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Lent 2018

Every Friday during Lent beginning
 Feb. 23 through Friday March 23 
the Knights of Columbus 
will sponsor the
Lenten Fish Dinner 
from 4:00 PM-6:30 PM  
Adults $7, Children under 12 $4
The menu includes fish, french fries, coleslaw, drinks and desert. 

The Stations of the Cross will follow at 7:00 PM.

The Knights of Columbus

have a very active schedule for September

please check information in the bulletin

 July 18- 20 
from 6:30-8:30.
was a great success.
Many thanks to all who attended, participated,  
and/or donated their time, talents, energy, and gifts.

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May 21st, 2017

Congratulation to:
  Piper Hill, Mitch Marra, and Alex Toler


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May 7th, 2017

Congratulations to our newly Confirmed Youth!

Mychal Boggs
Matt Bowlby
Rose Giambruno-Fuge
Seth Marra
Nate Williams

St. Patrick's Celebration
After  11:30 Mass

fundraiser for the CCD summer trips program

Please participate in the fun, games, music, and food!!!

December 15, 2016

Many thanks to
Jenny Butler
and the Youth of the Parish
for the  
"Ladies' Evening of Fun and Relaxation before Christmas".
It was a lovely evening of bonding, baking, and blessings.


Celebrating October and November
The Month of the Rosary and All Saints and All Souls Days

September 10th, 2016
"National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children"



coordinated by Jenny Butler
with help and support from Harry Lane, John Butler, Mason Butler, Cody & Quinton Sells,
"Aleja" Cindy Alejandra Hurtado Puetate, Father Pen, and borrowed crosses from St. Francis Xavier (Parkersburg)
West Virginia for Life


Please check the bulletin for plans for our
Parish Picnic
on September 18th, 2016

CCD Classes will begin this fall on
September 25th
following 9:00 a.m. Mass

We from St. Matthew Catholic Church in Ravenswood, West Virginia 
welcome our guest to join our parish life.

Knights of Columbus
Fish Fry - Friday
4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
(followed by the Stations of the Cross @ 7 p.m.)
Lent 2016 - February 18, 25 - March 4, 11, 18

Saturday evening Dinner
November 7th, 2015
After 5:30 p.m. Mass

Sponsored by the Youth Group and Jenny Butler

Sunday Breakfast
October 4th, 2015
provided by the Parish Coucil

September 20, 2015

following Sunday Mass at 12:30 p.m.

Come and Celebrate!

Confirmation Sunday 
September 13, 2015

                          Bishop Bransfield with server Seth Marra          Fr. Peterson, Addie Marra, Bishop Bransfield, Jonathon Taylor,  Fr. DeViese, Fr. Pen               Fr. Penn & Bishop Bransfield annointing
                                                                                                                    Anna Myers, Margaret Bowlby, Hannah Heatherington, Chase Cozmanoff, Beth Liebeg

  Cabin Fever Getaway Dinner with Music,
                    January 24, 2015, 
   6pm at the Ravenswood Senior Center

Contact the Finance Council for details or call 304-272-4861

On February 26th, 2012, Father Anil Gonsalves from Mumbai, India celebrated Mass at St. Matthew. He currently works at St. Anthony's Church in Charleston, WV. 

Fr. Anil Gonsalves at St. Matthew, Ravenswood, WV

Mass, February 12, 2012

Fr. Arok's 1st Children's Mass at St. Matthew

End of Sunday School Party May 2011
Thanks to all who participated in our Sunday School during the school year. The party was a great success.

Seeds of Change 

Seeds of Change

St. Matthew's Ladies' Guild in cooperation with WVU Extension Service organized a fundraiser to support the NHFP

Oktoberfest Fundraiser

A big cheer for all the dedicated volunteers at the Oktoberfest 2009. The Meatball Subs were delicious.

"Celebrating the Year of St. Paul in the Parkersburg Vicariate

At St. Matthew Parish, Ravenswood, WV. A large banner (about 46” wide and 60” long) for the Pauline year has been created by parishioner Rose Covey and her friend Mary Roesnecker (a member of Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, Oak Hill WV)." 

Thanks to all parishioners, who submitted pictures and allowed their picture to be taken. If you have some nice pictures, you would like to have published or want to provide some text to our homepage please contact stmatthewadmin@gmail.com.

St. Matthew Parish Ravenswood,

Lenten Fish Fry

Birthday Luncheon

Parish Get Together Dinner

Confirmation 2009


First Communion 2008

 Spring Lawn & Garden Sale 2008

Spring Lawn & Garden Sale


Easter Egg Hunt 2008

Easter Egg Hunt

Vacation Bible School Summer 2008
St. Matthew Catholic Church, First United Presbyterian Church, Grace Episcopal ChurchOur Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Vacation Bible School 2008