Upcoming Events

  • Mar 24 2017

    The Annual Men's Retreat Weekend

    March 24th — 26th

    Location: Holy Family Monastery
    303 Tunxis Rd, West Hartford, CT 06107

    Father Terry Kristofak and the retreat team from the Holy Family Monastery has been working on combining all the Bristol Deanery parishes together for one weekend.
    Please contact Larry Nadeau at 860-841-9058 or Ron Pelletier at 860-209-9347 for more information.

     

     

  • Bread and Soup

    March 24th, 6:00pm — 7:00 p.m.

    Location: Fr. Blaney Room
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    During the Lenten Season we will begin having a soup and bread gathering prior to the Stations of the Cross each Friday evening.  All are invited to join us beginning at 6 p.m. in the Father Blaney Room.  Big Y Foods in Plainville will host our March 24th gathering. There will be no charge for the meal.  A free will offering to the poor can be made.  We hope that you can join us.

     

     

  • Stations of the Cross

    March 24th, 7:00 pm

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    The Stations of the Cross starts on the first   Friday after Ash Wednesday, March 3rd  at 7 pm,  and will end on Good Friday.  All are welcome!

     

     

     

  • Mar 26 2017

    Welcome the Stranger

    March 26th

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    A Parish Reception after all weekend masses will be held to welcome new parishioners to our St. Matthew family and to visit with old friends

     

     

  • 2017 Relics of the Passion

    March 26th, 6:00pm

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    SAVE THE DATE for a special  program for the Lenten Season  entitled “Call of the Crucified Heart: A Program with Relics of Christ's Passion”.  

     

     

    St. Matthew Church will host the presentation on Sunday, March 26, at 6:00 p.m.  This event allows participants of all ages, in any level of spirituality to deepen and grow in their faith. A unique collection of relics has been brought together in a program of meditations, music and prayers commemorating the events of Passion of Our Lord, Jesus Christ.For those of you that have attended this program in past years, this year’s version takes you to an even deeper level in your walk with Jesus during His Passion.    We encourage you to join us for a special opportunity that is sure to touch your heart and connect you with the roots of your faith

  • Mar 31 2017

    Stations of the Cross

    March 31st, 7:00 pm

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    The Stations of the Cross starts on the first   Friday after Ash Wednesday, March 3rd  at 7 pm,  and will end on Good Friday.  All are welcome!

     

     

     

  • Bread and Soup

    March 31st, 6:00pm — 7:00 p.m.

    Location: Fr. Blaney Room
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    During the Lenten Season we will begin having a soup and bread gathering prior to the Stations of the Cross each Friday evening.  All are invited to join us beginning at 6 p.m. in the Father Blaney Room.  St. Matthew's School Girl Scoutts will host our March 31st gathering. There will be no charge for the meal.  A free will offering to the poor can be made.  We hope that you can join us.

     

     

  • Apr 2 2017

    Bury the Dead

    April 2nd, 3:00pm

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for all parishioners who died in 2016 will be held at 3:00 p.m.. All family members are invited to attend.  A reception will follow this Mass in the Father Blaney Room

     

     

  • Apr 4 2017

    Mission Evening

    April 4th, 7:00 pm

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Avenue, Forestville

    Theme:"Kyrie Eleison:He looks on my brokenness" - Penance Service. Presented by Monsignor James P. Moroney - Rector St. John Seminary, Boston

  • Apr 6 2017

    Ladies Guild - Scrabble

    April 6th, 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.

    Location: Resource Center
    101 Church Avenue, Forestville

  • Apr 7 2017

    Stations of the Cross

    April 7th, 1:30pm and 7:00 pm

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    The Stations of the Cross starts on the first   Friday after Ash Wednesday, March 3rd  at 7 pm,  and will end on Good Friday.  All are welcome!

     

     

     

  • Bread and Soup

    April 7th, 6:00pm — 7:00 p.m.

    Location: Fr. Blaney Room
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    During the Lenten Season we will begin having a soup and bread gathering prior to the Stations of the Cross each Friday evening.  All are invited to join us beginning at 6 p.m. in the Father Blaney Room.  St. Matthew's School Grade 7 will host our April 7th gathering. There will be no charge for the meal.  A free will offering to the poor can be made.  We hope that you can join us.

     

     

  • Apr 9 2017

    Visit the Prisioners

    April 9th

    Location: St. Matthew Church
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

    Money collection to buy new bibles for residents living in local half-way houses and prisons

  • Apr 19 2017

    Ladies Guild - Prayer Shawl

    April 19th, 11:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.

    Location: Resource Center
    101 Church Avenue, Forestville

  • Book Club - Ladies Guild

    April 19th, 7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

    Book title: America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamole

  • Apr 25 2017

    Ladies Guild - General Meeting - with Kim Larkin: Tea, Chocolate and Cheese

    April 25th, 7:00 pm — 8:30 pm

    Location: Fr. Blaney Room
    120 Church Ave.,Forestville

  • May 4 2017

    Ladies Guild - Scrabble

    May 4th, 10:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m.

    Location: Resource Center
    101 Church Avenue, Forestville

  • May 9 2017

    Dinner at Nuchies with Professor Remuis

    May 9th, 5:30 p.m. — 7:00 p.m.
  • Jun 21 2017

    Book Club

    June 21st, 7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.

    Location: Resource Center
    101 Church Avenue, Bristol

    The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

  • Jul 19 2017

    Book Club

    July 19th, 7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.

    Location: Resource Center
    101 Church Avenue, Bristol

    The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde

  • Aug 16 2017

    Book Club

    August 16th, 7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.

    Location: Resource Center
    101 Church Avenue, Bristol

    The Importance of Being Ernest by Oscar Wilde