|OUR PASTOR||OUR MISSION|
John J. McSweeney
The Eucharistic Catholic community of St. Matthew loves Christ above all things and our neighbor as ourselves. In our faith journey, our parish family will be engaged and spiritually committed; fulfilling our vision through shared Gospel values, prayer, fellowship, service, outreach, and teaching.
|Saturday Vigil:||5:30 p.m. at St. Matthew
5:30 p.m. at St. Margaret Episcopal
9 a.m. (Signed for hearing impaired)
10:45 a.m. in Parish Center Gym
5:30 p.m. (Life Teen Mass)
|Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday:||7 a.m. & 9 a.m.|
|Wednesday:||7 a.m. & 8:15 a.m. during school year
|Holy Day Masses:||Vigil - 7:30 p.m.
7 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
8:15 a.m. during the school year
|Reconciliation:||Saturday - 4 to 5 p.m.
Wednesday - 6:30 to 7:15 p.m.
or by request
|Anointing of the Sick:||The first Saturday of each quarter at the 9 a.m. Mass or contact a priest.|
|Eucharistic Adoration:||Commences in the Chapel Friday after the 9 a.m. Mass and ends Saturday at the 9 a.m. Mass.|
|Nursery care is available for children ages 0 to 2 at the 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Masses.|
2012 Life Chain
Feast of St. Francis - Blessing of the Animals
Monsignor McSweeney on Engagement
Celebrate the Class of 2013 at our Baccalaureate Mass and Reception on June 2 at 5:30 p.m.
Notice: St. Matthew reserves the right to prosecute to the full extent of the law any person(s) who willfully engage(s) in disorderly conduct.
St. Matthew Life Teen Women’s Ministry, FEARLESS, sponsors 2nd annual retreat on May 24-26, 2013
New parish ministry for youth and families!
The Respect Life Ministry invites you to participate in Rosaries For Life, a prayerful way to promote the sanctity of human life from conception to natural death.
St. Matthew is sponsoring its seventh Habitat home. It is also the 100th home built by Habitat Matthews. This year’s project started on Saturday, April 6.
Catholic Social Services/Diocese of Charlotte offers free course in Natural Family Planning on June 22.
During May, Charlotte celebrates the anniversary of the desegregation of its restaurants. While many cities had great violence during this time in our history, Charlotte had a very positive story of its black and white leadership intentionally leading the way. It was a huge national story. Many historians believe it was Charlotte’s peaceful desegregation that paved the way for the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
One scholarship remains open and will be awarded to a high school teen of our parish. Read on for eligibility requirements and application deadline.