Announcements


Mass Intentions

Wednesday, September 20
8:30am  
Thursday, September 21
8:30am  
Friday, September 22
8:30am  
Saturday, September 23
5:00pm Rolando Simbulan - †
Emma & Nick Osano
       - 56th Wedding Anniversary
Sunday, September 24
8:00am Pearl Williams - †
Elvina Norunha E. Souza - †
9:30am Andrew Adan - Birthday
David Van New Kirk - †
11:00am Raul Solis - †
Cesar Umali - 80th Birthday
12:30pm Parishioners
Javier Ramirez - †
5:00pm Parishioners
Wednesday, September 27
8:30am  
Thursday, September 28
8:30am  
Friday, September 29
8:30am  

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.

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.
Lucielle Bazylewicz
Rene Beltran
Marguarite Buchanan
Lola Cobarrubias
Patricia Chavarria
Laurie Duenas
Delfina Fabian
Marti Fox
Thomas Hogard
Monica Kent
Bill Kitt
Robert Marron
Mario Merced
Ralph Miller
Bob Novak
Felix Ortega
Pablo Padilla
Lupita Palacios
Chet Pettit
Anthony Pirritano
Joel Rivera
Joanie Silver
Eugene Skoczylas
Steve Sisco
Sobrino Family
Phil Sudario
Richard Sullivan
John & Paula Teff
Nicolas Danil Toscano
Charles Turner
Agustin Velasco
Nathan William
Jennifer Ybarra
Nancy Young

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.

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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.

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.


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.

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) Needs You!

We are seeking two teams of two people to help us during Saturday 5pm and Sunday 11am Masses. It is only once a month. Please call Raquel Aguilera at 951-272-3521. It is incredibly rewarding working with children and teaching them God's Word. We encourage you to come and observe during Mass.


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!


You are Invited to Join Us

Next meeting Friday, September 22 at 7:00pm

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


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


The Pastoral Council is Seeking new Members

The Pastoral Council is seeking new members for the next term commencing in 2018. Candidates must be at least 18 years old, be confirmed, and a practicing member of St. Matthew Parish. The term is for three years. The role of the Pastoral Council is to act as a representative voice of the people of the Parish to the Pastor and provide an open and honest forum of communication and dialoge regarding Parish affairs among the pastoral staff and laity.

Applications can be downloaded here and are also available at the back of the church.

Applications must be returned no later than November 7th to the Parish Office.


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 vocations@sbcdiocese.org.
If you know someone who is interested please share this information with them. Thank you and looking forward to hearing from you!

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.

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.


Weekly Offering



September 16th & 17th
Attendance
2,064
Families receiving envelopes
2,546
Plate Collection
$3,172.53
Envelopes Collection
$6,842.00
Envelopes received
318
Average per Envelope
$21.51
Online giving this week
$3,036.50


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.