Youth Group

The mission of St. Matthew Youth Ministry is to provide a safe, fun, and welcoming environment where every young person can encounter Christ through prayer, service, and those around them. Through youth group nights, liturgical ministry, service opportunities, prayer, and discipleship, St. Matthew Youth Ministry aims to create a community of young people committed to living out their faith and using their unique gifts to serve God, St. Matthew Church, and the world. For information, contact Msgr. Walter:

Steve Buckett and Melissa Giordano are our St. Matthew Youth Ministers!

Steve Buckett
is entering his seventh year as a teacher and coach at Stamford High School. He teaches Physical Education and Health while coaching girls soccer and baseball. He earned his teaching degree from Southern Connecticut State University in 2012, a Master’s degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from Emporia State University in 2016, and a Sixth-Year Certificate in Educational Administration from the University of Bridgeport in 2018. Steve has been a life-long Parishioner, having received all of his Sacraments at St. Matthew.
Melissa Giordano is beginning her sixth year teaching and coaching at Stamford High School.  She teaches Physical Education and Health, and is the head softball coach and assistant volleyball coach. Melissa was a standout softball player at Stamford High School and Marist College which eventually led to playing professionally for a year in Italy. Melissa has a Master’s Degree in Physical Education from Manhattanville College and is working toward her Sixth-Year Certificate in Educational Administration.