News & Announcements

Pope Francis Calls for Solidarity and Penance

“If one member suffers, all suffer together with it” (1 Cor 12:26)

Pope Francis calls us to solidarity with the victims, and prayer and penance in the face of "the suffering endured by many minors due to sexual abuse, the abuse of power and the abuse of conscience perpetrated by a significant number of clerics and consecrated persons." View the full text of the letter. (Photo credit: Vatican News)

Recent Statements by Cardinal Wuerl in the Wake of the McCarrick Matter

The Catholic Standard on July 31, 2018 posted an article that includes the text of an interview with Cardinal Wuerl subtitled Cardinal Wuerl reflects on next steps in wake of allegations against former archbishop.Read the article (click here for English) (hacer clic aquí para leer en español). On August 3, 2018, Cardinal Wuerl issued a Pastoral Reflection entitled Episcopal Support as Pope Carries Out Reform.Read the reflection (click here for English) (hacer clic aquí para leer en español). 

Pilgrimage to Mexico City and the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Register by October 1, 2018

Msgr. Jameson invites parishioners and friends to join him on St. Matthew’s pilgrimage to Mexico City and the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe. This 6-day, 5-night trip, November 7 - 12, 2018, promises to be an exciting, enjoyable and spiritually uplifting experience for all. Pick up a brochure with registration form at the rectory office, or view and print the online brochure. 

"Here I am, Lord" ~ Fall Faith Formation Opportunities

In these lazy, hazy days of summer, keep an eye on these opportunities for growing closer to Christ and helping to build up his Church:
     •  Check out Landings, a ​​​series for returning Catholics
     •  Join RCIA and explore the Catholic faith
     •  Study the Book of Daniel with Fr. Jack Hurley and friends
     •  Register your children for Sunday Faith Formation classes
     •  Register for Adult Confirmation preparation classes
     •  Volunteer to help others on their faith journeys:
          •   Train as a Landingsteam member
          •   Become an RCIA sponsor
          •   Work with our Children's Sunday Faith Formation program


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