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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.
The Eucharistic Parish Mission with Msgr. Stanley Deptula begins Sunday, September 9 following the 5:15 pm Mass. Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will continue through Tuesday, September 11 at 7:00 pm. Msgr. Deptula will have masses and a preached holy hour. Visit stmatt.net/40hours for more details.
On Labor Day, Monday, September 3, 2018, Mass will be held at 9:00 am only. The parish office will be closed in observance of the holiday. We will resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 4.
Wednesday, August 15, is the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, a holy day of obligation. Mass times are as follows:
Tuesday, August 14 (vigil Mass): 5:30 pm
Wednesday, August 15: 7:00 am, 5:30 pm and 7:00 pm
a 4:00 pm Mass will also be held at St. Boniface.
Mass on the 4th of July will be celebrated at 9:00 am, only. The parish office will be closed. Have a blessed, safe and happy Fourth of July!
It’s here! St. Matthew’s Annual Parish Garage Sale will be this week. Sale starts Thursday, June 7, located in the old gym of St. Matthew School. There will be something for everyone! We look forward to seeing you here.
Thursday, June 7: 5:00-8:00 pm — Early Bird Sale, $2 admission
Friday, June 8: 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Saturday, June 9: 8:00 am – noon — $3 Bag sale
Holy Thursday, March 29th:
Mass of the Lord’s Supper: 7:00 pm
Good Friday, March 30th:
Stations of the Cross – 12:00 noon
Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion and Holy Communion – 3:00 pm
Holy Saturday, March 31st:
Easter Vigil Mass – 7:30 pm
Easter Sunday, April 1st:
Easter Mass – 7:30, 9:30, 11:30 am. There is NO 5:15 pm Mass.
There will be no confessions or morning mass from Holy Thursday through Holy Saturday.
The Parish Office will close beginning at 12:00 noon on Holy Thursday and will re-open on Tuesday, April 3 at 8:30 am.
There is no 7:00 am Mass on Monday, April 2.
Have a Blessed and Happy Easter!