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Cardinal Seán Statement on the Inauguration of President Biden & Vice President Harris

BostonCatholic.org January 20, 2021 The following is the Cardinal’s statement on the Inauguration of President Joseph Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. “Today we offer our prayers and best wishes...

Mass Intentions for January 23 & 24

Mass Intentions this coming week Helen Gentile – 3rd Anniversary Howard Brebeck – Mass Card Angelo Federico – Mass Card John D. Wickwire, Sr. – Mass Card Father Lawlor and...

Replacing the Stones - Creating the Family Life We Want (1/24)

Mark your Calendars –  Sunday January 24 at 7pm! We have arranged for Sue Muldoon, who, with her husband Tim, the authors of Reclaiming Family Time, for a Zoom gathering...

Vocation Retreat Opportunity

The Archdiocese of Boston invites Men between the ages of 18 and 30 to a Men’s Vocation Discernment Weekend, February 19-21 Could God be Calling You?

Mass Details and Signups for January 23 & 24

Masses & Confessions at St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish (for January 23 & 24)   Please CLICK HERE for the latest summary of what to expect at Masses. Missalettes will no...

Director of Worship Corner - Sunday of the Word of God (January 24)

Here is the latest from our Director of Worship, Dr. Paul Ciotti: January 20, 2021 – Sunday of the Word of God On September 30, 2019, Pope Francis announced that...

Prayer in the Time of Pandemic

Lord Jesus, Who promised to remain with us always, When information overwhelms us and fear overtakes us, speak to us again those comforting words, “Peace be with you.” Though we...

Recent Changes to Weekly Envelopes

It has come to our attention that the most recent mailing of Weekly Envelopes contained some errors. This was the first mailing of envelopes for our new parish, St. Matthew...

Adult Confirmation Classes Start in January

Are you an adult who has received the Sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion, but has not yet been Confirmed? If you would like to enter more deeply into the...

Giving Tree 2020 - Many Thanks and the Ceramic Tree Winner!

Thanks! There are no words to properly thank all the parishioners of St. Matthew the Evangelist Parish for their overwhelming support of the Giving Tree program this year. Through your...

Father Paul's 2020 Christmas Message

Let them know it’s Christmas Lately I have been thinking about the song, “Do they know it’s Christmas” written in 1984 by Bob Geldof and Midge Ure and performed in...

Fleece Sleeper Drive Thanks You!

Life Alliance extends a sincere thank you to all of St. Matthew the Evangelist parishioners who participated and donated to our Baby Fleece Sleeper Drive! Heartbeat Pregnancy Help Center is...

Cardinal Seán Statement Following Violence in Washington DC (1/7)

BostonCatholic.org January 7, 2021 The following is the Cardinal’s statement in response to the violence that took place in Washington, DC yesterday. “The beginning of the Prayer of St. Francis...

St. Matthew the Evangelist Funeral Planning

The community of St. Matthew the Evangelist shares in your grief as you suffer the loss of a loved one. The prayers and support of the collaborative parishes are with...

Covid-19 Mass Guidelines in Colder Weather

To maximize ventilation in our three Church buildings, will keep doors and windows open as we move into late fall and early winter. We suggest wearing warmer clothes into church,...

St. Matthew the Evangelist Relic Gifted to Billerica!

Our Parish of Saint Matthew the Evangelist Has Been Given a Precious Gift! As a result of consultative meetings such as our parishes entered into in the Spring of 2020,...

Massachusetts Bishops Express Disappointment in Expanded Abortion

The Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts have issued a statement concerning expanded Abortion in Massachusets: “The consistent teaching of the Catholic Church is that life begins at conception and ends with...

Pilot Article on Praying for our Leaders

We call your attention to a Boston Pilot article concerning the recent election and praying for our elected officials. The Pilot is the official publication of the Archdiocese of Boston....

2020 Grand Annual Collection (updated 11/22)

Thank you for your continued generosity and support for St. Matthew Parish!  We sincerely thank those who have made a contribution or pledge. It is greatly appreciated. Our parish is...

Offertory Report for October

This table includes the Offertory collected during August, September and October, through online giving, the mail, drop-offs at the Parish Office, and envelopes in the baskets at Masses. We also...

What will Mass be like this weekend?

Cardinal Seán’s emergency dispensation from our Sunday Mass obligation remains in effect. General Guidelines – Latest Update from the Covid-19 Protocols from the Archdiocese: “Maximum Ventilation is needed in churches....

Billerica Community Pantry Seeks Goods

The Billerica Community Pantry is working with Billerica faith communities to help families in need this holiday season.  St. Matthew Parish has been asked to be responsible for the donation...

Facebook Pages

As part of our effort to unify our three former parishes at the time of consolidation into Saint Matthew the Evangelist Parish, our many organizations that have historically identified with...

It’s Convenient and Easy to Give Online!

Online Giving is a great tool available to all for making contributions and paying for events and Faith Formation. In today’s high-tech world, how many times do you break out...