Alumni & Friends

Since 1947, St. Thomas Aquinas Church and Catholic Student Center has been a spiritual "home away from home" for Iowa State University students. Our faith community has been blessed by the unique gifts and personalities of all who participate at STA.

Our Alumni and Friends can attest to how our campus ministry efforts can help ignites students with an internal passion for their faith.  Our focus on leadership helps form future leaders who have been Gathered, Transformed and Sent to be the presence of God in Ames, Iowa State University, and the world.


We want to "STA" in touch with you and your family.  Please help us keep your contact information current by  emailing any changes to  Along with any changes, feel free to share a favorite STA memory or request a prayer intention.  


Interested in joining us in the mission of Gathering, Transforming, and Sending college students at Iowa State University? You can give online at and selecting the fund: Campus Ministry Support.  If interested in supporting the future of Campus Ministry at STA, consider leaving a planned gift.  Help us realize our plan that will provide a place for the Cyclone Catholic Family for years to come.  


On behalf of the entire St. Thomas Aquinas community, we greatly appreciate the contributions of time, talent or treasure you share!  We may be on the ground doing the day-to-day ministry, but you provide the true blessings that allow us to do what we do.  Thank you!