Saint Mathew's Catholic Church

Parishes of the Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary


St Matthews Hillcrest

Level Two Delta Restrictions

13th September 2021
Bishop Steve Lowe has written a letter to all the people of the Catholic Diocese of Hamilton regarding the resumption of the public celebration of Mass across the Diocese in Alert Level 2.

Key points:

- Weekday Mass will resume on 15th September, the Memorial of Our Lady of Sorrows. If you are a daily Mass-goer, please give thought to others.

- Please sign in for Mass and wear a mask.

- Please be respectful of those volunteers at parishes who will be ensuring the government restrictions of 50 persons are complied with.

Our Lady of Sorrows, pray for us and for the end to this pandemic.

The Bishop's full letter dated 13th September 2021 can be read here.

Weekday Mass Times
During Level 2 Lockdown


Monday to Friday
8:00am, 12:05pm, 7:00pm

(Reconciliation 11:30am-11:55am)


Saint Matthew's

Monday to Friday

Timetable begins 15th September 2021.

Limit of 50 people at each Mass.

No Sunday Masses yet.

At Saint Matthew's, Silverdale, Hamilton we live in accord with the will of the Father, reflecting the life of Jesus Christ and are led and empowered by the Holy Spirit. We celebrate the Eucharist as the center, source and summit of our Catholic faith.

We are a community forming an oasis of prayer, reflecting the love of Jesus and eager to share the source of our joy and hope.

Our congregation averages 180 at a Sunday Mass with people from Asia, Africa, Europe, America, India, the Pacific as well as New Zealand.

Parish Priest

​St. Vincent De Paul:

  • Meets every second Tuesday, 6:30 pm in the parish lounge