billerica, massachusetts
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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 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, 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

Holy Week and Easter Photos

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Easter Flower Donors 2021

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Recent Baptisms (4/11)

On Sunday April 11, we welcomed Viviana Grace into the Family of God! Please join us in congratulating Viviana’s parents, Mario and Kristen.     On Sunday February 14, we...

2021 Paschal Candles

SAINT MATTHEW THE EVANGELIST PARISH 2021 Paschal Candles    SAINT THERESA CHURCH APIS MATER.  The Exsultet praises the bee whose work builds the precious torch of the Paschal candle. Apis...

Terracotta Pots Restored at Easter!

The broken terracotta pots which adorned our sanctuaries during Lent have been restored and replaced with beautiful flowers!         Thank you!

Stations of the Cross - Fridays of Lent

  This week’s Stations, The Stations of the Cross for Children, by Julianne M. Will, will be on BATV at 6:30pm on Good Friday, 4/2. CLICK HERE to pray those...

Retreat with Cardinal Seán (starts Monday, 3/22)

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Where are my contributions recorded?

Contributions that are received in the weekly offertory, but not in a Weekly Envelope are not recorded under the Envelope number. Looking ahead to 2021, should you require a year...

Please pray for Pope Francis on the 8th Anniversary of his Pontificate (3/13)

O God, shepherd and ruler of all the faithful, look favorably on your servant Francis, whom you have set at the head of your Church as her shepherd; Grant, we...

Lent Practices

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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...

2020 Grand Annual Collection - Thank You!

Thank you for your continued generosity and support for St. Matthew Parish!  We sincerely thank those who have made a contribution or pledge. Many contribute to our parish weekly, monthly,...

Weekly Envelopes and End of Year Contribution Statements

Parishioners who have made contributions over $250.00 using Weekly Envelopes have been mailed their Year End contribution statements. Please note that any contributions made through Online Giving are not included...

Parvuli Dei Award Given to Scouts! (2/7)

On Sunday, February 7, the Parvuli Dei Emblem was given to six well-deserving Scouts! The Parvuli Dei Emblem, which means “Children of God,” encourages young boys & girls to explore...

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...

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,...

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

World Marriage Day - Blessing of Married Couples (2/14)

The weekend of February 14th is World Marriage Day. After Communion, couples will be asked to stand to receive a Blessing for Married Couples. What an awesome way to celebrate...

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

Adult Confirmation Classes Start in January

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Father Paul's 2020 Christmas Message

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Christmas Carol "Hymn-Along" Available On-line

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St. Matthew the Evangelist Relic Gifted to Billerica!

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