We’re Still Here

Volume 3, Issue 2: Sunday, June 14, 2020

Masses have resumed and the Church is still alive and well.
Some ministries have resumed and we are adjusting to virtual meetings.
Welcome to the latest issue of The Matthian.
A nod to the founding members of the parish community, utilizing a new way to communicate and stay in touch.

Masses & the Alphabet System

All parishioners are welcome to attend Mass on either Saturday at 5:00 pm or Sunday at 10:30 am next weekend. We have determined that the alphabet system (A-L vs. M-Z on alternate weekends) we implemented to limit the number of people attending is not needed at this time.

If you plan to attend Mass next weekend, please bring your completed Informed Consent Form.

A new page on the parish website has been created for COVID-19 updates. Please check that frequently to stay up to date. https://www.stmatthiasparish.org/covid-19-updates/

Please watch Fr. Dave’s “Road to Reopening” video.

Scripture Reflection – The Body and Blood of Jesus

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve heard the familiar refrain, “We’re all in this together.”  It’s a beautiful sentiment of solidarity that has sought to rally us as a nation to face the challenge as one, shoulder to shoulder. Click here to read more.

Subscribe to the St. Matthias Bulletin

The weekly bulletin includes the readings for Sunday Mass, prayer requests and Mass Intentions. You can receive this resource to your email inbox by subscribing. Subscribe to the bulletin by clicking here https://ebulletins.jspaluch.com/#/

Faith Formation Ideas for Families

For Parents:
* Bible Study: Our Breaking Open the Word group for parents is ongoing. If you would like to join, please email Sabrina. We are meeting on Wednesdays at 3:30 pm. Click here to read more. 

For Families with Younger Children:
Check out St. Matthias’ Pinterest Page for activities related to this Sunday’s Gospel. https://www.pinterest.com/smff2013/vol-3-issue-2-the-matthian/

St. Matthias Preschool Celebrates Virtual Graduation Ceremonies for Greenbirds and Bluebirds

Our St. Matthias Preschool families had a virtual graduation ceremony on June 9th for the Greenbird and Bluebird children who will be moving up to Kindergarten in the fall!

Bay Area Faith in Action: Three Ways to Proclaim that Black Lives Matter and Practice Solidarity to Create Change

#1 Come to our Prayer Action Friday, June 19th at 11:00 am
#2 Email Your Board of Supervisors to Demand a Moral Budget That Invests in Healthy Communities, Not More Policing!
#3 Email us your heart.  Click here to read more.

Peninsula Multifaith Coalition: Samaritan House Collection

Samaritan House of San Mateo is in need of children’s socks and undergarments for distribution through their Kids Closet. We thought we could help by organizing a donation drive to collect these items now so they are ready to be delivered once the COVID-19 restrictions are lifted (hopefully before school starts in August). Click here for more information. 

Thank you for your continued support!

With the COVID-19 pandemic impacting everyday life, St. Matthias Parish would like to thank everyone for their continued support, both spiritual and financially. As we adapt to these unprecedented times, we are committed to serve our community as best we can. Please remember to check our website www.stmatthiasparish.org for updates.