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Book Fair Details

Posted on September 14, 2021 in: General News

Thousands of books, music CD’s, vinyl albums, VHS and cassette tapes, puzzles, games and sheet music. Most paperbacks $1.00; Hardbacks $2.00; Children’s books $1.00/inch. Rare and new books may be priced slightly higher. When: OCTOBER 15-16-17, 2021 Where: ST. MATTHIAS THE ...

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DINE IN OR CARRY OUT Dinners (Entrée & 2 sides) Ala Carte Pork Steak $12.00 Pork Steak $7.00 Pork Steak Sandwich $8.00 Chicken Breast $10.00 Chicken Breast $6.00 Hamburger $6.00 Hamburger $5.00 Hot Dog (Jumb...

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Archdiocesan Healing Mass for Breast Cancer: Saturday, June 12, 2021, 9:30 a.m., St. Mary Magdalen – Brentwood A special Mass will be celebrated to honor and extend healing to all who have been impacted by breast cancer. Survivors and patients as well as family members and friends are welco...

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During the last few weeks, many people in our parish have participated in the Annual Catholic Appeal. The Appeal is an important way for our Church to come together and share God’s blessings with others by sustaining the ministries and outreach efforts of the Archdiocese of St. Louis. ...

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Yes, We are having a Fish Fry! They will be held every Friday during Lent except Good Friday. Due to COVID restrictions, we are having drive thru pick ups only. PREpare by PREordering and PREpaying -- your dinner will be waiting for you. Just tell us when you will be picking up. ...

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All social distancing and safety protocols recommended by the CDC and listed on the COVID-19 Mandates and Directives webpage are still in effect. Although The Office of Communications and Planning at the Archidiocese has received a number of complaints that some parishes are...

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Due to the need for "Social Distancing" we will, for the immediate future, be celebrating weekend masses in the gym of the Parish Center since it can hold more people.  Weekday masses will be celebrated in the church. See the FAQ from the Archdiocese for more information. 

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St. Matthias Weekly Update #1

Posted on April 14, 2020 in: General News

Please remember in your prayers the following members of our parish who have died over the Easter weekend:  Arnette Reeg  Thomas Niedbalski  The church will continue to be open for prayer from 9:00am – 12:00pm Monday – Friday until public masses resume. 

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Dear Parishioners: First and foremost, we hope you and your family are safe, healthy, and adhering to our government’s direction to safeguard you and others in our community. We are in uncharted territory for sure. While we cannot get together as a Catholic Community, technology provides...

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Books, Books and More Books

Posted on February 27, 2020 in: General News

It is hard to believe but it is almost time to start donating books for the next St.  Matthias Book Fair that is scheduled for January 2021.   Book donations may be brought to the Parish Office, the Lobby of the Parish Center, or the Narthex of the Church. Donation pick up at your ...

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New Year's Eve Dinner Dance

Posted on November 19, 2019 in: General News

Mark your calendars and get your tickets! The New Year’s Eve Dinner Dance is always a crowd pleaser! 6:30 PM - Doors Open 7:30 PM - Dinner is Served 8:30 pm to 12:30 am THE SCOTT LAYTHAM and KARL “Trickee” HOLMES DUO $30 per person - includes dinner, fav...

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60th Anniversary Trivia Night

Posted on October 22, 2019 in: General News

An exciting night of fun, trivia, and getting together to celebrate 60 amazing years at St. Matthias is scheduled for Saturday, November 16. Several classes are using this opportunity for reunions, and a table of former teachers are coming to reminisce.  Tickets are $25 a person or $200 f...

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Grass Trimmer Volunteers Needed!

Posted on September 27, 2019 in: General News

Due to health difficulties two of our volunteer grass trimmers have had to retire or take a leave.  We are looking for replacements.  If you are willing to offer a few hours a month to help with the upkeep the parish grounds please contact the Parish Office (314-892-7500). 

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Flea Market - Call for Vendors!
Vendors, Reserve Your Booth Today! $20 each 8' table Space must be prepaid All rentals are final - no refunds for cancellations NOTE: Your space will not be reserved until payment is received. We reserve the right to approve all spaces. No firearms or weapons of any kind will be allow...

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PSRS Celebration

Posted on May 21, 2019 in: General News

PSRS Celebration
On Saturday May 18, 2019 we celebrated 60 years of our parish. I have been priviledged to share almost half of the history as I started to attend daily Mass right after Fr. Kester moved to St. Matthias. We were members of a spiritiual support group prior to his assignment as pastor. Saturday we had ...

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In 2019, St. Matthias Parish will be celebrating 60 years of service to the church and the people of  Mehlville. An Anniversary Committee is planning many ways to celebrate this important achievement.  In the past we have celebrated parish anniversaries by planning pilgrimages to Cathol...

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The final fabulous Lenten Fish Fry of Lent 2019 is Friday, April 12. Adult meals are available for $9. Your choice of golden fried cod, shrimp, or a combo plate with 2 sides, and hush puppies. A children's meal for $6 is a choice of fish, shrimp, mac'n cheese, or spaghetti with 1 side and...

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Golden Achiever 2019 Trips

Posted on March 30, 2019 in: General News

May 13-15 Saints n Sinners: Ark Encounter, Creation Museum, and Belterra Casino.   $419.00 double   $395.00 Triple  $540.00 Single  Sign-up deadline extended until April 15. Aug 13 Gateway Arch, Federal Reserve, Old Court House and Ball Park Village for Lunch. S...

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St. Matthias Golden Achievers Smoky Mountain Adventure September 18 - 21, 2018 Trip includes: -Motorcoach -3 nights hotel -Hot breakfast -Luggage handling for 1 pc. -Drivers gratuity -Dixie Stampede Dinner Show -Dollywood Theme Park and Show -Christmas Place -Smoky Mountain KnifeWorks ...

