Mass Schedule

Saturday, 4:30 pm
Sunday, 8 & 10:30 am
Tuesday-Friday, 7:15 am

Saturday, 3:30-4 pm

Eucharistic Adoration
First Friday each month
7:15 am-Noon

Centering Prayer
Tuesday, 5:30-6:30 pm

Find Us

Church and Pastoral Center
1079 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Fr. Warren Sazama
S.J. Pastor

Hrs: 9 am-4 pm, M-F
Tel: 651-227-7669
Fax: 651-227-0847

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St. Thomas More School
1065 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Lynn Volkenant

Hrs: 7:30 am-3:30 pm
M-F (during school year)
Tel: 651-224-4836
Fax: 651-224-0097

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Rooted in the Gospel of Jesus Christ,
the mission of Saint Thomas More Catholic Community
is to glorify God by our lives. 

morefestMoreFest - Saturday, October 1st, 12:00 - 8:30 pm! 

For the Kids: There will be games, crazy hair and inflatables and a dunk tank

For the adults: There will be a beer and wine tent as well as the ever popular Wine Ring Toss and Prize Lotto and a massage area from HealthSource Chiropractic

Raffle Drawing: Grand prize is $1500, with two secondary prizes of $500 each

12:00-4:00 pm, Festival
4:30 pm, Mass
5:30-8:30 pm, Spaghetti Dinner ($5 Indiv/$20 Family), bingo and raffle draw

Join Us for the Blessings of the Animals!

blessing-of-animalsOn Saturday, Oct. 8, at 10 am on the front steps of the church (Summit Avenue) we will be hosting a special blessing of the animals in honor of Saint Francis of Assisi. The equine (horse) division of the Saint Paul Police Department will be joining us this year; and we’re hoping to host their canine division as well. Bring your beloved pets from cats & dogs to assorted rodents, reptiles, insects and birds. The ritual will be short and sweet; with plenty of fun and animal crackers.

Fall Marriage Enrichment Event - "After the Final Rose"

redorse1Please plan on attending our Fall Marriage Enrichment Event featuring Deacon Joseph Michalak at 7 pm, Tuesday, Oct. 11 in the STM School Auditorium. He will present, “After the Final Rose: Tapping the Grace of Sacramental Marriage.” Deacon Michalak is a national speaker and serves as Deacon at our neighboring parish, Holy Spirit. He is also the director of the Institute of Diaconate Formation at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity. It will be a wonderful evening of refreshments, fellowship and a great talk! There is no fee but a free will offering will be accepted. Reservations are not required but we would love to know if you are coming so we can offer hospitality. Contact Carol at 651-227-7669 x 305 or to let us know you are attending.

promotion Bible Study at STM

Adult Education Bible Study will be taking place this Fall. We'll focus on the Book of Job and learn about suffering. We want you to be a part of our fruitful discussion led by skilled facilitators. We have 2 sessions, one starting on Monday October 17th at 7 pm and another starting on Thursday, either October 13th or October 20th at 8 am, depending on registrations and MEA conflicts (MEA is the 20th). The cost for the session is $25, you can pay online or by sending a check to the church office. We look forward to learning and praying through Scripture with you.

Ignatian Spirituality

society-of-jesus-logoIgnatian spirituality reminds us that God pursues us in the routines of our home and work life, and in the hopes and fears of life's challenges. The founder of the Jesuits, Saint Ignatius of Loyola, created the Spiritual Exercises to deepen our relationship with Christ and to move our contemplation into service.

promotionSociety of Jesus Welcomes 48 New Novices
September 13, 2016 - This fall, 48 new Jesuit novices joined the Society of Jesus in Canada, Haiti and the U.S., the largest group of novices in the last 10 years.

By Doris Yu

The journey to becoming a Jesuit priest or brother can take from eight to 12 years, and it begins with two years in the novitiate. The formation process follows a detailed plan that was laid out by St. Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus. The journey to becoming a Jesuit priest or brother can take from eight to 12 years, and it begins with two years in the novitiate. The formation process follows a detailed plan that was laid out by St. Ignatius, founder of the Society of Jesus. Read the rest of the article here (external website).

infoRecently Completed Shrine of Saint Thomas More

Learn about our recently completed shrine of Saint Thomas More and the vision for our church by our former pastor, Fr. Joseph Weiss, S.J. Read a Star Tribune article, view a video and photos of our church here.

heartPope Francis' Apostolic Exhortation: Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love)

Download a PDF of the Exhortation here

Watch a video, read articles and access FAQs from the USCCB website

Announcement Article from from the National Catholic Reporter

Announcement Article from the Catholic News Service

Announcement Article from Vatican Radio

Pope Francis' Encyclical: Laudato Si'

Read or download the letter here,

Resources for Reflection, Prayer and Action

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

Catholic Climate Covenant

Global Catholic Climate Movement

Pontifical Academy of Sciences: Protect the Earth, Dignify Humanity. The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change and Sustainable Humanity

Promotio Iustitiae Healing a Broken World

Ignatian Solidarity Network Resource Kit 

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