St Matthew’s

Teaching Position Available Now! Substitute Teachers Needed

»Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Advent, Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, First Communion, Liturgical Season, LocalParish, Ordinary Time, Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy, St Angela's, St Matthew's, St. Gregory's, Young Adults Ministry | Comments Off

Teaching Position Available Now! Substitute Teachers Needed

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy – formerly known as Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy, or St. Angela’s School, St. Gregory’s School, etc … –  is seeking substitute teachers for the 2014-2015 school year for Preschool (2.9) through Grade 8. If you or someone you know may be interested, please contact the Academy at 617-265-0019. Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy is an elementary Pre-K through Grade 8 school, located on multiple campuses in the Dorchester and Mattapan neighborhoods of the City of Boston, that dynamically prepares children for life in the 21st century. A stimulating and robust curriculum, enlightened by Catholic teaching, offers the academy students an excellent education in a faith-filled and supportive...

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Kujenga Summer Retreat Showcase

»Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, First Communion, Ordinary Time, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Kujenga Summer Retreat Showcase

In gratitude and appreciation to the parents who send their children to the 2014 Kujenga Summer Retreat and to parishioners who contributed with their financial support and prayers to the annual retreat, St. Angela’s hosted in September her first Kujenga-Viongozi Retreat Showcase on Saturday 6 September to Sunday 7 September 2014 at St. Angela’s church in Mattapan. Without their contribution and support, our parishes youths participation may not have been possible. The annual Kujenga Catholic Leadership Youth Retreat is organized and sponsored collaboratively with the Archdiocese of Hartford/Connecticut, the Archdiocese of Boston/Massachusetts, the Diocese of Providence/Road Island and the Diocese of Fall River/Massachusetts. Last month, Mrs. Josette...

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Confirmation Classes start soon!

»Posted by on Sep 17, 2014 in Confirmation, Local Parish, Sacrament, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Confirmation Classes start soon!

From Mrs Beaubrun (Parish Confirmation Program Coordinator): “Summer is almost over, and everyone is getting ready to go back to school.  October is fast approaching for the 1st day of Religious Education program. If you are entering 9th grade (high school) you are ready for the Confirmation program. Students must be baptized and should have received First Communion. Confirmation is a two-year program that typically takes place in 9th and 10th grade.  However the preparation program is open to all high school students who have not yet been confirmed. If you are in high school and did not enter the program in 9th grade and would like to register for Confirmation please contact the Confirmation Program Coordinator, Josette Beaubrun....

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Jesus’ Eager Desire: Our Participation in the Sunday Mass

»Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, St Angela's, St Matthew's, St. Gregory's | Comments Off

Jesus’ Eager Desire: Our Participation in the Sunday Mass

Here is a copy and links to Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, OFM Cap. Pastoral Letter, published on November 20, 2012 for the Solemnity of Christ the King. A pastoral letter, simply call a pastoral, is an open letter addressed by a bishop (our Cardinal) to the clergy and laity of all parishes of the Archdiocese of Boston. It includes general admonition, instructions and consolation, but also directions for families and the laity of the Archdiocese vis-à-vis the trends in today’s Boston culture.   Jesus’ Eager Desire: Our Participation in the Sunday Mass Pastoral Letter Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley, OFM Cap. November 20, 2011 – Solemnity of Christ the King A. Introduction: Family Meals The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year....

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Kujenga-Viongozi Youth Retreat 2014 – Thank You & Updates

»Posted by on Aug 18, 2014 in Archdiocese of Boston, Confirmation, Local Parish, Ordinary Time, St Angela's, St Matthew's, Young Adults Ministry, Youth/Teens Ministry | Comments Off

Kujenga-Viongozi Youth Retreat 2014 – Thank You & Updates

Kujenga Youth Leadership Retreat of 2014 thank you and updates! On behalf of both St. Angela’s and St. Matthew’s parishes, we would like to thank all the parents who sent their children to the Kujenga-Viongozi Youth Retreat of 2014.  We would like to express our gratitude to all the donors and especially Father Joy who sponsored our Parish Youths and Young Adults Kujenga Leadership retreat this year.  The Retreat was awesome! We are proud of our parish Youths and Young Adults who attended. They have all enjoyed a great spiritual retreat weekend this year! They have rocked the House of the Lord at Bethania II in Medway with our worship and praise songs. Please mark your calendar for this special event coming up during the weekend of September 6 and...

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About Catholic Charismatic Renewal

»Posted by on Aug 13, 2014 in St Angela's, St Matthew's | Comments Off

About Catholic Charismatic Renewal

About Catholic Charismatic Renewal “Suddenly a sound came from heaven like the rush of a mighty wind, and it filled all the house where they were sitting. And there appeared to them tongues as of fire, distributed and resting on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit” (Acts 2:2-3) In March 1992, Pope John Paul II stated: “At this moment in the Church’s history, the Charismatic Renewal can play a significant role in promoting the much-needed defense of Christian life in societies where secularism and materialism have weakened many people’s ability to respond to the Spirit and to discern God’s loving call. Your contribution to the re-evangelization of society will be made in the first place by personal witness to...

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