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  Thomas the Apostle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some have seen in the Acts of Thomas (written in east Syria in the early 3rd century, or perhaps as early as the first half of the 2nd century) an identification of Saint Thomas with the apostle Judas son of James, better known in English as Jude.
Thomas is revered as a saint in both the Roman Catholic Church and in the Eastern Orthodox Church, and is remembered each year on Saint Thomas Sunday, which is always one week after Easter.
Just as Saints Peter and Paul are said to have brought the fledgling Christianity to Greece and Rome, Saint Mark brought it to Egypt, Saint John to Syria and Turkey, Thomas is often said to have taken it eastwards as far as India.
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 SAINT THOMAS THE APOSTLE PARISH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
A mission outpost in the 1860's, St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church was founded as a parish in 1869, in a small brown frame church on the corner of 55th Street and Kimbark Avenue in Chicago, Illinois.
Thomas the Apostle Church -- its design, and everything in it -- tells something about the people of our parish and the people who are the Catholic Church.
The St. Thomas organ is among the greatest in Chicago, consisting of over 3,500 pipes (ranging from 3/8 of an inch to 32 feet) located behind the rood screen and in an elevated chamber to the right of the Sanctuary.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: St. Thomas the Apostle
Little is recorded of St. Thomas the Apostle, nevertheless thanks to the fourth Gospel his personality is clearer to us than that of some others of the Twelve.
Again it was St. Thomas who during the discourse before the Last Supper raised an objection: "Thomas saith to him: Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way?" (John 14:5).
Besides the "Acta Thomae" of which a different and notably shorter redaction exists in Ethiopic and Latin, we have an abbreviated form of a so-called "Gospel of Thomas" originally Gnostic, as we know it now merely a fantastical history of the childhood of Jesus, without any notably heretical colouring.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/14658b.htm   (1069 words)

 The Church of Saint Thomas the Apostle
Although the architect is unknown, the builders of St. Thomas, J.C. and R.B. Wood, constructed a massive central gable and lancet arched windows of three lancer units in place of a tower.
Thomas High School was closed in 1939 shortly after the opening of Williston Public High School (1931) and the elementary closed in 1951.
Thomas, the Apostle Catholic Church, 1847-1947 (Saint Mary Parish of Wilmington, NC).
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 Patron Saints Index: Saint Thomas the Apostle
"Thomas, one of the twelve, called the Twin, was not with them when Jesus came." He was the only disciple absent; on his return he heard what had happened but refused to believe it.
When Thomas saw and touched, why was he told: "You have blieved because you have seen me?" Because what he saw and what he believed were different things.
God cannot be seen by mortal man. Thomas saw a human being, whom he acknowledged to be God, and said: "My Lord and my God." Seeing, he believed ; looking at one who was true man, he cried out that this was God, the God he could not see.
www.catholic-forum.com /saints/saintt07.htm   (557 words)

 Saint Thomas The Apostle School - West Hartford, CT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Saint Thomas The Apostle School - West Hartford, CT Saint Thomas the Apostle School
Thomas the Apostle is an elementary school community of many faiths, cultures and ethnic backgrounds committed to educational excellence in the Roman Catholic tradition.
Thomas the Apostle is a Christian community where every member can develop a personal relationship with God.
www.stawh.org /school.aspx   (276 words)

 Tha Acts of Saint Thomas the Apostle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
When the apostle came into the cities of India, with Abbanes the merchant, Abbanes went away to salute Gundaphoros the king, and reported to him about the carpenter whom he bad brought with him; and the king was glad, and ordered him to come in to himself.
The apostle went into the city, all the multitude accompanying him; and he thought of going to the parents of the young man whom, when killed by the dragon, he had brought to life; for they earnestly entreated him to come to them, and to enter into their house.
The apostle, seeing her, was disheartened, for she was a beautiful maiden; and he ordered her to be brought into the middle of the inn.
www.sainthomas.org /thomasact.shtml   (8000 words)

 St. Thomas the Apostle
Saint Thomas the Apostle who is called Didymus, the twin, said to his fellow disciples when Jesus announced His intention of returning to Judea to visit Lazarus, "Let us also go, that we may die with him".
Saint Thomas was condemed to death led out of city to a hill where he was pierced with spears by four soldiers.
The tradition that Saint Thomas preached in India was widely spread in both East and West and is to be found in such writers as Ephraem Syrus, Ambrose, Paulinus, Jerome, and, later Gregory of Tours.
www.thesacredheart.com /sts/sthomas.htm   (6723 words)

