Week at a Glance

Week of January 24-28

St. Matthew Catholic Parish News From the Pastor’s Desk… In this weekend’s Gospel, we witness the Lord’s first miracle, worked not at the Temple or in some synagogue, but at a wedding banquet. The details surrounding his sign of wonder at Cana are rich with meaning, but I’m always struck by his willingness to make

Week of January 10-14

We end Christmas Time with the celebration of the solemnity of the Baptism of the Lord. We hear in the Gospel this week of Jesus’ baptism by his cousin John. Our Baptisms signify our initation, or welcome, into a relationship with God. Through his baptism, Jesus gave us an outward sign that he wanted to

Happy New Year! Week of January 3-7

We hope all of our families have had a blessed and healthy Christmas season and a restful break. As 2022 begins, we want to wish all of you a happy and prosperous new year and pray for the good health of our school community and for all those who continue to serve on the frontlines

Week of December 13-17

Advent Today marks the third week of Advent; we keep our eyes on Jesus and the JOY that we anticipate feeling when we celebrate His birth. JOY isn’t an emotion that comes and goes. Joy is something that comes from within, that we can draw from even when times are challenging or sad. We are

Week of December 6-10

Advent During the second week of Advent, we light two purple candles to symbolize the peace of God that we welcome into our hearts this season. The Advent wreath reminds us to celebrate our faith and to practice it deliberately. Our faith is nothing short of a gift, instilled in us by a loving God

Week of November 29-December 3

Advent The Advent season is filled with preparation and expectation. In the midst of the hustle and bustle of the season, let us strive to keep Advent a season of waiting and longing, of conversion and hope, meditating often on the incredible love and humility of our God in taking on flesh of the Virgin

Week of November 22-26

St. Matthew Catholic Parish News – From the Pastor’s Desk… This weekend we begin celebrating First Reconciliation with Grade 2 students in our parish, and thanks to an amazing (and growing) team of volunteers, our preparation meetings last week went off without a hitch. Children and their parents glued cotton onto sheep-shaped nametags they decorated,

Week of November 15-19

Kindness is Contagious! Bullying prevention and awareness week is November the 12th to November the 19th. Every year, HCDSB participates in National Bullying awareness week.  By participating in Bullying Awareness and Prevention week, our schools will be affecting positive change in student learning, achievement, and well-being by promoting a safer learning environment, which is essential to

Week of November 8-12

Indigenous Awareness Month November is Indigenous Awareness Month at the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB). Throughout the month of November and during this school year, students and staff will acknowledge the contributions and legacy of First Nation, Métis and Inuit peoples in Canada. Days of Importance: Treaties Recognition Week was celebrated last week to educate students about the importance of treaties and how

Week of November 1-5

St. Matthew Catholic Parish News Follow St. Matthew Catholic Church on Social Media and keep up to date with all that is happening in our parish! There are four ways to connect to the parish: Website – https://www.saintmatthew.ca/ Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/saintmtoakville Twitter – @saintmtoakville   YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2Af1hB7O-VS5PB1gYvTJhA MASS REGISTRATION & ATTENDANCE As many of