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  • St. Matthew Catholic Church 6090 Hypoluxo Road

    Lake Worth, FL 33463-7312 Phone: (561) 966-8878

    Website: www.St-Matthew-Church.com

    Reverend Clem Hammerschmitt, Pastor Reverend Leonard Dim, Parochial Vicar

    Deacon Andy Plucinski Deacon George White

    Deacon Robert Garamella

    Mass Schedule Saturday

    4:00 P.M. & 5:30 P.M.

    Sunday 7:45 A.M.- 9:00 A.M - 10:30 A.M.

    & 12 Noon

    Daily Mass

    Monday through Saturday 8:00 A.M.

    Confessions

    Saturday 3:15 P.M. - 3:45 P.M.

    Loving Hands Ministry Meets every Tuesday from

    10:00 A.M. to 12 noon in the parish center.

    St. Matthew Men’s Club Meets monthly at 7:30 P.M. every second

    Wednesday in the parish center.

    Parish Office: 6090 Hypoluxo Road

    Lake Worth FL 33463-7312 (561) 966-8878

    Office hours: Monday-Friday

    8:00 A.M. - Noon 1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

    Parish Secretaries

    James Schultz Dorothy Laudano

    Religious Education

    Debbie Whitlock Debbie@saintmatthewchurch.org

    (561) 966-1538

    Youth Ministry

    Suzanne McKay (561) 966-8878

    Council of Catholic Women

    Join us the third Tuesday of each month, September thru May for Mass at 7:00 P.M., followed by a 7:30 P.M. meeting and light refreshments.

    Are you registered in the parish? Please do not take for granted that you are registered in the parish just because you attend mass here. If we have no record of your parish membership it could be quite embarrassing to us, or to you or your family, when someone wishes to make wedding plans, have a baby baptized, or if you have been asked to act as a sponsor for baptism or confirmation. Please fill out a census form, which is located at the entrances of the Multi Celebrational Building (MCB), and mail it to the parish office, or place it in the collection basket.

    Baptism

    Baptisms are celebrated on Sunday after the 12:00 Noon Mass. Parents must be registered and active members of the parish for at least three months. No confirmed dates are given before approval by the pastor. Contact the parish office two months in advance. Godparents must be confirmed, practicing, Roman Catholics and must obtain a sponsor certificate from their parish. In order to avoid disappointments, do not book travel plans with family, Godparents, etc. until a confirmed date has been assigned through the parish office (561) 966-8878.

    Marriages

    Notify the parish office at least four months in advance.

    Ministrations to the Sick

    We appreciate knowing when a parishioner is in the hospital or homebound. Please call the parish office.

    If there is one word that stands out in today's readings, it is "covenant." God's faithfulness and goodness serve as examples to us of how to live. Genesis tells the story of Noah and of God's covenant not only with all people, but with all of nature. Never will the cleansing waters of the flood bring their destructive power to all the earth again. The sign, the reminder to both God and nature, is the rainbow in the heavens.

    The psalm reminds us of this compassion of God, and begs God to remember us, not because of our goodness, but because of God's goodness and fidelity to the promise. God shows us how to be good, not by decree, but by example.

    God's covenant with Noah when he was delivered from the flood (Genesis 9:8-15).

    Your ways, O Lord, are love and truth to those who keep your covenant (Psalm 25).

    The water of the flood prefigured baptism, which saves you now (1 Peter 3:18-22).

    This is the time of fulfillment. The kingdom of God is at hand (Mark 1:12-15).

