Welcome to St. Thomas the Apostle Parish

Located in East Norwalk, CT

 

 









 

 

 

Our History:

 

On May 1, 1935, Most Reverend Maurice F. McAuliffe, Bishop of the Diocese of Hartford, which included the entire State of Connecticut, established the Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle in East Norwalk with Reverend Thomas J. Sullivan appointed as the first pastor. Under Father Sullivan's guidance, the newly-formed parish began holding services on Sunday, May 5, 1935, in the auditorium of Roger Ludlow Junior High School.  The boundaries of the parish were roughly described as Long Island Sound on the South, Norwalk River on the West, Westport Avenue on the North and the Town of Westport on the East.  The new Parish numbered about 900 parishioners who were former members of St. Mary and St. Joseph churches. For eight decades now, St. Thomas Church in East Norwalk, CT, has been a beacon of hope, faith and love for many, many faithful parishioners and their families. Today, numbering over 1450 families we are a community of believers in Jesus Christ striving to proclaim the Gospel in word and deed. Through worship, evangelization, formation and service we invite our brothers and sisters to know the Lord.

 

We invite you to join us for our Sunday Liturgies, ongoing catechetical, educational and social activities as we all strive to discover new ways of sharing faith in our Lord Jesus Christ. 

 


  

2017 Spring Gala

Tickets are now on sale ~ Please see link below

Doors open at 6:30 pm. No early birds. Dinner served at 7:30. Event ends at 11:00 pm. Cash bar. Family style dinner served with antipasto, salad, pasta, roast beef and chicken marsala, dessert. Please specify if you wish to be seated with certain individuals. Please specify if you have special dietary requirements (vegetarian, gluten free).

Please click here for ticket purchases and Silent Auction information.

 

 

 


Families you are invited

to help jesus carry his cross

 

TOPIC:     Walking the Cross

TIME:       1:45p.m.  – 3:00p.m.

PLACE:  From Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Norwalk

To Saint Mary Parish, Norwalk (1.4 miles)

DATE:      March 12, 2017

FOR WHOM:  The Whole Family

RSVP BY: Monday, March 6, 2017 to the Rectory at 203-866-3141

                     Or to the Religious Formation Office at 203-866-1189

Families/Parishioners are needed to help carry the Cross from St. Thomas the Apostle Parish to St. Mary Parish, Norwalk.  Who of you will help Jesus in this Lenten Mission?  It is a large wooden cross which, we all take turns carrying it the whole way.  This is a beautiful day where the Cross is carried across the city of Norwalk from one parish to another.  It begins at St. Matthew Parish after the 9:00a.m. Mass and ends before Mass at St. Jerome Parish, linking all the Parishes in Norwalk in a special way to Christ on the Cross during this Lenten Season. 

 

 



 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

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Some of our St. Thomas Confirmation students and  high school students doing community service and  evangelization by creating bulletin boards for Religious Formation classes.

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You can find all of our pictures taken from 2016 on our Flickr page.  Click on the Flickr button on  our page upper right hand corner

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Amazon Smile:

 

St. Thomas has joined Amazon Smile! Amazon Smile is a way to shop on Amazon for all of your favorites while supporting our church at the same time!

 

There is no additional cost for you to join. When shopping, products will be marked "Eligible for Amazon Smile donation" on their product detail pages. This means that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to our Parish.

 

To get started go to http://smile.amazon.com/ and search for St. Thomas The Apostle Roman Catholic Church Corporation in Norwalk, CT. Once you choose to support us, all of your eligible purchases will contribute to our Parish! Now you can feel good about your purchases knowing they are helping St. Thomas!

 

 


 

Are you tired of using old-fashioned envelopes? Would you like to make sure your weekly donation helps your parish even if you're away? We can now accept your donation through your Credit or Debit Card! You can also donate electronically from your checking or savings account! Easy online account setup!

Please click here for more information.

 


 

 

 

   

 

 

 

Rectory Office Hours:

Monday -Thursday 9-4pm,

Friday 9- Noon, Sat 9-Noon

Religious Education Office:

 

Sun 9am to 1pm (except Holidays)

Mon 10am to 3pm

 Tues 11am to 6pm

Please email st.thomas@gmail.com for an appointment. Email is checked daily 

 

Masses at St. Thomas:

Weekdays:7AM  

Please check the bulletin for Holy Day Masses

 

 

Saturdays:

8:00am and 5:15 pm SUNDAY VIGIL

 

Sundays:

7:30am; 9:00am FAMILY MASS; 11:30am & 5:00am

 

Confession: 

Saturdays at 4:30am

 

 

Upcoming Events