Welcome to St. Matthew Young Adult Life!

Young Adult Life Ministry provides young adults (20s–30s) single or married opportunities to grow in their faith and be active in the St. Matthew community through spiritual, service, and social activities. We welcome all young adults, members or non-members of St. Matthew, to join us for our events.

For more information, contact Rachel Willoughby at 704-543-7677 x 1020.

Diocese of Charlotte 50th Anniversary Events


Catholic Night at the Charlotte Knights



Attention Catholics young and old! Mark your calendars for a night of baseball and fireworks with other Catholic families at the Knights stadium. The Knights will face off against the Nashville Sounds.

St. Matthew Young Adult Life Events

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Life in the Present Moment

September 30, 2022
Talk begins at 6:30 pm
Old Mecklenburg Brewery, Big Red Tent

Have you ever been told to “just live in the now”? Ever wondered if this is sound advice? Father Torres is going to share a short reflection and start a conversation on living in the present moment. Come join in the conversation on Friday, September 30, 6-9 pm, at Old Mecklenburg Brewery. We will be in the Big Red Tent.

Bioethics | The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity

Bio-Ethics for Beginners

October 28, 2022
7 Pm
Old Mecklenburg Brewery, Big Red Tent

Every October we reflect on the value and gift of each and every human life. What is a human life and why do we value it? These are the questions that launch the big, beautiful and sometimes terrifying studying of bio-ethics. Come talk to Father Sanchez about the basics of bio-ethics on Friday, October 28, 2022.

How many Catholic saints are there? --Aleteia

All Saints Day

October 31, 2022
7 pm
Vigil Mass for the Feast of All Saints (Nov. 1)
Saint Matthew


Join us for Mass! We will have a section in the back on the right reserved for our Young Adult Life group. All Saints Day is a Holy Day of Obligation – what better way to spend it than with a bunch of friends trying to become saints.

Prayers for Eucharistic Adoration – Verbum Bible

What does it mean to give thanks?

November 18, 2022
7 pm
Old Mecklenburg Brewery, Big Red Tent

What does eucaristia mean and how has it become the word we identify with the Sacrifice of the Mass? Father Torres is going to lead us in this discussion and open the floor for questions you have always wanted to ask about the Mass.

Feast of the Immaculate Conception - Wikipedia

Immaculate Conception

December 8, 2022
Saint Matthew
Evening Mass
Dinner afterwards in the Banquet Room

Join us for Mass and dinner to celebrate this wonderful feast day! We will have some seats reserved at the evening Mass. Bring some food to share and we will have a potluck style dinner afterwards in the Parish Center. To celebrate this Marian feast, Father Sanchez will share a little bit about Mary and her many wonderful feast days, especially those in December.

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