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Upcoming Teen Masses: 5pm Sunday November 24 and December 29
Youth Ministry for Grades 6-8
To learn more about EDGE: https://lifeteen.com/edge-ministry/
Drop-off and pick-up will be behind the Parish Center, in St. Matthew School Parking lot. The entrance to EDGE will be through the porch door of the Parish Center.
Youth Ministry for Grades 9-12
We had a great trip to Steubenville East!
Thank you to our parishioners for helping us fundraise and for those who attended!
Website to learn more: https://lifeteen.com/events/steubenville-east/
If interested in attending Steubenville East in Summer 2020, please email Youthministry@stmatthewrcc.com
Young Adult Groups in CT for Ages 18-35
Facebook: Catholic Underground CT
Facebook: Blessed is She // Northeast Region
C4C Young Adult Groups: Crossroadsforchrist.org
Facebook: Greater Hartford C4C Email: C4Cgreaterhartford@gmail.com
Facebook: Frassati C4C - New Haven Email: FrassatiC4C@gmail.com Facebook: Frassati New Haven Email: email@example.com
Facebook: Crossfire-West Hartford Catholic Young Adults Email: Sta.firstname.lastname@example.org
Faith Resources for Young Catholics
Saint Spotlight: St. Matthew
Feast Day: September 21st
Prayer of Thanksgiving for St. Matthew
We thank you, heavenly Father, for the witness of your Apostle and evangelist Matthew to the Gospel of your Son our Savior; and we pray that, after his example, we may with ready hearts obey the calling of our Lord to follow him; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever, Amen.
Videos & Songs to check out:
LifeTeen Blog: https://lifeteen.com/blog/
Laudate Bible Mass Times for Travel Decision Point
Divine Mercy Discerning Hearts iBreviary FOCUS Equip
Books to Read
Youcat: Youth Catechism of the Catholic Church by Christoph Schonborn
100 Things Every Catholic Teen Should Know by Mark Hart and Todd Lemieux
Why Do You Believe in God? Catholic Conversations w/ Skeptics and Non-Believers by Bryan Mercier
Go Bravely: Becoming the Woman You Were Created to Be by Emily Wilson Hussem
The Imitation of Christ by Thomas a Kempis
The Story of a Soul: The Autobiography of The Little Flower by St. Therese of Lisieux
Time for God by Father Jacques Philippe
Check out the LifeTeen Store for more Catholic book suggestions: https://shop.lifeteen.com/collections/books
For more information, contact Amanda Binghi, our Director of Youth Ministry,
at (860) 583-7806 ext. 5 or at Youthministry@stmatthewrcc.com