Welcome to the St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church parish website.  We are an active Christian community in the Ojai valley and invite you to join us in our mission to live the Gospel message.  Listed below are some of the more recent news and updates.  Please join us at mass this week for worship, fellowship and celebration of God’s great love.


Readings for Sunday 2/14

First Reading Moses speaks to the people and tells them of the deep memory they are to retrain. The wandering in the desert does not erase memory; it burns it into each heart the truth that God hears our cry and responds with abundance. Our job is to return those gifts generously. Psalm 91 The psalmist ... Read more...

Ignatian Spirituality Group

The Ignatian Spirituality group meets every third Thursday in the parish library 7-8:30 p.m.  All are welcome to come.  February 18 topics will be friendship, intimacy, and relationships ... Read more...

Open Pantry 2/20/16

Please support the pantry with any donations you can.  Donations can be dropped off at the parish office on Saturday, February 20th 9:00 a.m.  Monetary donations are also welcome! Needed Items: Tuna, Packaged Dinners, Rice, Mac ‘n Cheese, Beans (Dry & Canned), Cereal (Hot & Cold), Peanut Butter, Pasta, Spaghetti Sauce, Canned Fruits and Vegetables ... Read more...

The Journey from Palm Sunday to Easter and Passion Narratives

Our whole Catholic faith is summarized in the Liturgies, Masses and Readings of this amazing week right before Easter.  It is the most important week of the year.  Fr. Gelfer will explore with you the readings of each day as well as discuss the important and relevant ... Read more...