 Saint Thomas the Apostle
Saint Thomas, "Doubting Thomas," was an apostle and martyr.
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 St. Thomas the Apostle Church --
Last Updated: August 19, 2006 at 9:00 AM We, the joy-filled Catholic community of St. Thomas the Apostle, are united in faith and drawn to the life-giving sacrifice of the Eucharist.
Thomas the Apostle’s upcoming Anniversary, we are looking for old parish related photos covering the past 75 years.
Far from being passive recipients of the Church’s pastoral care, older people are irreplaceable apostles, especially among their own age group, because no one is more familiar than they with the problems and the feelings of this phase of life.
www.stthomasapostle.org   (1714 words)

 July 3 Saint   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Thomas was one of the twelve apostles of Jesus.
As soon as he arrived, the other apostles told him joyfully, "We have seen the Lord." They thought Thomas would be happy.
After Pentecost, Thomas was strong and firm in his belief and trust in Jesus.
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 Saint Thomas the Apostle
The Gospel account of Jesus' appearance to His grieving apostles after His resurrection in John 20, tells of Thomas, who was away, being doubtful of the preposterous story that the Lord was alive.
According to tradition, when the apostles dispersed to different parts of the world, Thomas was a missionary to India and the Near East.
According to their tradition, Saint Thomas the Apostle on his way to India brought the Gospel to the Chaldeans of Babylon and Assyria.
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 Saint Thomas the Apostle Orthodox Church - Home
Thomas serves the faithful of southern Maryland (Calvert, Charles, St. Mary's and southern Prince George's counties), and the parish welcomes visitors to all of our services.
Thomas the Apostle Orthodox Church is a small but growing parish of the
Thomas is the only presence of Orthodoxy in Southern Maryland.  The parish recently celebrated the tenth anniversary of its canonical establishment.  The parish is now experiencing a period of sustained growth in numbers, and finds itself in urgent need of a larger worship space. 
www.apostlethomas.org   (278 words)

 Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. VIII
At that time we the apostles were all in Jerusalem-Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the tax-gatherer; James of Alphaeus and Simon the Cananaean; and Judas of James;
And the flute-girl, holding the flutes in her hand, went round them all; and when she came to the place where the apostle was, she stood over him, playing the flute over his head a long time.
And many also of the brethren were gathered together there, until they heard word of the apostle, that he had gone down to the cities of India, and was teaching there.
www.ccel.org /fathers2/ANF-08/anf08-99.htm   (1715 words)

 St. Thomas the Apostle Parish - Diocese of Amarillo Texas
Thomas the Apostle Parish - Diocese of Amarillo Texas
Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Amarillo, Texas, officially became a parish on July 3, 1980,when Bishop L. Matthiesen and Father Joseph Tash, the founding pastor, concelebrated Mass along with a number of priests from the diocese.
This first Mass was held at St. Stephen United Methodist Church whose congregation had first shown its hospitality on January 6, 1980, by opening its doors to approximately 75 Catholic families who met to worship and show their intrest in forming a new parish in the southwest part of the city.
www.stamtx.ch   (392 words)

 St. Thomas the Apostle -- Naperville, IL
Thomas the Apostle Catholic Parish is conveniently located in Naperville, Illinois and is surrounded by Rt.
Thomas is also one of three Parishes that founded All Saints Catholic Academy, a Catholic elementary school located just two miles from the St. Thomas.
Going out about nine o"clock, he saw others standing idle in the marketplace, and he said to them, "You too go into my vineyard, and I will give you what is just."So they went off.
www.stapostle.org   (183 words)

 The Doubter
Thomas is located in Dallas, Texas, and is a parish of the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas.
Thomas the Apostle, is also known as Thomas the Doubter because he would not believe the other apostles’ accounts of their encounters with the risen Christ until he had seen for himself.
Christ did not rebuke Thomas for his questions and skepticism, but provided Thomas with the confirmation he needed and charged him to carry the gospel to others.
www.thedoubter.org   (265 words)

 Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
Saint Thomas the Apostle Gift Shop is a ministry staffed by volunteers.
We are open seven days a week, from the day after Labor Day in September until the end of May. During the summer months (June, July, and August) we follow our summer schedule, which you will find in the bulletin or posted on our door.
All proceeds are returned to St. Thomas the Apostle School for scholarships.
www.mylordandmygod.org /ministries_giftshop.asp   (189 words)

