"Know that I am with you always."
Diocese of St. Petersburg, Florida
Saint Matthew Roman Catholic Church
9111 90th Ave. N.
Largo, FL 33777
(click here for Directions)
Our Celebration Schedule
Saturday Vigil 4:00 pm
Sunday 7:30, 9:00 and 11:00 am
Holy Days 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
Divine Mercy Chaplet - prayed each Friday following the 8:30 am Mass
First Friday Adoration - immediately following the 8:30 am Mass with Benediction at 10:00 am
Sacrament of Penance - Saturday 3:00 to 3:45 pm, or by appointment
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 sharing.
Thank You For Your Helping Hands!
Thank you to all those who came out on a dreary morning to pull weeds, plant flowers, and spread mulch!
Your helping hands will help make St. Matthew's grounds more beautiful!
Jesse Tree Ornaments Available Now!
Give the Gift of Ornaments For a Lasting Memory!
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Don't Miss Out: Stay Connected to Your Parish!
Just text STMAT to 84576 or sign up here
We’ve adopted a new and improved way of communicating that will make it much simpler for you to get the information you want from us! It’s powered by a service called Flocknote. Like sending a "note" to your"flock". Flocknote.
- This is all totally free for you to use, you don’t have to download anything or create a password in order to participate.
- You can unsubscribe at any time from any Groups if you change your mind.
- Your contact information is kept privately only for St. Matthew Church, it's not shared with outside companies.
- It's just a couple of minutes to sign up and you'll receive email or text messages from the groups and ministries that you choose. It even allows you to reply directly back to those messages so we can hear from you and get feedback!
In addition to regular group and ministry communication, we’ll also use this to send you important updates about special events coming up, inclement weather Mass cancellation announcements, and Holy Day schedules. Once you sign up, you can select Groups and Ministries that you'd like to learn more about or receive their updates and reminders.
Just text STMAT to 84576 or sign up here
Click the confirmation link to complete your registration & select the groups you're interested in learning more about!
Are You Hurting Due to the Loss of a Loved One?
GriefShare is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. GriefShare is a faith-based program to provide education, support, and hope after the loss of a spouse, family member or friend. No cost, no commitment; just come and see! Do you have a friend or family member whom you believe would benefit from GriefShare? Please invite them to come - and come with them, at least for the first time!
When we meet: Wednesday mornings from 9:30 to 11:30. We wrap up at 11:30 sharp. GriefShare is a 13-week program. We will meet the following dates for the Autumn 2019 to Winter 2020 Season: October 2, October 9, October 16, October 23, October 30, November 6, November 13, November 20, December 4, December 11, December 18, January 8, January 15.
Where we meet: In the Trinity Room at St. Matthew Catholic Church. Follow the smell of coffee; we're in one of the meeting rooms off the social hall.
Is it too late to start? GriefShare is a 13-Session program but you can join anytime! Even if you have to miss a few meetings, you can still join us and benefit from the program when you're available.
View a short video about GriefShare by clicking the button below -
Beware of Text Message, Email, and Social Media Scams
From the Office of Communications, Diocese of St. Petersburg, FL
It has come to the attention of the Diocese of St. Petersburg that parishioners have been receiving text messages and emails asking for money and gift cards from people pretending to be our priests. Our priests and staff do not contact individuals via text message or social media to ask for money or personal information. Do not reply to such text or social media messages and report them to your parish and the Diocese.
Click here for tips on how to protect yourself from such scams.