2020 Lenten Opportunities

Click  HERE for the  2020 St Matthew Church Ash Wednesday Schedule 
Click HERE for the 2020 Lenten Season at St Matthew Church Flyer

ALL ARE WELCOME!

Lenten Daily Mass Schedule
·   Monday: 9:00am; 12:10pm & 6:30pm
·   Tuesday through Friday: 9:00am & 12:10pm

Weekend Mass Schedule
·   Saturday Vigil: 4:00pm
·   Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am, 12:00noon, 5:00pm

Confession Schedule
·   Every Saturday: 3:15-4:00pm
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First Tuesday of the Month: 7:00pm-8:00pm
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Deanery-wide Confessions: Monday of Holy Week – April 6th, 3pm-9pm

Eucharistic Adoration
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First Fridays, begins after the 12:10pm Mass – 6:30pm Benediction

Family Stations of the Cross
· Every Friday: 7:00pm
· Friday, Feb. 28: Simple Soup Supper following the 7pm Stations of the Cross (Feb. 28 only)

Crucifix Sunday: Second Sunday in Lent, March 7-8
· Blessed Crucifixes will be available after all Masses for your homes &  businesses (with a donation)

Lenten Reflection with Fr. Tom Lynch
From Ashes to Easter; Hope & Healing through the Transformative Power of Love”
·  Thursday, March 12 at 7:00pm in the Great Room (donations accepted)

Family Lenten 9am Mass, Continental Breakfast, Service Project
· Sunday, March 8 and Sunday, March 22 (each lasting an hour and a half)

Lenten Coin Boxes
· Take a box home, collect coins during Lent to benefit the families of Blessed Sacrament Parish, Bridgeport

Walking with Purpose Women’s Scripture Study
· Tuesdays, 9:30am; Wednesdays, 7:30pm

Men’s Scripture Study, based on Bishop Robert Barron’s Catholicism Series
· Wednesdays, 7:15pm

New Horizons Retreat at St. Birgitta
· Wednesday, March 18: 9am-3pm


Lent at Home: A Lenten Offering of Faith, a Path to Renewal
· Given the challenges facing today’s families, home is a great place to keep your Lenten path to renewal alive. Each week, we’ll provide a weekly focus for your family to follow.

The Two Popes, an award-winning Netflix Film, at St. Matthew
· Wednesday, April 1, 7pm: Movie, rated PG13; Discussion with Refreshments; Q/A to follow on the workings of the Vatican

Easter Bunny Breakfast
· Palm Sunday, April 5th after the 9am Mass in the Great Room