St. Matthew Parish will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on Sept. 23 and 24 and will focus on the theme “ANSWERING THE CALL.” Those who serve as catechists will be called forth to be commissioned for their ministry at 5 p.m. and 9 a.m. Masses.
Sept. 16-17 is Commitment Weekend for the Answering the Call Stewardship Program. We encourage all parishioners to spend time in prayer and discussion with your family, reflecting on the parish’s needs and your current level of giving. Parishioners are asked to return their commitment cards at Mass on Sept. 16-17.
The air is cooler. The young people are now in school. The leaves are beginning to turn into a myriad of lovely autumn colors. God is good! Suddenly “fall breaks” are beginning to be a norm for those in school. What about us who aren’t in school? Well St, Matthew […]
On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 3 to 4:30 p.m., we will gather in the conference room at St. Matthew School to discuss Father Richard Rohr’s new book, FALLING UPWARD–A Spirituality for the Two Halves of Life.
Our parish “why statement” explains our noble purpose as a Catholic faith community. The statement also describes how and what we do to achieve our purpose.
WHY? We answer the call to love and serve by walking with Christ.
HOW? As a Catholic community, we love God and others by devoting our time, talent and treasure. “For where your treasure is, there also will your heart be.” Matthew 6:21.
WHAT? As a Catholic community, we offer a spiritual home that transforms lives by:
--Meeting spiritual needs using God’s Word and the sacraments and by nurturing a personal relationship with Christ.
--Achieving a deep sense of belonging to the Saint Matthew Parish family.
--Inspiring personal growth and growing God’s Kingdom.
To have a Mass offered for someone, living or deceased, please stop by the parish office or the Welcome Table in the narthex or call (317) 257-4297. Mass offering is $10.