Thomas Aquinas does flash mob again

Pacific View Mall in Ventura Dec. 6

The following comes from a Dec. 17 release from the Cardinal Newman Society. Roughly 150 students from Thomas Aquinas College (TAC) in Santa Paula, Calif., recently participated in a choral “flash mob” at the Pacific View Mall in Ventura, Calif., the College reported. The performance is one of the many ways students from faithful Catholic colleges across the country are … [Read more...]

Father Illo says final words to Thomas Aquinas students

The following comes from a May 13 release issued by Thomas Aquinas College. After an all-too-brief tenure as Thomas Aquinas College’s Head Chaplain, Rev. Joseph Illo will be departing this summer, with plans to establish a new oratory in the Archdiocese of San Francisco. At the invitation of His Excellency Salvatore Cordileone, archbishop of San Francisco, Father Illo … [Read more...]

“Life-long fidelity to the Catholic Church”

Founder of women’s religious order to be commencement speaker at TAC News release from Thomas Aquinas College SANTA PAULA (April 25, 2012) -- On Saturday, May 12, Mother Mary Assumpta Long, O.P., the founder and prioress general of the Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist in Ann Arbor, MI, will serve as commencement speaker at Thomas Aquinas College’s annual … [Read more...]

Not afraid to speak his mind

Outspoken priest leaving Modesto parish An outspoken and orthodox priest who has served as pastor at a Modesto parish for more than 11 years will be stepping down in July to take a post at Thomas Aquinas College. Fr. Joseph Illo, pastor of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Modesto, will take a three-year leave from the Diocese of Stockton to become one of four chaplains at … [Read more...]

7-hour trek

TAC students attend Mass for Unborn on campus, headed today for West Coast Walk for Life News release from Thomas Aquinas College NEWS FROM THE TRENCHES SANTA PAULA -- On Sunday, January 15, in advance of the anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision to legalize abortion in the United States, students at Thomas Aquinas College attended a Mass … [Read more...]

They sleep on the floor at churches and schools

TAC chaplain inspires students to attend Walk for Life West Coast News from the Trenches On Jan. 22, 2005, 6,000 peaceful pro-lifers faced a tidal wave of opposition in San Francisco. The occasion was the first Walk for Life West Coast. Pro-abortion demonstrators, egged on by the political establishment of San Francisco, behaved in such an obnoxious manner that even the … [Read more...]

“You don’t have to pay a fortune”

Kiplinger ranks Thomas Aquinas College in top 10 for “Lowest Sticker Price” News release from Thomas Aquinas College SANTA PAULA -- One of the nation’s most trusted publishers of business forecasts and personal finance advice, Kiplinger has ranked Thomas Aquinas College on its “Top 10” list of private colleges with the lowest sticker price. Only those institutions already … [Read more...]