FAITH FORMATION, FIRST COMMUNION, CONFIRMATION CLASSES ARE OPEN: Wednesday evening Faith Formation classes have begun for public school students, and registration is open for a couple more weeks. Download the registration form from www.st-matts.org/faith-formation/ or complete a hard copy registration form when you bring your students to class on Wednesday, October 4. Students in grades K to 5 begin class at 6:30 PM and students in grades 6 to 10 begin class at 6:45 PM. On October 4 only, Father Adrian will be present to bless animals starting at 6:15 PM. Families can bring their pets for a blessing or bring the animal’s leash or favorite toy for a blessing. Parents and guardians, please attend the parent meeting at 6:50 PM in church on October 4. Questions? Email or call or text 651-242-6004.
CONFIRMATION AND FIRST COMMUNION FOR COS STUDENTS: Community of Saints students in Grade 8 who would like to receive the sacrament of Confirmation are welcome in the St. Matthew program. Parents/guardians should complete a registration form that can be downloaded from www.st-matts.org/faith-formation/ and plan on bringing the 8th grader to class in the St. Matthew Parish Center on Wednesday, October 11, at 6:45 PM. Community of Saints students in Grades 2 and up who would like to make their First Communion may do so through the Church of St. Matthew. Parents/guardians should complete a registration form (downloadable from the web address above) and mark their calendars for Wednesday, November 8, 6:30 PM, when parents and children have a meeting and class in St. Matthew church.