Prayer Line

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.

Rachel Duarte

November 18, 2022

Please pray for Rachel Duarte who having a dental procedure.

Patrick Tumamait

November 18, 2022

Please pray for Patrick Tumamait who is at St. John's Hospital for heart surgery.  Pray for Patrick's quick recovery and consolation for his family.

Gerhard "Gary" Orthuber

November 17, 2022

Dear Friends,

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Gary Orthuber who passed away a few weeks ago.

His memorial will be held here at St. Thomas Aquinas on Tuesday, November 22nd.  The Holy Rosary will be recited in the Chapel at 10am with the Mass to be held at 10:30.  There willl be a reception in the Aquinas Center immediately after the services.

Larry Shields

November 17, 2022

Dear Friends,

As you know Larry Shields passed away last Friday.  Please click on the following link for more information regarding his services.

All in the St. Thomas Aquinas community are invited to attend these services. 

Larry Shields

November 15, 2022

Dear Friends,

As many of you already know, Larry Shields has passed away.  We pray for the happy repose of his soul and for comfort for his family.

The arrangements have been made and an invitation has been issued to the St. Thomas Aquinas community to join the family on Saturday, November 26th at Thomas Aquinas College. The Holy Rosary will be recited at 9am followed immediately by a funeral Mass.  

Burial will be at Santa Paula Cemetary.  After the burial there will be a reception at Thomas Aquinas College.

Judy Gonelli

November 9, 2022

Dear Friends,

Please remember Judy Gonelli in your prayers as you go through your day.  Judy had colon surgery yesterday.  Pray for a speedy return to god health.

Mary Silvestri

October 30, 2022

Dear Friends,

Please keep Mary Silvestri in your thoughts and prayers.  Mary suffered a stroke and is in hospital.  Pray also for her family at this most difficult time.

Mary Anne Mercer-Kaas Update

October 11, 2022

Dear Friends,

The reception for the Mary Anne Mercer-Kaas funeral has been changed from the Norris Ranch to the Ca 'Marco Restaurant.  The restaurant is located at 1002 E. Ojai Ave. (across from Soule Park Golf Course).  

Mary Anne Mercer-Kaas

October 10, 2022


The funeral services for Mary Anne Mercer-Kaas will be held on Saturday, October 15th. The holy rosary will be at 10:15 followed by the Mass.

There will be a reception afterward at the Norris Ranch.

Serena Jedrick

October 9, 2022

Please hold Serena Jedrick in your prayers.  She is in need of physical healing and spiritual comfort as she deals with several health issued.

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