2017 Parish Mission
St. Mary of the Assumption Church
“I believe in One, Holy, Catholic, and Apostolic Church”
Presenter: Fr. Thomas Blau, O.P.
March 6-9 at 7:00 p.m. in St. Mary Church
Parish Lenten Penance Service
will be held during the Mission on Tuesday, March 7th
Fr. Thomas Blau, OP is a member of the US Eastern Province of the Order of Preachers/the Dominicans. He graduated from Akron University with a degree in microbiology, spent time in Honduras and Guatemala in the foreign missions, and received a Master’s Degree in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville. In the Dominican Order he has completed a number of degrees including the Licentiate in Theology [the STL]. Personally, Fr. Thomas is a diehard Browns fan which is a form of perpetual fasting. He is currently assigned to St. Patrick Church in downtown Columbus, and works on a parish mission ministry throughout this diocese. To date Fr. Thomas has offered over 30 parish missions as well as many series and presentations. He was a Missionary of Mercy during the Year of Mercy and continues to promote Mercy, Confession, and the wonderful Truth of our Faith at his missions.