Pastor’s Column


  • Pastor’s Note for July 30

    Pastor’s Note for July 30

    Pastor’s Note Message from the Pastor Dear Parishioners of St. Thomas More, I have now recovered from COVID and buried my father. Your loving support and prayers have buoyed me throughout all the tumult. God is God, and God’s people are good! Thank you for the unstinting kindness that you have shown me and my […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for May 14

    Pastor’s Note for May 14

    Pastor’s Note Dear Parishioners, We have begun a new Mass in our schedule: 5:00pm on Sundays. It’s called Y3 (Y cubed), meaning “Youth, Young Adult, and Young at Heart.” We do not discriminate. It is a Mass that is open to everyone who wants to experience a high-energy Mass with praise and worship music. There’s […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for April 30

    Pastor’s Note for April 30

    Pastor’s Note As pastor of St Thomas More, I want to enthusiastically thank every single person who was in any way involved in Holy Week, Triduum, and Easter. We celebrated glorious liturgies and participated well in the life, death, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. None of this could be possible without an immense […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for April 23

    Pastor’s Note for April 23

    Pastor’s Note St. Thomas More / Colombia Sin FronterasAnnual Sponsorship Fair April 29-30, Colombia Sin Fronteras (Colombia without Borders) Literacy School will host a Sponsorship Fair fundraiser at St. Thomas More to seek sponsors for the annual cost of a child’s participation in the after-school and preschool programs provided each day for about 300 children in […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for April 9

    Pastor’s Note for April 9

    Pastor’s Note Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is truly risen! Alleluia!Today we celebrate the triumph of God’s love over sin and death.It is a joyous occasion, because we not only celebrate what itmeant for Jesus on that first Easter—over two thousand yearsago—we also celebrate what it means for us today. All of us whoare baptized […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for March 19

    Pastor’s Note for March 19

    Pastor’s Note This Sunday we celebrate the Second Scrutiny of the Elect. For those who might not know, the Elect are those people who are over 8 years old and have not been baptized yet. They have been on a faith journey (some of them for years!) and will join the Catholic Church at the […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for March 12

    Pastor’s Note for March 12

    Pastor’s Note Our faith encourages bodily discipline during Lent, in order to make our minds and souls pure. How does this work? It is more than just dieting, which has ourselves and our appearance as its primary focus. But if we willingly fast—that is, if we choose to and follow through with eating less for […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for March 5

    Pastor’s Note for March 5

    Pastor’s Note So, how’s your Lent going? Are you praying regularly? Do you fast with good intent? Are you giving alms with mercy? Not quite? Well, now is the moment to redirect your efforts and make this the Best Lent Ever, instead of the Lent that got away from you. Let’s concentrate on prayer. Are […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for February 26

    Pastor’s Note for February 26

    Pastor’s Note St Thomas More is committed to Social Justice and Stewardship. Right now, there are two major events in our world that need our attention and help: the earthquake in Turkey/Syria, and the war in Ukraine. I have asked for a special envelope to be attached to the bulletin, so that we can help […]

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  • Pastor’s Note for February 19

    Pastor’s Note for February 19

    Pastor’s Note Moses tells the people in the first reading, “Take no revenge and hold no grudge.” Well! He had certainly not been to the movies or watched any television. That’s all it is; revenge and grudges. And I fear that by immersing ourselves in a culture that treats these realities as entertainment, we come […]

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