Please help us honor Fr. Steve’s service to St. Matthew’s community and students at Community of Saints. There will be two opportunities to join the festivities: SATURDAY, APRIL 23 after 4:15 p.m. Mass in the back of Church. SUNDAY, APRIL 24 after 10:15 a.m. Mass until 2:00 p.m. in the social hall. Support Our Communities Fr Steve agreed to being honored with this condition: “This 80th celebration is a little bit about my birthday; but it is much more so an opportunity to invite folks to support both Community of Saints School and Saint Matthew’s Church.” St. Matthew's … [Read more...] about Join Us in April to Celebrate Fr. Steve Adrian’s 80th Birthday!
Our History In 1886, St. Matthew's was founded as a German National parish and stayed that way throughout the first half of the 20th century. It emerged during the second half of the 20th century as a strong, urban, Catholic community engaged in the worship of God and the service of neighbor. Over the past fifty years, beginning with the leadership of committed parish members and energetic pastors - Msgr. Cecka, Fathers Bill Whittier and Gene Pascholl - our parish community set itself on the road to implementing the letter and spirit of the Vatican II Council. For all of that time, parish … [Read more...] about Our History