Mass Schedules

This Week

Saturday Vigil
5 p.m.

8:30 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 8 a.m.

Wednesday: 7 p.m.

  * Subject to change

The Word from Fr. Mark

It Begins in the Heart
“…Nothing that enters a person from outside can make him impure…” but only “what emerges from within… wicked designs come from the deep recesses of the heart…fornication, theft, murder, adultery, greed, maliciousness, deceit, sensuality, envy, blasphemy, arrogance, an obtuse spirit…” (cf. Mark 7: 17-23)  These words of Jesus remind us that we must tend very carefully to the garden of our hearts. The last two commandments ... Read More>

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Welcome to St. Matthew Catholic Church

Mission Statement: We, the parish family of St. Matthew Catholic Church, centered in the Eucharist and guided by the Holy Spirit, are called to proclaim the Gospel of Jesus. We invite, welcome, love and support all of God's people.

Diocese of Nashville: St. Matthew Church & School are part of the Diocese of Nashville. For information about the Diocese of Nashville please visit:

Parish News & Events

Vote Yes on 1 Nov. 4
 Amendment 1 to the Tennessee Constitution: “Nothing in this Constitution secures or protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of an abortion. The people retain the right through their elected state representatives and state senators to enact, amend, or repeal statutes regarding abortion, including, but not limited to, circumstances of pregnancy resulting from rape or incest or when necessary to save the life of the mother.” Visit and stop by the display in the narthex this weekend.
Save the Date! October 12 - 6:30 - 8 p.m. Plan now to attend this special presentation by Fr. Mark Beckman and fellow peregrinos who walked the 500+ miles of the Camino de Santiago in Spain this summer. 
Are You Interested in Becoming Catholic?

Those who are interested in becoming Catholic,can still join our RCIA (the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) program, which has begun its new season. Sessions take place on Tuesdays at 6:45 p.m. in the Parish Conference Center.  Do you know someone who is interested in becoming Catholic?  We  ...

Attention Artists
If you are an artist and you are interested in being a part of the 9th Annual Art for Inspiration Fine Art Show and Sale on November 8 & 9, 2014, please complete the Artist Application Form and email the completed form and some digital examples of your work to .  The Art  ...
Fall Cleaning? Remember St Vincent de Paul Society

Down to cleaning closets, the kids’ rooms, or just plain old decluttering? Wondering who would want those old but usable backpacks, glove, hats, caps, jackets, coats, or shoes? Please consider donating to the St. Vincent de Paul Society at St. Matthew.  Replacing some furniture or downsizing? Ministry volunteers can find a home for ...

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