessed Sacrament. The Eucharist will be reserved in the Tabernacle for personal adoration until 11 PM.
Good Friday, March 30th
3 PM - The Passion and Death of Our Lord, Veneration of the Cross, and Holy Communion
7 PM - Tenebrae Service
Scripture readings and music focusing on the sacrifice of The Lord Jesus.
Easter Saturday Vigil, March 31st - 8 PM
A service of Light. Scripture, Baptismal Vows, Eucharist
Easter Sunday, April 1st
7:30 AM Mass
9 AM Mass
* 11 AM Masses (Church & Church Hall)
Holy Week Confessions
Saturday, March 24th 4 - 4:45 PM
Monday, March 26th 6 - 7 PM
Tuesday, March 27th 4 - 5 PM
The Men of Saint Thomas (M.O.S.T.) will be hosting a Potluck Supper on Saturday, April 7, 2018 beginning at 5 PM, following the Vigil Mass. Nick Alexander will be our guest speaker. He is from Milford, Ct. and strives to reach Catholics of all ages with the Gospel using a combination wisdom, worship, and wit. Watch for sign-up sheets in the vestibule.
Our next gathering of Generations of Living Faith (GOLF) begins Sunday, March 18th through Sunday, March 25, 2018.
Please contact the Parish Office if you must switch your session this month.
Session A meets 3/18 from 4- 6:30 PM
Session B meets 3/19 from 5:30 - 8 pm
Session C meets 3/20 from 5:30 - 8 PM
Session D meets 3/24 from 9:00 - 11:30 AM
Session E meets from 4 - 6:30 PM
Lenten Soup Suppers
Join us every Thursday at 6 PM in the Church hall for our annual Soup Suppers and Lenten discussions.
Sign-up sheets are in the vestibule.
You may also call the parish office to R.S.V.P.
If you would like to bring a soup or loaf of bread to be shared family style, please specify on the sheet.
If you are a prayerful, faithful, and an outgoing person with a love for our faith and its traditions, please consider contacting Father Tom for more details regarding our open positions. We are looking for a Director of Faith Formation and new leaders for both our Confirmation & First Reconciliation/Eucharist programs.
All are paid, part-time positions.
See the link below for a job description for the position of Director of Faith Formation
Please call Father Tom at 203-888-2382, extension 113 if you would like more information or to discuss the possibility.
The Men of Saint Thomas (M.O.S.T.) are offering $2000 in scholarship opportunities
to high school seniors who attend Saint Thomas the Apostle Church in Oxford, Ct.
The deadline for complete applications is Friday, March 23, 2018.
Scholarship application and requirements can be found in the Church vestibule or follow the link below
4:00 PM Winter hours (begin 1st Sunday in November)
5:00 PM Summer hours (begin 2nd Sunday in March)
7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, and 11:00 AM
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 8:00 AM.
Check bulletin and website for Holy Day mass times and schedule.
Confessions are held every Saturday one hour before the Vigil Mass or by appointment.
- Father Thomas B. Shepard, Pastor
- Cheryl Williams, Parish Secretary
- Jeanette Veltri, Bookkeeper & Business Manager
- Dr. Rich Grayson, Teen Faith Coordinator
- Kim Gugliotti, Coordinator of 1st Reconciliation/ 1st Eucharist
- Kay Redmond, Coordinator of 1st Reconciliation/1st Eucharist
- Mary Jane Calladio, Pastoral Care Coordinator
- Marie Pelaccia, Stewardship Coordinator
- Anna Jedd, Director of Music
- Paul Carlino, Maintenance
- George Blake, Maintenance