Announcements

Welcome
"To our New Parishioners"
George Charbel Ozeri & Lucy Duron
Andrew & Claire Abitu Guadalupe Gonzales
Keitu & Yezania Archibold  
Please make them feel welcome.


Mass Intentions

Tuesday, May 22
8:30am  
Wednesday, May 23
8:30am Quentin Clark - Perseverance
Thursday, May 24
8:30am Evitha Burgos
Friday, May 25
8:30am  
Saturday, May 26
5:00pm Stephanie Nguyen - Health
Sunday, May 27
8:00am Steve Sisco - †
9:30am Amparo Ruiz - †
11:00am For the Youth of our Parish
Who will be receiving Confirmation
12:30pm Parishioners
  Rogelia Ruiz - †
5:00pm Parishioners
Tuesday, May 29
8:30am Gudelia Giray
Wednesday, May 30
8:30am  
Thursday, May 31
8:30am Felisa Matubang - †
Friday, June 1
8:30am Brian Fox

If you have a prayer request for the Sunday Liturgy then please include your request in our Prayer Journal which is available as you enter the church.


We Need Choir Members!!!


We are very much in need of singers at the 5:00pm Sunday Mass. If you're interested, and high school age or older, please call Ann Miranda at 951-255-1214



We are a diverse group of Christian women communing together to enrich our spiritual lives.

Wings AM

Our Daytime group meetregularly on Wednesdays, at 9:30 to 11:00am in the Parish Center. Join us this year. For information call Judy Ibbetson 951-735-8945.
There is no admission fee. ALL ARE WELCOME — PLEASE BRING A FRIEND!

Wings PM

Come join us and find out why WinGS Night Time is the place to be on Thursday evenings in Room 5 from 7:00 to 8:30pm for your spiritual growth!
Please contact the Deb Potts for more information: 951-734-3624.

We are the Pope John Paul II Society of Evangelists. Please remember to visit the pamphlet rack at the back of the church. Look for new and exciting titles. Read, be informed, and evangelize!


Your Prayers are requested
for the repose of the soul of Amparo Ruiz, mother of Isa Cera and Martha Kremer of our Parish.


To Report Abuse

by a priest, deacon, employee or volunteer, complete and mail the special form available in the vestibule of the church or from the parish office. You may also call the toll free Sexual Misconduct Hotline 1-888-206-9090.


Please pray for those names on this list and remember to call the office when the intention can be removed.
Antich Family
Ed Armijo
Marguerite Buchanan
Ron Chatham
Patricia Chavarria
Isabel Esparza
Danny Hakker Sr.
Sally Jakahi
Monica Kent
Maria Eugenia Lara
Wilhemina Loveria
Little Emmy Lowry
Maciel Family
Bob Novak
Bob Olsen
Pablo Padilla
Richard Petrie
Anthony Pirritano
Kathy Plinski
Balbina Ramos
Trevor Sheridan
Nicolas Toscano
Deloris Trimble
Ruby Urbino
Maria Uy

If you would like someone to be added to the bulletin, please call the parish office or complete the Prayer Request Form in the bulletin. Please help us keep this list current by calling the office when the prayer is no longer needed.

Prayer Journal

If you have a prayer request for the Sunday Liturgy, include your request in the Prayer Journal available as you enter the church.


St. Matthew Women's Club

Meetings: First Friday each month - 7:00pm - Parish Center

The St. Matthew Women's Club is a ministry of women committed to fellowship and service to the parish and the community. All women of the parish are invited to share their gifts and faith as we grow in spirituality and service together. There is no membership fee.


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Please make sure your family is registered in our parish.

We need registration paperwork for your enrollment in our programs.

Registration forms can be found on the credenzas in the Church, in the parish office and here online. Thank you.


We have some items in our lost and found please come by the office to check.



First Saturday Masses at St. Matthews

We are very happy to announce that we now have 1st Saturday Masses at St. Matthew. 1st Saturday Masses are dedicated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, our most powerful intercessor to her son, Jesus Christ. The Filipino Ministry will lead a Holy Hour of Scriptural Rosary, Divine Mercy and prayers to the Virgin Mother immediately after the Mass. Please join us and let the Virgin Mother guide and inspire us in our spiritual journey.


