Faith Formation

faith formation

Catechists & Catechist Aides Needed

Are you a faith-filled individual, enjoy being with children or youth, dedicated to the   Catholic faith and feel that God is calling you to be involved? You may be just the person we need.  We invite adults, and college-age and high school students (already Confirmed) to consider joining us! We will provide special training and support along the way. Four     training session are required: 2 sessions at the beginning of the year and 2 seminars. Regular Mass attendance also required. High school students can use this teaching experience toward their service hours.

Faith Formation Classes begin mid-September and meet once per week at the following times:

  • Kindergarten ~ Sunday 10:30 – 1:30am

  • Grades 1-7 ~ Two sessions available:  Monday at 4:15-5:30pm or

           6pm – 7:15pm; Tuesday 4:15 – 5:30pm or 6 – 7:15pm.

  • 8th Grade & Confirmation students ~ Alternate Sundays at 6pm-7:30pm

Interested? Please contact Fr. Tomi Thomas at ShobhitTom@yahoo.com or (203) 838-3788, ext. 112, or email Religious Education at: StMattRelEd@gmail.com.

 

Memorials

We now have 2 additional ways of Memorializing a Loved One.

Flowers

Consider donating the Sanctuary flowers in honor of someone you love.  The Offering is $150.00.  Your loved one’s name will appear in the bulletin the week of the gift.

 

 

 

Candle

Consider lighting the Sanctuary Candle in Memory of your loved one.  The candle will burn for one week near the Tabernacle.  Our beeswax Sanctuary Candle burns 24/7.  The Offering for the candle is $25.00.  Your loved one’s name will appear in the bulletin the week of the gift.