Serving Hyde Park’s Catholic Community since 1869

5472 South Kimbark Avenue,
Hyde Park, Chicago IL, 60615-5297
Phone: (773) 324-2626 Fax: (773) 891-0602


Sunday, November 11th, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

5467 South Woodlawn, in the School Gymnasium


* Unique Gifts * Handmade Decorations * Books *
* Stocking Stuffers * Toys * Raffle *
* Kid’s Activities *

All proceeds benefit the historic church and parish buildings

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Hello and welcome!

Thank you for taking an interest in our annual St. Thomas the Apostle Christmas Market.

St. Thomas’s Christmas Market, in one form or another, has been a fun and festive parish tradition for years, and we hope you can come!

Our Market specializes in one-of-a-kind finds, from handmade decor to spruce up your home to vintage treasures perfect for unique hostess gifts. We’ve got books for the readers, accessories for the fashionable, and toys for the playful (no matter how old they are).

We’re an all-ages Market. Our set up is stroller- and wheelchair-friendly. In addition to our shopping areas we have a Cafe with plenty of room to sit, and an Activity Corner for kids (and parents) who are looking for a change of pace.

We’re pretty excited for 2018, and we hope you’ll come out, spend some time with us and get a jump on your Christmas shopping.

All proceeds will go to the Building Fund for care and preservation of our beautiful parish buildings.

We hope we’ll see you there!

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You want to help, too? Wonderful!

The STA Christmas Market Committee is in charge of organizing all volunteers, and we’d be delighted to talk to you. Because we want to raise as much money as we possibly can for the Building Fund, we really are running on volunteers and donations.

Below are some examples of things you can do (in chronological order, not order of importance – it all helps).

If something catches your eye or you have a question, you can get in touch with us at

Helping can include (but is not limited to):

Making things*
Buying things*
Sponsoring things
Joining us for a workshop
Selling/Buying raffle tickets
Posting flyers
Setting up
Working the Market
Clean up

*Please note, we are a one-day-only market and do not have the space to store goods from year to year. If your donated item doesn’t sell and you would like it back, you must make arrangements to pick it up at the close of the Market on November 11th. Any items which remain may be donated to charity.