During a time of celebration, it is important…

St. Thomas More Parish has a lot to be thankful for.  On Sunday, June 24, the community came together to celebrate their patron saint whose feast was observed on June 22. Before pulling the grand…

Corpus Christi procession shows the importance of the…

Following the 11am Mass on the Feast of Corpus Christi, many of the faithful processed around the streets adjacent to the parish following a monstrance holding the Eucharist.  As parishioners followed the process, they sang…

Junior high dance season ends glowingly.

Friday, June 1 was the final dance for the academic year for the Junior High Youth Group.  The dances, held monthly during the school year, are open to 7th and 8th graders from the parish…

Mary continues shares in our joy, says Fr.…

The parish held its annual May Crowning, a special devotion to honor Mary, on May 17.  The evening began with the recitation of the rosary followed by a Mass and crowning. During his homily, Fr.…

Bishop Amos tells confirmandi to be Jesus’ advocates…

Bishop Martin Amos, former auxiliary bishop of the diocese and retired Bishop of Davenport, celebrated the sacrament of Confirmation.  During his homily, Bishop Amos drew a similarity to commercials and advertisers that continue to promote…

Welcome to our new Catholics

The Easter Vigil marks the highest point of the Church's calendar.  The vigil marks the celebration of Christ's victory over death and also welcomes new members of the faith. In addition to those that receive…

Holy Thursday shows us how to serve others

Prior to the beginning of the Mass of the Lord's Supper, the holy oils that were blessed by Bishop Perez at Tuesday's Chrism Mass were received into the parish.  A health care professional carried in…