OUR PARISH

WHO WE ARE

St. Thomas More University Parish began as a dream in 1939 to be a Catholic Parish intentionally serving the BGSU community. That dream became a reality 20 years later as a chapel became a church built by students for the students. Today, St. Tom's provides and supports an array of ministries, and continues to look toward the future of serving the BGSU community.  

REGISTER WITH US

We are a unique parish made up of both permanent and BGSU community members. Join our parish family today!

OUR PARISH STAFF

Meet the team behind the mission of our parish. Our staff is dedicated to serving the needs of the community of BGSU.

BULLETINS

Check out our weekly bulletins to discover the highlights in our parish. Our bulletins are proudly printed by LPi. 

NEWSLETTERS

Want to see all of the amazing things we are doing here at St. Tom's? Sign up to receive our digital Quarterly Newsletter.

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TAKE A TOUR

Are you a prospective student wanting to learn MORE about keeping your faith alive during college? Set up a tour today to view our parish grounds and find out if our parish and Newman Center can be your new home away from home!

We were young students-filled with dreams

Our work seemed overwhelming.

We hammered, poured concrete, laid floor tile, 

And bricks and cement blocks. In the

Dead of winter our hands

And knees seemed frozen.

Our legs and arms stiff from 

Work we had never done.

In summer, sweat rolled off of us.

The altar, the statues,

And paintings created by students.

The baton was passed to new generations of 

Students filled with the same

Dreams for a chapel, to serve

Students even yet unborn.

The cause was just. The memories have endured.

The work goes on,

And the students come.

Now in the twilight of our years, we gaze back,

With unspeakable joy and glorious 

Memories of that simple chapel.

A stead parade of students 

Will be blessed upon entering

It to share in the 

Miracle of the Holy Eucharist.

There is such comfort in knowing that our 

Fingerprints are truly on the roof.

 

FINGERPRINTS ON THE ROOF

A poem by Anthony J. D'Ermes, a student who helped construct the church grounds

WHO WE ARE

St. Thomas More University Parish as a family of faith loves, serves, and enhances the community of Bowling Green State University through an invitation to a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, experienced in the Sacraments of the Catholic Church so that all may grow intellectually, personally, and spiritually.

ADDRESS

425 Thurstin Street

Bowling Green, OH 43402

 

P: 419.352.7555 | F: 419.352.7557

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