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Entries for May 2016

To middle, high school and college students: Do you wish you could commit to singing at Church, but feel short on time? Then the St Matthew Church Monthly Youth Group would love to have you join us! We sing once each month at the Saturday 5:00pm Masses.   Deirdre Goldsmith will accompany on piano.  We meet one hour before ...

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Pastor's Page - May
Dear Parishioners, Unless you’re an allergy sufferer, who doesn’t love the month of May?  May is a month where we see our world transformed from dreary shades of brown to the vibrant shades associated with spring. This is a month we continue journeying through the fifty days of Easter, the holiest season of our Church ...

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We will be holding our Confirmation Rehearsal on May 31 at St. Matthew Church.  Rehearsal will begin at 6pm and will conclude with a Penance Service.  Sponsors and Candidates should meet in the Parish Hall. Confirmation will take place at the Cathedral of St. Patrick, Norwich on June 5.  Sponsors and Candidates, please b...

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Click on PHOTOS on homepage then on GRADES K-6 or click here. Also see new Knights of Columbus Annual Youth Awards Ceremony photos.
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Men's ACTS Retreat Click here for brochure Click here for ACTS website and registration form What is it? An ACTS retreat is a three-day, three-night Catholic lay retreat presented by men who have attended prior ACTS retreats, under the guidance of Spiritual Directors. Retreat activities focus on Adoration, Community, Theol...

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St. Matthew’s is in need of someone to coordinate ministry schedules for Altar Servers, Eucharistic Ministers and Lectors.  With the use of “user friendly” ParishSoft Ministry Scheduler Software, the administrator sends emails to liturgical ministers detailing the Mass times where coverage is needed.  ParishSof...

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KNIGHTS OF Columbus/St. Matthew’s Scholarship applications are now available at the Tolland and East Catholic High School guidance offices and at the St. Matthew Parish Office. The scholarship is open to any graduating high school senior who is a resident of Tolland, or whose family is registered with St. Matthew Parish, and wh...

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Saint Matthew Women’s Guild Invites You - To Our Installation Banquet Held at: The Adams Mill Restaurant (Manchester) Date: Wednesday, May 11th Time: 6:00 PM Choice of entrĂ©e:  Pasta Primavera ($25) Lemon Rosemary Chicken ($28) Pork Cutlet Parmesan ($30) Fresh Salmon Filet ($32) Please call Jean at...

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