Week of Dinner Groups
Oct
22
to Oct 25

Week of Dinner Groups

The week of October 22-25 will be a week of dinner groups. Dinner groups are hosted twice a month in between our socials and speaker series.

What are dinner groups? 
Dinner groups are a new part to the Young Adults ministry this year. Dinner groups are simply a way to provide Christian hospitality to those members of our community. These groups are a way to get to know each other through breaking bread together and sharing in conversation in a more personal setting rather than a large group setting every week. Each group will have 6-8 people.

October dinner groups dates:

  • Week of October 8-11

  • Week of October 22-25

Time:
7:00-9:00pm

Ready to sign up for a dinner group?
October groups are full, but we are excited for you to sign up for November dinner groups. We will be assigning you to a dinner group based on your day of the week you can attend and your location (when possible). We will let you know the name and address of the host. On the form, you will also be able to request friends that you want in your group.

When do I sign up for November dinner groups?
We will send out the sign ups for November dinner groups two weeks before the groups start. If you joined in October, you will be able to sign up again for the same day of the week but will be transferred to a different group unless requested otherwise. 

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Stars Game on Oct. 25
Oct
25
6:15 PM18:15

Stars Game on Oct. 25

Ever wanted to go to the Stars Game? Now you can! Join us for the Stars Game on Thursday, Oct. 25. For just $10, you get a ticket and a round trip bus ride to and from St. Thomas Aquinas. What a deal!

Day: Thursday, October 25, 2018
Time: Please arrive at 6:15pm, Depart by bus at 6:30pm from St. Thomas Aquinas

The bus will also take you back home at the end of the game. We will plan to stay the whole length of the game.

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Thursday Night Speaker Series
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Thursday Night Speaker Series

Join for our monthly Speaker Series on November 1 following the 6:15pm Mass for All Saint’s Day in the Upper School Drama Room. This is a very unique night unlike any other one we have done. We will gather in the Drama Room after Mass for about 30 minutes, then head out to a local cemetery to pray for our loved ones that have gone before us.

Schedule for night:
6:15pm - All Saint’s Day Mass (Holy Day of Obligation)
7:15pm - Gather in Drama Room
7:45pm - Leave for cemetary
8:45pm - Head to unofficial gathering spot
Location TBD.

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Week of Dinner Groups
Nov
4
to Nov 10

Week of Dinner Groups

The week of November 5-8 will be a week of dinner groups. Dinner groups are hosted twice a month in between our socials and speaker series. This is a new part of our ministry we are offering this year. Dinner groups meet just twice a month at the homes of other young adults. The dinner hosts will provide dinner. This is an opportunity to get plugged in with the community in a smaller and more intimate setting without having to just attend a large event. 

Sign ups for November Dinner Groups coming soon.

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Pange Língua: A Night of Worship
Nov
6
7:00 PM19:00

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (map)
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Pange Língua: A Night of Worship at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Pange Língua is a Night of Worship hosted on the first Tuesdays of every month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church following the 6:15 p.m. Mass. Pange Língua is a time of Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. This night of worship is open to anyone including families, youth, and young adults of the parish. It is a gift for us to gather as one Church and specifically pray for our parish community, marriages, youth and young adults, leaders, vocations to the priesthood and religious life from our parish, and for those people in our parish boundaries that do not know Jesus Christ as Lord.

The night will include music, meditation, silence, Confession, Exposition, and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Everyone is welcome! Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Week of Dinner Groups
Nov
26
to Nov 30

Week of Dinner Groups

The week of November 26-29 will be a week of dinner groups. Dinner groups are hosted twice a month in between our socials and speaker series. This is a new part of our ministry we are offering this year. Dinner groups meet just twice a month at the homes of other young adults. The dinner hosts will provide dinner. This is an opportunity to get plugged in with the community in a smaller and more intimate setting without having to just attend a large event. 

Sign ups for November Dinner Groups coming soon.

