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Memories Wanted! - Help Celebrate the 175th Anniversary of St. Matthew’s Parish!

Your help is needed to mark the 175th Anniversary of the Parish of St. Matthew the Apostle, now the Cathedral Parish, and since 1939, the seat of the Archdiocese. You are invited now and into the 2015 anniversary year to share stories and memories of how your Catholic faith has shaped your life, your faith and your family.  

Advent Confessions

Two Confessors Weekdays until Christmas

We invite you to experience the love of Christ through the Sacrament of Reconciliation at St. Matthew's this Advent. Two priests will be available for 11am to Noon confessions weekdays during the third and fourth weeks of Advent. We also offer an Advent Communal Penance Service, "Come Home for Christmas," at 12:10pm on Tuesday, December 16. Haven't been to confession for awhile? View a Guide to the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

Catholics Care. Catholics Vote. Learn About Health Care.

In their statement on Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops apply Catholic teaching to many important issues affecting human life and dignity. One issue is "affordable and accessible health care" for all, which is "an essential safeguard or human life and a fundamental human right." They bishops also note that we should be able to provide healthcare without compromising religious convictions.

Catholics Care. Catholics Vote. Participate in Political Life.

In their statement on Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops remind Catholics about the call to participate in political life. "In the Catholic tradition," they write, "responsible citizenship is a virtue, and participation in political life is a moral obligation" (no. 13). For a brief summary of the U. S. bishops' statement, click here. Visit www.faithfulcitizenship.org today to read the statement, watch videos, download podcasts, and access other great resources.

Catholics Care. Catholics Vote. Learn About War, Terror and Violence.

[title]In their statement on Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, the U.S. Catholic bishops apply Catholic teaching to many important issues affecting human life and dignity. One issue is "Wars, terror, and violence which raise serious moral questions on the use of force and its human and moral costs in a dangerous world, particularly the absence of justice, security, and peace in the Holy Land and throughout the Middle East" (Introductory Note).

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