Our Parish Mission: Tune in to the Channel of Peace, Jan. 18-22 Register for Women's Retreat by Jan. 23 Scripture Study to Help Us Better Understand Jesus--Sign Up Jan. 3/4 Ministry of Moms Sharing (MOMS) Starts Jan. 8 Masses for Christmas and New Year's Weeks Join Us for Breakfast with Santa Men of the Parish: “Be Unstable”—Relax, Renew, Rejuvenate What Can the Saint Matthew Welcome Center Do for You? Click to find out how to sign up for a timeslot!

Sign Up Now to be Ministers for Christmas and New Year’s Masses

If you plan on attending a holiday Mass and would like to serve as a Lector, Eucharistic Minister, Server, or Mass Coordinator, please sign up in the narthex or

Christmas Masses at Saint Matthew

We will have Mass on Dec. 24 and Dec. 25, as follows.

Christmas Vacation for Parish Office

The parish office is closed for Christmas vacation Dec. 24 through Jan. 4.

Reminder: Breakfast with Santa and “Think Orange” Book Fair This Weekend

Have breakfast with Santa on Sunday, Dec. 21, in the cafe after 9 a.m. Mass. Also visit our Barnes and Noble (oops…Orange and Noble) Bookstore on Dec. 20/21.

Join the Kids Choir!

We’re starting a new Kids Choir here at Saint Matthew! Open to any student in Grades 1-5 from the parish and school (and even their friends) who love to sing! Our first Mass will be Christmas Eve at the 4:30 p.m. Mass, and two rehearsals coming up.

Join Us for Next Kids Club and ChAMPs!

The next Kids Club and ChAMPs will take place on Thursday, Dec. 18. Join us for fun Advent activities! We will act out the nativity play.

Please Take Brief Rectory Survey

The Rectory Committee seeks your feedback. We recently reached out to let you know that we have been working on a plan to find a better living situation for our pastor. We would love your input on a brief survey.

Sign Up for Children’s Christmas Program

All children Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to take part in our re-enactment of the Nativity Story based on the gospel of Luke before the 4:30 p.m. Christmas Family Mass on Dec. 24. The program will begin at 4 p.m. We need readers, singers, animals, shepherds, and angels.

Next Wisdom Senior Lunch Rescheduled to Dec. 18

The next Wisdom Senior Lunch is Thursday, Dec. 18. (NOTE: This is a change from the originally announced date of Dec. 4.)

One Starry Night

One Starry Night

One Starry Night will be held Dec. 14 and 5 from 5 to 7 p.m.