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Welcome Rev. Richard B. Tomkosky as our new pastor!

Father Rich continues to pastor the Saint John the Baptist Parish in New Baltimore as he takes on the responsibilities of pastoring our St. Thomas the Apostle Parish.

We wish you our very best!

Feel free to email Father Rich ricopadre@hotmail.com


St. Thomas the Apostle Church
215 E Penn Street; Bedford, PA 15522
Phone: 814-623-5526; Fax: 814-623-1741

Welcome to our website and God Bless you.

Church Bulletin ~ Fr. Rich's Homilies


Parish Office Hours
Monday through Friday: 8am to Noon, 1pm to 4pm.

All ordinary parish business should be conducted at this time. Please call to make personal appointments with the pastor.

Visit our St. Thomas School website at www.StThomasBedford.com


The results of the St. Thomas Parish Life Survey designed by the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA), Georgetown University, Washington, DC can be read here. Acrobat Reader is required.


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A Message from Pope John Paul II

"Many problems darken the horizon of our time. We need but think of the urgent need to work for peace, to base relationships between peoples on solid premises of justice and solidarity, and to defend human life from conception to its natural end.

And what should we say of the thousand inconsistencies of a ‘globalized’ world where the weakest, the most powerless and the poorest appear to have so little hope!

It is in this world that Christian hope must shine forth! For this reason too, the Lord wished to remain with us in the Eucharist, making his presence in meal and sacrifice, the promise of a humanity renewed by his love."

Our Lady of the Rosary Novena

O, dear disciple, Mary. Each bead tells a story; each decade reveals a mystery to contemplate. Nourished by your close encounter with your Son, Jesus, growing alike mind and heart. Teach us from the fruits of your encounter as we ponder the mysteries, learning how to be disciples. O, Mary exemplar disciple. Help us encounter your Son! Amen
 
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