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MAY 25, 2024, Orange, CA In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit! Greetings to the community of Saint Matthew. As we thread unchartered roads in our Missionary Endeavour as a new Region for the Ecumenical Catholic Movement in the United States, as…

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Obituary for Esther Diane Smith

The Reverend Esther Diane Smith passed away peacefully at her home in Fullerton, California on April 4, 2024 from natural causes. Mother Diane, as she was known by members of Saint Matthew Ecumenical Catholic Church, is survived by her sister Sharon, her brother Richard and wife Mary, and their two…

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Carta de obispo Peter y el padre Arturo – 4 de diciembre de 2022

For the English translation of this letter, click here. Saludos amados miembros de la Iglesia Católica Ecuménical San Mateo. Jesús comenzó su misión llamando a discípulos que serían formados en un equipo de colaboradores. Jesús dijo: “Edificaré mi Iglesia …” La forma en que Jesús construyó Su Iglesia fue mediante la…

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Letter from Bishop Peter and Father Arturo – December 4, 2022

For the Spanish translation of this letter, click here. Greetings beloved members of Saint Matthew Ecumenical Catholic Church, Jesus began His mission by calling disciples who would be formed into a team of co-workers. Jesus said, “I will build my Church…” The way that Jesus built His Church was through the willing…

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The Lent of My Life by Meredythe Hutchinson

Over the course of six weeks one summer, I came from death back into life. Six weeks – exactly the same length of time as Lent. I don’t think that was a coincidence. I had been in a very dark place prior to those six weeks. The prior year had…

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Upcoming Events

Sun14JulAll DaySunday Masses In Person Indoors and Live Via VideoEvery Sunday at the 9:30 am and 12:30 pm Masses (or at 10:30 am when we have the Unity Mass)(All Day: Sunday)

Fri19Jul6:30 pmDivine Mercy Chaplet6:30 pm

Sun28JulAll DayYour "Lucky Time"(All Day: Sunday)

Fri02Aug12:00 am2024 "Your Lucky Time" Raffle12:00 am

Fri02Aug6:00 pmSacred Heart of Jesus Novena MassEvery first Friday of the month at 6:00 pm PT6:00 pm

Sun04Aug8:30 amPriests Available to Hear Confessions8:30 am

Tue06Aug7:00 pmHealing Service7:00 pm

Tue13Aug6:30 pmParish Council Meeting2nd Tue. of each month6:30 pm

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