Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 4:6-7
Please pray for the following people who we've been asked to petition our Lord on their behalf.
You may make a prayer request by contacting the parish office at 805-646-4338.
If you missed our live stream of the Sunday Mass this week you can watch at the link below. You can also watch all future Sunday Masses via live stream on our Facebook page. Go to our parish home page for more information. Please share this information with anyone who you think might be interested in viewing our Masses. Also below is the prayer of Spritual Communion which is prayed by everyone before the "Lamb of God".
Prayer of Spiritual Communion
My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, and I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as if You were already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You.
Please keep Geri Dimmick in your thoughts and prayers. Geri has recently been re-hospitilzed for pnuemonia. Pray that God grant her a swift return to good health. Pray also for her family at this difficult time.
The Archdiocese has suspended all masses as or March 16, 2020 until further notice. Click here to read the full announcement. In the meantime, daily masses will be live streamed from the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels. Show below is a list of resources for you to stay informed.
On Sundays at 9:30am we will be livestreaming Mass from our parish on Facebook. Please click here to access our Facebook page.
Please keep Ann Marie Leyenaar in your thoughts and prayers. She is having a very serious surgery on her back. Pray that she return to good health.
Sharon Morgan has informed us that long-time parishioner, Dan Lang is in hospital. Please pray that Dan recover quickly and return to good health. Pray also for his family and friends.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, nearly all activity at the parish has been suspended. This includes Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Public Masses, St. Patrick's Dinner Dance, Religious Education and Confirmation classes, Stations of the Cross and Soup Suppers. This pause will continue until the 29th of March...and likely longer. The thrift store has also been closed for the duration of the crisis.
The Sacrament of Reconciliation will continue to be available from 3:30pm to 4:30pm on Saturdays in the Baptistry, or by appointment.
The Open Pantry will have a 'Grab & Go' on Saturday, March 21st.
Let's continue to pray for God's wisdom and strength during this extraordinary time.
Rev. Kirk Davis, OSA
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
185 St. Thomas Drive
Ojai, CA. 93023
Tue, Mar 17, 10:17 PM (11 hours ago)
"I am home and getting better. Thank you for the prayers and cards. They helped me and my sister, Katerina, so much during my surgery and time in the hospital.
I love you, Ivan Matesevac"
The Ventura County Health Officer has issued an order directing vulnerable individuals in the County to shelter at their place of residence from 3/18 - 4/1/2020. The order also restricts certain business activities.
Click here to read the entire order.
Please pray for a young girl named Kacey Belgium who is fighting brain cancer. Pray for healing, strength and consolation for Kacey and her family.