Mass Schedules

This Week

Saturday Vigil
5 p.m.

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

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

Wednesday: 7 p.m.


  * Subject to change

The Word from Fr. Mark

No Other Gods

The first and pivotal commandment of the Covenant given on Mount Sinai is a strong reminder of the God to whom we belong.  “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.  You shall have no other gods before me…” Dt. 5:6ff.  Exodus further prohibits images of any kind that reflect things in the heavens, on the earth, or in the seas.  In ancient cultures, such realities were often worshipped as idols.  The Old Testament often pokes fun at those who carry wooden idols that cannot save them! The Lord insisted on absolute loyalty ...

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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.

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

Parish News & Events


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 lvankerkhove@yahoo.com .  The Art  ...
Habitat For Humanity Faith Build

The Caritas Ministry will be taking volunteer sign-ups next weekend, July 19-20, for a Habitat for Humanity faith build for the Glenn family of Fairview.  Construction experience is not necessary to volunteer. The home will be built on Horn Tavern Road Aug. 16 to Oct. 5, with 28 St. Matthew ...

St. Vincent de Paul Society

The St. Vincent de Paul  Society at St Matthew has been diligent for the past 12 months assisting those in need. This has varied from locating and delivering furniture, mattresses, clothes, food, dishes, linens, as well as assisting those in financial need with unmet bills. Our goal is to grow in spirituality as we assist others ...

Parish Pictorial Directory Sign-ups

The 2014 Parish Pictorial Directory is being organized. Visit the narthex display to sign up for your family’s photo sitting. All participants will receive a complimentary 8 x 10 family photo and copy of the new directory, You can also click here to sign up, on weekdays. Senior discounts are available. No purchase is required.

Toiletry Collection for Room in the Inn

St. Matthew Church provides a warm, safe place to sleep for homeless men three nights a month November through March. We need toiletry items in travel sizes: toothpaste, toothbrushes, tissue packets, lip balm, deodorant, lotion, antibacterial gel, and packets of gum. Also needed are washcloths and socks. Your donations can be brought ...

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