Seven Corporal Works of Mercy

 

We are all very excited about our Lenten Program; however, we need your help in preparing for these special events.

Please contact Monsignor Ginty if you can help in any way. Many hands make a lot of work much easier and certainly more enjoyable.

February 26th:   Cloth the Naked
New clothing, including undergarments, will be collected at all masses for men, women, and children.  Cards with   needed clothing items can be found in the foyer of the church.

 March 5th:   Care for the Sick 
We will have a Special Mass of the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick will be held at 3:00 p.m.. 
Parishioners will be asked to invite and provide transportation for individuals who are in need of the sacrament.  A reception will follow this Mass in the Father Blaney Room

March 12th:  Feed the Hungry
We will have a special food drive to collect food for neighborhood shelters. 

March 19th:  Provide Drink for the Thirsty
A collection of baby formula will take place at all Masses in order to help local women’s shelters and Carolyn’s place.

March 26th: Welcome the Stranger
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

 April 2nd:  Bury the Dead
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

 April 9th:   Visit the Prisoners
Money collection to buy new bibles for residents living in local half-way houses and prisons.

 CONFESSIONS DURING LENT

Confessions will be on Mondays from 6 to 7 pm, beginning Monday, March 6 through Monday, April 10.