Ministries & Organizations

MINISTRIES

Ministries & Organizations
Provides an opportunity for the young people of our parish to assist during our worship celebrations. New members are ALWAYS welcome!! 

Please contact Venice James (718)-768-9471 for additional information!
Ministries & Organizations
Celebrated every Sunday morning at Saint Thomas Aquinas Church during the 10:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. masses.
We provide an opportunity for children to experience the Liturgy of the Word through readings, songs and fun! 

CORO HISPAÑA

Participates in our Eucharistic celebrations by leading the congregation in song during the Sunday, 11 AM Mass. Practices held on Tuesday evenings in the Church Auditorium at 7 p.m.
Contact George Cora for more information.

EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

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Distributes the Blessed Sacrament during Mass and especially to the sick parishioners who are unable to attend church services. Contact Fr. Jesús or Edith Newman for more information.
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Celebrates the glory of our Church’s Gregorian Chant. Practices held on Friday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. in the Rectory. Contact Edith Newman for more information.

LECTORS

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Participate in our Eucharistic celebrations by proclaiming the richness of God’s word. Contact Fr. Jesús or Edith Newman for more information.

OUTREACH FOR IMMIGRANTS

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Our program serves immigrants in need, providing information on health and legal resources available to our immigrant community. Contact Vicenta Gamba for more information.
 
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Our Religious Education programs at Holy Family – St. Thomas Aquinas consists of our Children’s program and our R.C.I.A. program. Contact Sister Doryne for more information.

PARISH ORGANIZATIONS

CÍRCULO DE ORACIÓN

The Spanish Charismatic Prayer Group meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. in the parish auditorium. The group begins its meeting with a rosary and then is followed by Scripture Readings and praise to the Lord especially in song. Contact Inocencia Torres for further information. Additionally, the Jóvenes (Youth group) meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in the parish hall.
Contact Ismael Alonso Brito for further information.

DIVINO NIÑO JESÚS COMITE

Dedicated to promoting devotion to Divino Niño Jesús especially by participating in the Monthly Novena on the 1st Sunday of every month and to facilitate the parish celebration in His honor on the 1st Sunday in September.
Contact the Lugo & Rodriguez families for more information.

FOOD PANTRY

Facilitates the parish collection of food for those in need. Food Pantry distribution is scheduled for the 4th Saturday of every month in the parish hall.
Contact Edith Newman for further information.

GIRL SCOUTS

Meets every Friday evening in the Church auditorium from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Have fun while building friendships and gain a greater sense of self confidence in assuming responsibility. Strengthening your understanding of yourself and the world through the Girl Scout promise and law.
Contact Mina Rutti or Alba Amador for further information.

GOLDEN AGE CLUB

A wonderful socializing opportunity for our Senior members. A GREAT place to make new friends! Meets every 2nd Tuesday of every month at 1 p.m. in Church auditorium. Our Committee invites you to join us!
Contact Geri O’Brien for further information.

LEGION OF MARY

Meets on Saturday mornings at 9 a.m. in the Rectory to pray & express our special devotion to the Blessed Mother in Spanish. Involved in ministry to the hospitalized and homebound.
Contact Isaura Berrios for further information.

PARISH COUNCIL

Meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Parishioners are encouraged to attend our Parish Council meetings!
Contact the rectory for further information.

S.T.A.R.T.

Membership is open to all teens from the 7th grade through high school for the opportunity to share Spirituality, Snacks & Socialization. Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of the month from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Fun day is held during the month. 
Please call the rectory for further information.

NUESTRA SEÑORA de GUADALUPE COMITE

Dedicated to promote devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe and to facilitate the celebration of her feast day on December 12th. Contact Raphael & Guadalupe Vidals for more information. Participate in our prayerful travel of the image of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Contact Levinia Salazar for more information.

NUESTRA SEÑORA de FATIMA COMITE

Dedicated to promote devotion to Our Lady of Fatima and to facilitate the celebration of her feast day, May 13th.
Contact Martina Velasco for more information.

ROSARY MAKERS

Contact the rectory for further information.

ROSARY SOCIETY

Meetings are held on the 1st Sunday of the month. We gather to honor the Blessed Virgin Mary by participating in the 12:30 p.m. Mass after our meeting starting at 10 a.m. in the church auditorium. Our meetings begin with the Rosary. This organization is the oldest in our church. New members are always welcome.
Contact Anna Moa for further information.

SACRED HEART OF JESUS

Meetings held on the 1st Sunday of the month after the 10:30 a.m. Mass.
Contact Altagracia Guzman for further information.

SANTISSIMA REINA EL CISNE COMITE

Dedicated to promote devotion to Our Lady of El Cisne and to faciliate our parish celebration of her feast day on August 15th. Rosario on the 2nd Friday of the Month in the church.
Contact Jorge Tenempaguay for more information.