Worship, Faith Formation, Finances and Outreach
Dear Church of St. Matthew Parishioner,
With the grace of God, the guidance of the Holy Spirit, and your support, the Church of St. Matthew did great things in 2017 and will continue to be the Good Samaritan on the banks of the Mississippi. At the beginning of a new year, I invite you to reflect on our parish life in 2017 and what our parish life can be in 2018 here at the Church of St. Matthew...
Read full letter from Fr. Bob: January 2018 Letter from Fr. Bob
Faith Formation and Sacraments
First Reconciliation Service: Students in the Wednesday evening Faith Formation program and Community of Saints students planning to make their First Communion at St. Matthew will celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation on Saturday, February 24. The service starts at 10 AM in St. Matthew Church and will be followed by refreshments in the Social Hall. Children and parents should attend, and other family members are welcome to go to confession after the children have made their first confession. Questions? Contact Janelle Rohr, or 651-457-3522.
Community of Saints News
Parents'/Kids' Night Out!
Who: Any student Pre-K-7th grade, from any school!
What: A night of movies, games, snacks/pizza, basketball, and bingo for the students. Your student(s) will be safely monitored by COS teachers and 8th grade families. Check-in will be at the library doors.
When: Friday, February 23, 6:00pm-10:00pm.
Where: Community of Saints School
Why: To help the 8th graders fundraise for their class trip to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center in April, AND to give their parents/guardians a night out (or in) to themselves!
Cost: $25 per student OR $40 for the entire family (Immediate family only).
Questions? Email Nick Yannarelly at .
Thank you to all of our donors, volunteers and participants at our "Souperbowl" benefit! The evening was A LOT of fun, it couldn't have been a success without the efforts of many. We raised over $9,000 that will go directly in our Student Experience Fund.
The Season of Lent
Invite your family to Stations of the Cross each Friday during Lent at 4:00 pm, and then to dinner at our Fish Fry – 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Latest Blog News
- St-Matt's February 2018 Calendar (PDF file)
- St-Matts-January 2018 Calendar (PDF file)
- St-Matts-December 2017 Calendar (PDF file)
- St-Matts-November-2017-Calendar (PDF file)
The Good News
The Good News Fall-Winter 2017
Download PDF of newsletter: The Good News Fall-Winter 2017