Mass Schedules

This Week

Saturday Vigil
5 p.m.

Sunday
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

Honoring Our Parents

With the fourth commandment we move from our fundamental obligations to God toward our fundamental obligations to each other.  It is the first commandment to involve a promise:  “Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land which the Lord your God gives you.”  As children most of us thought this commandment applied mostly to small children and teenagers who were to obey our parents!  In fact, the commandment involves much 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.

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


Lambs To Lions Consignment Sale August 23-24

It’s not too late to consign! Seeking a way to give back to your parish, your community, clean out closets, and make extra money? This sale is the answer! With our new electronic system, you must register and have all inventory entered by Thursday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m. when the system will be locked to prepare for the sale. To consign or volunteer, visit myconsignmentmanager.com/lambstolions. Information: lambstolionssale@gmail.com or 620-1058. Friday, Aug. 22, consignor pre-sale, 6-8 p.m. Public sale: Saturday, Aug. 23, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 24,  half-price sale, 12-2 p.m. 

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.
Life Teen Registration Next 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 ...

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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