Our two primary goals in our children’s and youth ministry programs are to provide you with opportunities to get to know better our friend and Savior, Jesus Christ and to support you in raising His disciples in the Catholic faith.   It is an honor and a privilege to serve and support your family

To discover more about our programs at St. Matthew, explore our offerings below.  To stay in the know about upcoming events, check out our news and events section on this page or download our Parish App by texting ‘app’ to 88202.

2018-2019 Registration Information.

Faith Formation Registration for 2018-2019 will open on April 28.  We will host Open Registration beginning at the Parish Family Picnic, Waxhaw Campus, from 6:30 to 8 pm.  Open Registration will continue the next day, April 29, in the New Life Center Banquet Room, Main Campus, from 8 am to 2 pm.  Please read the information in Family Registration Letter 2018 before coming to registration to be aware of program offerings and times.  To see a quick overview of days, locations and time, click FF Program Schedule.

2018 VBS Registration

Come sail away…VBS 2018 will take place the week of June 25-29, 9 am to noon.   Open to Rising Kindergarten to 5th grade participants.   High School and Adult Volunteers are needed to bring our adventure to life this summer!  Nursery care is available for adult volunteer’s younger children. Complete and turn in the VBS Emergency Form at the Faith Formation office and get your “Island Passport” for this summer’s adventure!


Faith Formation and Youth Ministry News

Splash Retreat - SPLASH RETREAT Calling 8th Graders! High School is just around the corner! Are you ready? Are you excited? Are you ... Read More >
Confirmation 2018 Registration and Parent Meetings - You will note some changes in our Confirmation process. This upcoming year, St. Matthew will transition from reception of the ... Read More >
5th Grade Sandwich Making and Urban Ministry Visit - Families of 5th grade Faith Formation or MACS students are invited to join together to help our friends in need.  ... Read More >