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

Each One Matters

There is a lovely quote attributed to St. Augustine:  “God loves each one of us as if there was only one of us.”  Every single human being, created in the image and likeness of God, has a fundamental dignity that no one can remove.  For this reason, the right to life is the most basic of all human rights and must be guarded preciously.  The fifth commandment:  “Thou shall not kill!” expresses this core conviction.  No one may unjustly take the life of an innocent person ...

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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

Lambs To Lions Consignment Sale is This Weekend

The Lambs to Lions Fall Consignment sale, sponsored by the Women's Club, is taking place this weekend in the St. Matthew Parish Life Center/Gym! Come shop with us. Sale hours: Saturday, August 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday, August 24,  half-price sale, 12-2 p.m.

Life Teen Sign-Up This Weekend

Life Teen is coming to St. Matthew this Fall, and all teens in grades 9-12 from any high school and all faiths, and their friends, are welcome! Life Teen is an all-encompassing way to lead teens closer to Christ by actively engaging and challenging them to live as disciples of Christ — it’s Youth Group/Catechesis/Social/Retreats/Service/More! Starting September 14, Life Teen will meet ...

Songwriters Night Tickets on Sale
Tickets are on sale for the 4th Annual Songwriters Night planned for Sept. 6 starting at 6 p.m. in the St. Matthew courtyard. Tickets are $30 ($5 discount for groups of 10 or more). Come enjoy another impressive roster of songwriters who will entertain with song, story and fellowship. Stop by the display after Mass or call Claire Hale, 646-0378.
Are You Interested in Becoming Catholic?

If you’re interested in becoming Catholic, please make plans to come to this year’s first gathering of RCIA (the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults).  It will take place on Tuesday, September 9, at 6:45 p.m. in the Parish Conference Center.  Do you know someone who is interested in becoming Catholic?  We hope you’ll extend the invitation and let them know they are welcome at this gathering! There will be plenty of time for questions ...

Pick Up Free Pictorial Directory Photos

If you had a photo taken for the new parish pictorial directory and elected to have your free photo delivered to the church, you can find those photos on the table in the narthex after Mass this weekend.  For those who still need to have their directory photo taken, don’t forget ...

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Franklin, TN 37069