We're unable to have a Going Away social for Father Ed. Click on the title of this message to learn what Father Ed has asked for instead, including a "Drive by Good bye" SUNDAY JUNE 28th from 11 to Noon.
Click the title of this Note for a listing of all St. Matthew and Diocese cancellation or postponements through Easter. Contact the Parish Office, which will remain open M-F, 9-5, with any questions or concerns.
The weekend of March 6-8th is the SEARCH peer-lead, spring retreat for teens grades 10-12 at The Refuge in Ayden,NC. Cost is only $40. Contact Susan Clifton for more information or to register your teen.
Our Knights are now selling Raffle Tickets for their Annual Fundraiser. Cash prizes are $5000 1st Prize, $4000 2nd Prize, $500 3rd & 4th, $400 5th & 6th! Guaranteed St. Matthew winner of at least $50. Tickets are $5 each available from any Knight. Drawing will be May 2nd. Thanks for supporting our busy Knights!
The St. Matthew Line Dance Group is having a New Years Eve Party Tuesday, December 31st from 9 pm to Midnight in the Social Hall. All the Parish and their Friends are welcome to come! They ask the you please bring a snack to share and your own holiday beverage. So put on you dancing shoes and join us, as we Welcome in 2020. Click to learn more.
THE NATIVITY OF OUR LORD, December 24th: 4:00pm and 8:00pm masses, December 25th: 11:00am mass. FEAST OF THE HOLY FAMILY, December 28th: 5:00pm and December 29th: 8:30am and 11:00am. FEAST OF MARY, MOTHER OF GOD, January 1st: Noon mass. Click to learn more. Please note - the Parish Office is closed 12/24 – 1/1.
On SUNDAY DECEMBER 29th, at the 11:00 am Mass, we'll have a ”Holy Family Consecration" on the Feast Day. Prayer Cards and other guidance will be provided by our Knights of Columbus. After mass will be a FAMILY POTLUCK LUNCHEON in the Social Hall at 12:30pm. Please plan on attending this very special event, between the Christmas & New Year holidays. Questions contact Dave Kuboushek at 477-6432.
Join us for Saint Matthew’s annual Santa Brunch on Sunday, December 8th, Noon in the Parish Hall after the 11AM Mass. There will be Food, Crafts, a Cookie Swap, and a Crazy Christmas Outfit Contest! The winner will receive a Target gift card. Please join us for all the Fun, Festivities and Fellowship.
Mark your calendars - Sat., Dec. 14th is a night of Food, Fellowship, and Song! This family-centered program will start around 6:30pm with cookies, hot chocolate and Christmas carols, and end with the lighting of the Christmas Tree outside! You won't want to miss it. Go to the Forms Tab to sign-up today!
Do you continue Advent traditions after leaving home? Do you create new ones? What does Advent mean? All Young Adults are invited to WASSAILING & WAITING: An Advent Time Talk on THU., DEC. 5th, 7-8:30 PM in the St. Ambrose Hall at St. Thomas More. Join other young Catholics for fellowship & conversation.Enjoy a meal and an "adult beverage" together.
Thursday, November 28th, 2019 you and your family are invited to our 2nd Annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner in the Social Hall immediately following our Thanksgiving Day, 11AM Mass. Click this article's title for more information about signing-up. All are welcome!
Sunday, October 20 after the 11am mass, there will be a training session for all current and new altar servers. Pizza will be served in the parish hall immediately after mass and then the training will move back to the church. It is imperative that all altar servers attend this training.
The webpage for our growing Music Ministry has been revitalized with fresh content, the choir calendar, inspirational quotes, and even member testimonials. Be sure to check it out - and of course, please consider joining one of our St. Matthew Choirs (adult, bell or children's/youth). Thank you!
Saturday, September 21st, following the 5:00 pm Youth Mass, Everyone Leads is hosting a PARISH PICNIC for all Parishioners and their Families on the Feast Day of Saint Matthew! Come join a Cook-Out on the Parish Picnic Grounds and Social Hall. Mark your Calendars and Save the Date! Sign up to bring a Side Dish, by clicking on the title of this article and it will take you to Signup Genius. Thanks and see everyone there!
Saturday August 17th, starting at 9:30 am in the Social Hall, the Knights of Columbus are hosting a Quarter Auction to raise funds for NC Special Olympics. What's a Quarter Auction? Over a dozen, local north Durham vendors will have their wares up for bid for only 1 or 2 quarters! A $5 ticket gets you a numbered bidding paddle. Numbered balls are picked for each item up for bid, determining the winner. It's that simple! Come for a fun, fast-paced morning and bring your quarters. A 50/50 Raffle and Bake Sale are included.
We are currently seeking volunteers on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Below are two links for volunteers. The first is to sign up for our Food Pantry Day when clients come in to receive food, and the second is to sign up for our Prep Day on Tuesday - this is largely when our donations come in each week, so we would need help weighing, sorting and prepping those various donations. For more information, click the article title.