 SAINT THOMAS THE APOSTLE PARISH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Welcome to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, a gathering of God's People in Extraordinary Variety.
Thomas, the Apostle, has been known for twenty centuries as "Doubting Thomas" because he questioned the testimony of the other apostles.
These words of faith are the inspiration for our parish work in this community to build the City of God.
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 St Thomas The Apostle Church
Registration forms are available on the Welcome Table in Commons or you may stop by the office to fill out a form.
You must be an active member in order to have a child baptized, to be a sponsor, to be married and/or to receive an "active" tuition rate for a child attending a Catholic School.
We, the People of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, have the loving, reconciling presence of Jesus Christ as the center of our life, especially in the Eucharist.
www.stthomastheapostle.org   (315 words)

 Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Eparchy) [Catholic-Hierarchy]
Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean)
Eparchy of Saint Thomas the Apostle of Detroit (Chaldean) (erected)
Eparchy of Saint Peter the Apostle of San Diego (Chaldean) (erected)
www.catholic-hierarchy.org /diocese/ddech.html   (174 words)

 Welcome to Saint Thomas the Apostle
Our parish is a vital and spirit-filled community, offering opportunities for religious education for children and adults, faith sharing through small groups, services to the community in liturgical ministries and parish committees, as well as many outreach programs.
Like the first families who built our parish fifty years ago, the members of St. Thomas the Apostle continue to work together to create a community of service to each other and to God.
We invite all who are interested in St. Thomas the Apostle Parish to contact the parish office.
www.stthomasap.org /home.html   (342 words)

 Church of Saint Thomas the Apostle
The Roman Catholic Parish of Saint Thomas the Apostle was formed January 1, 1845 by the Rt.
The Gothic Revival style St. Thomas Church was constructed under Murphy’s supervision and was completed by 1847.
Ellen Teresa Bauman was born in 1849 and baptized at St. Thomas Church on January 9, 1850.
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 October 6 Saint Thomas the Apostle
On this day we celebrate the memory of the Apostle Thomas.
But when he saw the Lord, he saw that this One before him was a new creature, a conqueror not simply over certain physical wounds, but of death itself.
Say it when the wisdom of this world seems to laugh at the wisdom of God, and you don’t know where to turn for a trustworthy answer.
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 St. Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
This is exactly the challenge of the Incarnation and Transfiguration.
We here at St. Thomas want to share that challenge with you.
If you are seeking a new or renewed church family, our arms and hearts are open.
www.ghg.net /stthomas   (433 words)

 Sterling Silver Saint Thomas the Apostle Medal and 20-inch Chain - SHOP.COM
Sterling Silver Saint Thomas the Apostle Medal and 20-inch Chain
Sterling Silver St Thomas the Apostle Medal and 20-inch Chain with clasp.
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 Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church
We are excited to be able to offer this site to you to provide basic information about our parish family.
We hope that this site may be of service to you, but in the event that your questions are not answered, please don’t hesitate to call us at the parish office, 602-954-9089.
We pray that by being involved in our parish, you will grow in your love for Christ and His Church, and, following the lead of our patron, Saint Thomas, declare Jesus, ‘my Lord and my God’.
www.mylordandmygod.com   (180 words)

 Saint Thomas the Apostle Church Home Page
Welcome to the website of St. Thomas the Apostle Parish and School.
We have been welcoming Catholics at our beautiful Church and educating children of all faiths in our wonderful School for over 100 years.
I invite you to visit our Church and School and consider becoming part of the Saint Thomas Connected Community.
www.saintthomasnet.com   (145 words)

 Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle
Parish of St. Thomas the Apostle, Laurel Lodge/Carpenterstown, Dublin 15
of the parish of St. Thomas the Apostle
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www.laurellodgeparish.ie   (174 words)

 Welcome to Saint Thomas the Apostle School
We offer quality Catholic education for Pre-Kindergarten to 8th grade with before and after school care and a summer camp program. 
Learn why "The Saint Thomas Advantage" represents your best choice for a quality, values-based education for your child.
- Did you ever wonder what St. Thomas School looks like from 10,000 feet in the air?  Check out the fun satellite view section added to the website!
www.saintthomasnet.com /STSindex.htm   (162 words)

 St. Thomas Apostle Church, Washington, D.C.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-23)
Thomas Apostle Church, Washington, D.C. Rev. Mark E. Brennan, Pastor
You became a believer because you saw me.
Blest are they who have not seen and have believed.
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