Our Contacts: Map & Direction


Pastor Rev. Msgr. Xavier Pappu
msgrxavier@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2103
Phone: 903-295-7558 (res.)
Secretary Beth Kennedy
churchoffice@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x2102
Reception Nayeli Gonzalez
reception@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2101
Music Ministry Beth Kennedy
music@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2107
Faith Formation Freeda Dasaiyan
dff@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2105
Youth Ministry

Jim & Michele Hooks
 
youth@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2106 
Becky Anguiano
903-295-3890  

        WE RESUMED
        ALL PUBLIC MASSES
 [we have ONE more Mass in Spanish]
Timings:  English:  
SATURDAY: 5 pm
SUNDAY: 8:30 am, 10:30 am & 6:00 pm.

Spanish:
Sabado:  7 pm (En la Iglesia)

Domingo
  1:00 pm  (En la Iglesia) 
                    1:00 pm (En Centro JP)

Weekly Message      

      

Our WAYS & God’s WAY

Dear brothers and sisters,

All of us are called to walk in God’s way. God has ONE way - the just & the best way; ONE thought - the right thought to save you and me!  We are to think the way He thinks; seek His way that is planned for us. He has spoken to us through the prophet Isaiah; and shown to us through the parable of Jesus “workers in the Vineyard” that our ways are not His way.

   In a recent NCAA cross-country championship held in Riverside, California, 123 of the 128 runners missed a turn. One competitor, Mike Delcavo, stayed on the 10,000 meter course and began waving for fellow runners to follow him. Delcavo was able to convince only four other runners to go with him. Asked what his competitors thought of his mid-race decision not to follow the crowd, Delcavo responded, "They thought it was funny that I went the right way." Delcavo was one who ran correctly.

 The world will think you “funny” when you walk with God and live the right way. Several people misunderstand the right of way as the RIGHT WAY. The right of way is something given, never taken. Right of way tells you when you should wait for someone else to go; it should not be used to exert your right to go. There is a big difference between the “right way” & “right of way”. 

 If God gave me the choice, I should ask Him to choose for me. Apart from all personal desires or feelings, we surely agree that God's will and God's way must be put before man's wants. The best way to train up a child the way he should go, is to travel that road occasionally  yourself. Jesus did it. He says, “I am the Way”; let us walk with Him!         
 My blessings!              

 Msgr. Xavier

(The Best Place of Worship Award - FIVE Consecutive Years) 

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         Special Events

                           ALL EVENTS are supended until September 6th
                    Special classes:
For quinceañera & Baptism are held as per our schedule. 

Our Contacts: Map & Direction


Pastor Rev. Msgr. Xavier Pappu
msgrxavier@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2103
Phone: 903-295-7558 (res.)
Secretary Beth Kennedy
churchoffice@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x2102
Reception Nayeli Gonzalez
reception@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2101
Music Ministry Beth Kennedy
music@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2107
Faith Formation Freeda Dasaiyan
dff@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2105
Youth Ministry

Jim & Michele Hooks
 
youth@stmattlgv.com
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2106 
Becky Anguiano
903-295-3890  

        WE RESUMED
        ALL PUBLIC MASSES
 [we have ONE more Mass in Spanish]
Timings:  English:  
SATURDAY: 5 pm
SUNDAY: 8:30 am, 10:30 am & 6:00 pm.

Spanish:
Sabado:  7 pm (En la Iglesia)

Domingo
  1:00 pm  (En la Iglesia) 
                    1:00 pm (En Centro JP)

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