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Advent Retreat
Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

Advent Retreat

We will have our 5th annual Advent Retreat on Saturday, December 1, 2018. The retreat will be an opportunity for reflection, small group discussions, silence, confession and prayer as the Church prepares for the solemnity of Christmas. Lunch provided.

Deadline to sign up is November 25.

The retreat is $20 and includes coffee, light snacks, and lunch.

The retreat begins at 9:00 a.m. and we will conclude with the 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass at the Church. 

Location: St. Anne's Hall located at the church

More details to come regarding theme and schedule, but sign up now to hold your spot.

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Pange Língua: A Night of Worship
Dec
4
7:00 PM19:00

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (map)
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Pange Língua: A Night of Worship at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Pange Língua is a Night of Worship hosted on the first Tuesdays of every month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church following the 6:15 p.m. Mass. Pange Língua is a time of Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. This night of worship is open to anyone including families, youth, and young adults of the parish. It is a gift for us to gather as one Church and specifically pray for our parish community, marriages, youth and young adults, leaders, vocations to the priesthood and religious life from our parish, and for those people in our parish boundaries that do not know Jesus Christ as Lord.

The night will include music, meditation, silence, Confession, Exposition, and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Everyone is welcome! Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Christmas Party at Bowlounge
Dec
13
7:00 PM19:00

Christmas Party at Bowlounge

Join us for one last social for 2018. This year we will be having our Christmas Party at Bowlounge. We have covered the cost of bowling and shoe rental for each person attending. An RSVP is required for this event this year. We will have a few light snacks but dinner and drinks are on your own.

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Pinot's Palette Social
Oct
18
7:00 PM19:00

Pinot's Palette Social

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A new and fun upcoming event we are hosting is a night at Pinot's Palette in Lakewood where you will have a fun night of painting the church of St. Thomas Aquinas. Not a painter, no problem! Someone is there guiding your every step. You don't have to know a thing about painting. Come join us for this fun event. It's a BYOB event. You can also bring your own snacks too. Cost per person is $35.

Pre-registration is required for this event, but you can sign up until the day of.

Sign up here

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Dinner Groups Begin
Oct
8
to Oct 11

Dinner Groups Begin

The week of October 8-12 we are launching our Dinner Groups! Dinner groups are hosted twice a month in between our socials and speaker series.

Dinner groups are here and it's time to sign up! As of now we have six hosts that are very excited to welcome people into their homes. 

What are dinner groups? 
Dinner groups are a new part to the Young Adults ministry this year. Dinner groups are simply a way to provide Christian hospitality to those members of our community. These groups are a way to get to know each other through breaking bread together and sharing in conversation in a more personal setting rather than a large group setting every week. Each group will have 6-8 people.

October dinner groups dates:

  • Week of October 8-12

  • Week of October 22-26

Time:
7:00-9:00pm


Do I have to attend both weeks in October?
The short answer is YES. We expect that if you sign up for dinner groups in October that are you committing to going to the same group twice in that month. The day of the week will stay consistent.

Ready to sign up for a dinner group?
October groups are full, but we are excited for you to sign up for November dinner groups. We will be assigning you to a dinner group based on your day of the week you can attend and your location (when possible). We will let you know the name and address of the host. On the form, you will also be able to request friends that you want in your group.

When do I sign up for November dinner groups?
We will send out the sign ups for November dinner groups two weeks before the groups start. If you joined in October, you will be able to sign up again for the same day of the week but will be transferred to a different group unless requested otherwise. 

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Thursday Night Speaker Series
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Thursday Night Speaker Series

Join for our monthly Speaker Series on October 4 at 7pm in the Upper School Drama Room. We will be discussing the history of the Bible and talk through the timeline of the events of the Bible.

Schedule for night:
5:00-6:00pm - Confessions in church
6:15pm - Mass
7:00pm - Gather in Drama Room
7:20pm - Speaker begins with small group time
8:45pm - Night ends
Head out for fellowship afterwards. Location announced on the night.

