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2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
2017 Cemetery Blessing
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2017 Cemetery Blessing

Welcome to St. Matthew Parish

Come Visit Us!

We are a small country parish and welcome all visitors to come worship with us. If you enjoy your visit with us and wish to becove a registered member, please see Father, Linda Fryman, Rosanne Rawe, or Lisa Cooper after Mass to fill out a registration form. We pride ourselves on being a faith family that welcomes all to join and get to know us. If you aren't Catholic or would like to know more about the Catholic faith, please call the rectory (859-356-6530) and leave a call back number or see Fr. Straub after Mass. Bless you!


*Holy Day of Obligation-Thursday, Dec. 8, is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary. There will be Masses at 8AM and 7PM.

*Decorating Church-We will be decorating the church for Christmas after the Dec. 11 Mass. If you can stay and help, please do so. Thanks and God Bless.

* Bambellini and Tree Blessing-Bishop Iffert invites you to bring your family to the St. Mary Park beside the Curia in Cathedral Square on Dec. 10 from 6-8:30 PM. There will be blessings, hot chocolate, cookies, and choirs. In an attempt to begin a new Christmas tradition, you are also invited to bring the baby Jesus from your home nativity set to be blessed by Bishop Iffert. Please RSVP at this website:

*Giving Tree-Our Giving Tree Project is ready with the Giving Tree up. Please take an ornament and purchase what is written on it. The wrapped presents need to be back by December 18. Thank you.

*Christmas Breakfast/CCD Program-There will be a pancake breakfast after the 9 AM mass on December 18. The CCD kids are working on a program for our enjoyment as well. 

*CCD Sock Collection- Another tradition is our Sunday School/CCD kids giving socks to the homeless for Christmas. Please bring in a few pair of new warm socks for this project.

*Prayer List- Jerry & Eileen Ehlman, Sherri Moffett, Charles Taylor, Chris Rauf, Katie Davis, Barry Bergman, Andrew Lauck, Bradley Franzen, Pam Babbington, Dave Kordenbrock, Kate & Colton Sherold, Karen Reilly, Emmitt Thomas, Jeff suffering from Meniere’s disease, Tony Bach, John Jackson, Hank Bond, Hudson Feinauer, Mike and Bill Lemming, Dave Neuspickel, Kambie Perkins, Bonita and Jim Happe, Jenny McVey Alm, Dave Verst, Andy Sper, Billie Huffman, Larry Slusher, Brenda Johnson, Verna Payne, Roger High,  Rita Funke, and Johnathan Briggs.