Name of Church St. Thomas

Address 1720 NW 19th Street, Redmond, OR 97756

Phone number (541) 923-3390


Mass times Saturday vigil 5:30 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m., 10 a.m.; noon (Spanish). Weekdays (except Wednesday): 8 a.m. Wednesday, 6 p.m. First Saturday, 8 a.m.

Confessions Wednesdays, 5 p.m. Saturdays, 4:30 p.m. and by appointment.

Names of priests Fr. Todd Unger, pastor. Fr. Unger is from Redmond and grew up in St. Thomas Parish. He was ordained a priest in Redmond in 1982. He leads a traditional Catholic community, friendly to orthodoxy and the teaching authority of the Church.

School Yes, St. Thomas Academy, pre-K through 6th grade.

Special activities Adoration daily 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Fridays noon until Saturday at 3 p.m. and Sunday 3 to 6 p.m. There is a family rosary group, and daily and pro-life rosaries at the parish; see the parish website for times. Bible studies.

Parish groups Knights of Columbus, Altar Society, Right to Life Committee, Divine Mercy Group, St. Vincent de Paul Society, Prison Ministry.

Music Traditional and Contemporary English language choir, Spanish language choir for weekend masses.

Fellow parishioners It is a predominantly English-speaking community, but has a significant Hispanic population that attends the Sunday noon Mass.

Additional observations Redmond is a High Desert town in central Oregon in the Diocese of Baker. St. Thomas Parish was established in 1941; the current church building was completed in 2004 and the parish hall in 2012. It serves more than 1,000 families.