The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is an organization of Catholic women, at least 18 years of age, who meet to perform various charitable works and to increase their spiritual awareness. Our motto is “Unity and Charity”. Court St. Matthew’s chief fund-raising activities for our various charities have included an annual flea market and craft show. Members meet the third Saturday of the month in the rectory meeting room. Those interested in joining or who wish further information may contact Ellen Gallagher, Regent, at 215-333-7113. New members welcomed – come and bring a friend to our next meeting!
Legion of Mary
Our ministry is a collective group of people who perform a labor of love by visiting hospitals, nursing homes, new parishioners, newborns and lapsed Catholics.
St. Matthew, Mayfair, Senior Citizens meet every Tuesday from the first Tuesday in September to the last Tuesday in November and resume meetings again on the first Tuesday in January until the last Tuesday in May. We do not have meetings in December. Our Christmas Luncheon is held on the first Tuesday of December. Our closing Luncheon is held on the first Tuesday of June. Meetings are held in the school auditorium from 10:30am to approximately 1pm. On certain days when the school is closed (e.g. Holydays, inclement weather) we do not have a meeting. We have a Board of Directors which consists of six (6) elected officers and eight (8) appointed directors. The Board meets on the first Tuesday of the month in the auditorium from approximately 9:15am to 10:30am. At this time we plan activities which include speakers, bingo, entertainment, Family Feud and special treats for holidays. We have special committees to assist the Board with new members, birthdays, illness and bereavement. We have free parking, a doorman to assist you, if necessary, and there are no steps. Our trip coordinator is Jean Maguire, 215-332-8940. Please contact her if you are interested in a trip. Our president, Joan Barber, 215-637-1329, will be happy to assist you if you have any questions. We are always happy to welcome new members. Come join us.