Hours of Operation


Church Office
The St. Matthew Catholic Church Office, located to the right of the main Sanctuary, is open Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.(Closed on Saturday) Contact the Church Office at 704-543-7677 or office@stmatthewcatholic.org.


Givinghope Gift Shop
The gift shop is located in the Narthex. The gift shop is open Tuesday to Thursday from 9:30 am to 4 pm, Friday from 9:30 am to 2 pm and 30 minutes before and after the Saturday Vigil and all Sunday Masses. The gift shop is closed during Mass. For more information or for special requests, call 704-927-4313.

Parish Library
The Parish Library, located in New Life Center Room 102, offers a rich selection of books and media for the entire family. Topics include theology, the saints, family life, church history, Scripture, Catholic fiction and much more. We also offer materials in support of various parish programs. The library has a collection of books, DVDs and CDs for children, as well as a variety of books for pre-teens and teens. A self checkout and honor system makes it easy and convenient. The library is open during the hours that the New Life Center is open unless there is a meeting scheduled (see weekly calendar in bulletin or posting in the NLC).


Severe Weather Policy
If the Charlotte-Mecklenburg School system is closed, St. Matthew Catholic Church is closed. This includes all activities, faith formation classes and daily Masses. It does not include the Saturday Vigil and Sunday Masses. If CMS remains closed for more than one day, please call 704-543-7677 x 1096 to find out if our offices are closed. The message will be specific with respect to cancellations of Mass and activities.