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,

WELCOME HOME!

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

Sun01AugAll DaySunday Masses In Person Indoors and Live Via Video9:30 a.m. in English and 12:30 p.m. in Spanish(All Day: Sunday)

Sun01Aug9:30 amFood DriveEvery Sunday at the 9:30 am and 12:30 pm Masses9:30 am

Sun01Aug7:00 pmPrayer and Meditation Group MeetingSundays on Zoom hosted by Dr. Eleanor Zatyko7:00 pm

Wed04Aug5:15 pmPray the RosaryWednesdays on Zoom hosted by Deacon Tammy5:15 pm

Fri06Aug6:00 pmFirst Friday Mass / Sacred Heart of Jesus NovenaEvery first Friday of the month at 6:00 pm PST6:00 pm

Tue10Aug6:30 pmParish Council Meeting2nd Tue. of each month6:30 pm

Sun29AugAll DayUnity Mass and "Welcome Back to Saint Matthew"(All Day: Sunday)

Sun29Aug9:30 amDinner with Clergy Drawing9:30 am

Sat23OctAll DaySaint Matt's After Dark Multi-Cultural Talent Show and Silent Auction(All Day: Saturday)

Sun31OctAll DayUnity Mass and "Trunk or Treat"(All Day: Sunday)

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
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