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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: January 18, 2015

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

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Saturday, Jan. 17 ~ 5:30pm (Abacus will be playing)  

Sunday, Jan. 18 ~ 8:30am & 10:30am

We welcome Father Brad Schoeberle, CSP, as presider at our Masses this weekend.  Father Brad is a Paulist Father and pastor of St. Luke University Parish in Allendale.


CONFIRMATION RETREAT:  Please pray for our Confirmation candidates who will be on retreat at St. Pius X this weekend.  This retreat begins at 9am on Saturday and ends at 9am on Sunday.  Sponsors will attend the 5:30pm Mass on Saturday with their candidates and need to be at church at 4:30pm.  The band Abacus will be providing music at the Mass.

 BIG FAITH: small group LENT will begin signups for faith sharing groups next weekend.

ST. PIUS X NEXT WEEK (Jan. 19 - 24)

Morning Prayer will be celebrated in place of daily Mass on Tuesday, Jan. 20 at 8:30am.          

K of C Officers' Meeting:  Monday (1/19) at 7pm in the PC LL #3

YOUNG ADULTS:  Monday (1/19) at 8pm in the PC LL #4

CATHOLIC RENEWAL SERIES:  Have you been away from the Catholic Church for some time and would like a refresher on some of the Church's beliefs and practices? Are you a Catholic who feels alienated, hurt, or confused?  If so, you are invited to join us for a five-week "renewal" course.  This will be a time to listen and learn about topics, ask questions, clear up misconceptions and hurts, and deepen your faith and identity as a Catholic.  We will meet 6:30-8:30pm beginning on Tuesday, Jan. 20-Feb. 17.  Contact Marjorie Flores at 532-9344 or seeker@spxcatholic.org.

MOM'S GROUP:  Join us for a relaxing evening on Tuesday (1/20) at 7pm for dinner and a movie; childcare is provided.

JOY OF THE GOSPEL BOOK STUDY:  Wednesday (1/21) following the 6:30pm Mass in McDuffee.

 FINANCE COUNCIL MEETING:  Wednesday (1/21) at 7:15pm in the PC LL #1

 ALTAR SERVER APPRECIATION CELEBRATION:  All servers past and present join us on Saturday, Jan. 24 following the 5:30pm Mass in Danner Hall.  We'll have pizza, games, prizes and awards.  Please RSVP by Jan. 21 to Sandy at 538-2600 x118 or email sgrandy@spxcatholic.org.  Parents are welcome to join us for the award ceremony at 8:15pm.


CROSSROADS CATECHETICAL DAY: Saturday, Jan. 31 from 8am-3:30pm at Holy Redeemer Parish.  Registration packets are available online or Contact Elizabeth Pung at 538-2600 or epung@spxcatholic.org.

50+LUNCH:  We're kicking the new year off with more regular gatherings, events and outings. Our first event is lunch at Russ' in Grandville on Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 11:30am.  To help us have an idea of numbers, RSVP to the parish office at 532-9344 by Monday, Jan. 26.

USHERS MEETING will be held on Thursday, Jan. 29 at 6pm in Danner Hall.  We will discuss balancing out our teams and assigning teams to particular Mass times as well as finding new strategies to recruit new members; pizza will be provided. Questions? Contact Jason Jaworowicz 269-491-5520.

WINTER BLAST 2015:  This year's Winter Blast will take the parish Around the World on Friday, Feb. 6.  The blast is an opportunity to come together and celebrate as a parish.  We'll have a DJ, drinks, and food.  Festivities start at 7pm in Danner Hall.  If you're registered at the parish and 21 or older...look for your invitation soon. RSVP by clicking here or call the parish office at 532-9344.


MINISTER OF COMMUNION NEEDED for a female homebound parishioner every Sunday.  Please contact Marjorie Flores at 532-9344 or mflores@spxcatholic.org.

HELP SERVE CHRIST'S BODY & BLOOD:  A special training for parishioners interested in becoming extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion at Mass will be offered at 7pm Wednesday, Feb. 11 (immediately following the 6:30pm Mass). This is a very powerful ministry of service to Jesus Christ and the people of God.  Please consider coming to discern if God is calling you to serve him in this manner.  Let us know if you'll attend by contacting the parish office at 532-9344; parishoffice@spxcatholic.org.  If you are interested, but cannot attend the Feb. 11 meeting, please let us know so a future session can be scheduled.


Lord's Day Mass ~ Saturdays (5:30pm) and Sundays (8:30am & 10:30am)

Daily Mass ~ Tuesdays & Fridays (8:30am) and Wednesdays (6:30pm)

Elementary Formation Classes (9am) on Sundays & (4pm & 6pm) on Wednesdays

Nursery ~ Sundays during the 10:30 Mass (Room #103)

Men's Bible Study ~ Mondays (7am)

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament ~ Tuesdays (9am-7pm)

Cantor Practice ~ Wednesdays (6:30pm)

Choir Practice ~ Wednedsays (7pm)

Ladies Bible Study ~ Thursday (9:30am)

Contemporary Group Choir Practice ~ Saturdays (4pm)

Reconciliation/Confessions ~ Saturdays (4-4:45pm)

The Chapel is open weekdays for prayer from 7:30am-7:30pm. 

Please call the office at 532-9344 or email parishoffice@spxcatholic.org with any questions.