"Know that I am with you always."
Diocese of St. Petersburg
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
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.
Keep Christ in Christmas Poster Contest
Attention boys & girls of all ages. Here's some fun & excitement to start the Christmas Holiday Season.
You are invited to participate in the 2015 'Keep Christ in Christmas' Poster Contest. The competition is free to all participants and will be held from Sunday, November 29, 2015 through December 13, 2015. All submittals will be displayed for our parish members to enjoy and vote on in Bethany Hall from December 15th through December 27th. Winners will be announced on Sunday January 3, 2016.
There will be cash prizes awarded by the Knights of Columbus Council #11226.
Posters must reflect the theme of "Keep Christ in Christmas" and be 11" X 17" in size with the name & age of the entrant on the reverse side of the poster. Applications are available at North and South entrances of the church.
For additional information contact: Council #11226, Jim Pucillo by email or 727-253-5393.
Annual Build-A-Sock Drive
The St. Matthew High School & Middle School youth ministry is proud to announce the 2015 “Build-a-Sock” campaign is underway and once again we are asking for your support.
The Knights of Columbus Council #11226 have agreed to provide new socks for the homeless and the youth of our parish are planning on filling them with toiletries that we are asking our parish members to contribute. This campaign is a wonderful cause for the less fortunate and it also provides an opportunity for our youth to truly experience gift giving during the Christmas season.
There will be receptacles located at the North and South entrances of the church starting November 29th through December 13th for anyone to dispense their contributions.
Best of France
Join Fr. Tom Anastasia as host on an 11 day tour visiting Nice, Monte Carlo, Lyon, Chateaux Country, Mont St. Michel, Bayeux, Normandy, Rouen and Paris
November 9 - 19, 2016
The air/land tour price of $3,399.00 includes air far, hotel service charges, portage and entrance fees, government taxes/airline surcharges from Tampa Airport based on double occupancy.
For more information, day-to-day itinerary, and reservation form click here.
Reason to Come Back to the Church
People want to have meaning in life. In the busyness of today’s world, many people realize that their lives have lost a sense of meaning or purpose. They may ask themselves “what is life all about?” Why do I do the things I do?” There is also widespread confusion in our society in areas of morality and truth. The Catholic Church offers hope which gives meaning to our existence. This leads to eternal life.
Childhood memories can surface as well. Many people will tell you that childhood memories of being connected to God pop up in later life. They start to ask themselves if it is possible to recapture the simplicity of faith they once had. They may ask if God is really watching me. The secularization of society leads people away from their spiritual side. The Catholic Church offers both mystical and religious experiences. These experiences feed the mind, heart, body, and soul.
Our Sunday Visitor by Lorene Hanley Duquin