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Violet—Represents Expectation, Purification, or Penance.
Used during Lent and Advent.
White or Gold– represents Joy and Triumph, Used during Paschal Triduum, Easter, and Christmas as well for Holy Days and Feast Days.
Red– represents Royalty, Fire and Martyrdom. Used on special Feast Days and Holy days.
Green– A sign of life and growth. Represents Ordinary time.
Black– for Funerals
Pink—Used on the third Sunday of Advent.
You are invited to join Fr. David Fierro on a 10 Day Pilgrimage to Rome, Florence and Assisi. Departing El Paso on October 19, 2011. Space is limited. For more information contact the office (915) 584-3461. This is an opportunity of a lifetime!
Religious Education News: St Matthew Catechism office is accepting registrations for the 2011-2012 School year. We offer Kindergarten thru 5th grade Continuing Education A student in any grade, who has not received their First Communion, can also be enrolled. Confirmation Classes begin when your student enters 8th grade. The catechism office is temporarily located in the classroom building adjacent to the church parking lot. Phone messages can be left for Jane at (915) 584-3461.
Frank Hernandez our Seminarian will be leaving to Houston, Texas to St. Mary’s Seminary, for the next five years & will return to El Paso, as a Priest! PRAY FOR HIM!
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(preparation for Christmas)
(Celebrates the Birth of Jesus)
+ Holy Thursday
+ The Lords Supper
+ Good Friday
Sat – 4-5pm or by Appointment
Knights of Columbus
Legion of Mary
Baptisms, Baptismal Classes
Prelude the best of
"To listen to the soundtrack please turn on your speakers."
4:00 ~ 9:00 PM
We Welcome our St. Matthew Community
Come and meet some new folks!
September 17, 2011