Letter from Bishop Peter: Welcome Home!

June 16, 2020

COVID-19 update 7/02/21: We are open for public services and liturgies. We will continue to broadcast the Mass online via Facebook. Stay up to date by visiting our homepage, our Facebook page or joining our email list.

June 16, 2020

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus!

To all the brothers, sisters, and friends of Saint Matthew Church,


It has been much too long since we last gathered as a church. I wish to thank all of
the volunteers and ministers who enabled us to continue to celebrate the liturgy via
live streaming on Facebook, through Zoom and on our website.

Now we are ready to fulfill what Saint Paul the apostle wrote, “Forsake not the
gathering of yourselves together.” So are we called to gather again.

For the past few months, for the first time in the history of the church, we have
been denied the opportunity to gather for public worship. Now, some of us are
ready to gather. We are taking every precaution in our reopening to assure your
safety. Please read the guidelines found on our website and follow accordingly. We
can celebrate this liturgy that comes from Christ together as a community of faith!
May the celebration inspire you, lift you up and heal you!

This comes with love,

+Peter Elder Hickman

Upcoming Events

Sun17OctAll DayLast Day to Self-Nominate for the Parish Council(All Day: Sunday)

Sun17OctAll DaySunday Masses In Person Indoors and Live Via Video9:30 a.m. in English and 12:30 p.m. in Spanish(All Day: Sunday)

Sun17Oct9:30 amFood DriveEvery Sunday at the 9:30 am and 12:30 pm Masses9:30 am

Sun17Oct11:00 amSon Shine Club Goes Live! (Again!)Sunday11:00 am

Sun17Oct4:00 pmSacred Land: Food & Farming Class4:00 pm

Sun17Oct7:00 pmPrayer and Meditation Group MeetingSundays on Zoom hosted by Dr. Eleanor Zatyko7:00 pm

Wed20Oct5:15 pmPray the RosaryWednesdays on Zoom hosted by Deacon Tammy5:15 pm

Wed20Oct7:00 pmFall Bible Study | 10/20/21-12/15/21Wednesdays in the Children's Classroom / Zoom hosted by Rev. Martha Rogers and Fr. Jon Connor7:00 pm

Sat23Oct6:30 pmSaint Matt's After Dark Multi-Cultural Talent Show6:30 pm

Sun31OctAll Day"Trunk or Treat"(All Day: Sunday)

Wed03Nov7:00 pmC. S. Lewis Movie Night7:00 pm

Tue09Nov6:30 pmParish Council Meeting2nd Tue. of each month6:30 pm

Sun14Nov10:00 amUNITY Mass + Parish Members Vote for Parish Council Members10:00 am

1111 W. Town and Country Rd, Unit 14, Orange, CA 92868 714-647-1770 714-647-1773 (Spanish)
Sunday Masses: 9:30 a.m. (English) and 12:30 p.m. (Spanish)
In Person + Online via Facebook Live