Parish Office and Staff


Rev. Bill Devine

(508) 697-9528
After serving 23 years as a chaplain in the Navy and Marine Corps, Fr. Bill Devine was appointed pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas in June 2011. In this capacity, he assumes the responsibility of leading and serving God’s people in the Parish as well as ministering to Bridgewater State University and the prison.                                                                                       


Rev. Jason Giombetti

Parochial Vicar
(508) 697-9528

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Born on New Year’s Day 1984 in Framingham, Fr. Jason Rinaldo Giombetti is the only child of Joseph and Katherine (Moran) Giombetti of Ashland. He attended local public schools: Warren (Elementary); Mindess (Junior High) and Ashland High. He received A.A. from Dean College in Franklin and a B.S. from Suffolk University majoring in psychology. Following college graduation in 2006 and until 2011 he was Director of Religious Education and Coordinator of Youth Ministry at two parishes: St. Cecilia, Ashland and St. Patrick, Natick. He entered St. John Seminary and has spent his deacon year at St. Joseph Parish, Needham.

Deacon Leo Donoghue

(508) 697-9528
Deacon Leo has served St. Thomas Aquinas Parish before.  He is most grateful to Cardinal Seán and Father Bill for allowing him to return.  He was brought up in Weymouth Landing in Sacred Heart Parish, one of nine children of Bill and Mary Donoghue. He met and married Edna Legan from Bridgewater, and they were married right here in 1973.  They have a daughter, Mary, who is a second grade teacher.  He was ordained Deacon 25 years ago and has been blessed to serve with wonderful bishops, priests, deacons, religious women and men as well as the people of God.  Along the way, he earned a Bachelor's Degree from Bridgewater State College and a Master's Degree from Boston College. He served in the US Air Force, Catholic Charities for 16 years, Office of the Permanent Diaconate for 12 years, St. John the Evangelist for 10 years, St. Thomas Aquinas for 7 years, and has completed full time ministry at St. Joseph Parish in Quincy Point.  In all of these places on his spiritual journey, he experienced the love of God, and have had many opportunities to deepen his relationship with Jesus Christ.  He looks forward to sharing this relationship with all of us!

Peter Vitagliano

Business Manager
(508) 697-9528
Born and raised in West Roxbury, Peter moved to Kingston in 1990.  He comes from the business world where he helped to rebuild companies that struggled.  A graduate of Boston University, Peter achieved his MBA, while remaining very involved in his community through his parish, scouting and volunteering.  He married his wife Michelle in 1997, and has two sons, Carl and Austin.

Tina Larson

Administrative Assistant
(508) 697-9528
As Administrative Assistant for the Parish, Tina provides organizational support to the Pastor, Business Manager, and Parish Staff. In addition, she coordinates the planning and scheduling of all parish events, facilities and ministries and designs and produces the weekly bulletins. Tina lives in Bridgewater with her husband Scott and her daughter Elizabeth, and is a parishioner here at St. Thomas Aquinas.  


Amber Ezeani

Campus Minister / Youth Minister
(508) 531-1346
Amber serves as the new Youth and Campus Minister here at St. Thomas and St. Basil.  She grew up in a tiny farm town in Minnesota where her parents introduced her to Jesus Christ and His Church.   Amber attended Benedictine College Kansas, where she studied Psychology and Theology.  During college, she attended a small group where she really began to think more deeply about her Faith, Church teaching and her relationship with Christ. It was a great experience for her and she fully embraced it.  She wanted to serve Christ however He asked.  After college, she moved to New York to work as a campus missionary at New York University.  In 2013, Amber moved to Boston to work for the Archdiocese, specifically with the Disciples in Mission initiative.  Amber currently lives in Stougton with her husband and three beautiful children. 

Marie Masaitis

Religious Education Coordinator

Grades 1-6
(508) 697-3652
Marie brings many years of experience as an elementary teacher and administrator to her role as Religious Education Coordinator for Grades 1-6.  In this role, she coordinates the preparation for children in second grade to receive the Sacraments of Holy Eucharist and Reconciliation. Currently she is working on a Catechetical Certification through the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization.

Shannon Murphy

Religious Education Coordinator

Grades 7-10
(508) 697-3652
Shannon grew up in the northwestern corner of the Archdiocese of Boston in the small town of Townsend attending St. John the Evangelist Parish.  She worked as a Catechist every Sunday for the middle and high school students, and as a lead coordinator for the Confirmation program there.  Shannon is responsible for grades 7-10 in our Religious Education program.  She enjoys bringing Christ's love to young people so is thrilled to now be working as St. Thomas' Confirmation Coordinator! 

Brian Delmonte

Maintenance Manager
Brian has lived in Bridgewater his entire life, and has been a part of our parish family since childhood. Brian graduated from Bridgewater-Raynham High School in 2016 where he played varsity ice hockey for two years.  After graduating, Brian enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and currently serves as a rifleman in the Marine Reserves, 1st Battalion 25th Marines at Fort Devens in Massachusetts.  Brian has completed over 500 hours of community service over the past few years, and has been working at the parish since April.





at the parish office

508-697-9528 [Main Office]
508-697-3652 [Faith Formation Office]
508-279-1859 [Parish Fax]

103 Center Street
Bridgewater, MA 02324


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