Sr. Irene from the Mary Queen of Heaven Missionaries of Cebu, Philippines, will be here on July 29-30 to ask for your help in their mission of rescuing women and children from prostitution and human trafficking in the Philippines.
The mission statement of our parish is succinctly stated in the “Why” portion of the statement: We answer the call to love and serve by walking with Christ. Answering the Call” is the theme of our 2017 Parish Stewardship Appeal, which will begin in September.
Please welcome Rev. Joseph Gosselin M.S., who on July 15-16 is celebrating Masses and will tell us about the work of Unbound, a lay Catholic sponsorship ministry that helps children and the elderly in 19 developing countries.
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.