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Stephen Ministry

Posted by Judy Duncan on 11/14/15

 Founded in 1975, Stephen ministry is a caring ministry offering one-on-one weekly support for adults experiencing tough times or losses.  St. Thomas More    is blessed to be one of 12,000 congregations across the US and Canada to provide this lay apostolic work.  Today, more than one and a half-million people  have had a Stephen minister walk ... Read More »

Stephen Ministry Update-Autumn 2015

Posted by Judy Duncan on 10/17/15

Congratulations to the following Stephen ministers who faithfully completed their 2-year commitment:

   Jim Derwin, Callie Hahn, Laura Martinez, Cathy Nepola and Rich Peterson.

Our ministry continues to offer weekly visits to provide support, prayer and encouragement to those facing a life crisis or difficulty. We also visit homebound ... Read More »

Make A Difference Day!

Posted by Judy Duncan on 9/26/15

The bi-yearly Make a Difference Day sponsored by the North Liberty Ministry Outreach and St. Thomas More will be held on Saturday, October 24th from 8:30-noon.  Parishioners from North Liberty are welcomed to ask for help on “around the house” chores like yard work, winter prep, moving items, replacing ... Read More »

A Capital Campaign Update Letter From Fr. Page

Posted by Judy Duncan on 9/10/15

Dear Parishioners: 

Here is one of the last general letters of our New Season Capital Campaign report.  Since the “We haven’t heard from you...” letter was sent out, 166 additional decisions have arrived in our parish office.  This included an added $210,160 in gifts and pledges.  Thank you!    As the Catholic Corridor Community here ... Read More »

Parish Picture Directory-submit a photo

Posted by Judy Duncan on 9/01/15

Picture Time is coming to an end.   

For those of you who just couldn’t make a time work for your family there is still an option to get your picture in the directory. You can submit a picture of your family.  Directions on submitting a photo: E-mail a ... Read More »

Parish Tea on Sunday, September 20th

Posted by Judy Duncan on 8/24/15


 The St. Thomas More Catholic Church Afternoon Tea Committee invites you to celebrate National  Women’s Friendship Day on Sept. 20, Sunday at 1:00 pm by attending “Friendship & Tea with Mary &  Me.”  Longtime parishioner Mary Jedlicka Humston and coauthor Mary Potter Kenyon will discuss  their newly ... Read More »

Religious Education Classes begin the week of September 20, 2015!

Posted by Judy Duncan on 8/20/15

Please consider how YOU can help our Religious Education Classes!

We are still in need of the following volunteers: Catechists ("Teachers") Classroom assistants Hallway monitors

Contact Joan Garrity in the Religious Education Office to see where you can help!

phone:  319-337-4231  email:


Social Justice Commission News

Posted by Judy Duncan on 8/05/15

  There is a Public Forum on the County Wide Ordinance to Raise the Minimum Wage on Wednesday, 8/12 from 6-8 PM. This will occur at the Johnson County Health & Human Services Building, Room 203 B&C, 855 S. Dubuque St. in Iowa City

Sacrament of Confirmation and Youth Group Information

Posted by Judy Duncan on 8/05/15

Registration for the Sacrament of Confirmation and registration for our Youth Groups (Jr. High & Sr.High)

will be held after all Masses on the weekends of Aug. 22-23, Aug. 29-30


You may also download and complete materials below and mail or drop off the forms with fee any ... Read More »

New Parish Picture Directory

Posted by Judy Duncan on 7/09/15

Because of our explosive parish growth, it’s time to create a new St. Thomas More Parish Picture Directory!  

Parish families, please click on the link below to go to the online scheduling system for portraits: