Founded April 10, 1980, the focus of the St. Matthew Philippine American Association (SMPAA) is to foster unity among Philippino parishioners and the entire parish community of St. Matthew Church while maintaining our heritage, culture, and traditions based upon our christian values and beliefs.
We provide financial assistance to St. Matthew Church for the maintainence of the church and school.
We assist various parishes in the Philippines that have been ravaged by natural disasters.
We raise funds to provide scholarships to deserving students of St. Matthew Church.
We support St. Matthew Church and the Diocese of Metuchen Commission for the Philippino Apostolate in their religious activities to enhance our spiritual fulfillment.