Mass Schedules 
Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Church                        
               7:00 pm (Thai)                                                
          Sunday Mass:                                              
               8:30 am (Thai)                                              
               10:00 am (English)                                              
               11:15 am (Thai)

Mass at St. Mary Chapel (on campus)                         
                6.45 am (English)

A Brief History


— The Redemptorist Fathers started building the new RIS campus in Minburi. Fr. Griffith was the director of the school.


— By September 1993, the new RIS campus was officially opened and blessed. A few weeks later, Fr. Griffith died on August 24, 1993.

— We opened a small RIS chapel on the second floor of the Administration building and celebrated Masses for teachers and staff.

— Fr. Chuck was appointed as the Director of RIS.

— Fr. Banchong was elected as the VP.


— We had added another two Masses in Thai on Sundays to serve the growing number of Catholics living near the school—about 150 people came to church every Sunday.


— Fr. Banchong, the VP, asked permission to officially open a church for the school.


— Cardinal Meechai gave his official permission to open a church at RIS on April 23.

— Fr. Travis was appointed as the first Rector of the Minburi Community and Director of RIS on March 5. 


— Construction of the new school chapel began


— The new chapel building was completed. Carinal Meechai approved and opened it under the name St. Thomas Aquinas Oratory, giving honor to Fr. Griffith as his patron saint.

— The official blessing of St. Thomas Aquinas Oratory took place on January 5 by Cardinal Meechai Kitboonchu.

— Fr. John Chanchart was appointed as the first pastor on July 1.

— This Oratory was under the Bangkok Diocese.