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

Seeing With the Eyes of the Heart - On the Camino: No. 23
Each day as I began walking I would pray a simple prayer:  “Lord, help me to see with your eyes today…help me be aware, to hear, smell, taste and touch…give me your heart, your mind…”  But on May 12 I would discover that the eyes of my heart weren’t yet fully open.  I ran into a family from Australia:  a woman and two children along the way.  They seemed woefully out of shape and I thought:  “They will never make it.”  After we arrived ... 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

Sign Up To Help: Mobile Food Pantry
St. Matthew Church, through the Caritas Ministry, is partnering with Second Harvest Food Bank and Piedmont Natural Gas Inc. to bring a mobile food pantry to Fairview High School. The mobile pantry will take place on June 13 at Fairview High School, and volunteers will be needed from 7 a.m. until ...
Bicycle Safety Rodeo & Used Bike Collection
Children ages 5-11 are invited to a Bicycle Safety Rodeo being offered by parishioner Thomas DeRoche as his Eagle Scout project. It will take place on Sunday, May 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m., in the lower church parking lot. Participants should bring their bikes and helmets. They will learn simple bike safety ...
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 ...
A Pilgrimage to Ireland with Fr. Mark Beckman
Come learn about a pilgrimage to Ireland with Fr. Mark Beckman planned for April 4-11, 2016. Two special information sessions are planned on Sunday, May 3, at 9:45 a.m. & 12:15 p.m., in the Parish Conference Center. This journey to the emerald island of St. Patrick will feature tours and lively encounters with the people and places including quaint Galway and the Knock Shrine ...
Path of Remembrance Pavers
Come and enjoy the Path of Remembrance where beauty and solitude can be found as we commemorate our loved ones, anniversaries, birthdays, and other special occasions. There are still a number of 4 X 8 bricks available — they make wonderful gifts for teachers or to commemorate a First Communion, Confirmation, and also Mother’s Day and Father’s Day! The deadline ...
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