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Parish History

Posted by St. Thomas Webmaster on 6/11/19

  St. Thomas the Apostle of Oxford was established in September of 1966 and its first pastor, Reverend Joseph R. Barlowski, was appointed by Archbishop Henry J. O’Brien.  We celebrate 40 years but, as you will notice in the enclosed history, our little church’s story begins long before 1966. ... Read More »

Our Patron Saint~St. Thomas the Apostle

Posted by St. Thomas Webmaster on 6/10/19

Feast day: July 3 Patron of architects blind people; construction workers; Ceylon; East Indies; geometricians; India; masons; Pakistan; Sri Lanka; stone masons; stonecutters; surveyors; theologians; and against doubt. St. Thomas was a Jew, called to be one of the twelve Apostles. He was a dedicated but impetuous follower of ... Read More »