Parish of St Matthew the Apostle,
Douglas, Isle of Man

Coronavirus Pandemic

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued advice that all church buildings must close until further notice.

See details on this page of how the life and witness of St Matthew's will continue in the days ahead

Click here for Church of England guidance for churches


Parish Safeguarding Officer:
Mrs A. Tawney (07624 462221)

Further information on Safeguarding

during the Pandemic

The cycle of daily masses and prayer will continue privately All can participate spiritually at home.
The resources below are available to help

Daily Mass Readings from

Liturgy of the hours (Universalis):

Church of England Daily Prayer

Lenten Devotions

While we are not able to meet together for The Stations of the Cross,you can follow this meditation on our website.
Click here to begin.

You may also find the Prayer and Bible Study resources on the website helpful.

Bishop Peter's Pastoral Letter

Pastoral Statement from the Bishops of The Society
Diocese of Sodor and Man

St. Matthew's Church supports the work of
Graih - A Home for the Homeless
Isle of Man Foodbank

Forward in Faith St Matthew's is a
Forward in Faith parish

and a parish of The Society under the patronage of St Wilfred and St HildaThe Society under the patronage of St Wilfred and St Hilda with pastoral care provided by the Bishop of Beverley

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