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Religious Education

Religious Education Registration

1st - 6th Grade

Registration for Fall 2017-2018 continues at the Parish Office. M-F 9am to 5pm
Fees:
$100 for the first child
$50 for each additional child in family


Download Registration Forms Here


And please turn into the office
Monday — Friday 9am-5pm
For more information
contact R.E. at 951-272-3521


"For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them"
Matthew 18:20

No Class on November 20th and November 22nd

Faith Formation Grades 7 & 8
Monday Session 10 Nov 27
7-8:30pm

Youth Ministry Confirmation Classes
Grades 9-12
Monday Session 10 Nov 277-8:30pm
Wednesday Session 10 Nov 29 7-8:30pm

Family Journey of Faith - Young People's Catechumens
Monday   Nov 27 7-8:30pm



Reconciliation

First Rconciliation (Confession)
Service Parent-Child


Thursday, November 30th
6:15 to 8:30pm
Check-in on the Patio

If you have attended the First Reconciliation (Confession) Parent Meeting earlier this month, you must now attend the First Reconciliation Service with your child. They will receive the sacrament of Reconciliation on this night. If you need more information, please call the Religious Education Office at 951-272-3521. (This workshop will be repeated in the winter) This is not a community Reconciliation Service



St. Matthew's
Religious Education Program
Sock and Toiletries Drive 2017

We would like to help the needy that come to the office, we are collecting New Socks and personal care items for the needy, items such as shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, shower caps, tooth brushes, toothpaste, combs, hair brushes, deodorant, etc. Please send items to class by December 16th or you may also bring them to the parish office. Your help is greatly appreciated!


St. Matthew Parish
Monthly Food Drive

"I assure you, as often as you did for one of my least brothers, you did for Me." -Matthew 25:40

Our monthly food drive is a convenient way to provide food for the needy of our community through the Settlement House of Corona. The following food items are especially requested at this time:
  • Canned Meats (Spam, Beef Ravioli)
  • Turkey Gravy (mix, can or jar)
  • Boxed Potato Mixes
  • Beans & Rice (1 lb packages)
  • Packaged Stuffing Mixes
  • Breakfast Cereals
Please note that self-opening cans are preferred since food is now provided to homeless poor. Please bring your donations to the Mass you are attending the weekend of Nov. 25th & 26th. Please be generous. Your donations are most appreciated and important. Thank you.

New Missals

We will be changing out the Missals for the New Liturgical Yeat on Wednesday, November 29th at 9:00am. If you are interested in helping please call the office at 951-737-1621.


Children Christmas Choir

Children (age 8 to 16) are invited to participate in our children's Christmas Choir that will perform at the Childrens' Christmas Eve Mass on December 24th at 5pm. Practices start on December 2nd. If your child plays an instrument and would like to audition to play at the Mass please contact Judy at 714-293-2866. Permission slips are available on the credenzas in the back of the church.

Inviting All Women!!

Start the Advent Season with a Retreat!

Saturday December 2
8:20am - 12:30pm
St. Matthew's Parish Hall - Corona


Cost: $10


RSVP to vmstephan@gmail.com by November 27th


Speaker: Lisa M. Hendey is the founder of CatholicMom.com and a bestselling author.

Talk Title: "Giving God Our Yes this Advent and Beyond"

Talk Summary: Together, we will discuss how to emulate the Blessed Virgin Mary's Fiat and Prayerfully give God our best "yes," which leads us to live as generous spirits in the world around us.

Other activities include: Inter-generational small faith sharing, Advent "MAke and Take" and Advent themed "Drumming" exercise. You are welcome to bring your own drum.


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament


Every First Friday

Next adoration date is
December 1st

9am — 12pm


You are invited to our next Restoring Me Healing Retreat for Adult Survivors of Abuse

Healing in God's LoveDecember 2
Healing Through the Virtue of HopeFebruary 3
Healing Through the virtue of FaithApril 14
Victim to SurvivorJune 2

At Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral, 2525 N Arrowhead Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92405 (in the Religious Education Center) from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Donation of $15 (includes continental breakfast, lunch and materials) TO RSVP please call 909-475-5129, or esamaniego@sbdiocese.org.


We Need Choir Members!!!

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


Second Weekend of Every Month
Please come and join us!

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


Social Concerns Ministry Meeting

Friday, December 1st
7:00pm
in Room 1

Our meetings are always open to members of the parish. At the meeting a parishioner from the Newman Center who has been working under the auspices of Catholic Charities will share what to include in refugee welcome baskets. These baskets are to help families who are settling in Corona and Riverside with supplies for personal hygene, baby care, kitchen, household cleaning, office and school. Please feel welcome to attend our next meeting and learn about our group.


San Bernardino Vicariate Liturgical Formation Day

Saturday December 9
9am - 3pm

(Registration Begins at 8:00am)


The Holy Name of Jesus Parish

115 W Olive Ave, Redlands, Ca 92373

(Please do not call the Parish regarding registrations)


Extraordinary Ministers of the Holy Communion
Readers
Visitors of the sick
Living the Eucharist
(Intermediate level)


For more information and to register please contact the Office of Worship at 909-475-5335