Racial Justice Initiative Book Read “Racial Justice and the Catholic Church”

St. Matthias Racial Justice Initiative Book Read and Discussion

“Racial Justice and the Catholic Church”

by Bryan Massingale

Saturday, October 30, 2021, 9:30AM—11:30AM

To register, please click here:

 

Zoom Link Here:

https://us02web.zoom.us?j?2780458086 Meeting ID: 278 045 8086

Purchase the book today from an online bookseller (Amazon, Walmart, Target, Discover Books)

Contact Phyllis Stone in the Parish Office for more information.

Register Today for the St. Matthias Vocations Ministry Morning of Reflection

YOU ARE INVITED!

The St. Matthias Vocations Ministry Team invites you to a Morning of Reflection on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 8:30am in the John XXIII room in the school building.

During the Morning of Reflection attendees will hear a variety of speakers share their experience of responding to God’s call to vocation. Attendees will have the opportunity to pray and reflect on how they are being called by God to vocation and how responding to that call can lead to fulfillment and happiness.

A light continental breakfast will be provided at 8:30 am. Activities will get underway promptly at 9am. We will close out the morning with lunch at noon.

Please join us in what will be a very special morning. Attendance will be limited so please register early. To register, please click here.

More information can be found on the St. Matthias web site at https://www.stmatthias.net/vocations/

We look forward to seeing you on November 13th!

The Super 50-50 is Back!

Our parish will draw the winning ticket for our yearly Super 50/50 on Sunday, November 21, after the 10 AM Mass — the Sunday before Thanksgiving. By now, you should have received your tickets in the mail. If not, please come to the Parish Office to pick up a book.

This yearly fundraiser helps to fund the many vital ministries of our parish. By supporting this important effort you not only help our parish but, happily, if you win, Christmas will look very bright! Remember that last year’s winner walked away with nearly $14,000!

You can return your tickets by dropping them off at the parish office, putting them in an envelope in the collection basket, or by mailing them to St. Matthias Church, 168 John F. Kennedy Blvd,, Somerset, NJ 08873

All tickets must be returned to the Parish Office by 12 NOON, Thursday, November 18. Take a chance, this could be your year to win!

Come Pray With Us! Fall Into Faith 2021

Fall Into Faith 2021 groups begin the week of October 10th.  If you have not experienced small group sharing yet, you are most welcome to join us. There will be weekly sessions for 6 weeks this fall!  Please complete this form if you are new to this wonderful Bible sharing experience. If you are part of an existing group, please check with your current facilitator to clarify the day and time of your group for the fall session.

For more information about our Small Groups please visit https://www.stmatthias.net/faith-formation/

Fr. Doug’s Sentencing

Today, August 4, Fr. Doug was sentenced in the Somerset County Courthouse.  For details, please read the following from the Diocese of Metuchen:

In addition, please read the following Letter from Fr. Abraham which is included in the August 8 bulletin.

Also, please note that the Diocese of Metuchen has created a new process whereby anyone who suspects any financial impropriety in the diocese can file an anonymous and confidential report through the EthicsPoint independent third-party reporting system.  Reports can be made by calling the hotline 844-796-1296 or filed directly through the independent website:  diometuchen.ethicspoint.com.  Details are in the above Letter from Bishop Checchio to everyone in the diocese.

 

 

 

Registration for GIFT, First Eucharist, & Confirmation 2021-2022 sessions now open!

Registration for the upcoming 2021-2022 sessions of GIFT-our family-based Religious Education program (Growing In Faith Together), First Reconciliation/First Eucharist (all 2nd graders regardless of school), and Confirmation (all 7th & 8th graders must register, regardless of school attending).

To learn more and register for GIFT please click here.

To learn more and register for First Reconciliation/ First Eucharist preparation please click here.

To learn more and register for Confirmation preparation please click here.