"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.


Funeral Notice - Carolyn Rebel

Our parish has received sad news that Carolyn Rebel, mother of our previous pastor Fr. Pat Rebel, passed away on Sunday evening. 

Visitation will be Friday, August 28, 2015 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  A Vigil Service will be held at 6:00 pm.  Visitation and Vigil Service will be at Brandon Cremation and Funeral Services, 621 N. Parsons Avenue, Brandon, FL.

Funeral Mass will be Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 10:30 am at Nativity Catholic Church, 705 E. Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Fr. Patrick Rebel at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 13485 Spring Hill Dr., Spring Hill, FL  34609.


Enroll your children now for Faith Formation!

It’s time now to register your children for Faith Formation classes (K-thru-8) for this coming year, 2015-2016!


Wednesday or Sunday sessions could be available for K-5 ! * 

And no increase in fees, plus Early Bird discount ’til Aug 17!

* subject to enrollment numbers and availability of volunteer leaders & helpers

Get forms and more information here, or contact the Faith Formation office.

 philcoit Hello, everyone!

I'm Phil Coit, your new Director of Life Long Faith Formation & Evangelization. I'm very pleased to join your wonderful St. Matthew parish community.*

We have some exciting plans for the coming year. You and your family will want to be part of it. There will be something for everyone, from children and teens to young adults, parents, empty-nesters, and seniors!

Growing In Our Faith

There are dozens of great resources for Faith Formation for all ages. We'll do our best to match your needs to excellent resources for you and your family or group. These include activities and instructional materials that children will enjoy, as well as programs, events, and opportunities for teens and adults.

Whatever we do here at St. Matthew's, we'll do together. So I invite you to come and join in, get involved, and discover what a joy it is to be God's love in the lives of those around you. The word "church" means gathering. We are God's people – gathered in Christ. Let's get together. We are the Church!

Phil Coit
Office of Evangelization & Life Long Faith Formation

St. Matthew Catholic Church - Largo
Office: (727) 393-1288 ext 204
email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

*About me ... I'm a certified Master Catechist for the Diocese of St. Petersburg, and since 2002, I've served as a director for religious education and faith formation at parishes in Indiana and Florida. I'm also a certified Safe Environment trainer. I have several graduate degrees, including theology, communications & media, and business. I grew up in New England, and I've lived in the Mid-West and the South. After more than 20 years doing marketing and market research for major corporations, I chose to follow a vocation in ministry. I bring to St. Matthew's both knowledge and creative approaches to connect our parish families to Christ and his Church.


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Rite of Christial Initiation for Adults (RCIA)


Are you interested in learning more about the Catholic Church?  Inquiry classes for non-Catholics and Catholic adults in need of completing their sacraments, begin Thursday, September 10th from 7-8pm. All are welcome!



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
9111  90th Avenue N.
Largo, FL  33777
 Voice: (727) 393-1288 - Fax: (727) 398-2683         
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Annual Pastoral

Parish APA Goal - $100,083

Pledged to date - $ 73,568

 Donors - 258

Percent of goal - 73.5%

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