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Recently Pat and Kathy O'Donnell were featured in a Catholic Gateway Podcast. They talked about their experience with ACA and explained "their story." Take a listen when you click the "Read More" link below.

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Luncheon with a Heart

Posted on April 05, 2018 in: General News

Catholic Financial Life Chapter 1038 is hosting a luncheon benefitting two local children's organizations: Marygrove Child Center and Birthright Counseling of St. Louis. Doors open at 11 am. Menu includes spaghetti with homemade sauce, salad, roll, dessert, and several types of beverages includi...

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2018 ACA Tell Your Story

Posted on April 05, 2018 in: General News

Pat O'Donnell and volunteers will be accepting pledge cards at up coming masses for the 2018 Annual Catholic Appeal. So many families and organizations are telling their story of how much the kindness from those that support the Annual Catholic Appeal means to them.  See the benefits of ...

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Benefit Trivia Night

Posted on September 17, 2017 in: General News

All proceeds go to the Medical Fund for Dan Fitzsimmons & Family  Saturday, September 23, 2017 Doors open at 6 pm Trivia starts at 7 pm  $25 per person - Tables of 8  Make reservations with Sandy Jacobs at smaevents2017@yahoo.com. Tickets and Silent Auction items ca...

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Parish Census

Posted on August 15, 2017 in: General News

Help us to ensure that we have the most up to date records! Please download and print both pages of the census form and return them to the parish office either via the Sunday collection or stop by in person. This form may look familar as we have also included it in our August newsletter. Members ...

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FOOD PREPARED BY KENRICK’S, ON-SITE, ABOARD THE “BAYOU JOE” SHRIMP BOAT Y’ALL  COME  JOIN  US !!! Always a great time and wonderful fellowship! 3 menu options: #1 The Deckhand - Southern Fried Catfish w/creamy cole slaw, fries and hush puppies $15 #2 ...

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Back to School Collection

Posted on July 24, 2017 in: General News

On the weekends of July 29-30 and August 5-6 in the Narthex, the Knights of Columbus Council 742 and the Ladies Auxiliary are sponsoring the collection of various school supplies for needy children. Items needed: crayons pencils pens folders binders markers...

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White House Retreat

Posted on July 06, 2017 in: General News

Someone once said, "Retreats are for those people who are cramming for their final exams." I ask you, "When are your finals?"If you would like information about a white House Retreat the weekend of August 24th, please contact Pat O'Donnell.

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Happy Father's Day! Dad's are awesome and here are some hints to being even more awesome!

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There are several trip opportunities coming up sponsored by Golden Achievers. Please contact Paula Kunz for more information. Trips are open to all Golden Achievers members. We also invite our parish family, other parishes, friends and family's to join us.  Nashville, Tennessee f...

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What's New on the Website

Posted on May 24, 2017 in: General News

There are some new features on the parish website! No need to scroll through years of Sunday Bulletins. We have reversed the order so now the newest bulletin is listed at the top. You can also access the monthly newsletters that are mailed to all parishioners.  Each week will include new art...

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Generosity Prevails Again!

Posted on May 17, 2017 in: General News

The Knights of Columbus, Catholic Financial Life, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, and St. Matthias Quilters would like to thank everyone for their generous support of the Birthright Counseling, St. Louis Fundraiser and Bake Sale. A total of $3,883 will be given to the South County Birthright C...

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9th Annual BBQ

Posted on May 04, 2017 in: General News

Ninth Annual St. Matthias the Apostle Barbeque Saturday, May 20, 2017 11 am to 6pm Dine In or Carry Out FREE DELIVERY WITHIN 5 MILE RADIUS until 5 pm For more information call:  (314) 544-2162 To place order for delivery the day of the BBQ ca...

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Knights of Columbus DeSmet Council 742, Catholic Financial Life 1038, Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary, and St. Matthias Quilters are having a raffle to benefit Birthright Counseling, St. Louis. 1st Prize   Beautiful handmade queen size quilt 2nd Prize  $400 in gift cards 3rd P...

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Annual Catholic Appeal 2017

Posted on April 20, 2017 in: General News

Doubting Thomas The reading from the Acts of the Apostles affirms the call to living and supporting one another in a community of faith. Together, the apostles lived, worked and prayed together, with “exultation and sincerity of heart” (Acts 2:42-47). The Annual Catholic Appeal is ...

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2018 Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Posted on February 16, 2017 in: General News

Every year St. Matthias offers a pilgrimage to holy shrines throughout the world for the spiritual and intellectual development of parishioners and friends. The next pilgrimage will take place January 16-25, 2018. There is no better way to understand the Gospels than to see, feel and walk in the ...

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From the Pastor

Posted on February 16, 2017 in: General News

Palm—Ashes—Prayer—Preparation The Time is Now !! Dear Fellow Parishioners and Visitors, Have you ever wondered what to do with the palm given out on Palm Sunday once it becomes old and dry? Did you know that the ashes used on Ash Wednesday come from the burned palm that wa...

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Bunko Night

Posted on February 03, 2017 in: General News

Sponsored by St. Matthias Ladies’ Guild Where: Multipurpose Room from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm (Doors Open at 6:45pm) Cost: $5.00 per person All ladies of St. Matthias Parish (18 years and older) and their friends are welcome to come and enjoy an evening of Bunko. Beginners are always we...

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Do you feel called to do something special for you Church? If so a vocation to the Permanent Diaconate might be something that you are being called to. The Office of the Permanent Diaconate is asking that interested men attend one of the Information Nights to begin exploring a vocation the Permanent...

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