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Welcome to our parish!

Welcome to St. Pius X Catholic Church and School! For over 50 years now, St. Pius X Parish 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 sound 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 dynamic 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 to 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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Men's Club News

The regular monthly meeting of the Men's Club will be held this Tuesday, April 20th, at 7:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall, starting with dinner at 6:30 p.m.  For any men of the Parish who are interested in this ministry and fellowship opportunity, please feel free to join us!!  Masks are required and social distancing will be observed.

April 22nd Adoration & Confessions Canceled

Adoration and confessions on Thursday, April 22nd, are being canceled due to our Confirmation Mass that evening at 6:30 p.m.

Scholarship Donations

We are currently accepting contributions for our two scholarships; the Christopher Janosek and Emil & Marie 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 the Graduation Mass.


We are embarking upon a tremendous opportunity to unite the Body of Christ in a profound way within our diocese. Parishes are taking part in a diocesan-wide program that will unite the Diocese of Corpus Christi in prayer through the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament.  A Traveling Monstrance is making its way from parish to parish with the sole purpose of uniting us in prayer before our Lord in Holy Hour Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in preparation of the Feast of Corpus Christi. After traveling the entire diocese, the monstrance will be used at our diocesan Feast of Corpus Christi celebration scheduled on June 3, 2021.  We invite all of you to embrace this opportunity in coming together as the Body of Christ and spending time with Our Lord in prayer as we honor the Name we bear as a diocese.  The Traveling Monstrance will be here at St. Pius X on May 6th.  Mark your calendars!

Feast of Corpus Christi 2021

June 3, 2021 begins the celebration!  Begin with a Diocesan Procession and Holy Hours on June 3, 2021 at Corpus Christi Cathedral.  Celebrate at your local parish on the following Sunday, June 6th.


CMSE Certification Now Online

If you volunteer in a ministry here in the parish, please check your blue card to see if you have expired!  If you have passed your expiration date, and wish to renew, you can now do it online.  Please go to www.dioceseccorg/training.  Click on “Step Two - Complete Safe Environment Training” and follow the steps.  Please know that if you renew your training online, you will no longer receive a blue card but instead will receive an email informing you that your training is complete and the diocesan database will be updated.  If you do not have the means to complete this training online, please call the parish office at 361-993-4053 to let us know.  Once we know how we can safely offer this class, we will reach out to you to let you know.

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Infant Baptism






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



Sunday Masses

8:00a.m., 10:00a.m.,

12:00noon & 5:30p.m.

Vietnamese Mass 7:30p.m.


Reconciliation Schedule

Holy Day of Obligation Schedule


Upcoming Events


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