Letters

Announcements and Reflections and Vignettes from Our Parish

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Announcement from Bishop Peter

Dear Brothers, Sisters, and Friends of Saint Matthew Church, I am pleased to announce to everyone that our church has survived the COVID-19 pandemic and, once again, Saint Matthew Church will be open for public services and liturgies beginning in July 2021. Sunday Mass will continue to be celebrated in…

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Fleeting Fireflies by Meredythe Hutchinson

Heat rises. Unfortunately. So tonight I find myself on the balcony of my second story apartment since the air outside is much cooler than the air within. My optometrist would scold me, for the setting sun’s light is too dim for writing. And yet, I feel compelled to write because…

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Understanding – A Gift of the Holy Spirit by Br. Christopher

“Happy the one who finds wisdom, the one who gains understanding! Her profit is better than profit in silver, and better than gold is her revenue.” Proverbs 3:13-14 “He said, “The knowledge of the secrets of the kingdom of God has been given to you; but to other I speak…

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What a Dog Taught Me About God by Br. Christopher

Dogs are mentioned more than a dozen times in the Bible. St. Francis of Assisi talked to the animals and even tamed a wolf because he believed they were creatures of God, like us. And of course dog is God spelled backward. What do we mean when we say that?…

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Accentuate the Positive by Br. Christopher

A few years back, during a leadership seminar, the topic of motivation was discussed. The instructor noted that, while people really need to motivate themselves, it is possible to create an environment that is conducive to motivation. “Catch them when they’re doing something right,” he said. Do we? Is this…

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Upcoming Events

Sat22Jun11:00 amField Trip to the Ecology Center of San Juan Capistrano11:00 am

Sun23JunAll 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)

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Tue02Jul12:00 am2024 "Your Lucky Time" Raffle12:00 am

Fri05Jul6:00 pmSacred Heart of Jesus Novena MassEvery first Friday of the month at 6:00 pm PT6:00 pm

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Tue09Jul6:30 pmParish Council Meeting2nd Tue. of each month6:30 pm

Fri19Jul6:30 pmDivine Mercy Chaplet6:30 pm

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