Saint Thomas Aquinas Church & Saint Basil Chapel

Sacramental Updates

We are pleased that we were able to celebrate 86 First Holy Communions during the week of July 20th and 88 Confirmations during the week of July 13th.  Congratulations to our students and their families!

Any outdoor Mass cancellations due to extremely inclement weather
will be posted here by 7:30 a.m. Sunday morning.






Parish News...

The Propagation of the Faith is hosting two events to benefit the missions! On Aug. 9, they will have a drive-in, contact free screening of Fatima, the Movie at Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted in Waltham. Bishop Robert Reed is Master of Ceremonies! He’ll announce the winner of our second benefit: a raffle for an all-inclusive pilgrimage for 2 to Fatima and Lourdes in 2021 donated by Marian Pilgrimages! Airfare, accommodations, 3 meals a day, guide, driver - even tips! Only 250 tickets will be sold! Do not need to be present at the movie to win! See details for movie and trip at

Special Collection  On August 15th and 16th, we will celebrate the missionary work of the Church through The Society of the Propagation of the Faith. Maureen Heil will speak to parishioners at all of our Masses about her experiences in the mission Church, where priests, religious, and lay leaders serve the world’s vulnerable communities. Please keep the missions in your prayers and be generous in next week’s collection for The Society for the Propagation of the Faith. They are prayerfully grateful for your support. Donations can be mailed to the Propagation at 66 Brooks Drive Braintree, MA 02184 or may be given online at

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The parish office is open Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Masks are required to enter the rectory.

We are now resuming Baptisms on the second and fourth Sundays of the month, with COVID-19 restrictions.  Please call the parish office at 508-697-9528 for more information.

St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry The St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry is here to assist anyone in the Bridgewater community who is in need of food and would benefit from this service in these challenging times. Distribution will be curbside and no registration is needed. Please spread the word to your friends and neighbors. If you or someone you know is in need of food at a time when the pantry is not open, please contact Gail at 508-697-6084.  Please see the following upcoming dates for the food pantry.  Distribution hours are 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

* Thursday, August 6
* Thursday, August 20
* Thursday, September 3
* Thursday, September 17








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