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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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Join Us in Praying the Rosary

Join us on Sundays in the church at 7:30am prior to the 8:00am Mass or at 9:25am prior to the 10am Mass to pray the Rosary.

Acts of Charity

We will have our first meeting of the year on Tuesday, January 25, 2022 in the Parish Hall from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.  Please join us!  Acts of Charity is collecting blankets for the shelters serving the homeless.  Please bring new or clean/gently used blankets to the bin in the entry foyer of the church. Thank you.

That Man Is You

Jesus did not say to the Jews, “I’ve come to save you from Roman oppression and taxation.” Christ did not promise a worldly kingdom. In fact, He said, “In the world you will have tribulation ... yet I have overcome the world ... My kingship is not of this world ... My kingdom is in your midst ... My kingdom is within you!” The kingdom of God is among us. Indeed, it is here now. For where the King is, there is His Kingdom. Let us live with an eternal perspective. May we become the men we need to rebuild the kingdom! Join us for food, fellowship and faith on Saturdays, 6:30-8:00am in the Youth Building.  All men are welcome. Learn more at

COVID-19 Is Surging – Safety Precautions

There has been a recent uptick in local cases of COVID-19 over the last several weeks.  For your own safety, we encourage you to practice mitigation efforts.  Consider:  

           • Face masks when in close proximity to others

            • Physical distancing

            • Adjusting interactions with others to reduce close contact

            • Handwashing

            • Sanitizing


Traveling Monstrance

The Traveling Monstrance will travel throughout the diocese and lead up to the Eucharistic Congress' Feast of Corpus Christi on June 16, 2022.  The Eucharistic Congress, Feast of Corpus Christi Traveling Monstrance will be visiting parishes beginning in January.  Please continue to watch the bulletin for the date that it will be visiting our parish.

Ecumenical Prayer Service for Christian Unity

All parishioners are invited to attend an Ecumenical Prayer Service at Corpus Christi Cathedral on Sunday, January 23, 2022 at 4:00 pm in observance of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.  Bishop Mulvey and ministers from other Christian denominations will gather to pray together.  This is an opportunity to share our Christian lives with all of God’s people, praying with and for them and giving witness to our Christian Faith through action.  We do so, bearing in mind the words of Jesus, “I pray not only for them, but also for those who will believe in me through their word, so that they may all be one” (Jn17:21)

Pray to Protect Human Life!

Participate in 9 Days for Life from January 19 – 27, 2022 for the protection of human life.  This annual novena includes a daily intention with a short reflection to help build a culture of life.  Daily Prayers for the novena can be downloaded at

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  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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Register Online for the Following:


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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