Welcome to our parish!
Welcome to St. Pius X Catholic Church and School! For 50 years now, St. Pius X has been proclaiming the Gospel message and serving the spiritual needs of the city’s south side through more than 30 ministries. We are a vibrant and faithful parish community of approximately 1,500 families, in a city named after the Body of Christ. If you are looking for a place for Eucharistic worship and a caring spiritual family that you can call your own, we believe that you will find St. Pius X Catholic Church and School to be just what you are looking for. We invite you to come visit our parish, where it is our hope that you will encounter the presence of the Living God!
Whether you are a long-time church-goer or a newcomer to the life of faith, we pray that your time here will be richly blessed and we hope that you will come be a part of our growing faith community.
Should you like to become a member of our parish, please visit our newcomer’s page where you can find a registration form that you can place in the Sunday Collection or bring to the parish office. If you have any questions or you would like to have one of the clergy come for a visit, please feel free to contact us. May God pour out his blessings upon you!
Yours in Christ,
Fr. Paul A. Hesse
Latest Parish News:
Men's Club Retreat
The St. Pius X Men’s Club will be sponsoring a one-day retreat for men - 16 years and older, who have been confirmed, to investigate and understand the Gifts of the Holy Spirit. Throughout the day there will be personal testimony and study sessions to evaluate and recognize the gifts, and then explore opportunities to utilize the gifts and fulfill the confirmation promise. As always, there is no cost. The retreat is Saturday April 25th, from 8:00 am-3:00 pm in the Youth Building. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. After the retreat there will be a Mass at 3:00 pm and followed by a fellowship social from 3:30-4:30pm. Sign up sheets are located at the exit doors to the church. For more information or to sign up, please contact Steve Tagliabue at 361-994-9541 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently accepting contributions for our two scholarships; the Christopher Janosek and Emil Habeeb Scholarships. The graduating seniors in our parish will have the opportunity to apply for this scholarship money. If you would like to donate to either of these scholarships, you can drop your donation in the collection basket or make an online contribution. The scholarships will be awarded at graduation Mass.
Chris Janosek/Emil Habeeb Scholarships
All graduating high school seniors are invited to apply for the Chris Janosek/Emil Habeeb scholarships. Applications can be picked up at the Parish Office, Youth Building, or click here to download now. The deadline to apply is May 15th. No late submissions will be taken so make sure to get your applications in.
Healing Mass This Friday
Our parish will celebrate the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick at Mass this coming Friday, May 1st, at 5:30 p.m. All who are infirm, preparing for surgery, or advanced in years are particularly encouraged to join us for the Sacrament of Healing.
Feeling a little empty? Spend time with Jesus!
Do you feel as though you are running out of steam? Do you feel distant from God? Do you enjoy your relationship with God? We would like to invite you to an hour of prayer in the church every Thursday evening from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Come spend some time in the presence of the Lord in adoration before the Blessed Sacrament. You're guaranteed to feel rejuvenated and more peaceful after passing time in the presence of Our Savior!
Evening of Eucharistic Adoration and Global Rosary
Please join us for Eucharistic Adoration and the recitation of the Holy Rosary on May 7 at 7:00pm. Father James Kelleher, SOLT, an internationally known speaker, will give his talk on Mary, Mother of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Children from St. Pius Catholic School will form a living rosary. Refreshments will be served following the Holy Hour. Please come and invite a friend.
Are You A Graduating?
St. Pius X will be honoring all High School and College students who are graduating this May/June at a Mass for Graduates on May 31, 2015 at 5:30 p.m. We would like to invite you to participate by wearing your graduation robe in procession and be honored on that day. If you are graduating and would like to participate, please contact the parish office at 361-993-4053, or email us at parishoffice @stpiusxcc.org, and let us know so that we can prepare for you.
8:15a.m. Mon - Fri
5:30p.m. Wed & Fri
8:15a.m. - 1st Saturday
5:30p.m. - 1st Friday Healing Mass
Saturday Vigil Mass
12:00noon & 5:30p.m.