Faith Formation


Family Formation (Grades K-5)

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR FAMILY FORMATION 2020/2021 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER We are so excited to have you as a part of our ministry. Registration will be open from April 15th until July 1st, 2020!    Why the change? While faith formation classes or ‘RE’ style programs have been in place for a long… Continue Reading Family Formation (Grades K-5)

Faith Formation News

Virtual VBS 2020!

VIRTUAL VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL! If you have registered or not, here’s everything you need to do Vacation Bible School at home! Look in your supply bags for most everything you’ll need to do the activities. If an activity does not have the needed supplies, we’ll make a note of it! Each day has 6 stations… Continue Reading Virtual VBS 2020!

Faith Resources

We look forward to being together again but in the meantime, here are some faith resources for ways to learn and pray from home. Check out the St. Matthew’s YouTube Channel which is updated each week   Check out for great Catholic Movies, eBooks and Audio Talks When you sign up for Formed the… Continue Reading Faith Resources


Meet Flat St. Matt! This is Matt! He was an Apostle of Jesus, so you can often find him sitting an listening to the teachings of Jesus. Flat Matt loves to read, he even wrote a whole Gospel! Flat Matt used to be a tax collector, so maybe you’ll see him by your piggy bank!… Continue Reading #FlatMattCR

First Communion 2020

Due to the pandemic, St. Matthew Parish will celebrate First Holy Communion the weekend of June 13-14. This is perfect timing as that weekend is the Feast of Corpus Christi. Corpus Christi celebrates the Real Presence of the Body and Blood, Soul and Divinity of Jesus Christ in the elements of the Eucharist. We invite families… Continue Reading First Communion 2020

On FORMED this Month

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