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Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (COGS) is an approach to religious formation designed to meet the developmental needs of the child ages 3 through 12 years old. It is rooted in sacred scripture and liturgy of the church. Children gather in an "atrium," a room specially prepared for them, which contains beautiful materials that they use to ponder the mysteries of the faith. Catechesis of the Good Shepherd classes offer children a hands-on approach to learning more about their faith while inviting them into deeper relationship with God.

October 6, 2019, 1:00—3:00 p.m.
South Parking Lot at Marian High School
Sponsored by the Franciscans of the Area

“All creatures of our God and King,
Lift up your voice and let us sing . . .”

Bring all your lovely creatures for a blessing and get one for yourself!
Any parishioner, grades 6-12, is encouraged to consider this important liturgical ministry.

It is an excellent opportunity to learn about the Mass, to grow in faith and love of God & His Church, to learn to pray better, & to give back to your parish!

Please contact Michael McMahon at 574-339-6188 to arrange a time for training.
On September 19 the St. Matthew Cathedral School and Parish community celebrated the contributions of the many parishioners, faculty, and students – past and present – who help our community thrive. We enjoyed the opportunity to celebrate with our third annual Legacy Day reward recipients, Paul and Kathy Schoenle, along with many alumni and former faculty.

33rd Annual Bishop’s Appeal - You all received a letter from the Bishop Kevin Rhoades at Diocese of Fort Wayne / South Bend last week . This weekend you will receive a copy of the letter from Bishop Rhoades, brochure, pledge card, and return envelop from the Cathedral of Saint Matthew.

September 21 & September 22
Immediately Following All Masses, in the School Gym

Learn about various ministries and service opportunities. 
Discover ways to enrich your faith life.
Be the hands and feet of Christ
You are invited to attend a Day of Reflection at St. Francis Convent. Mishawaka (across from Marian High School) on Wednesday, October 2, from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.  The theme for the day is "Tidal Patterns of Prayer."  Please bring your bible.  The cost of the day is $20.00 and includes lunch.  Please register by Friday, Sept 27, by calling Sister Barbara Anne Hallman at 259-5427.
Baptismal classes are now held the 2nd Sunday of every month. They are located in the Cathedral Center at 12:15pm following the 11:00 a.m. Mass.

You must register before the class. Please call the rectory, 574-289-5539.