New RENEW Faith-Sharing Series on Healing from Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis

St. Matthew's Faith Formation offerings for the fall and winter will include two new series.   

Healing our Church

Healing our Church,published by RENEW International, is a small group resource aimed at addressing the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. Franz Kuo and Theresa Prymuszewski will lead the series beginning Sunday, September 29 at 3pm in the East Conference Room. Purchase Healing our Church ($15) by calling RENEW at 908-769-5400. View the flier.

Contact Theresa Prymuszewski at to register. The fall 2019 series will include six sessions:

  • Facing the Truth
  • Healing Our Wounds
  • Rebuilding the Church
  • Why do I Remain Catholic?
  • We Believe
  • A Way Forward


The Gospel According to Matthew

Looking ahead, an Advent series will use The Gospel According to Matthew,published by Little Rock Catholic Scripture Study. It will explore, verse by verse, Matthew’s Gospel, from which we will read at Mass beginning this Advent. Dr. Barbara E. Reid, O.P. a renowned Biblical scholar and professor at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, is the author of this study.