Our two primary goals in our children’s and youth ministry programs are to provide your family with opportunities to encounter 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 familyTo discover more about our specific programs in Children’s and Youth Ministry at St. Matthew, please explore our offerings through the links below. 

Upcoming Events (click on links for more information!)

2018-2019 Program Information

Our sessions began the week of September 23.  General registration for our programs will close as of December 1!  Exceptions will be made for our Sunday preschool/kindergarten program and for families new to the parish who have been participating in religious education or Catholic school at their previous parish.  Please visit the Office of Faith Formation at the main campus, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 4:30 pm or contact us via email or by calling 704-541-8362, ext. 1.

For a one page calendar of weeks we are in session please view our 2018.2019 At-A-Glance

For guidance on arrival and dismissal procedures, policies on electronics/cell phones, behavioral expectations and inclement weather decisions, please read our  Parent Guidelines and Information. 


If you have registered for Faith Formation, and simply need to request a change of class time or day, please complete the ONLINE CHANGE REQUEST.

Interested in serving as a Catechist or Youth Ministry Volunteer?

We are excited you are considering joining us in passing on our beautiful Catholic faith!  When we use the term ‘catechist’ we refer to all those who are participating in the task of bringing others closer to Christ in our Faith Formation program – this includes teens and adults, as well as those who serve as small group facilitators and session volunteers.

For more information, select Let’s Make Disciples!


Upcoming Events

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    K-5th Faith Formation - Waxhaw
    Wednesday, December 19
    3:30 pm-4:45 pm
    St. Matthew Catholic Church, 4116 Waxhaw-Marvin Rd, Waxhaw, NC 28173, USA

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