Serving all of Jackson County, West Virginia


400 Kaiser Ave.
Ravenswood, WV 26164

Mass schedule

Saturday: 5:30 p.m.

Beginning Sunday, February 5, 2017

Eucharistic Adoration will precede Mass

from 8:30 a.m. to 8:55 a.m.

the First Sunday each month.

Mass will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. 

If you arrive after the Blessed Sacrament is exposed, 

Please come into the church quietly and 

do not remain in the vestibule talking.


Sunday: 9:00 a.m.

and will be followed by 

CCD and Adult Bible Study

8:15 a.m.  Mass - Monday, Wednesday, Friday, & Saturday 

preceded by the Recitation of the Rosary @ 8:00 a.m.

      8:00 a.m. Thursday - Eucharistic Adoration

      followed by 

Mass at 9:00 a.m.

Holy Days of Obligation as announced in the bulletin

or you may phone the rectory

Phone: (304) 273-2175


Sat. 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

all other days 15 min. prior to Mass 

or by appointment      

Rectory & Office:

Fr. Penumaka, H.G.N.

600 Crooks Avenue, 

Ravenswood, WV  26164

Email office:

You can friend St. Matthew Catholic Church at


 On Palm Sunday, April 9, 
at 6:00 p.m.
we will show the movie 
The Passion of the Christ. 
Everyone is invited to come and see this very special movie. 
On Monday evening at 6:30 p.m.
there will be a discussion and trivia time 
as a follow up to the movie for anyone who is interested.

  Holy Week Schedule  

The schedule for The Lenten Missions and Reconciliation 

and the Schedule for Holy Week 

at St. Matthew in Ravenswood, WV and St. Elizabeth in Elizabeth, WV is as follows.

Tuesday April 4 Lenten Mission and Reconciliation St. Elizabeth 5:30 p.m.

Wed. April 5 - Lenten Mission and Reconciliation St. Matthew 7:00 p.m.

Thurs. April 6 - Lenten Mission and Reconciliation St. Matthew 7:00 p.m.

Sat. April 8 

 Palm Sunday Vigil St. Matthew 5:30 p.m.

Sun. April 9 Palm Sunday St. Matthew 9:00 a.m.

St. Elizabeth 11:30 a.m.

April 13 Holy Thursday 

 St. Elizabeth 5:30 p.m. – Followed by Eucharistic Adoration. 

St. Matthew 8:00 p.m. – followed by Eucharistic Adoration 

 until 6:00 a.m. Friday Morning

April 14 Good Friday 

Elizabeth 4:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
             4:30 p.m. The Lord's Passion

St. Matthew 6:30 p.m. Stations of the Cross
                 7:00 p.m. The Lord’s Passion

April 15 Holy Saturday 

 St. Elizabeth 6:00  p.m. Easter Vigil Holy Saturday 

 St. Matthew 9:00 p.m. Easter Vigil

April 16 Easter Sunday 

 St. Matthew 9:00 a.m. 

 St. Elizabeth 11:30 a.m.

More information to come . . .

Good Friday, April 14th,  Luncheon 
at First Baptist Church at
215 Ann St


September 4, 2016

The Canonization of St. Theresa


Donations for Flood Relief

If you would like to make a donation you can click on:

Recovery efforts through the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston


Our Mission Statement

We, the Christian Community of St. Matthew Roman Catholic Church, 

commit ourselves to actively embrace 

the Gospel values of faith, hope, and love,

expressing ourselves in a spirit of stewardship,

responding openly and prayerfully in service,

and reaching out to all through a 

welcoming, listening, and respectful attitude.

Parish Goals

For the next five years, Saint Matthew Church is committed to pursue these goals as the top priorities for our parish mission:

1. To be visible in the community,
2. To set up text based communication
(website and email),
3. To involve more people in Youth Masses,
4. To continue efforts toward the parish hall, and 
5.  to reach out to fallen away Catholics in the county.