Lent Recollection in Miami with Fr. Matthew, O.S.B.

March 15 - March 17, 2019
Shrine of St. Philomena, Miami

Come and listen to Fr. Matthew as he will explain the Holy Week ceremonies.

Lent is the time we are meant to deepen our love and wonder at the mystery of the Redemption. It is during the Holy Week in particular that the Church invites us to contemplate this great mystery re-actualized for us in the Sacred Liturgy.


Friday, March 15

6:00pm    Stations of the Cross
6:30pm    Conference I
7:00pm    Mass | Confessions (Spanish & English)

Saturday, March 16

9:30am   Confessions (Spanish)
10:00am Mass
10:45am Conference II

12:00pm Lunch
2:00pm   Conference III

Sunday, March 17

9:30am    Confessions (Spanish & English)
10:30am  High Mass with sermon (Fr. Matthew)

1:00pm    Lunch with Fr. Matthew (all the faithful are invited to join)

Shrine of Saint Philomena
1621 SW 6th Street - Miami, FL 33135
305-644-1400 | 305-758-7724

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Father Matthew, O.S.B. was born in Laveen, Arizona. He studied Philosophy at St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary and finished his priestly studies of theology at St. Pius X Seminary in Econe, Switzerland. He was ordained in 1993. Father is currently a member of the Order of St. Benedict and is assigned to the Seminary as a professor of Latin, Liturgy, and Spanish.

As a Benedictine monk, the Liturgy is his life. The motto of the Benedictine Order is Ora et Labora —pray and work.