There are many opportunities to participate as a minister in regular Masses, including as a Eucharistic Minister, a Sacristan, an Usher, and a Lector. Children can also participate as Altar Servers. If you wish to volunteer as an adult for one of these ministries or sign up your child to become an Altar Server, click here and select which ministry you are interested in to see the corresponding contact.
You can view assignment schedules for these ministries below.
Saint Thomas offers all sacraments in both English and Spanish. The Spanish Mass is celebrated at 12:30 PM each Sunday. There are frequent special events in our Hispanic Ministry, such as a breakfast from 8:30-10:30am on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month. For more information on our Hispanic Ministries please contact Marisa Roan or Laila Garcia.
Saint Thomas Catholic Church offers the opportunity for Eucharistic Adoration on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month beginning at noon. Any changes to the schedule are marked on the calendar. The Adoration is held in the Chapel at the Student Center, located at 1027 Moody St, Montevallo, AL 35115. For additional information or to sign-up, contact Rose Marie Vetrano.
Rose Marie Vetrano(205) 620-0051
Saint Thomas provides Catholic Campus Ministry for students at the University of Montevallo. Masses are held every Wednesday at 5:30pm during school session at the Student Center, located at 1027 Moody St, Montevallo, AL 35115. For more information, contact the Campus Ministry below.
College Campus Ministryccm@stthomascatholic.com
Saint Thomas Catholic Church is blessed with an active men's group of the Knights of Columbus. They also host a pancake breakfast on the first Sunday of every month from 8:30-10:30am (9:00-10:15am during summer). We are also blessed with an active Ladies' auxiliary of the Knights of Columbus. If you are interested in joining the Knights of Columbus, contact our main office.
Main Office(205) 663-3936
Saint Thomas is blessed with a thriving Religious Education program for students grades 1-10. This includes preparation for First Eucharist, Confirmation, and Reconciliation, as well as general education. For adults or anyone new to the Catholic Church seeking to receive the sacraments, please see the section on the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults. Announcements regarding registration for Faith Formation classes will always be posted online and in the weekly bulletin. For any questions, contact the Faith Formation Office.
Faith Formation Office(205) 663-3936 x 107
On the 3rd Sunday of each month, St. Thomas Church sponsors coffee and donuts between the 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM Masses on the weekends when Faith Formation is in session. All are invited!
Saint Thomas Catholic Church holds for its senior community a monthly Mass on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 11am, followed by a luncheon.
Saint Thomas holds a weekly youth ministry for high school students Wednesdays at 7pm. For more info, contact Maria Maldonado.
Maria Maldonado(205) 517-0604
In addition to the college student ministry, Saint Thomas also holds a weekly gathering for all young adults on Thursdays at 7pm. For more info, contact Maria Maldonado.
Maria Maldonado(205) 517-0604
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) offers the opportunity for non-Catholics to join the Catholic Church. This process is for anyone unbaptized, anyone baptized in a non-Catholic church, and any Catholic adult who has not yet received the Sacrament of Confirmation. Class sessions are held on Sunday mornings from 9:30 AM to 10:45 AM. Participation in RCIA does not carry any obligation to join the Catholic Church. If you are interested in attending classes and possibly joining the Church, contact Father Jantz or Jackie Lampton.