"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.


 

Holy Week Schedule 2014

Palm/Passion Sunday
Masses:  Saturday Vigil, April 12 – 4:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 13 – 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m.

Chrism Mass
Tuesday, April 15 – 11:30 a.m.
Cathedral of St. Jude

Holy Thursday/Mass of the Lord’s Supper
 April 17 – 7:00 p.m.
Adoration until 10:00 p.m.

Good Friday
April 18 – 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Veneration of the Cross
with the Reception of the Eucharist

Holy Saturday
April 19
Bless Easter Foods – 9:00 a.m. – Bethany Hall
Solemn Easter Vigil Mass – 8:00 p.m.

Easter Sunday/the Resurrection of the Lord
Masses: April 20
7:00 a.m. – Weather permitting – Sunrise Service at the St. James Prayer Pavilion – 
 remember to bring your lawn chairs

 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. (in the church)

Divine Mercy
Sunday, April 27 – 1:00 p.m.

Notations:

No 8:30 a.m. Masses on Holy Thursday,
Good Friday and Holy Saturday

No 4:00 p.m. Vigil Mass Holy Saturday

Divine Mercy is not a Mass

 

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biblestudy 

New Bible Study Series Starting!

"Absolutely Basic Old Testament"


Join Fr. Paul Mangiafico for 6 weeks of Old Testament Bible Study starting Tuesday, April 22nd at 7 pm.  Please bring your bibles. All sessions will meet in Trinity Hall.


 

Wednesday morning Faith Sharing


Please join our Faith Sharing Group every Wednesday after the 8:30 a.m. Mass in the library off of Bethany Hall in the back of the church. We discuss the Readings and Gospel for the following Sunday. All materials will be supplied to you. For examples of what you will receive, please see the Pastoral Council Bulletin Board in Bethany Hall. If you would like to receive a call with more information, contact the parish office with your contact information.


 

St. Matthew Catholic Church
P.O. Box 10097
Largo, FL  33773-0097
 Voice: (727) 393-1288 - Fax: (727) 398-2683         
email:
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Memorial Mass Notice:

 Deacon Bernie Braun

A Memorial Mass will be on Thursday, April 24th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Matthew.  A Wake Service will be held on Wednesday, April 23rd, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a prayer service at 8 p.m. at Reese Funeral Home on Seminole Blvd., south of Park Blvd. in Seminole, FL. 

Annual Pastoral Appeal
Parish APA Goal - $ 92,412

Pledged to date - $48,443

Families pledged - 174

Percent of goal - 52%

 


 

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