Welcome to Saint Matthew Parish!


    Mass Schedule
       
        
Saturday:  5:00 p.m.
        Sunday:  8:00 a.m.10:15 a.m.

           Daily8:00 a.m. (except Mondays)
        Holy Days:  As Announced


    Confessions

        
Saturday 4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
        Sunday before Mass


St. Matthew Church News

The Knights of Columbus will be honoring all Mothers on Mother’s Day weekend, May 13/14 after all Masses with a reception in the parish center.  All are welcome to attend.

Parish Council ElectionsParish Council Elections will be held today during all Masses.  All parishioners 18 years or older may vote.  Please vote for two.  Results will be posted in next week’s bulletin.

The Knights of Columbus will be reciting the Most Holy Rosary before all masses during the month of May.  The Rosary will start 20 minutes before mass begins.  Please come and join us in this holy endeavor.  All rosary intentions will be for Respect Life issues (End of abortion, End of Euthanasia and assisted suicide, and healing for all women and families impacted by abortion).

14th Annual Baby Bottle Blessing – To support the fine life-affirming work of Morning Star Pregnancy Services, we will be participating in a “Baby Bottle Blessing” kicking off on Mother’s Day weekend, May 13/14 and wrapping up on Father’s Day weekend, June 17/18.  Look for our Baby Bottle display that is coming soon.  We invite each family to take a baby bottle home and fill it with loose change/bills and/or check (made payable to Morning Star).    Remember to pray for moms and babies during this time.

HELP WANTED!  YOUNG ADULTS OR TEENAGERS!  Help is needed with mowing the parish center grounds using the self propelled push mower.  This would involve side hills, banks and some level trimming.  Call the parish office at 921-2363 if you are interested.

Attention Parents of High School Seniors – Letters were sent this week to parents of graduating high school seniors.  If anyone did not get a letter regarding the recognition at the Masses for the weekend of June 3 & 4th, please contact the parish office.

Reminder - If you wish to order discount tickets to Hersheypark, order forms and payment in full must be received at the parish office no later than Monday, May 1st. 

CPR Class and how to use the AED – the class held on Friday, May 5th at 9 a.m. is now full.  There will be another class the following Friday, May 12th at 9 a.m.  Cost is $2.50 per card – certification is good for 2 years.  To sign up, please call the parish office or sign up in the back of church by Wednesday, May 10th.

The Holy Family Prayer Program began August 4th at the 133rd Supreme Convention in Philadelphia. This program features an image of the Holy Family. Each Knights of Columbus Council has the opportunity to display the Holy Family image, which will be the centerpiece of a prayer program conducted in churches and council meeting places throughout the Order for the duration of the program. The image will be in our church from Monday, May 1st through Sunday, May 7th and available for private devotion Monday - Friday 9 a.m. to Noon as well as before and after all Masses during the week and over the weekend. There are prayer booklets that accompany the icon and must be returned with the icon.

The Parish Volunteer Appreciation Dinner will be held on Saturday, May 20th from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the parish center.  All parishioners who have volunteered in the last two years are invited to attend.  Dinner will begin at 6 p.m. followed by music and dancing.  Please sign up in the narthex or RSVP to the parish office (921-2363) by Monday, May 15th.

 


 





 



Saint Matthew Catholic Church

Mailing Address
607 Stoney Creek Drive
Dauphin, PA 17018

 
                           Rectory:              (717) 921-7292
Parish Office:    (717) 921-2363
    
Office hours 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. [M-F]
  
        Email the Parish Office     
 

Pastor:
   Very Rev. Paul M. Clark, JCL
 Judicial Vicar

 Deacon:
 Richard Aull





Registration or Change of Address
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and let us know if you wish to join our parish
or if you have moved by
calling or emailing the parish office.


First Friday Eucharistic Adoration and Prayers will be held on May 5, 2017 at St. Matthew Church from 7 – 9 p.m.  Holy Mass - 7 p.m.; Exposition and Prayers - 7:30 p.m.; Silent Prayer and opportunity for the Sacrament of Penance – 8 p.m.; Night Prayer followed by Benediction – 8:45 p.m. – 9 p.m.  Come to all or as much as you can.


Prayer Chain: Let us pray for you!  Contact the parish office if you would like to us to pray for your intentions.


Help in a great fundraiser for our Church!

       Buy GIANT gift cards.
       No extra cost to you!
             GIANT gives us 5% back on all gift cards purchased.
(Example: A $100.00 gift card gives St Matthew's $5.00)
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