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Music Ministry

Faith Formation

Youth Ministry

Rev. Msgr. Xavier Pappu
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2103
Phone: 903-295-7558 (res.)


Beth Kennedy
Phone: 903-295-3890 x2102

Nayeli Gonzalez
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2101

Beth Kennedy
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2107

Freeda Dasaiyan
Phone: 903-295-3890  x 2105

Cindy Starr (High School)
Becky Anguiano (Middle School)
Phone: 903-295-3890 x 2106

This Week

Dec. 09:

ACTS Rosary; 7:00 pm, Chapel

  Servidoras de Glpe; 10:00 am, Salón Parró.

Cursillos; 7:00 pm,Salon Parroquial

                    Grupo Compartiendo la Fe; 7:00 pm Salón 14

                    Crecimiento Clases; 7:00 pm, Salón 13 & 15

Dec. 11:  

Men’s ACTS Faith Sharing; 6:00 am, Parish Hall

Adoration; 7:00 am - 5:45 pm, Chapel

Adoración; 7:30 am - 5:45 pm, Capilla 

  St. Vincent de Paul Society; 5:00 pm, Room 11 









No matter which Sunday Mass you attend at St. Matthew’s, you will hear wonderful music. There are six weekend
Liturgies, each supported by a different choir, and having its own style and spirit

5:00 p.m. Vigil Mass includes traditional, contemporary and praise music led by a choir of youth and adults, singing multi-part harmony with accompaniment provided by guitar, flute, trumpet, clarinet, organ and piano.

7:00 p.m. Vigil Mass in Spanish with music lead by Diego Najera. For more information you may call him at 903-234-0406.

7:00 a.m. Spanish Mass with music. Newly started for the people who have to work on Sundays. 

9:00 a.m. Mass is led by an adult choir, accompanied by piano and organ. Music selections are traditional and contemporary.

11:00 a.m. Mass is led by an adult choir singing traditional,contemporary and praise music, accompanied by organ,
piano and guitar.

01:00 p.m. Mass in Spanish is led by a Hispanic Choir including voices, guitar, brass and piano. For more
information on this choir please contact Camelia Rios at 903-841-0614 or

6:00 p.m. The Youth Mass lead by a choir of youth in grades 8-12 and adults, singing Praise music in a contemporary style. They are accompanied by guitars, percussion, flute, clarinet, trumpet, and piano.

Our Music Ministry at St. Matthew’s presently has over 100 dedicated singers and instrumentalists. Our main purpose is to praise God joyfully and with a humble spirit. New members are always gladly welcomed. Each choir is like a family of its own, and many lasting friendships have formed within these groups. If you love to sing or play an instrument, consider joining a choir. The ability to read music is helpful, but not required. You don’t need to have a solo quality voice. We need choral participants as well as soloists. If you play an instrument, you should be fairly proficient. Our limited practice times are not conducive to those beginning to learn an instrument.

 5:00 PM Saturday Vigil Choir:
Practices on Saturday afternoon at 4:00 p.m. in the chapel
 7:00 PM Saturday Vigil Choir: (Espanol)
Practices on Friday at 7:00 p.m. in the church
please contact Diego Najera 903-234-0406
 7:00 a.m. Spanish Mass; Spanish choir; practices on Thursdays at 7 pm in the church. 

 01:00 PM Spanish Choir: (Espanol)
please contact Camelia Rios 903-841-0614 or

 6:00 PM Sunday Youth Choir:
Practices on Sunday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. in the church

For more information about any of the
choirs in our Parish, or our Music
Ministry in general, please contact:
Beth Kennedy at 903-295-3890, ext.119 
or email
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