St. Matthew

Catholic Church

"Know that I am with you always."
Matthew 28:20

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Diocese of St. Petersburg, Florida
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 & 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, or by appointment

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.


Encounter Christ!
Interested in deepening your Catholic faith?

Interested in joining a small faith community to discover how you can become a better intentional disciple of Jesus Christ and share the teachings of the Catholic Church? Then get involved in the Encuentro-Encounter Christ Process! Groups of 10-12 people will meet for 5 sessions during May on various days and locations. Deadline to register is THIS Monday May 1st. Please sign up after Masses this weekend. Or send your contact information and your choice of group to Kathy Filippelli at  or call her at 727-515-3337.

Small groups will be held:

  • Tuesday  mornings at St. Matthew in the Parish library - May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 with Edie LeBas AFTER morning Mass starting around 9:15 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. 
  • Wednesday evenings at St. Matthew in the Parish library - May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 with Kathy Filippelli and Ivan Mangual from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 
  • Thursday evenings at St. Matthew in the Parish library - May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1 with Eileen Roman and Dale and Ron Anderson facilitating from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Collen Ford will be facilitating a group….. in her home in Seminole on Thursdays and has room for 2 more

Thanks for your prayerful support of this ministry!


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


 

 

 

 

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The Best of Ireland
and Northern Ireland

Join Fr. Tom Anastasia and Fr. Tom Barrett as hosts on an 11 day tour visiting Belfast, Derry, Knock, Blarney, Galway, Conncmara, Killarney, Ring of Kerry, and Dublin. 

November 6 - 16, 2017

The air/land tour price is $2,649.00 roundtrip from New York (includes $360 government taxes/airline surcharges) and includes airfare, accomodations at first class/select hotels with private bath based on double occupancy in twin-bedded rooms, most meals, services of a professional driver/guide, all hotel service charges, portage and entrance fees, and $100,000 automatic flight insurance subject to policy terms and limitations.

For more information, day-to-day itinerary, and reservation form click here


St. Matthew Catholic Church
9111 90th Avenue N.
Largo, FL 33777
Voice: (727) 393-1288 - Fax: (727) 398-2683 email: click here

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Annual Pastoral
Appeal

Parish APA Goal - $80,468
Pledged to date - $50,073
Families pledged - 193
Percent of goal - 62.2%


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