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Friday Update - May 3, 2019


Please note the following important dates:

• Sunday, May 5 - First Holy Communion Mass 2:30 pm

• Monday, May 6 - Chancellor Music Festival (St. Matthew's Intermediate Choir Performs)

• Tuesday, May 7 - Walkathon Monies Due

• Wednesday, May 8 - Non-Uniform Day - Blue Jeans (bring a loonie or toonie for BC Children's Hospital)

• Saturday, May 11 - Parish Dinner Dance 6:00 pm

• Sunday, May 12 - Mother's Day

• Monday, May 13 - Grade 6 Fundraising Pizza Lunch (for those who ordered)

• Tuesday, May 14 - Walkathon Prize Assembly

• Thursday, May 16 - Marian Assembly 9:00 am

• Friday, May 17NO SCHOOL

• Monday, May 20NO SCHOOL


PEC ELECTION 2019-2020

The nominating committee (Fr. Tien Tran, Katrina Bellosillo, Tim McKinnon, Josephine Copon) invites all eligible persons to nominate candidates for the upcoming education committee elections for the 2019-2020 PEC. The deadline to submit nominations has been extended to Monday, May 13, 2019.

There are 2 positions that we need to fill for a 2 year term. The election will be held after Sunday Masses on May 25 (after the anticipated Mass) and May 26, 2019. Advance voting will be held on Friday May 24th from 4-5pm in the Jubilee Hall . 

For more details and information, please contact Katrina Bellosillo ( or the parish office.  Nomination forms are available at the parish and school offices. Thank you.


PEC Meeting Invitation

Our next PEC meeting will take place on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 5:30 pm in the school library.  Any parent wishing to attend please contact our Chairperson, Katrina Bellosillo at at least one week prior to the meeting.  Thank you.


Walkathon 2019  

Thank you to everyone who helped out at today's Walkathon!  Please note that all monies are now due.  In order to be considered eligible for the Walkathon prizes all monies MUST be received no later than:  Tuesday, May 7 2019 at 3:00 pm.  Please note that cheques should be made payable to St. Matthew's PARISH in order to receive a tax receipt for pledges $5.00 and over.

UPDATE:  WEEK FOUR WINNERS OF A POPCORN AND MOVIE AFTERNOON (awarded to the class that brought in the most number of pledges for the week):

THE GRADE SEVEN CLASS  (for the second week in a row)!  



Spring Dinner & Dance - Polynesian Escape

Our Parish annual event is taking place on Saturday, May 11, 2019, and the date is fast approaching.  Tickets have been designated to school families, and can be purchased from the school office for $40 each.  We hope to get as many representatives from SMES to join in, so that we can arrange to have our community seated at the same tables.  You are guaranteed for a fun evening, so please consider coming out to support this worthy-cause event!


Summer STEAM Camp

Once again students have a great opportunity to participate in a STEAM camp (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) held here at St. Matthew's.  It will take place for 5 days - August 19-24, 2019.  Click here to access information and registration.  Thank you. 


Update from Fraser Health:

BC Government's Measles Immunization Catch Up Program

Please click here to read the latest letter from the Fraser Health Authority regarding the Measles Immunization Catch Up Program.  Thank you.


Spring Presentation and Track Meet Photos

Please click here to view some photos from our Spring Concert last week!

And don't forget to click here for some St. Bernadette Track photos!