Bereavement

If you would like to pre-plan your funeral, call the Parish Office and the Bereavement Committee will be glad to meet with you. This helps your family know your preferences and helps them during a stressful time.

St. Matthew's Little Free Library

Take a Book, Leave a Book

Borrow, Return or Exchange Books


If you see a book you would like to read, feel free to take it with you and replace it with a different one to enjoy by someone else.

To keep this little free library operating, please bring books for others to read. When donating books, please give them to our Sacristan for Father's review prior to putting them on the shelf.

Thank you!


Second Weekend of Every Month
Please come and join us!

Youth please don't forget to wear your T-shirt!


C.L.O.W.
(Children's Liturgy of the Word)
Grades 1st through 6th

Please Parents Remember that Cnhildren's Liturgy is a requirement for all children that are preparing to receive the First Reconciliation (Confession) and Communion (Eucharist). We have CLOW during the following Masses: Sat. 5:00pm, Sun. 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:00am and 12:30pm in Spanish.


Serve Our Seniors (SOS) Ministry

There is nothing more rewarding than to take the Holy Word and Body of Christ to our Seniors and Shut-ins. Join the St. Matthew's Church ministry in the weekly communion service and Monthly Mass. For more information call the Parish Office 951-737-1621.


Men's Club

All Men of the Parish

Are Invited to Attend
Men's Club

Second Friday of each Month
7:00pm
Parish Center
New members are always welcome!


Please join us every Sunday at 7:30am to pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy


Future Priests

If you are interested in becoming a priest for our Diocese of San Bernardino and hoping to go to the seminary (Serra House) - NOW is the time to contact the Vocations office at 909-783-1305 or sshrewsbury@sbcdiocese.org.
If you know someone who is interested please share this information with them. Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you!

Altar Linen Ministry

This ministry commitment is for one month during the yar to clean and press the corporals, purificators, tray cloths, hand towels, and Albs used during the Masses. Once a week during their assigned month, the member of the ministry will pickup the linens from the sacristy after the last Sunday evening Mass or on Monday. The linens need to be returned to the sacristy, cleaned and pressed, by Friday morning in preparation for the weekend and weekday Masses. If you are interested in helping please call the office at 951-737-1621.


Weekly Offering



May 19th & May 20th
Attendance
2,156
Families receiving envelopes
2,075
Plate Collection
$3,383.121
Envelopes Collection
$7,596.00
Envelopes received
301
Average per Envelope
$25.23
Online giving this week
$2,610.50
2nd Collection for Youth Leadership
$1,712.54

Please give online or use your envelopes. Envelopes have been sent to all registered parishioners. Please consider donating to the work of the Church in bringing the Gospel to the poorest of our human family and in proclaiming the message of hope and peace to those in need. Additional envelopes are available on the credenzas in the back of the church. Your generosity is always appreciated.

Using Online Giving or Your Envelope Really Helps! It's much easier for our volunteer counters to count your church contributions if you use the envelopes mailed to you every two months and even easier for you if you opt for online giving. The envelopes have your name and address preprinted on them, just fill in the amount. Online giving can be automatic for weekly donations or manual for special collections and is safe and secure. Please help us to keep accurate records for your end of the year statement. We appreciate your help.

You are Invited to Join Us

New members are always welcome!

Learn how to take action as members of St. Matthew's Social Concerns Committee to do something kind for others in the community.

For more information contact the Parish Office at 951-737-1621


Non-Discrimination Policies

St. Matthew Welcomes All Persons, including those with disabilities, to worship with us and to prepare for Sacraments. We endeavor to work with individuals and families on a case by case basis depending upon the unique needs of our parishioners. Please call the parish office at 737-1621 for more information and assistance.
All Catholic schools within the diocese shall adhere strictly to a policy of non-discrimination which states:
The schools of the Diocese of San Bernardino admit students of any sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the respective schools. These schools do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national and ethnic origin in administration of their educational policies, admission policies, financial assistance, and athletic and other school administrated programs.