On behalf of the people of Kolofata, Cameroon, Dr. Ellen Einterz sends Christmas greetings to all who have helped the hospital and advanced the educational activities that the St. Matthew community has supported in Kolofata for the past 26 years.
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 at the Christmas Family Mass on Dec. 24. The program will begin at 4 p.m. and lead directly into Mass.
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.