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The Fourth Week of Advent

Posted: December 24, 2014

St. Pius X Christmas Masses

The Nativity of the Lord
Dec. 24 ~ 5:30pm
Dec. 24 ~ 10:30pm (caroling begins at 10pm)
Dec. 25 ~ 9:30am


HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS RETREAT:  Please pray for all the high school girls on retreat this weekend at St. Pius X.  

A CLEANING MOB will be gathering on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 9am to help the church look its best for the Christmas season.  We'll be cleaning, polishing, vacumming, wiping down and other tasks.  All are welcome.  Lunch will be served!  Call the parish office at 532-9344 before noon on Friday if you can help.

DECORATE THE CHURCH FOR CHRISTMAS:  If you'd like to help decorate the church for Christmas, please meet at noon on Sunday (12/21) in the gathering area.  

LITURGICAL MINISTER SIGNUPS FOR CHRISTMAS MASSES:  There are still openings for the Christmas Masses...especially ushers.  See the sign-up sheets in the vestibule or sign-up through Ministry Scheduler.

SPIRITUAL STOCK:  We are sending 75 teens and 14 adults to Catholic Heart Workcamp in the summer of 2015.  We would really love your financial support.  You can purchase Spiritual Stock in our teens for $20 a share.  All shareholders will be invited to a banquet in July to hear firsthand how their investment helped make a difference not only for our youth, but the people they served in Nashville, TN and Farmington Hills, MI.  Contact the Formation Office at 538-2600. 

ST. PIUS X NEXT WEEK (Dec 22 - 26)

•    Monday (12/22) & Tuesday (12/23) - 9am-5pm
•    Wednesday (12/24) & Friday (12/26) -9am - Noon
•    Thursday (12/25) - Closed
There will be no daily Mass on Friday (12/26).


ALL SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE ALUMNI...you are invited to an SNL Reunion on Saturday, Jan. 3. We will gather at 5:15pm to attend Mass and then gather in the youth room at 6:45pm for dinner and fellowship.  All graduates and post/present core (adult) team members are welcome.  Please RSVP to Merry Hass at mhass@spxcatholic.org or call 538-2600.

JOY IN JANUARY:  A book study of Pope Francis' exhortation The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) on four Wednesdays in January...starting Jan. 7 at 7pm.  Please call the parish office at 532-9344 if you'd like to take part in the book study.  Books will be handed out on Jan. 7.


EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS NEEDED FOR NURSING HOMES:   This is for current ministers of the Eucharist or we will train new ones; contact Majorie Flores at 532-9344 x106 of mflores@spxcatholic.org
•    Brookcrest after the 8:30am Mass any time a month has a fifth Sunday and as a substitute for other ministers to call.

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.