Mass Schedules

This Week

Saturday Vigil
5 p.m.

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

Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday: 8 a.m.

Wednesday: 7 p.m.

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 27: 9 a.m.

  * Subject to change

The Word from Fr. Mark

St. Jean Pied de Port (pop. 1800, 170 meters)
We arrived at the base of the Pyrenees Mountains on the evening of May 29 in the beautiful French village of St. Jean Pied de Port.  A beautiful church dedicated to St. Mary, the Mother of Jesus, sits at the bridge where the river runs through the city.  We arrived at our first “albergue,” a pilgrim hostel, this one going back to the 1500s, and placed our meager items on our bunk beds.  The proprietor greeted us with a stern lesson… after pointing out that my boots were the wrong ones altogether, he announced solemnly:  “You will suffer!”  I must admit, I loved the fact that ... Read More>

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Parish News & Events

Thanksgiving Notes
The Thanksgiving day Liturgy at St. Matthew this Thursday, Nov. 27, will begin at 9 a.m.
 Also, please note that church and school offices will be closed Wednesday, November 26 through Friday, November 28, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!

Monday Night Adult Basketball
The St. Matthew gym is open every Monday night from 8:30-10 p.m. for any adult of any skill level who wants to play basketball. Come enjoy a friendly game and get some exercise at the same time. It is a lot more fun than the treadmill. Information: Brad Bishop, or 557-8015.

Collection For Troops Serving Overseas
The St. Matthew ministry to persons serving in the military is collecting items for our troops overseas. Most needed items are canned soups, hand warmers, power bars, batteries (any size), trail mix, beef jerky, tuna and chicken in pouches, peanut butter in plastic containers. Checks for postage ...
‘Following the Path’ — St. Matthew Men’s Retreat
There is still time to sign up for “Following the Path,” a men’s retreat at Camp Marymount December 5-6. Fr. Mark Beckman is inviting men of the parish to join him in this time of prayer and sharing. There will be opportunities to explore the beauty of Camp Marymount, pondering the deepening call of God in our life, and developing the ongoing strengths we need to meet the obstacles we encounter on the Christian ...
Jesus of Nazareth:  His Charism of Physical and Moral Courage.
All are welcome to our ninth class of Jesus of Nazareth: Your Pattern for Postmodern Living — the topic is Jesus’ Charism of Physical and Moral Courage. It takes place between the Sunday Masses, 9:45-10:45 a.m., in the Parish Conference Center, and child care is available in the parish nursery. Class ten’s topic on November 30 is Jesus' Charism of Human Liberty. Come for one or all ...
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