FAITH FORMATION UPDATE: On Wednesday, November 8, Faith Formation students preparing for sacraments have class. Students in the program who are not in a sacrament year do NOT have class on November 8. Confirmation candidates have class in the Parish Center on November 8 from 6:45 until 7:50 PM. Children preparing for First Reconciliation and First Communion have class in the church on November 8 from 6:30 until 7:45 PM. Parents of First Communion children need to also attend the meeting held in church that evening. On November 15, all Faith Formation students have class in the Parish Center.
FIRST COMMUNION MEETING FOR CHILDREN AND PARENTS: Faith Formation and Community of Saints families with children planning to make their First Reconciliation and First Communion at the Church of St. Matthew in May 2024 are required to attend a meeting on Wednesday, November 8, at 6:30 PM in the church. The meeting will end by 7:45 PM, and it is fine to bring younger children to church, too. Questions? Email Janelle Rohr at or call or text her at 651-242-6004.
CONFIRMATION CLASS AND LAUNCH: Faith Formation and Community of Saints students in grades 8 to 10+ who are preparing for the sacrament of Confirmation have class in the St. Matthew Parish Center on Wednesday, November 8, from 6:45 until 7:50 PM. On Saturday, November 11, Confirmation candidates and their families are required to attend the Confirmation Launch from 4 to 6 PM. Candidates should check in with Mr. Sonday in the back of church at 4:00 PM and then attend Mass with their family in church at 4:15 PM. When Mass ends, students and parents should stay in church for a meeting at which the requirements of the program are explained.