"Know that I am with you always."

Matthew 28:20

Diocese of St. Petersburg  crux_left_104x360_transp

Saint Matthew
Roman Catholic Church
9111 90th Ave N
Largo, FL 33777              phone 727-393-1288


Our Celebration Schedule

Weekend Mass schedule:

Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm
Sunday 7:30, 9:00 (with signing for the deaf) & 11:00 am 


Holy Days 7:00 am, 8:30 am & 7:00 pm
Daily Mass 8:30 am, Monday - Saturday

Miraculous Medal Novena - prayed each Tuesday following the 8:30 am Mass
Sacrament of Penance, Saturday 3:00 - 3:45 pm

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Friday - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 


Our Mission Statement


With the word of God as our foundation, the people of Saint Matthew Catholic Parish strive to be the presence of God in our community.  We do so through joyful worship, fellowship with our members, a welcoming spirit to visitors and seekers, an increasing willingness to give of our time, talent and treasure to serve God's people and a desire to spread our faith through ongoing spiritual growth.

Pancake Breakfast
Sunday, November 30th

The Knights of Columbus pancake breakfast will be Sunday, November 30th, after all Masses.  Come and join us for a great breakfast and fellowship.

You have your choice of regular pancakes, chocolate pancakes, blueberry pancakes, waffles, scrambled eggs, and a beverage. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children and available at the door.  

Advent and Christmas Schedule 2014
The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception
Mass Schedule: Monday, December 8
7:00 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 7:00 p.m.

The Solemnity of Christmas
Mass Schedule: Wednesday, December 24 - 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.,
10:00 p.m. (Christmas Songs beginning at 9:30 p.m.)
Thursday, December 25 - 10:00 a.m. (only)

Feast of the Holy Family
Mass Schedule: Saturday, December 27 - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 28 - 7:30, 9:00, 11:00 a.m.

Mary, Mother of God
Mass Schedule: Wednesday, December 31 - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, January 1, 2015 – 10:00 a.m. (only)




Forward In Faith

Many St. Matthew parishioners had the opportunity to view a short video by Bishop Robert Lynch either at a Forward In Faith reception or during a weekend Mass in October.  The video is available on the right as a reminder about the needs and goals in the capital campaign.


Some parishioners are unsure about the types of gifts that can be donated the Forward In Faith capital campaign.  Answers to this question as well as other information is available by clicking here.



Campaign Prayer

Compassionate and loving God, You have been generous to us and have blessed us. You continue to be generous in sharing Your gifts with us. Strengthen us in faith. Grant us the spirit of sacrifice so that, with Your continuing grace, we may provide for the needs of our diocese and look to our future united in faith, confident in hope and sincere in our love and so give You glory and praise. We ask this through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen


Saint Matthew Catholic Church is sponsoring three (3) Holy Hours in the months of October, November and December for the faithful outcome of our participation in the Diocesan Forward in Faith Campaign.  These Holy Hours are on the first Wednesday of the next three months: Wednesday, October 1, 2014; Wednesday, November 5, 2014 and Wednesday, December 3, 2014.  All three Holy Hours run from 7:30 - 8:30 P.M. in the St. James Prayer Pavilion / Outdoor Stations of the Cross area of the parish (weather permitting).  The Holy Hours are to seek God's Will and to show gratitude for God's Provision as we are challenged and affirmed to position the Diocese of St. Petersburg and the Parish of St. Matthew Church for further growth and effectiveness!  Please join us as together we move Forward in Faith.


Congratulations to
Robert Safransky as recipient
of this year's St. Jude Medal
at St. Matthew Parish. 



Greece and the Greek Isles

In the Footsteps of St. Paul

Join Fr. Tom Anastasia as host on an 11 day tour


October 20 - 30, 2015 

All Inclusive price of $3,579.00 from Tampa Airport based on double occupancy.

For more information and a day-to-day itinerary, click here.



St. Matthew Catholic Church
P.O. Box 10097
Largo, FL  33773-0097
 Voice: (727) 393-1288 - Fax: (727) 398-2683         
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Forward In Faith

Parish Goal - $ 378,771

Pledged to date - $ 169,535

Percent of goal - 44.8%


Annual Pastoral
Appeal Success
Continues to Grow!

Parish APA Goal - $ 92,412

Pledged to date - $103,913

Families pledged - 264

Percent of goal - 112%

St. Matthew reached
our APA goal 6 years
in a row!


Sarah Varga, Stewardship Chair,

shows the APA goal exceeded.

Whispers in the Loggia
Rocco Palmo blogs as the "Church Whisperer"

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