    PEOPLE OF THE COVENANT

  • MASSES FOR THE WEEK Saturday, February 17th 4:00 P.M. Laura A. Foley requested by her daughter Jillian Capodiferro Barbara Gaitan requested by her son Stephen Gaitan 5:30 P.M. Carmela Heineman requested by her Family Jake O’Connell requested by Jean Waddington Sunday, February 18th 7:45 A.M. Fernando & Avelina Acuna requested by the Velasquez Family Healing Prayer for Gloria requested by your church friends, we love you 9:00 A.M. Mary & Matthew Kwiatkowski requested by their daughter Joanne Springer Rose England requested by Barbara Talty 10:30 A.M. Anthony Tudda requested by the Potenza Family Rose Vona requested by Ed & Eileen Hughes 12:00 P.M. James Japour 5th Anniversary requested by his wife Anna Jean Jane Mangan Whitney 1st Anniversary requested by her Family Monday, February 19th 8:00 A.M. Sara Fazio requested by her Family For my family living and deceased requested by Anne Tuesday, February 20th 8:00 A.M. Elsie Aldridge requested by Joyce Costello Lauren Fogg Cimino requested by Rich & Barbara Deaver 7:00 P.M. For all C.C.W. members and their families living and deceased requested by the St. Matthew Council of Catholic Women Wednesday, February 21st 8:00 A.M. Irwin Leroy Sweet requested by the Smith & Costello Families Christopher Kenneth Ondeck requested by the Smith and Costello Families Thursday, February 22nd 8:00 A.M. Donna Demarco requested by Richard & Pearl Harding In Thanksgiving to Our Blessed Virgin Mary requested by Kervintz Denaut Friday, February 23rd 8:00 A.M. In Thanksgiving to St. Joseph requested by Anne Denaut and Family Dylan Winnick requested by Corey Zabriskie Saturday, February 24th 8:00 A.M. Josephine Pardocci requested by Maria Titto & Family Rose Pasi restoration of health requested by George & Susan Collins 4:00 P.M. Carmella Buck requested by Frank and Susan Scheer Rosalia & Gaetano Inserra requested by the Family 5:30 P.M. Pacifico Estrada requested by Joy Estrada and Family Maria Cespedes requested by Jose and Belkis Cespedes Sunday, February 25th 7:45 A.M. For the health of Father James DeVita requested by his Family In honor of Padre Pio requested by Father James DeVita 9:00 A.M. Intensions of the O’Connell Family requested by Lois Porcella Intensions of the Scroppe Family requested by Lois Porcella 10:30 A.M. Maria Cipolla 90th Anniv. & Nia La Meire 30th Anniv. Requested by Domenick and Norma Modena Matilda Piro requested by her daughter Pat Piro 12:00 P.M. Gaetano Siciliano requested by his wife Dina and daughters Dolores Guzzio requested by the Madura Family

  • Offertory Collection February 10th & February 11th

    $ 13,333.95 Second Collection

    February 10th & February 11th $ 1,435.50

    Building Mortgage Principal $1,840,888.49 Payment $ 0.00 Balance $1,840,888.49

    300 Club Congratulations to Jennifer Tate, the 10th week’s winners of the 300 Club!

    Please note: The first row of chairs are reserved for those who are handicapped. The celebrant of the mass should be the last to enter the church and the first to leave.

    Our advertisers subsidize the cost of our weekly bulletin, please patronize them and tell them you saw their ad.

    Thank you in advance for your generosity, and for your continued support of Saint Matthew Catholic Church.

    Second Collection February 24th & February 25th

    Mortgage/Debt Reduction

    St. Ann’s Place Team 2 will be meeting on

    Tuesday, February 20th after the 8:00 A.M. Mass.

    2018 DIOCESAN SERVICES APPEAL We have received $ 11,592.50 of our 2018 goal of $132,000.

    http:www.diocesepb.org/

    LENTEN SACRIFICE

    Lenten “Mite Boxes are available at the entrances to the MCB for parishioners who wish to use them for their Lenten sacrifice during the Lenten Season.

    Stations of the Cross Stations of the Cross, followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament will be on Friday

    Evenings at 7:00 P.M. The Parish Office will be closed

    on Monday, February 19th, in observance of President’s Day.

    There are no CCD classes Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. Classes will resume on February 25th.

    C.C.W. Manicotti Sale Saturday, February 24th, & Sunday February 25th

    Packaged and ready to go after Mass in the parish center

    Three Manicotti, one Sausage and one Meatball $8.00

    Please Support our C.C.W. Manicotti Dinner Sponsors

    Dr. Casey Boyer, MD Internist (561) 968-9003

    Dr. Stephen Trigani, DDS Dentist (561) 967-6300

    Rivard Insurance Agency, Inc. Auto - Home - Boat - Commercial (561) 739-8346

    Mrs. Linda Murphy

    Please join us for Coffee & Donuts

    in the parish center after the Sunday morning Masses.

  • St. Matthew Catholic Church is located at 6090 Hypoluxo Road, Lake Worth (561) 966-8878

    St. Patrick’s Day Dinner & Live Music Delicious Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

    Sunday, March 11th 3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

    Featuring music by “Echoes of Erin”

    Join us for good food and Shenanigans!

    Tickets are $20, and are on sale after