Thom Hiatt

  • Marriage and Family Life UPDATE

    Marriage and Family Life UPDATE

    Moms & Kids—Are you a mom with infant through school age children wanting to meet other moms in our Parish? Want to find a great way to meet friends for both you and your children? Join our dynamic and energetic Moms and Kids ministry! We have park play dates twice a month at a local…

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  • Update on the Almustafas, Our Syrian Refugee Family

    During this thanksgiving time, we thank God that the Almustafas are doing well in their new country! They are deeply grateful to us for our ongoing support emotionally, spiritually and financially. They were very touched that we included their son, Mohammad, in our All Souls Day Mass. We sent his candle and a copy of…

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  • Women’s Guild News

    Women’s Guild News

    Today is the First Sunday of Advent, which symbolizes Hope with the “Prophet’s Candle” reminding us that Jesus is coming. — By now you have received the Women’s Guild annual Christmas Raffle tickets in the mail. If you haven’t done so yet, please send them in with your donation. Make sure your name and phone…

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  • The Larger Church News

    Centering Prayer and the 11th Step—Saturday, December 9, 10:00am-5:00pm, St. Brigid Parish, 4735 Cass St., Pacific Beach. If you are in a 12-Step Program and are interested in deepening your practice of the 11th step, centering prayer is a simple, easy to learn, silent prayer. To register for this event contact There is no…

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  • Advent — Search for Light

    First Sunday of Advent The Church celebrates the feast of the Birth of John the Baptist in June, around the time of the summer solstice, the longest day of the year. From John’s feast onward, days become shorter and light decreases. Now, during Advent, we approach the winter solstice, the darkest day of the year,…

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  • What Kind of King is He?

    Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe We gather together this weekend to celebrate the Eucharist on the Feast of Christ the King. Jesus is our King. We are his servants. But what kind of King is he? The answer to that question will determine what kind of servants we are called to be.…

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  • Financial Update by Doug D’Agrosa

    Good morning, my name is Doug D’Agrosa, and I am the Parish Financial Liaison here at St. Thomas More. It’s my responsibility to represent Fr. Mike and the Finance Council and update you on how we are doing with the Operations Budget and the Mortgage and Building Completion Fund. Hard to believe, but it has…

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  • St. Francis of Assisi School News

    St. Francis School is our Parish School!—Families from St. Thomas More are extended the same benefits and rewards as St. Francis Parishioners, including: Parishioner priority for enrollment at St. Francis School, Equal tuition rates, Financial aid opportunities, and Fundraising support.

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  • The Larger Church News

    Thanksgiving Meal for the Needy at St. Francis—Thursday, November 23, St. Francis of Assisi Parish, 525 W. Vista Way, Vista. Donations to this effort can be mailed to St. Francis Parish Office, Attention Soup Kitchen Thanksgiving Dinner. Please help. For more information, contact Mike Pritchard, Soup Kitchen Ministry, 760-630-9575. Centering Prayer and the 11th Step—Saturday,…

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  • Keep God in Thanksgiving

    Every December, we hear much talk of “keeping Christ in Christmas.” But sometimes in the national discussion of Thanksgiving here in the United States, we talk about being thankful but at times leave out God as the source of all. Good stewards never miss an opportunity to thank our loving God. Here are a few…

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