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Pange Língua: A Night of Worship
Oct
2
7:00 PM19:00

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship

  • St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Pange Língua is a Night of Worship hosted on the first Tuesdays of every month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Pange Língua is a time of worship with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. This night of worship is open to anyone including families, youth, and young adults of the parish. It is a gift for us to gather as one Church and specifically pray for our parish community, marriages, youth and young adults, leaders, vocations to the priesthood and religious life from our parish, and for those people in our parish boundaries that do not know Jesus Christ as Lord.

The night will include music, meditation, silence, Confession, Exposition, and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Everyone is welcome! Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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NO Thursday Night Event
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

NO Thursday Night Event

There will be no Thursday Night event this week since we are launching the Next Step course. For those participating in Next Step, we will see you at 7pm in the Upper School Cafeteria. 

If you are not participating in Next Step this semester, we will still have ongoing events throughout the year including a once a month social, once a month Speaker Series, and bi-monthly dinner groups beginning in October. 

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Next Step: A Course for Discerning Marriage
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Next Step: A Course for Discerning Marriage

St. Thomas Aquinas Young Adults is piloting this Next Step Course in the Fall of 2018. Next Step is hosted by Discerning Marriage, a support ministry for those single or dating to intentionally pursue the call to Marriage.

Beginning Thursday, September 20, and for each consecutive Thursday for 8-weeks, young adults will have the opportunity to participate in the course. 

DEADLINE TO SIGN UP IS SEPTEMBER 17.

For all information about this course, click here.

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Thursday Night Speaker Series at St. Thomas Aquinas
Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

Thursday Night Speaker Series at St. Thomas Aquinas

  • 6306 Kenwood Ave Dallas, TX 75214 (map)
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Join us at St. Thomas Aquinas in the Upper School Drama Room on Thursday, September 13 at 7:00pm. Our Speaker Series are held once a month at STA and include time of socializing, a talk, and time for small group. We head out to a local restaurant afterwards for fellowship. The location is always announced at the end of the night. 

Schedule for night:
5:00-6:00pm - Confessions in church
6:15pm - Mass
7:00pm - Gather in Drama Room
7:20pm - Speaker begins with small group time
8:45pm - Night ends
Head out for fellowship afterwards. Location announced on the night.

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Social at White Rock Alehouse
Sep
6
7:00 PM19:00

Social at White Rock Alehouse

  • 7331 Gaston Ave, Suite 100 Dallas, TX 75214 (map)
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Join us for a gathering at White Rock Alehouse on Thursday, September 6 from 7-9pm. This is a perfect event for those interested in our ministry to meet members of this community and learn about what we do. We will be located in the back of the restaurant in the Beer Garden. All young adults in their 20s and 30s are invited. 

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Labor Day Weekend Retreat
Aug
31
to Sep 2

Labor Day Weekend Retreat

When: August 31 - September 2, 2018
Where: The Pines Catholic Camp in Big Sandy, TX
Time: 5:00pm on Friday and return Sunday at 2:00pm
Cost: $99/person

Who is this retreat for?
YOU! Whether you are:

  1. Looking to have a weekend away
  2. A new member looking to connect and build relationships
  3. A leader looking to invest in new members and give back to the ministry
  4. Looking for quiet space to relax and reconnect with Jesus
  5. Just someone who likes to have a good time!

What does the cost include?
Bus transportation there and back, food (dinner Friday night through lunch on Sunday), cabin lodging, Confession, Mass, Adoration, activities around the camp including ropes courses, canoes, pool, sand volleyball, etc.

Registration for this retreat is now closed.

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Game Night at The Joseph House
Aug
23
7:00 PM19:00

Game Night at The Joseph House

  • 6632 Santa Anita Drive Dallas, TX, 75214 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Want to settle Catan with us? Compare apples to apples? Figure out that catchphrase? Come join us for a game night. Bring your own drinks and snacks and we will provide the board games!

The Joseph House is a Catholic men's spiritual house for young adult single men. We have been serving the St Thomas community for over three years as a source of gentlemanly hospitality. Come visit us and enjoy a night of fellowship and friendly competition! All young adults are welcome.

