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  • Listen to Fr. Abraham’s Podcast
    Ever wonder what it is like to be a pastor during Holy Week? How about life as a Pastor in a pandemic? On this Palm Sunday, Tara Smith and Jerry Wutkowski from the Diocesan Office of Communications, sat down with Fr. Abraham Orapankal, Pastor of St. Matthias Parish, Somerset, to discuss the lessons of the […]
  • Congratulations to Elizabeth Williams!
    Congratulations to Elizabeth Williams, parishioner and Children’s Choir violinist, who has just been recognized as a National Merit Finalist.  We are very proud of you!
  • Celebrate National Catholic Sisters Week – March 8-14
    Sister Maria and Sr. Marie Therese Invite Us to Fight Hunger   We invite everyone to view the short video of Sister Maria and Sr. Marie Therese on our YouTube channel –
  • Funeral Liturgy for Mary Beth Oria is now online
    We are very saddened by the sudden passing of our beloved Mary Beth Oria, the Parish Business Administrator, this Saturday evening, February 27. Mary Beth joined our St. Matthias Parish staff in June of 2020. She brought in a breath of fresh air by her professional expertise as Business Administrator, her deep spirituality that touched […]
  • Lent Schedule
    Please always check our online calendar (on this page), for the most up-to-date schedule for all services and events. Stations of the Cross (Led by ministry groups): 7 pm on Fridays: Feb. 26, Mar. 5, Mar. 12, Mar. 19, Mar. 26 Stations for Faith and Courage Palm Sunday Passion of the Lord: – 5 pm […]
  • New St. Matthias Amazon Link
    St. Matthias has joined the Amazon Associate program.  This provides a larger commission than Amazon Smile.  Every time you go to shop on Amazon, please first go to our Amazon page and click on any link.  Then continue shopping as you normally would.  This small step can make a big difference.  Thank you!
  • Lenten Day of Reflection For All!
    ALL ARE WELCOME via ZOOM to join the LENTEN DAY OF REFLECTION on Saturday, February 27th brought to you by the St. Martin de Porres Society of St. Matthias. St. Martin is the patron saint of racial harmony. It’s fitting therefore, that the Society brings to the parish this important topic on “Racism in the […]
  • “Day of Giving” for Our School’s New Promethian Interactive Display Boards!
    Thank you to everyone who donated on GivingTuesday!  We have purchased 6 Promethian Display Boards thanks to your generosity.  Fr. Joe has created a great, Catholic Schools Week video showing how the boards work. St. Matthias is participating in the NCEA (National Catholic Educational Association) “Day of Giving to Catholic Schools” and all funds donated […]