Mass Schedules

This Week

Saturday Vigil
5 p.m.

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

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday:
8 a.m.

Wednesday: 7 p.m.

*Communion Service Friday & Saturday:
8 a.m.

  * Subject to change

The Word from Fr. Mark

Roncesvalles, Spain
Entering Roncesvalles the evening of May 1 seemed like a dream.  Our feet had carried us over the nearly 5,000 foot pass some 15 miles since St. Jean.  Our guidebook by John Brierly describes the city well:  “…still cloaked in its medieval atmosphere” it is “the major entry point for Spanish pilgrims travelling up via Pamplona and was one of the earliest and most revered pilgrim refuges …Since the 12th century is has received pilgrims…sick and well.  Catholics, Jews, pagans, heretics and vagabonds… this open hospitality continues today” ...   Read More>

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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.

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Parish News & Events

2014 Contribution Statements in Narthex
2014 contribution statements will be available for pick up in the narthex after all the Masses this weekends, Jan. 31-Feb. 1. Any statements not picked up by Monday, Feb. 2, will be mailed.
Lambs to Lions Spring Consignment Sale
The St. Matthew Women’s Club Lambs to Lions Consignment Sale is March 7-8. Registration is open! To register to consign or to volunteer for the sale, please visit online:
For complete details regarding the sale, please click here. Questions and additional information can be obtained by contacting 620-1058 or
Upcoming Cursillo Weekends
Men’s Cursillo: Feb. 26-March 1; Women’s Cursillo: March 5-8.  Cursillo is a weekend retreat experience of dynamic spiritual growth that begins on Thursday evening and ends on Sunday evening. It helps develop an understanding of what it means to fully live a Christian life in your everyday situation. Cursillo provides a method to transform your life through prayer and ...
Internship Program for College Students, Employers
An internship program is taking shape for St. Matthew parish college students. Coordinators of the effort hope it will draw  talented Catholic youth home to take permanent professional jobs following graduation. The internship began two years ago as a pilot program at one international firm with offices in Brentwood.  Students who participated were able to get an early start on their professional ...
Jesus of Nazareth: His Person and Mission
Fr. Mark Beckman is offering a new class on "Jesus: His Person and Mission" and it continues on Monday, Jan. 26, 7-8 p.m., in the Parish Conference Center. Classes will continue on Monday evenings for a number of weeks.The class is open to everyone, and child care can be reserved in advance. (Call the church office, 646-0378, to reserve care by Friday noon the preceding week.) We will be exploring ...
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