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Register Online for Faith Formation

Register online for Youth Faith Formation! Click HERE to register now!
Click HERE for our informational video.

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St. Matthew Scripture Groups Sign-ups are open!

Is now the time to re-focus on your relationship with Jesus? He tells us that wherever 2 or 3 are gathered in His name, He is in our midst. When we read the Bible and consider how awesome it is that God works in our lives, Scripture Groups help bring meaning to the frustrations and isolations of our life.

CLICK HERE to register or ask a question.

It’s time for CORI Forms

An annual background check (CORI) is required for all volunteer ministers. CLICK HERE for the CORI form.

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Stewardship

Stewardship is a way of life. The primary rewards of stewardship are always personal – both with God and our neighbors.

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Daily and Sunday Scripture

The United States Council of Catholic Bishops posts the Church’s Daily and Sunday readings online. CLICK HERE for Today’s Readings.

Today’s Liturgy of the Hours can be found HERE.

Email from St. Matthew Parish

If you want to remain up-to-date with the latest St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish news electronically, but haven’t yet received email from us, please provide your name and email to 978.663.8816 or register@billericacatholic.org, and we will add you to our mailing list.

Or, CLICK HERE to visit the St. Matthew Facebook Page.

As of August 24, 2021, masks are required in all public places in the town of Billerica, including houses of worship, our parish events, and our parish offices. For more information, please visit the town website.

 

CLICK HERE to view an important message from our Finance Council (6/2).

CLICK HERE to view an informative video from our Building Committee (released 7/10).

Register Me!

We welcome all who come to us, and want to join you on your spiritual journey.

CLICK HERE to register or change your registration.

When is Mass?

... and Reconciliation?

CLICK HERE for Parish and Mass updates.

Click here for COVID Pandemic information.

Funeral Liturgies

We extend our deepest condolences on the death of your loved one.

CLICK HERE for information concerning Funerals.

Youth Faith Formation

CLICK HERE to find out how our children, youth, teens, and families grow in faith.

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More Information about St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish

Confirmations 2021

St. Matthew the Evangelist parish will be conferring the sacrament of Confirmation on the following dates this fall: Friday, September 24, 7:00pm – St. Theresa Church, Billerica Center Campus Friday,...

Stewardship

“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace” (1 Peter 4:10) What is Stewardship? Jesus preached about being...

Sign up now for a Fall Scripture Group!

“For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.” – Matthew 18:20   We invite you to join a Scripture...

Blessing of Animals - Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

Many churches in the United States celebrate the Feast of St Francis of Assisi on October 4 each year. The feast commemorates the life of St Francis, who was born...

Offertory Report - through August 2021

Each month, we have a monthly report showing the Offertory for the previous month(s). This will more accurately portray the actual amounts collected (through online giving, parish envelopes being collected...

It's time for Minister Background Checks (CORI's)

All parish ministers (volunteers, staff and clergy) are required to submit an annual background check (CORI) form with the Archdiocese of Boston. This includes liturgical ministers, faith formation, pastoral ministry,...

Confirmation Prayer Partners

This fall, over 90 candidates for Confirmation will receive the sacrament. We are looking to match each candidate up with a prayer partner in our parish, someone who will commit...

Welcome Karyn Moody!

Interim Coordinator of Children’s Ministries We are excited to announce that long-time parishioner Karyn Moody has accepted the position of Interim Coordinator of Children’s Ministries. Karyn joins the faith formation...

Eagle Scout Project - Stations of the Cross

Parishoner Seth Moody, Billerica High School class of 2022, is planning to erect the Stations of the Cross outside of the parish hall on the Billerica Center campus. He spoke...

Summer Adventure Week!!

Billerica Catholic Summer Adventure Week 2021 Summer Adventure Week 2021 is 8:45am-12:00pm – Monday, August 16 – Friday, August 20. In 2021, we are using Wilderness Escape, Where God Guides...

Director of Worship Corner - "Ordinary Time: The Liturgical Church Year"

Here is the latest from our Director of Worship, Dr. Paul Ciotti, concerning Ordinary Time: The Prior to 1969, and the reforms from Vatican Council 2, the time following Pentecost...

Cardinal Seán reinstates Sunday Mass Obligation (June 19 & 20)

BostonCatholic.org June 8, 2021 The following is the Cardinal’s statement regarding the reinstatement of the Sunday Mass obligation the weekend of June 19 & 20. Brothers and Sisters,   “Without...

Catholic Community of Billerica 2019-2020 Financial Reports (June 2 Update)

We are pleased to present the Annual Financial Reports for Fiscal Year 2019-2020, for the former Parishes of the Catholic Community of Billerica. Thank you for your continued support! St....

2021 Catholic Appeal Re-Launch

This past week many of you may have received a letter asking your support of the 2021 Catholic Appeal. THANK YOU! to those of you who have already made your...

The Society for the Propagation of the Faith (July 10 & 11)

As part of the annual Missionary Co-Operative Program, Maureen Crowley Heil will speak at all our Masses this weekend (July 10 & 11) about The Society for the Propagation of...

Ministry of Hope Announced

Ministry of Hope A New Funeral Ministry Outreach Saint Matthew the Evangelist Parish introduces a new Ministry of Hope. Corporal Works of Mercy are found in the teaching of Jesus...

Women's Club Scholarships Awarded for 2021

On June 13, Rebecca Murphy, Connor Maguire, and Leah Anne-May Cahill were awarded scholarships by the St. Matthew Women’s Club. Please join us in congratulating them on their hard work...

New Weekday Masses at St. Matthew Parish start July 5!

We are pleased to announce new weekday Masses for St. Matthew the Evangelist Prishes, starting July 5. We will be offering Mass on each Weekday: Monday 8:30am at St. Theresa...

Question of the Week (12th Sunday)

12th Sunday in Ordinary Time Would Jesus ask me, “Do you not yet have faith?” Does my faith strengthen and console me during times of trial?   13th Sunday in Ordinary...

High School Graduates invited to Mass for a Special Blessing (June 26 & 27)

St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish recognizes all our graduating seniors of the class of 2021, and offers them a special blessing as they transition to all that God has for...

Important Father Aveni Mass Update to Saint Matthew Parishioners (5/27)

Father Aveni has released an important followup video message on Mass changes at St. Matthew Parish. CLICK HERE to view this video. As the Covid restrictions are lifted in the...

Offertory Report - January through May 2021

  This table shows the Offertory collected during January 2021, February 2021, March 2021, April 2021, and May 2021 through online giving, the mail, drop-offs at the Parish Office, and...

Chris Pomerleau Scholarship 2021

This Scholarship Award was privately established in 1996 in memory of Chris, who was an altar server for many years at St. Theresa. He passed away suddenly in 1996 while...

Important Father Aveni Message to Saint Matthew Parishioners (5/14)

Father Aveni has released an important video message on changes at St. Matthew Parish. CLICK HERE to view this video.   St. Theresa Priest Residence. After 3 1/2 months out...