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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 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


Would you like to be an Altar Server?

If you are currently in 3rd – 12th Grade, and have already received Holy Communion for the first time, and have your parents’ permission, you are eligible to become an Altar Server.  If you are interested in training to become an Altar Server, please click here and fill out the form.

Would you like to be a Master of Ceremony (MC)?

If you are currently an Altar Server with three or more years’ experience, and if you are in the 9th – 12th Grade, you are eligible to become a Master of Ceremony (MC). If you are interested in training to become an MC, please click here and fill out the form.

Knights of Columbus News

  • Save the Date:  All you can eat Waffle Breakfast, Sunday, November 11 in the Parish Hall.  Ticket go on sale soon!
  • Join us for the Sunday Rosary at 9:25am in the church.
  • Next council meeting will be held Tuesday, November 5th, 6:30pm, CC#1.

Parent Meetings for Parents of Altar Servers and Parents of MC’s

First of all, thank you for encouraging your son/daughter to serve as an Altar Server/MC. Father Paul needs to meet with at least one parent of each of our current Altar Servers/MC’s. There are two times/dates to pick from. Both sessions will cover the same material, so please attend the session that works best for you.

Saturday, October 20th @ 10:00 am in the main church, or

Monday, October 22nd @ 6:00 pm in the main church

Please note that these meetings are for parents only. We will have training for our Altar Servers and MC’s at a different time.


Training for Current Altar Servers and MC’s

If you are currently an Altar Server or an MC you will need to attend one of the following training sessions:

Saturday, October 27th @ 10:00 am in the main church, or

Monday, October 29th @ 6:00 pm in the main church

Thank you for your continued service to the good people of our faith community!


Altar & Rosary Society

The next St. Pius X Altar & Rosary Society meeting will be Thursday, October 25th at 9:30am in CC #2.  All St. Pius members are invited to attend.  Come join us for the rosary, fellowship, and refreshments.   For more information contact Susan Dougherty at 361-855-8541 or



The St. Pius X Catholic School Halloween Carnival is just two weeks away! Mark your calendars for Friday night, October 26th from 5:30-10pm.  Come out and enjoy great carnival food (food trucks galore); kid-friendly games (bounce houses, dunking booth, rock climbing wall, ring toss, cake walk, toy walk), and an amazing silent auction in the Parish Hall where we serve beer and wine. 

Blood Drive at St. Pius

Giving so that others may live.  The next Blood Drive has been scheduled for Sunday, October 21st from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Photo I.D. required.  All donors will receive a T-shirt and a coupon, while supplies last.

CMSE Recertification Class

On Tuesday, October 23rd , there will be a CMSE CORE class at 6:30pm in CC #1.

Holy Day of Obligation ~ All Saints

Thursday, November 1st, is All Saints and is a Holy Day of Obligation. We will have several Masses available to help you fulfill your obligation. We will have Vigil Mass on Wednesday, October 31st, at 5:30 p.m. and Masses on Thursday at 8:15 a.m., 12:00 noon, and 6:00 p.m.  Be sure to mark your calendars!


Women’s Day Retreat

The Women’s Day Retreat is a 1-day Eucharistic Centered Catholic lay retreat presented by fellow parishioners like yourself.  Much of the day will be spent with a team of women who face the same difficulties as you are living in today's world. The day is filled with talks, reflection time, singing, praying, the Sacraments, and sharing the blessing of our Lord. The day is also an opportunity for retreatants to develop a deeper relationship with the Lord and fellow parishioners.  The date will be November 3, 2018 from 7:30am - 8:00pm.  Cost will be $30.00 per person. If you have any questions please feel free to contact (Director) Celeste Lutz 361-510-9834.  Blessings to All.













































































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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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