Rev Monsignor John J. McSweeney
Rev. Monsignor
John J. McSweeney

Message from
The Pastor

The Catholic community of St. Matthew seeks salvation through Jesus Christ. We are transformed through prayer, acts of love, forgiveness, service and stewardship. We invite and welcome all to receive God’s love and mercy.

Saturday Vigil: 5:30 pm (Main Campus - Ballantyne)
5:30 pm (South Campus - Waxhaw)
Sunday: MAIN CAMPUS (Ballantyne)
7:30 am
9:00 am (Interpreted for the Deaf)
10:45 am
10:45 am (Parish Center Gym)
12:30 pm
5:30 pm (Life Teen Mass)

8:00 am
10:00 am
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 7:00 am, 9:00 am and 12:10 pm
Wednesday: 7:00 am, 8:15 am (during the school year), 12:10 pm and 7:30 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am
Reconciliation: Saturday - 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Wednesday - 6:30 to 7:15 pm
or by request
Anointing of the Sick: The first Saturday of each quarter at the 9:00 am Mass or contact a priest.
Eucharistic Adoration: Commences in the Chapel Friday after the 9:00 am Mass and ends Saturday at the 9:00 am Mass.
Nursery care is available for children ages 0 to 3 at the 9, 10:45 and 12:30 Masses.

Christ Renews His Parish is a 26-hour parish renewal for parishioners 21 and older to deepen their faith.

We are participating in the Wreaths Across America campaign again this year. Fresh Maine evergreen wreaths with beautiful red bows will be placed at the headstones of those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Show your patriotism by purchasing a $15 wreath. A wreath may be purchased in honor of a living veteran or in memory of a deceased veteran.

Still undecided which candidate will get your vote? You are not alone. Have you taken time to consider what part your Catholic faith will play in your decision making? Please join us for this timely forum presentation on Sunday, Oct. 23, at 2 pm in the banquet room. 

In our efforts to help the under-served in our community move beyond or avoid homelessness, we have set up over a dozen apartments in the last few months. Donations are needed.

Registration for basketball opens Oct. 1.

Are you wondering about God’s direction for your life? Are you ready to take the next step? Join us on Saturday, Jan. 28, from 8 am to 4:30 pm in the New Life Center Banquet Room for this powerful retreat.

St. Matthew has partnered with Greater Matthews Habitat for Humanity to build our eighth home. Construction started in August with the ground breaking ceremony on Sept. 10.

Morning aerobics and yoga classes are offered. Join us for our fall classes. This session runs for six weeks.

At the 12:10 pm Mass we celebrated our 30 years and honored the Sisters of Mercy for the incredible and tireless work they have done in our parish, throughout the diocese and around the world. After the Mass, the banquet room was dedicated in memory of Sr. Jeanne Marie Kienast, a Sister of Mercy who was our first pastoral associate at St. Matthew. She served here for many years, until her death in 2015.

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