Mass Schedules

This Week

Saturday Vigil: 5 p.m.
8:30 a.m. & 11 a.m.

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

Wednesday: 7 p.m. 

  * Subject to change

The Word from Fr. Mark

The ‘Tastes’ of the Camino - On the Camino: No. 27
The food in Spain was abundant and for the most part, quite delicious.  Most pilgrim meals came with a first course, main course, dessert, bread, water and wine.  We sampled the wines from a variety of Spanish regions, most of which were quite good, even for “humble” table wines.  Desserts were often simple affairs (including “manzana”—an apple—on some occasions!)   At other times we sampled wonderful pastries including my favorite:  warm chocolate croissants ... 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

Retirement Reception for Barby Magness
After 15 years as founding principal of St. Matthew School, Barby Magness is retiring!  The St. Matthew community will celebrate her legacy at the 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, May 30, and at a reception following in the narthex.  Please make plans to join us!
Elizabeth Ministry Supports Women’s Journeys
The Elizabeth Ministry follows the example of Mary and Elizabeth in celebrating the joys and sorrows women experience during the childbearing years. Elizabeth Ministers provide friendship and support to women during this special season of life. If you or someone you know is nearing childbirth or has recently experienced the joys and sorrows surrounding ...
Religious Education Adaptive Program
Religious Education at St. Matthew is an inclusive program, open to all children of the parish, preschool through eighth grade. We want to help provide guidance to our catechists to best instruct children with special needs, and we would like to meet with parents and students to determine the best preparation for their religious instruction. Plans are under way for the 2015-2016 ...
A Pilgrimage to Ireland with Fr. Mark Beckman
Fr. Mark Beckman will be leading a pilgrimage to Ireland next year, April 4-11, 2016. Informational brochures are available on the table in the narthex hallway and at the church office. You are also welcome to contact Corporate Travel, our tour organizer, directly: 313-565-8888, ext. 150 or ext. 121. Online booking is available at  This journey to the emerald island of St. Patrick ...
St. Vincent de Paul Society
The St. Matthew conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society needs your help to clothe and feed the poor. Each month the group assembles a trip to downtown Nashville and sets up tables to serve the most needy in our community. If you have any clothing, bedding, or furniture that you would like to donate to this cause, please contact Sandy Elder, 615-828-2022. to arrange for pick-up or ...
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