Serving all of Jackson County, West Virginia


400 Kaiser Ave.
Ravenswood, WV 26164

Mass schedule

Saturday: 5:30 p.m.

Sunday: 9:00 a.m.

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

preceded by the Recitation of the Rosary 

Thursday, November 24, 2016
Thanksgiving Day
Mass will be at 8:15

      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


As Advent begins on Sunday, November 28th let us begin 
our preparations for the Celebration of Christ's Birthday
and include in our plans the

December events

14th Wednesday:
Reconciliation @ 6:30 p.m.

17th Saturday:
Cleaning 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

18th Sunday:
11:30 a.m. Mass
Christmas Play to follow

21st Wednesday:
Decorating -  5:00 p.m. until finished

Caroling begins  8:30 pm.

Christmas Eve Vigil Mass
9:00 p.m.

followed by refreshments

Christmas Day Mass
9:00 a.m.
(regular time)

Advent begins November 27th

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.