All Are Welcome at the St. Matthias School Open House

We warmly invite interested students and families to attend our annual Fall Open House on Friday, October 15, 2021. Stop by our beautiful campus at 170 John F. Kennedy Blvd. in Somerset, NJ between the hours of 9 a.m. and 12 noon.

This is a great opportunity to tour the campus, speak with student and parent ambassadors, see the classrooms in action, and ask questions. Hear from our Principal and Admissions Office how St. Matthias School could be just the place you’ve been looking for.

Visit www.stmatthias.info to sign up and to learn more about the Open House. To request more information or to schedule a separate tour or Student Shadow Day, call 1-732-828-1402 or email mkosty@stmatthiasnj.org. So, stop by “Our Open House”. The welcome mat is out. We can’t wait to meet you!

Join Us for the SMS Cornhole Tournament!

All Adults Are Invited to Join Us for the SMS Cornhole Tournament!

Next Saturday, October 9, 12 pm to 4 pm in the school back parking lot

The tournament is open to all adults (18 and over; no children). Double elimination. Feel free to bring your own coolers with drinks! No glass please! Donated prize for top winner! Sign up your team (2 persons) today! $50 per team. 100% of proceeds go directly to St. Matthias School.  Click here to sign up.

Pay through HSA Pay Pal or make checks payable to SMS HSA. Come out, have some fun and support SMS! Open to all parishioners, family and friends!

Helping Migrants & Refugees

Sunday, September 26 is the World Day of Migrants and Refugees. Read Pope Francis’ timely message, Towards an Ever Wider ‘We’.

Local Catholic Charities play a major role in helping migrants and refugees who come to the U.S. In New Jersey, Catholic Charities in Trenton is coordinating the Catholic response for all dioceses in New Jersey to help the many Afghan refugees who are temporarily living at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

In Texas, Catholic Charities in Laredo is expecting to help a very large number of migrants from Haiti and other countries starting next week. See the local news story  Also in Texas, Catholic Charities in Rio Grande Valley continues to help many thousands of migrants that cross the border into the U.S.

Don’t Miss the Mariachi (Outdoor) Bilingual Mass

St. Matthias will celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month
Come Prepared for a Lively Celebration With a Mariachi Band — Prelude at 4:30 PM, followed by the 5:00 PM Mass, Saturday, September 18th.
BYOC – BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR
WEAR CULTURALLY APPROPRIATE ETHNIC ATTIRE

Worship Aid – Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month 9_18_2021

(Spain, Mexico, South America, Central America & the Caribbean)

 

We Invite You to Join Us for the 9/11 20th Anniversary Memorial Service

On Saturday, September 11, 2021, we will gather at 2 pm in the church and then move to the 9/11 Memorial in front of the school to remember our fallen heroes from 9/11.  Please read Fr. Abraham’s column on page 2 of the Sept. 5 bulletin, and also read the article on page 7.  We especially encourage parents to bring their older children to this service.

It’s time to *SMYLE* – Join us Sunday August 29, 2021 – 6:00 pm -7:30 pm

Join us for our SMYLE Kickoff event on Sunday evening August 29th from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm behind St. Matthias School.

It will be a time for us to gather outside as we prepare for our new year.

There will be *ICE*CREAM* – *FUN* – *GAMES* – *REFLECTION*!

***The event will be held rain or shine.***

Bring a beach chair or a blanket to sit on outside and a mask in case we have to go inside.

RSVP if you plan to attend by August 25th to  SMYLE@stmatthias.net so we can plan for an ice cream treat.

 

Blessings,

Mrs. Lenczewski & Deacon John