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Fr. Steve Mateja is a priest of the Archdiocese of Detroit. He was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on May 26, 2012 by Archbishop Allen Vigneron. He currently serves in Macomb County MI at St. Francis-St. Maximilian in Ray Twp and St. Mary Mystical Rose in Armada.

Apr 25, 2022

Why did Jesus choose the Sunday after Easter to have his celebration of Divine Mercy?  Why not Palm Sunday?  

{16min onward is renewal of Baptismal promises}

Apr 19, 2022

Esto Fidelis usque ad mortem et tibi dabo Coronam Vitae--Remain Faithful and I will give you the Crown of Life.

That is the promise Jesus offers to those who love Him.  If you have met Him, know what He has done for you, and why He did it they we will ESTO FIDELIS...remain faithful! Just as John did.  

Happy Easter!  He...

Apr 16, 2022

Why? Why did Jesus choose to die on the Cross on Good Friday?  To redeem us?--great but what does that mean?

Once we know, let's now live our faith as St. John the Beloved Disciple did.  

Apr 15, 2022

Why would Jesus do this? All of it? That's the question we're going to explore this entire Holy Week--why?

And then examine the why through the eyes of St. John, the Beloved Disciple.

Apr 11, 2022

What if today you died and you stood before the Father and He said to you: Why should I let you into Heaven? 

How would you repsond?