Address:
6632 Santa Anita Drive, Dallas, TX

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Thursday Night Speaker Series at St. Thomas Aquinas
Aug
16
7:00 PM19:00

Thursday Night Speaker Series at St. Thomas Aquinas

Join us at St. Thomas Aquinas in the Upper School Drama Room (normal meeting space). We will be announcing our Fall calendar and NEW program launching in September! If you are new or a returning member, this is a night not to miss! We will head out for fellowship afterwards. 

Schedule for night:
5:00-6:00pm - Confessions in church
6:15pm - Mass
7:00pm - Gather in Drama Room
7:20pm - Speaker begins with small group time
8:45pm - Night ends
Head out for fellowship afterwards. Location announced on the night. 

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Social Outing at On Rotation Brewery + Taproom
Aug
9
7:00 PM19:00

Social Outing at On Rotation Brewery + Taproom

Join us for a social outing on August 9 from 7-9pm at On Rotation Brewery + Taproom. It's located at 7328 Gaston Ave #110, Dallas, TX 75214.

There isn't food at this place, but you can bring food in or order from Cane Rosso next door and bring it over. 

This is a perfect event for new members looking to get plugged in and connect with other members of the ministry. All are welcome in their 20s and 30s. 

Find the welcome table upon arrival and check in. Look for the navy table cloth and Young Adults shirts.

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Frisco Rough Riders Game
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

Frisco Rough Riders Game

Join us on Aug. 2 as we head to the Rough Riders baseball game in Frisco. We will be departing by bus at 6pm from St. Thomas Aquinas. This is a perfect event to bring a friend or coworker to! Anyone is invited.

When: August 2, 2018
Where: Dr. Pepper Ballpark in Frisco
Time: 6pm at St. Thomas Aquinas to depart by bus. Game starts at 7:05pm.
Cost: $21.99/person (Ticket includes All-You-Can-Eat hot dogs, brats, peanuts, chips and Dr Pepper products, plus a souviner.)

Sign up and pay online below.

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NO YOUNG ADULTS
Jul
5
to Jul 26

NO YOUNG ADULTS

We taking a break in July to regroup and prepare for the next 12 months of Young Adults ministry. We are so EXCITED to share with you the upcoming improvements to next year's ministry. We have a new program beginning too that we will be releasing in the next couple months that will complement the mission of our ministry. We will see you back for an official gathering on August 2.

In the mean time while we are off in July, host dinners at your house, grab coffee with a new member or new graduate, get a group together to see a movie, attend daily Mass, or reach out to friends you haven't spoken with in a while and invite them to Mass. Take the month of July to put yourself out there and meet new people and invite them into your home. We are one community all striving for the same thing, authentic relationships. We hope you all enjoy the month of July!

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Thursday Night at Trinity Hall Pub
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Thursday Night at Trinity Hall Pub

  • 5321 East Mockingbird Lane Dallas, TX, 75206 United States (map)
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Join us Trinity Hall Pub on June 21 at 7pm. Find the young adults in the navy young adults t-shirts. We will be easy to spot. Anyone and everyone is welcome in their 20s and 30s to join us. This is a great opportunity for new faces to meet members of the ministry. Hope to see you there!

The address is 5321 E. Mockingbird Ln. It's located at Mockingbird Station on the second level next to the Angelika Theater.

Call or text Hannah Weigel at 214-435-5172 for more information or if you need help finding us.

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Kickball and More
May
17
to Jun 14

Kickball and More

  • 6306 Kenwood Avenue Dallas, TX, 75214 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

STA Young Adults Kickball and More is back starting May 17! We will meet every Thursday from May 17 through June 14 on the St. Thomas Aquinas Athletic Fields from 7:00-9:00pm. Each night will include a couple pick up games of Kickball, Ultimate Frisbee and/or Flag Football.

Come join as we gather in fellowship to enjoy some friendly co-ed competition. No need to sign up prior to attending. These pick-up games are open to anyone so bring your friends for a good time!

