We hope you can join us to experience the extraordinary grace of the Feast of Divine Mercy at the Hour of Great Mercy on Sunday, April 16, at 3 pm in the church. Veneration of the Divine Mercy image, praying the Divine Mercy Chaplet, veneration and blessing by a first-class relic of St. Faustina Kowalska, and benediction are included. Deacon Gary Schrieber will lead us in the Hour of Great Mercy. Aftterwards, Cenacles of Divine Mercy invite all to the New Life Center Banquet Room for a reception.
July 25 to 27 – Waxhaw Campus
9:30 am to 12 noon: Sacraments, Morality, Trinity
6 to 8:30 pm: Revelation, Church, Jesus Christ
August 1 to 3 – Waxhaw Campus
9:30 am to 12 noon: Revelation, Church, Jesus Christ
6 to 8:30 pm: Sacraments, Morality, Trinity
Registration opens for VOLUNTEERS on March 1
If you would like to volunteer, please complete THIS FORM.
General registration will open on March 15 at 6 pm
Spend time in peaceful Adoration at our Waxhaw Campus on Tuesday, March 7 and 21, and April 4, from 7 to 8:30 pm. We need volunteer adorers to sign up for half hour timeslot on these days. Please click here to sign up. For more information, email Christina Retzer.
All three of our areas of food distribution need volunteers:
Friday morning Pantry Run – In need of drivers and helpers
Using the box truck from the church 2 volunteers each Friday morning of the month leave from the church and drive either to Greensboro or Kannapolis to pick up donations from a grocery reclamation center. Volunteers will load boxes that avg 20-30 lbs a piece. On the return trip stops are made along the way to charities that feed the hungry and usually you are back at the church about 12:30 pm. Volunteers are usually scheduled one Friday a month.
Regional Farmers Market on Remount Road and delivery to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Tuskaseegee Rd.
Saturdays from Shed A (local farmers) pick up of donated goods in bins about 12:30 pm or From Shed B at 4:30 pmpick up of donated items from vendors. Time commitment is about 1 ½ hrs. You are usually scheduled for once a month. You will use your own vehicle and loads will fill a SUV or pick up space.
Weekly pick ups for local grocery store to designated charity that feeds the hungry
Two of our morning routes that happen weekly need volunteers. A Monday and Saturday morning route needs to be filled at this time. Usual pick up is done between 8-9amand delivered to designated charity of the day. Route usually takes 1 –1 ½ hr to complete.
If you are available to help in one of these ways, please contact Diana Hankins at firstname.lastname@example.org or 706 888-7764. You will receive training and we follow the church guidelines for volunteers.
We are so excited to launch our new parish family prayer wall! We invite you to share your prayer requests and also visit this page to lift up your parish family in prayer. Requests can be submitted with your name, or anonymously, and you can also let people know you are praying for their intentions. What a beautiful way to be connected as a parish family! The page can always be found at the top of the menu on our homepage, and you can also access it here: https://stmatthewcatholic.org/prayerwall .
VBS 2023 will take place June 26 to 30!
Registration opens on Feb. 2 at 4 pm!
For more information or to register, please visit our VBS PAGE on the website!