"Accustom yourself continually to make many acts of love, for they enkindle and melt the soul."

—St. Teresa of Avila

Jail Ministry

The jail ministry has resumed and is in need of 2 women and 2 men. If you would like to be a part of this ministry, please call the parish office at 752-6788, and we will connect you with the right person who will be able to answer any questions you may have.

40 Cans for Lent

The Knights of Columbus are grateful to St. Matthews parishioners for their generosity in helping others. There was a total of over 3,400 pounds of food collected! The food was equally distributed to St. Vincent DePaul in Browning, St. Anne’s Food Pantry in Heart Butte and our local Veterans Food Pantry.

Pie Sundays Are Back!

The Daughters of Isabella have resumed pie Sundays. Those busy bakers interested in contributing their tasty treats to the sale please contact Jean Kellenberger at 250-2519 or 863-1177 or call Marlene Stevens at 212-0276.

Day of Giving and Unity

Because of your incredible generosity, Sparrow's Nest was able to raise $10,655 during Day of Giving and Unity from the Whitefish Community Foundation! We were blown away by your support for this campaign and we are so grateful for the impact it makes on our program. Out of the 90 participating organizations, Sparrow's Nest had the 4th most funds raised during the event and we owe it all to our amazing community.

Community Kitchen

Feeding the Flathead dinners every 2nd Saturday at the Central Christian Church location. Please sign up if you can help with this community service. Thank you in advance for your generosity and care. Contact Bev O'Brien for more information: 406 253-2954

Time & Talent

Listed are the opportunities where you can share your gifts and experience with the St. Matthew’s Parish family.

Faith Formation


Liturgical Ministry

  • Altar Server
  • Eucharistic Minister
  • Greeter
  • Lector
  • Music Ministry
  • Sacristan
  • Usher
  • Washing of Altar Linens


  • Communications Committee
  • Daughters of Isabella
  • Knights of Columbus (K of C)

Social Outreach

  • Deliver Communion to the Homebound
  • Fred’s Pantry
  • Jail Ministry

Temporal Concerns

  • Funerals
  • Food Dontaions
  • Luncheon Prep
  • Seasonal Grounds Work
God wants to bring renewal in His people through His people.