Anna Torres (416) 335-9142
The music at St Thomas the Apostle is founded on the rich and continuing artistic tradition of the Roman Catholic Church, spanning more than a thousand years. Learn more about our parish choir, or find musical planning information for an upcoming wedding or funeral by clicking on this link for more information: Music at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Markham
Al Jacob (905) 477-0632
St. Thomas the Apostle Prayer Group is part of the Catholic Charismatic Renewal. The main purpose of the Prayer Group are as follows:
- To foster a personal conversion to Jesus Christ, our Lord and Saviour.
- To foster a decisive personal receptivity to the power of the Holy Spirit.
- To foster the reception and use of the spiritual gifts.
- To foster the work of evangelization with the power of the Holy spirit.
- To foster the ongoing growth in holiness in a sacramental and liturgical life guided by the Catholic church's magesterium and participation in the pastoral plan of the church.
Meetings are held every Wednesday with Holy Mass at 7:30 p.m. in St. Thomas the Apostle church, joining in the devotion to Our Mother of Perpetual Succour. After mass the Prayer Group assemble in the Church hall. The program begins always with praise & worship, followed by either a teaching, sharing or some form of group devotion ending with intercessory prayers for all.
Juliette Huang (416) 495-1067
Liz Pinto (905) 889-5755
Society of St. Vincent de Paul
(905) 474-1224 (ext. 230)
The St Vincent de Paul Society's 40,000 members and volunteers work hard to assist people in need and combat social injustice across Australia. Internationally, the Society operates in 130 countries and has over 950,000 members.
Members of the Society are people who live out their faith in action by visiting people in their homes to provide support, friendship and material assistance. This practice is known as home visitation, and is carried out by local St Vincent de Paul Society conferences. Conferences are typically Parish or school based groups of people who respond to calls for assistance from people in the local community and work closely with the Society's Centres of Charity, or 'Opportunity Shops'.
People who are being assisted by conference members are often provided with furniture, clothing and household goods free of charge through the Society's Centres of Charity. Centres also offer affordable clothing and goods to the wider community. The profit from the sale of stock from the Centres is used to provide resources and support to people in need.
The Legion of Mary (Junior)
Juliette Huang (416) 495-1067
The Legion of Mary is the largest apostolic organization of lay people in the Catholic Church, with well over 3 million active members in almost every country of the world. It has been active in the United States since 1931, has been approved by the last 6 Popes, and was endorsed by the Second Vatican Council. The main purpose of the Legion of Mary is to give glory to God through the sanctification of its members.
The Legion of Mary (Senior)
Amy Rebeiz (647) 643-2232
Alex Ho-Shue (905) 479-2543
Hill Roshan Arulnesam (905) 474-1224 (ext 225)