Stations of the Cross During Lent
FRIDAYS, 7 PM
Please join us on Friday evenings from Feb. 24-March 30 for Stations of the Cross in the church.
Feed the Hungry
MARCH 25, 2-6 PM
Pot Luck Dinner in the Gym. Parish families welcome to help serve our neighbors in need.
Corporal Work of Mercy: Visit the Sick
TUESDAYS, 1 PM
When we help the poor we are truly followers of Jesus, servant of the poor. Consider serving the poor by joining Deacon Roland and others who visit and minister to the forgotten and lonely. Tuesdays at the Balmoral Nursing Home 2055 W. Balmoral.
Town Hall meeting About School Plans
MARCH 29, 6:30 PM
Town Hall meeting in the church to provide an update on the school expansion plans. All parishioners encouraged to attend.
Lenten Food Drive, Please Drop Off Goods
MARCH 31, DISTRIBUTION, 8 AM
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is hosting a Lenten Food Drive to benefit families and individuals of our community who are in need. We are collecting canned and dry goods to distribute on Saturday March 31 at Queen of Angels, lower Church Hall, 2330 W. Sunnyside. If you have food to donate, please drop it off between 8 to 9 am. If you are aware of someone in need, please call 773-539-7510 prior to March 29th with contact info.
Men’s Club March Madness Pub Crawl
MARCH 31, 2 PM
Catch March Madness with the St. Matthias Men's Club! The club will host a pub crawl on Saturday afternoon, featuring drink specials at great neighborhood bars. Kickoff at the Ravenswood Pub, then on to Kay's Dugout, Claddagh Ring, Cardinal Liquors, and wrapping up at the Atlantic Pub at 7 pm. Your $25 donation includes a Grand Slam Raffle entry, transportation, and live music at the last stop! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for Holy Week Sponsors
Holy Week is the most important week in the liturgical calendar. The services, Masses, and events this week are made beautiful and memorable from parishioners who each year make special donations to help St. Matthias underwrite additional expenses during this week. The following are the areas that need sponsors:
Flowers and Plants: $600
Holy Thursday Dinner: $800
If you would like to be a Holy Week sponsor, you may submit your donation through givecentral.com, or there are special envelopes at the back of church and in the pews.
Please make Reservations for Holy Thursday
APRIL 5, MASS AT 7PM, DINNER, AND ADORATION
Please join us for our special Holy Thursday Mass and dinner in the Church followed by a procession to the church for Adoration of the Eucharist. This year to help defray the cost of the lamb dinner, we are asking for a $5 donation. Please call the rectory to make your reservations at 773-506-2191.
Thank You Online Givers!
Please consider online giving. It is easy to sign up and all your donations are recorded (great for gathering tax information). Just go to GiveCentral.com to register. Your giving through GiveCentral is helping St. Matthias to have a steady and predictable cash flow, which in turn is helping us pay our bills in a timely manner.