Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Church?

Father Kent Walker, as of July 1, 2011. Click "Read More" (below) to visit Fr. Kent's blog!
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What is your daily Mass schedule?

We have english Mass M-F at 9:00am in the Chapel. Spanish daily Mass takes place Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 9:00 am in the Chapel.

What is your weekend Mass schedule?

On Saturdays, we have a Vigil Mass at 4:00pm. On Sundays, we have an 8:30am, 10:00am, and 6:00pm Mass (all in English). Our Spanish Mass is at 11:30am on Sundays.

How can I contact the parish office?

By calling 407-957-4495. We are located at 700 Brown Chapel Road, St. Cloud, FL 34769. Our office hours are 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Our fax number is 407-957-1771. You can also email us at info@stacatholic.org.

How do I become a Catholic?

Anyone from age 7 or older, who is a non-baptized person (or Baptized through a non-recognized denomination) may attend our RCIA/RCIC classes. RCIA: Rite of Christian Initation of Adults. RCIC: Rite of Christian Initation of Children. Please call Sr. Deling Fernando for more information or visit our RCIA/RCIC pages.
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How can I set up a baptism for my child?

Sunday baptisms are given to children up to age 7. Both parents are required to attend a Wednesday evening baptismal preparation session, given by one of our priests. The child(ren) must also have at least one practicing Catholic godparent. The godparents must obtain a godparent certificate/letter from the parish they are registered at. Please contact Rosie Alvarado in the parish office for more information (407-957-4495).
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How do I register my child(ren) for Faith Formation (Sunday School/CCD)?

Registration is now closed for the 2013-2014 program year. Please note, Faith Formation registration is mandatory for any child completing the sacraments of Reconciliation, First Communion, or Confirmation. If you have any questions, please email faithformation@stacatholic.org.
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How can I sign my child up for Reconciliation/First Communion/Confirmation?

Any child of age to recieve one of these sacraments (2nd grade for Reconciliation & First Communion, 9th for Confirmation), must be registered with and attending Faith Formation classes. In addition to the Faith Formation, there will be three additional preparation sessions held for each Sacrament, all on Thursday evenings. For specific dates and further information, please call the Faith Formation Office at 407-957-4495 or email faithformation@stacatholic.org.

I want to get married in this church. How do I go about that?

First, you must a registered member of St. Thomas Aquinas with a proven Mass attendance for a minimum of 6 months. Please click "Read More" (below) to visit our Marriage information page.
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How can I schedule a Mass intention?

Mass intentions are $10 each. They can be scheduled with Rosie in the parish office. Please note that they typically schedule 6-8 months out for week days, and weekends are 10-12 months out. Call the office at 407-957-4495 if you have any questions, or visit in person, M-F 8am-4pm.

What are the parish office hours?

The parish office is open 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday, except Federal & Religious holidays.

What is your Holy Day Mass schedule?

For most Holy Days (except Christmas), our Mass schedule is as follows: There will be a 7:00 pm Vigil the evening before, and on the day of we will have 9:00 am Mass and a 7:00 pm bilingual Mass. This schedule is tentative and may slightly vary depending on the day the Holy Day falls.

How do I obtain a certificate to be someone's Godparent/Confirmation sponsor?

To obtain a Godparent certificate from the office, you must first be a registered parishioner in good standing of at least 3 months. You must also attend 1 (one) Baptism preparation class held on the second Wednesday of each month (English) or the third Wednesday (Spanish). Your certificate will be provided to you once completed. To obtain a letter of permission to become a sponsor for someone's Confirmation, please call the parish office.

How can I find out more information about St. Thomas Aquinas School?

Please visit the school's website by click "read more" at the bottom of this post.
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How can I request Communion/Anointing/Sick Calls for the homebound?

For anointing/sick calls, please call the parish office at 407-957-4495 from 8am-4pm to request a Priest's visitation/services. If it is an emergency after hours, please call 407-891-3639 or 407-957-5587. If you would just like to request Communion brought to someone homebound, please email Elinor Tietz (etietz@cfl.rr.com).

How I contact the Office of Faith Formation?

The direct number to the Faith Formation office is 407-957-4057. You can also email the office at faithformation@stacatholic.org.
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How can I advertise my business in your bulletin?

Advertisement's are handled directly with our publisher, JS Paluch. Please call 1-800-432-3240. Our parish number is 514093.

How can I watch your Mass online?

You can watch our 10:00 am Mass live each Sunday at www.kairostvn.com. Click "Read More" to visit this site.
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Help! I need to contact...

Please visit our staff page by clicking "read more" listed below.
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