We welcome you to the Church of Saint Matthew!

Whether you are celebrating with us for the first time, visiting our community or have decided to make this your parish home, the Saint Matthew parish family welcomes you!

Msgr.Thomas M. Ginty, Pastor
Deacon James McCluskey
Sr. Clare Marsico, Pastoral Associate

Mass Scedule

Monday through Friday - 7:30 AM
Saturday - 8:30 AM
Saturday Vigil - 4:00 PM
Sunday - 7:00, 8:30, 10:00 and 11:30 AM


The food pantry is running out of food!! More donations are needed!!

 

 

 


 

Events Page: Please see our events page for a list of all Saint Matthew events.

  • Apr 16 2014 Prayer Shawl
    Prayer Shawl Meeting 11:00 - 1:00 Resource Center Contact: Laurie Wojculewicz 860-585-0166
  • Apr 19 2014 Breakfast with the Easter Bunny
    Breakfast with the Easter Bunny. St. Matthews School 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. in the School Gym. Games, crafts, bake sale, pictures with the bunny, photo booth, Easter egg hunt and of course a great breakfast.  Fun for the whole family.  Tickets: adult $8:00, Kids $6:00 and under 3 free.  Door price Adults $10. Please call Elizabeth for tickets (860) 255-7221.
  • Apr 21 2014 Bereavement Support Group
    St. Matthew Bereavement Support Group entitled "New Day/New Life" will meet every Monday until June 2nd from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Resource Center.  Please call Rita Lagasse at 860-583-6674 to register.
  • Apr 22 2014 Guild of the Blessed Sacrament Meeting
    7:00 p.m. in the Father Blaney Room Spring Floral Arrangements By David Allaire of Hubbards Florist
  • Apr 28 2014 Bereavement Support Group
    St. Matthew Bereavement Support Group entitled "New Day/New Life" will meet every Monday until June 2nd from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Resource Center.  Please call Rita Lagasse at 860-583-6674 to register.
  • May 3 2014 The Victorian Lady
    The Victorian Lady Performance artist Kandie Carle. Ladies, and young ladies of the Parish/School. Join us for an afternoon of entertainment and light refreshments in the School Gym. Learn what life was like in 1890's Guild Age. Tickets will be on sale the weekends of April 26-27. $5 per person.
  • May 5 2014 Bereavement Support Group
    St. Matthew Bereavement Support Group entitled "New Life New Day" will meet every Monday until June 2 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the resource center.  Please call Rita Lagassee at 860-583-6674 to register.

Easter Schedule

  • Holy Thursday - 7:00 p.m.
  • Good Friday Solemn Service - 3:00 p.m.
  • Easter Vigil, Saturday - 8:00 p.m. (NO 8:30 am Mass or 4 pm Mass)
  • Easter Sunday - 7:00, 8:30, 10:00 and 11:30 a.m.

Holy Week Confession Schedule

 Monday, April 14     6:00-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 15     6:30-8:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 17   5:00-6:00 p.m.

Friday, April 18        10:00-11:00 a.m.

Saturday, April 19    9:30-11:00 a.m.

Lenten Regulations

All Catholics, who are 14 years of age and older, as a minimal obligation, are bound to abstain from eating meat on Good Friday.  Further, all Catholics who are 18 years of age and older, up to and including their 59th birthday, are bound to fast by limiting themselves to a single full meal on Good Friday, while the other two smaller meals are permitted as necessary to maintain strength according to one’s needs, but eating solid foods between meals is not permitted.  During Lent, the Church encourages attendance at daily Mass, self-imposed times of fasting, and generosity to local, national, and worldwide programs of sharing. 

Stations of the Cross

 

every Friday during lent at 7:00 P.M.

here at St. Matthew Church

TO REGISTER:

As a member of the Church of Saint Matthew, please open and print the Confidential Census Data Form or pick one up at a church entrance. Please complete it and drop it in the collection basket.

CCD Registration