Saturday 4:00pm & 6:00pm

Sunday 8:00am & 10:30am


Tuesday thru Friday 8:00am

NOTE: Wednesday 8:35am

(during the school year)

CSI: Community Service Info.

Upcoming Events

  • April 18, 2014
    • 12:00 am: OFFICE CLOSED
    • 8:00 am: Morning Prayer
    • 10:00 am: Reconciliation
    • 1:00 pm: Liturgy of the Lord's Passion
    • 3:00 pm: Stations of the Cross
    • 7:00 pm: Vietnamese Stations of the Cross
  • April 19, 2014
    • 7:00 am: Men Of Action
      Location: Rosary Room
    • 8:00 am: Morning Prayer
    • 8:30 am: Decorate the Church for Easter
    • 9:00 am: Bible Study
      Location: Kearn Hall
    • 8:30 pm: Easter Vigil
  • April 20, 2014
    • 7:30 am: Easter MASS
Holy week schedule

Recent News


St. Matthew Hosts S.W.P.!

S.W.P. stands for Sing. Witness. Pray. and is a city-wide high school youth gathering once a month. It rotates between different parishes and this month (the last one of the year) is being hosted by none other than ST. MATTHEW!! High schoolers who have attended have had high praise for the night … [Read More...]


The upcoming week offers some of the richest and most meaningful liturgies of the entire year. Please make an effort to attend them, you will be glad that you did!   Holy Thursday April 17, 7:00 PM—Mass of the Lord’s Supper Commemorates the Last Supper when Jesus … [Read More...]

April-May St. Matthew Youth Life Newsletter

Every two months Mike Mettenburg publishes the St. Matthew Youth Life Newsletter (find past issues on the youth ministry page here).  The issues always contain, (1) a note from Mike, (2) pictures from past events, (3) what's happening in the parish for youth and families, (4) a highlight of an … [Read More...]


Congratulations Newly Confirmed

33 St. Matthew youth were Confirmed by Archbishop Michael Jackels at St. Matthew on March 22nd, 2014.  Keep them in your thoughts and prayers as they navigate their faith life! more pics at St. Matthew's Youth Facebook page here! … [Read More...]

Ways to Grow Closer to Christ this Lent

Click below to check out some ways to grow closer to Christ during the next 40 days. Top Ten Ways to Grow Closer to Christ this Lent … [Read More...]

Theology on Tap

Theology on Tap

Are you between the ages of 21 and 39 and want to learn more about the Catholic faith outside of Mass?  Theology on Tap is a weekly gathering of young adults in the Cedar Rapids at The Vault downtown Cedar Rapids in the month of March from 7pm-8:30pm.  All are welcome to come grab a drink and … [Read More...]

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Fr. David Beckman


A Pastor’s Welcome

On behalf of the St. Matthew Catholic Community and Parish Staff, I would like to personally welcome you to our parish website. I hope that your “visit” will give you a sense of the opportunities … [Read More...]

Pastor’s Column

Palm Sunday Column. You are invited to the CHRISM MASS of the Archdiocese of Dubuque. The liturgy will begin at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday of Holy Week, April 15 at St. John the Evangelist, Independence, … [Read More...]

RSS Daily Readings

  • Friday, April 18, 2014
    Reading 1Isaiah 52:13--53:12Reading 2Hebrews 4:14-16; 5:7-9Responsorial PsalmPsalms 31:2, 6, 12-13, 15-16, 17, 25GospelJohn 18:1--19:42 […]

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Consider This…

“This year for Lent, I’m just giving up!”

What happens when someone slips up on their Lenten Resolution. Do they have to find something NEW now? "Ok, think. What have I NOT done in the last week so I can keep 'not-doing-it' for the other 5 weeks." Or maybe someone out there wants to go to confession because they couldn't hold true to their Lenten promises? Don't worry. We are supposed to fail in Lent. The 40 days fast was done by Jesus. He made it through the temptations and travails nearly starving to death. But we are made of … [Read More...]