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
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Make your Lenten observances extra special this year! Join us for any of the following Lenten services:
6:30 a.m. Daily Lenten Mass (Monday - Friday)
8:15 a.m. Daily Mass (Monday - Saturday)
7:00 p.m. Adoration (Thursday's)
7:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross (Friday's)
Lenten Guidelines for Fasting and Abstinence
Please remember that Lent is a time for penance in order to draw us out of our own selfishness and attend to the voice of God in our lives. As a part of our observance of Lent, we are asked to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Fasting consists of eating only one full meal and two smaller snacks (the two snacks, when added together should equal no more than one meal). Fasting is required of all Catholics 18-59 years of age. Abstinence is required of all Catholics age 14 and older and consists of refraining from eating meat on all the Fridays of Lent. Meat includes red meat and poultry. Fish and vegetables are acceptable.
LENTEN MISSION 2014
Our Lenten Mission is set for the weekend of March 29-30 through Wednesday, April 2. The theme for our mission: Prayer is dangerous. If we truly take time to pray it will call us back into right relationship with God, others and ourselves. Check the schedule and make your plans!
Lenten Mission: Prayer is Dangerous
Schedule of Events
ALL WEEKEND MASSES: General Introduction
MONDAY AND TUESDAY (March 31st - April 1st)
8:15 AM Mass
7:00 PM Mass with extended homily
WEDNESDAY (April 2nd)
8:15 AM Mass
Noon Reconciliation Service
7:00 PM Reconciliation Service
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.