Mass Schedules

This Week

Saturday Vigil
5 p.m.

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

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

Wednesday: 7 p.m.

  * Subject to change

The Word from Fr. Mark

Grateful to be Human
My sixth day of walking brought an unexpected surprise.  We met our first Roman road (“This is so cool,” we thought, walking down a road that has been around for a couple of thousand years.)  But it was on this incredible bit of history that I began to experience an unusual “pinching sensation” on the bottom of my left foot.  “Oh, a pebble” I thought and emptied boot and sock, rubbing my foot.  As I walked the sensation continued, and I tried ... 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

GriefShare Begins April 9
The next 13-week session of GriefShare will begin on Thursday, April 9. GriefShare is a positive, caring support group that helps participants deal with the emotions, pain and challenges that come following the loss of a loved one. The April 9 session will meet 6:30-8 p.m., in the Parish Conference Center. For more information, contact Frank and Donna DeCoster, 615-419-3660 or George Largay, 615-417-1873, or email
Stations of the Cross
All stations begin in the church at 6 p.m., except on Good Friday.
- March 27: Led by RCIA   (followed by the Men’s Club Fish Fry)
- April 3: Good Friday, led by Fr. Mark Beckman at 12 p.m., Path of Remembrance ...
Vespers With the Music of Taizé
Join us for the final Lenten Vespers (Evening Prayer) in the main church this Sunday evening at 7 p.m.  Augmented by the music of Taizé, this service, with an atmosphere of contemplation, can lead you to a place of calm and reverence. For more information contact Joel Bolen, Music Director, 615-550-5108.
Don't Forget to Return CRS Rice Bowls for Lent
This weekend, Palm Sunday of the Lord's Passion, please don't forget to bring back to the table in the narthex your filled "rice bowls." The proceeds from this year's rice bowl collection will benefit the work of Catholic Relief Services worldwide. Information: Leslie Robertson, 615-550-5102 or
Internship Program for College Students, Employers
An internship program is taking shape for St. Matthew parish college students. Coordinators of the effort hope it will draw  talented Catholic youth home to take permanent professional jobs following graduation. The internship began two years ago as a pilot program at one international firm with offices in Brentwood.  Students who participated were able to get an early start on their professional ...
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