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.

Faith Formation

New this fall

Click here for the form.  Click here for the Faith Formation Letter.

Special Mass

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Special Mass to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Friday, June 23, at 6:00pm

All are invited to a Special Mass on the Feast of the Sacred Heart at which there will be a special blessing and Consecration of families. Please bring the images of the Sacred Heart that you received on January 1st for this special blessing.

After Mass, join us for a pizza party! Coming? Let us know! Email: StMatthewPrays@gmail.com or call (203) 838-3788, ext. 101.

 

Novena

Sacred Heart of Jesus

9-Day Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Wednesday, June 14, through Friday, June 23

Leading up to the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on Friday, June 23rd, we will be praying a brief, 9-day Novena to the Sacred Heart of Jesus every day directly after the 12:10PM Mass, from Wednesday, June 14th through Friday, June 23.

 

Corpus Christi

corpus-christi

COME CELEBRATE THE FEAST OF CORPUS CHRISTI

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

4:00pm PROCESSION AND MASS

HONORING OUR RETIRED PRIESTS

Come join us at Mass to thank all the retired priests for their guidance and love shown to us throughout the years.

COMMUNITY SUPPER

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LAST COMMUNITY SUPPER UNTIL THE FALL

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14th

ONLY $1 PAYABLE AT THE DOOR

           COME AND SHARE A MEAL WITH YOUR                                   NEIGHBORS & FRIENDS

           EVEN BETTER, BRING THEM WITH YOU!!

              PLEASE CALL  (203) 838-3788, EXT. 101

                          TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS

Walk In

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Walk in to meet with a priest.

NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY!!

Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12 Noon

Monday & Thursday – Fr. Sunil

Tuesday & Friday – Fr. Tomi

Wednesday – Msgr. Walter

Adoration

adoration

 

26 HOURS OF ADORATION

First Friday, June 2nd

Adoration begins after the 12:10pm Mass and continues until 3:00pm Saturday, June 3rd

If you would like to participate at a particular time or to add a prayer request, please send an email to: StMatthewPrays@gmail.com.

 

Our Lady of Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima

ROSARY PROCESSION

TO HONOR

OUR LADY OF FATIMA

SUNDAY, MAY 28th

AFTER THE 12 NOON MASS

ALL ARE WELCOME!