Not into sports really or running? We also have 2 brand new Corn Hole sets, Spike Ball, Kan Jam, and Latter Ball so anyone can join in the fun!

NOTE: All participants will need to fill out a liability waiver prior to playing. We will have forms at the event to fill out, or you can fill out a form now and not worry once you get there: https://permission.click/X6Zj

We are working on having food each night too!
Food for May 17 - Tacos y Mas
Food for May 24 - Knight of Columbus grilling burgers/hotdogs
Food for May 31 - TBD
Food for June 7 - TBD
Food for June 14 - Knight of Columbus grilling burgers/hotdogs

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Pange Língua: A Night of Worship
May
1
7:00 PM19:00

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Pange Língua is a Night of Worship hosted on the first Tuesdays of every month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Pange Língua is a time of worship with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. This night of worship is open to anyone including families, youth, and young adults of the parish. It is a gift for us to gather as one Church and specifically pray for our parish community, marriages, youth and young adults, leaders, vocations to the priesthood and religious life from our parish, and for those people in our parish boundaries that do not know Jesus Christ as Lord.

The night will include music, meditation, silence, Confession, Exposition, and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Everyone is welcome! Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Thursday Night
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Thursday Night

  • 6306 Kenwood Avenue Dallas, TX, 75214 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Thomism for the New Evangelization (Rescheduled talk from Jan. 25)

Speaker: Monty De La Torre, Ph.D.

St. Thomas Aquinas is widely recognized for being the most influential doctor of the Church. But how exactly does the philosophy and theology of St. Thomas help us in our efforts for the New Evangelization? In his article, "Thomism for the New Evangelization" Fr. Thomas Joseph White provides some key insights into why being a follower of St. Thomas Aquinas matters tremendously for us today.

Dr. Monty De La Torre currently serves as a member of the associate faculty in philosophy for Collin College (Spring Creek Campus) in Plano, TX, and at Tarrant County College (South Campus) in Fort Worth, TX. He is also a member of the St. Thomas Aquinas Young Adults community. We are blessed to have him speak on this topic.

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4th Anniversary Party at Four Corners Brewery
Apr
12
7:00 PM19:00

4th Anniversary Party at Four Corners Brewery

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It's been four years since the Young Adults ministry began at St. Thomas Aquinas in a small room with just eight people. Little did we know how God was going to direct this ministry to serve his people. We have been humbled and honored to serve the young adults of the community in various ways over these past four years. We have seen countless people committing their lives to Jesus Christ and finding purpose and passion through His will being done in their lives. Let's celebrate on April 12! Heavy hor d'oeuvres will be provided. 

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Pange Língua: A Night of Worship
Apr
3
7:00 PM19:00

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship

Pange Língua: A Night of Worship at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament

Pange Língua is a Night of Worship hosted on the first Tuesdays of every month from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church. Pange Língua is a time of worship with Exposition and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. This night of worship is open to anyone including families, youth, and young adults of the parish. It is a gift for us to gather as one Church and specifically pray for our parish community, marriages, youth and young adults, leaders, vocations to the priesthood and religious life from our parish, and for those people in our parish boundaries that do not know Jesus Christ as Lord.

The night will include music, meditation, silence, Confession, Exposition, and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

Everyone is welcome! Those under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Lenten Retreat
Mar
10
9:30 AM09:30

Lenten Retreat

The Power of Silence

Join us for the 4th Annual Lenten Retreat at the Mount Carmel Retreat Center. This retreat center and Monastery is home to the Discalced Carmelite Fathers and is located on a high hilltop upon 45 acres of land. 

We only have 50 spots available for this retreat due to space restraint at the retreat center.

Cost is $35 per person and includes lunch.

This is a silent retreat just for you. We will start with a morning meditation and have a few guided prayer activities during the day. Mostly this retreat is a time of reflection, adoration, and meditation and we will end with a 4pm Vigil Mass.

The deadline has passed, but email Hannah (hannah@stadallas.org) if you wish to sign up still. 

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