2020 Lenten Opportunities

Click HERE for the 2020 Flyer of Lenten Opportunities at St Matthew Church


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

Eucharistic Adoration
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)

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

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)

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

Bible Sunday – Every person will receive a Bible, blessed at the altar by Msgr. after all Masses.
·Saturday & Sunday: March 21 & 22

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 in the bulletin.

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