ESU Catholic Campus Ministry

We Welcome You to Make St. Matthew's Your Spiritual Home while at ESU ...and beyond!

Excited for the first day of classes?!  Come join us Sunday night for Mass at 7PM and Ice Cream afterwards!!


Welcome to ESU Catholic Campus Ministry at St. Matthew's Parish!

Come join us every Sunday night for Mass at 7 p.m. and "Food, Friends, & Faith" right afterwards in the parish hall!!



Join us every Friday evening during Lent at 6:30 for "Soup, Sandwiches, & Sharing" in our Parish Hall ...a brief time of friendship and reflection before Stations of the Cross at 7:15 Click here for ESU Catholic's Lent 2018 Schedule of Events!

Click here for St. Matthew's 2018 Schedule for Lent & Holy Week!

Click here for ESU Catholic's Spring 2018 Semester's remaining Schedule of Opportunities!




Coming to St. Matthew's:  Friday, April 27, 2018 from 7 - 9PM!

Join us for an evening filled with adoration, praise & worship, a dynamic speaker, reconciliation, and socializing with individuals from all over the Diocese of Scranton.


SPEAKER: Laura Wendt
PRESIDER: Father Jeff Walsh, Episcopal Vicar for Clergy
MUSIC: Francis Zelinka (from the Full Armor Band)

St. Matthew's Church, 78 Ridgeway Street, East Stroudsburg

All are welcome to attend!


For more information about XLT (Exalt!), please call/text Joe Sudano at (917) 692-2640 


ESU Catholic and the Warrior Food Pantry at St. Matthew's 

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ESU Catholic Campus Ministry in the news

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Join us for our Sunday 7pm Mass at St. Matthew's Church. Hear the Word of God. Praise the Lord with song. Be strengthened by Jesus in the Eucharist!







After Sunday Mass, you're invited to our 8pm Food & Social. Each week we prepare delicious food and host engaging discussions on issues relevant to your life.






We are the hands and feet of Jesus Christ in the world, called to reflect his mercy to those in need. Join us for our service projects throughout the community.





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ESU Catholic

Campus Ministry Staff



Joe Sudano

ESU Catholic Campus Minister




Fr. Jerry Shantillo

Pastor, St. Matthew's Parish


Share Your Gifts!

College students are needed to assist us at the 7pm Mass in the following ministries:


-Ministers of Holy Communion


-Lectors / Readers

-Greeters / Ushers

-Altar Servers


Contact Joe Sudano if interested:

ESU Catholic Hospitality 

Parishioners! Please help us with ESU hospitality! Contact Jean Lynch ( or visit to find out how you can help!


Additional Resources

If you would like to read more about our Catholic faith, click here.


If you are interested in becoming Catholic, click here and also read about the RCIA.



"Dear young people, do not bury your talents, the gifts that God has given you! Do not be afraid to dream of great things!" -Pope Francis

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