Saint Matthew Catholic Church is a Roman Catholic Church located in the Diocese of Orlando.  Our Faith Community offers numerous opportunities, at the parish level, in our neighborhood and beyond, for individual spiritual growth as well as for community service. We live the Gospel through prayer and action and strive to make a difference in our world. Christian Meditation prayer groups, Eucharist adoration in the Chapel, Scripture study, Marian devotion prayer group, Christ Renews His Parish Retreats, a Prayer and Praise group, and prayers of the Rosary provide numerous choices for individual spiritual development. Within the parish, the Altar Guild, Bereavement Team, library, coffee and donut servers, grounds, electrical or painting assistance are only a few examples of how members are united in parish activities. In the Winter Haven area, members of Saint Matthew Catholic Church operate Regenerations Resale Shop, visit the sick and homebound in hospitals and nursing homes. Another example of how we live the Gospel in our community is by the year-round donation of non-perishable food to Catholic Charities and the Mission Meal program whereby the parish supports the less fortunate in our area. These are examples of some of the ways that the members of Saint Matthew Catholic Church strive to be ambassadors of The Light of The World. 

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Mission Statement

“All power in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, until the end of the age.” (Matthew 28:18-20)

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM

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Mass Times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9AM
Wednesday Liturgy of the Hours: 9AM
Saturday Vigil: 4PM
Sunday: 8AM, 10:30AM & 6PM
Reconciliation: Saturday 3PM or by appt.

Vision Statement

The Catholic Community of Saint Matthew strives to live our mission given by Christ our Lord.  Our vision is the faithful teaching of the Gospel, the reverent celebration of the Sacraments and the living out of a life of charity and generosity especially to the poor and forgotten.  We seek to be a people of prayer in union with Mary, the Mother of God, Saint Matthew and all God’s people in heaven and on earth.

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Faith Formation

Looking forward to Breaking Bread (5pm-6pm) with our families every Wednesday night followed by JOY & Devotion in the Church (6pm) and then break-out sessions for individual grade levels (concluding at 7:30pm). It is not too late to register for our K-8th grade Wednesday night program which begins on Wednesday, September 10 at 5pm. Forms are available in the Narthex this weekend or in the Office during the week.

Our High School Youth Group program will begin on Sunday, September 14th at 4:30pm for Breaking Bread followed by an exciting new program called Decision Point, concluding with 6pm Mass. Again, its not too late to be a part of this experience. Please inquire in the Narthex this weekend or the Office during the week.

Readings for the Week

Weekly reading

Weekly reading

Readings for the Week of August 31, 2014

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