Remember what Monsignor said in his homily on Sunday, “two of EVERYTHING today!!” St. Jospeh, pray for us!
Click here for the Spring Break Mass and Confession Schedule at St. Matthew Church.
Join us each Friday of the Lenten Season through April 12th for our Parish Fish Fry. Enjoy a dinner of Fried Cod, Large Shrimp, Baked Tuna, Manzella’s Meatless Mostaccioli, or a Good Ol’ PB & J w/ 2 sides, chips, and a drink for only $8.00 for Adults!! Seniors (65+) and Big Kids (13-17) are only $6.00, a child’s plate is $4.00, and children under 5 eat for FREE!! Come see us in Feeney Hall beginning at 5:00pm.
Parishioner, Eileen Lindgren with Monsignor Deptula at the March 8th Fish Fry!
For a copy of the 2019 Lenten Flyer with various opportunities for prayer and celebration of the Sacraments click here.
The Parish Office will be closed for weather Wednesday, January 30th. Additionally, we will be closed for our monthly staff development day Thursday, January 31st. We will resume normal office hours 8:30am – 4:00pm on Friday, February 1st. All evening parish events (RCIA, Women’s Study Group, etc.) will be cancelled on Wednesday. Daily Masses will be held as scheduled.
4:00 pm Mass at St. Boniface Church will be cancelled on Saturday, January 19 due to the winter storm warning. Sunday morning Mass at 7:30 am will be held as scheduled, weather permitting. All masses at St. Matthew will be held as scheduled.
Empower Illinois applications open on January 15 at 7:00 pm! For more information on Empower Illinois and other St. Matthew tuition assistance options, click here.
On Christmas Eve, Masses will be at 4:00 pm (with the Children’s Choir prelude at 3:30), 6:00 pm and 10:00 pm (with the Adult Choir prelude at 9:30 pm). Christmas eve Mass at St. Boniface will be at 4:00 pm.
On Christmas Day, Masses will be at 8:00 am and 10:00 am. Christmas Day Mass at St. Boniface will be at 7:30 am.
On December 26 — there is NO 5:30 pm Mass, however the 7:00 am Mass will be held with Fr. Michael Pica as the celebrant.
The parish office will be closed beginning December 21 through December 27. Have a blessed and Merry Christmas!
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, a holy day of obligation, is Saturday December 8th. Mass times for the holy day include a vigil Mass on December 7th at 4:00 pm at St. Boniface, a vigil Mass December 7th at 5:30 pm at St. Matthew and a Mass on December 8th at 7:00 am at St. Matthew. *Note: Masses on the evening of December 8th will be for the 2nd Sunday of Advent. The obligation for the Holy Day Mass will be fulfilled by attending Mass on the evening of December 7 or in the morning on December 8.
Happy Thanksgiving!! Mass on Thanksgiving Day will be held at 9:00 am, only. The collection on Thanksgiving Day will be taken for the St. Vincent de Paul Society. There will be no Mass on Friday, November 23. The parish office will be closed Wednesday-Friday, Nov. 21-23. We will re-open with regular hours on Monday, Nov. 26.