Name of Church St. Thomas Aquinas Cathedral

Address 310 West 2nd Street, Reno NV 89503

Phone number (775) 329-2571

Mass times Saturday vigil, 5 p.m.; Sunday 7:30 a.m.; 9:30 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.; 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. (Spanish).  Weekdays, 7 a.m. & 12:10 p.m., Monday – Friday; 7:30 a.m., Saturday

Confessions Thursday, 5:45 p.m., Saturday, 3 p.m.

Names of priests The parish is staffed by Conventual Franciscan priests: Friars Francisco Nahoe, rector, Joseph Kim, parochial vicar, John Heinz, in residence. The pastor, Father Nahoe, joined with Fraternity of St. Peter priests to celebrate the Tridentine Mass at the 2014 Walk for Life in San Francisco.

School The school has closed.  The building is still there, but is used for other purposes.

Special parish groups Legion of Mary; Divine Mercy devotion and benediction, Thursdays; Friars Pantry; Senior Ministry; Men of St. Joseph’s

Fellow parishioners Besides the locals, the church draws many visitors, who stay in the nearby hotels.

Parking Not a problem, the lot is on the south corner of the property.

Acoustics Generally good; some homilists project better than others.

Cry room No.

Additional observations  St. Thomas Aquinas Cathedral is the mother church of the diocese of Reno.  It is a traditional-style church built in 1908.  There are stained glass windows, ab altar mural depicting the saints, and entrance doors covered in copper (from local mines).  The mural was created by Edith and Isabel Piczek, who are known for their church art.  There is a religious goods gift shop open daily; hours vary day-to-day.