Help Create “Hugs from God”

Ever need a hug from God? Saint Matthew Prayer Shawl Ministry handcrafts shawls for those who are ill, grieving, or alone and need to know the Lord is near. We crochet, knit, or sew items that are blessed by Father Paul and given to those in need. How can you help? […]

Teens Invited to J-Fest Retreat

J-Fest, an annual weekend prayer festival retreat for high school youth that is centered around Jesus Christ, will be held Sept. 14 and 15 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. Teens are invited to experience the grace of God’s love through fellowship and prayer. The atmosphere is filled with lively music, […]

Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University offers a free preview at Saint Matthew on Sept. 16 at 6:30 p.m. No registration is required for the preview. FPU is a biblically based curriculum that teaches how to handle money in God’s way. The nine-week session runs Sept. 23 to Nov. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Blanket Sunday Warms the Poor

Sept. 7/8 is our parish’s Blanket Sunday for St. Vincent de Paul. It’s the annual drive to stockpile blankets for the needy during the cold months ahead.

Calling Parish Boys Grades 1-5

Parish boys in grades 1-5 are invited to participate in the Saint Matthew-sponsored Cub Scout program. The first pack meeting of the year is Aug. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

Help New Moms in Need

The Pro-Life Ministry is collecting new and gently used baby items and maternity clothes until the end of August. Please visit the crib in the back of the church to see the items that are needed.

Dance for 7th and 8th Graders

A 7th and 8th grade dance for North Deanery Parishes will be held Friday, Aug. 23, 7-9 p.m. at Christ the King.

St. Vincent de Paul Duty Day

Saturday, Aug. 24, is Saint Matthew’s duty day at the St. Vincent de Paul Distribution Center, 1201 E. Maryland St.

Register for New Scripture Study

A 10-week scripture study on the book of James begins at Saint Matthew in September. Register for the study in the narthex after Mass on Aug. 24 and Aug. 25. Late signup is Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. The Tuesday evening session starts Sept. 17 at 7 p.m. and runs […]

Join the Saint Matthew Choir

The Saint Matthew Choir meets for its first rehearsal on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at 7 p.m. in the church. Everyone is welcome, no matter your ability, previous experience, or level of commitment. The choir will sing regularly at 9 a.m. Mass starting mid-September.

Family Faith Formation Registration Festival on Sunday

Family Faith Formation, our Sunday morning religious education program for preschool through 8th grade, hosts a registration festival on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 10 to 11:20 a.m. in the community room. Sessions start Sept. 8.

Gala Needs You

Make this year’s gala a smash! An informational gathering will be held Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. in room 204 for anyone interested in helping with the event.