Welcome!

Welcome to Saint Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church and Parish School in Oroville California, and our mission church Saint Anthony of Padua in Challenge California.  We have been serving the Greater Oroville area since 1857, becoming part of the Diocese of Sacramento in 1886. We are glad you are here.

COFFEE HOUR:  The Knights of Columbus will be the hosts on Sunday, September 19th from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in STS Fitzgerald Hall.

Children Religious Ed/Faith Formation Classes:  All classes will start on Sunday, September 19th. Click HERE for more information.

Clases de educación religiosa para niños/formación en la feTodas las clases comenzarán el domingo 19 de septiembre. Para más información haga clic AQUÍ.

Coats for Kids: CLRS is preparing to snuggle kids in new jackets as colder weather returns. They will be collecting the coats on September 25th/26th and October 2nd/3rd, before and after weekend Masses. You may also drop coats off at the Parish Office during office hours. If you have any questions, please contact the Parish Office.

Diocese Policies Regarding COVID-19:  Click HERE to read Bishop Soto’s policies/decrees regarding the Coronavirus.

MISSION STATEMENT: Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, we the church answer the call of Christ to be a visible sign of His presence by participating in: Scripture and Sacraments, Worship and Prayer, Spiritual and Academic Education, Evangelization and Witnessing, Service and Charity, Fellowship and Community. Through our words and actions with our universal community of believers, we strive to share the love of God and the greater Oroville community and throughout the world.