Because of a prior commitment, Fr. John has found it necessary to cancel the 5:30pm Mass on Wednesday, September 17th, as well as Confessions that evening as well. Sorry for any inconvenience.

Tuesday, September 16th

St. Cornelius
St. Cyprian
Mass • 8:00am - 8:30am
David Feltner Memorial Mass • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Funeral Lunch • 12:00pm - 3:00pm
Early Learning Center Board Meeting • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Parents Advocating Catholicism (PAC) • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Physical Resource Committee • 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Wednesday, September 17th

St. Robert Bellarmine, Doctor of Church State Relations (1542-1621)
Mass • 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Women's Organization Officers • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Confessions • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
RE Class • 6:30pm - 7:50pm
Thursday, September 18th

Mass • 8:00am - 8:30am
Bible Timeline • 9:00am - 11:00am
Centering Prayer • 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Social Justice Committee • 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Knights of Columbus Chapter Meeting • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
RCIA • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Friday, September 19th

St. Januarius
Mass • 8:00am - 8:30am
Saturday, September 20th

St. Andrew Kim Taegon
St. Paul Chong Hasang and Companions
Confessions • 3:45pm - 4:45pm
Mass • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
St. Matthew Annual Gala (Dinner/Auction) • 6:15pm - 11:15pm
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Introducing Our NEW Youth Ministry Coordinator - Joe LaScala PDF Print E-mail
Written by Bob Broxterman   
Wednesday, 14 May 2014 10:50

I am excited to be joining the staff of St. Matthew Parish as the Youth Ministry Coordinator! I have been involved in youth ministry for 10 years and look forward to bringing my passion for youth ministry to the parish.  I have heard that your parish already has the beginnings of a great youth ministry program and I hope that, together, we can help it grow!  I can see many things in the future including regular youth group meetings, retreat programs, service opportunities, trips, and much more. The youth ministry program will strive to help youth grow in faith, deepen their spirituality, connect with the parish, grow in understanding of self, have fun and eat good food. To make this happen, we will need help from many adults and youth. Adults can help by serving on the Core Team, attending events as a chaperone, helping with various activities, or providing behind the scenes support. Youth are invited to participate in the programs, provide input to the programing, let us know how we can help you and serve as a peer minister.

In closing, here are a few tidbits about myself: Last year, I spent 72 days of the year leading retreats. I am an Eagle Scout. My first major was Computer Science, but has since shifted to Theology. Events that I have coordinated are from Teens Encounter Christ (TEC) retreats, Scout Retreats, Six Flags trips, NCYC trips, Catholic Heart Work Camp trips, and much more. My “bucket list” includes playing foot golf, seeing the Northern Lights, and going to the Vatican.

If you see me at church, please come up and say hi!  I look forward to meeting you!

(Joe will be splitting his time between working with the youth at St. Matthew and the youth at Most Pure Heart of Mary Parish. He will have an office and regular office hours at both places. His ministry at our parish will begin June 1st.)

Got Questions Regarding Our Catholic Faith? PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 January 2014 14:42

Many of us - Catholic or not - have questions about the Catholic faith. Be sure to check out a new feature on our webpage where we will address many of these questions. Under the HOME link above, you will find a link to FAQ. If you click on the FAQ tab, you will find a Questions and Answer page, where we will be featuring, among other things, a series of videos by Fr. Robert Barron which address various aspects of our faith. Check it out, and be sure to come back often as the videos will change periodically.

Archdiocese Publishes Resource for Catholic Teens (but it's good information for everyone) PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 07 October 2013 09:37

50 Questions Every Catholic Teen Should Know

Catholics Come Home PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 18 May 2012 13:31


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Readings & Hoomily for August 17, 2014Podcast
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The readings and homily from the 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time - August 17, 2014. This was the Installation of Fr. John Torrez as the new pastor of St. Matthew Catholic Church. The homily was delivered by Archbishop Naumann of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.
Date: 8/17/14
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