Saint Pius X Parish is a Catholic faith community of worship, prayer and thanksgiving, serving the world through outreach and action.  Realizing our baptismal call, we envision ourselves serving the Kingdom of God through:

  • vibrant and nourishing liturgies             
  • knowledge of the faith and personal spiritual growth
  • social justice and responsibility        
  • responsible stewardship of time, talent and treasure

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Book of the Names of the Dead

Book of the Names of the Dead







Perhaps you have been worshipping with us for years. You may have served as an usher or greeter. Maybe your children are enrolled in Religious Education or in one of the Catholic Schools. We appreciate all that you have done for our parish and are grateful to have you with us. We invite you to consider the RCIA process that prepares adults for full sacramental union with the Catholic Church.

Sessions begin in mid-September but conversation and registration is available now by calling Linda Van Etten at 393-4445 or send her an email at


Wine and Wisdom

Wine and Wisdom

Religious Education

Religious Education

Registration for the 2014-2015 school year is available online at


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If you have any questions about Religious Education or registration contact Deanna Gerber or Barb Miller.


Click here for 2014 - 2015 Religious Education Calendar


2014 - 2015 Registration Tips

Mass Times

Saturday 4:30 pm (Reconciliation 3:30 - 4:00)
Sunday 8:30 am and 11:00 am

Weekdays/Holydays: see bulletin

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday - 9:00 am - noon

Mass Times

New Mass Times

Current Events

Needed: Bottle caps

For decoration ideas for Fall Fest 2014, we would like people to start collecting ...Read More »

Greeters, Ushers, Lector, Lead EM’s and Altar Servers

I’m concerned about the number of no-shows which has been rising the last few ...Read More »

Summer Ministry Schedule

If you have volunteered to be Greeter, Usher, Altar Server, Lector or  Lead EM ...Read More »



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Current Service Opportunities

Do you need service hours for school or National Honor Society? Summer is a great time to get those done.

Are you looking to help out at your parish?  Click here for service opportunities that are updated weekly. We will remove a specific opportunity when it is filled or the date is past.



Are you young, old, male, female, middle or high school,........... anyone looking for a way to be more involved at St. Pius?  Try volunteering as an usher!  We need friendly, helpful people who are willing to assist with the collection and communion at our weekend liturgies.  No training is required; we let you “shadow” an usher once or twice to get the hang of it.  After that, we’ll schedule you as often as you’d like at whichever Mass you prefer!  (Our greatest needs are for the 4:30 and 11:00 Masses.)  If you feel that God is calling you to serve your parish through this ministry, please contact Marianne in the Liturgy Office at 393-4445 or  Team up with your husband/wife, son/daughter, mom/dad, Confirmation sponsor, friend, etc., and make this a fun way to share your time and talent!


Holy Week 2014

Metro Catholic Outreach


Metro Catholic Outreach is a collaborative project of the eleven Catholic Parishes of the Cedar Rapids Metro area. This outreach provides a food pantry, call center for referrals and assistance and emergency financial assistance to those in need in our area.

For further information, see the following links, or  contact Sister Joellen ( or 319-393-4445)
- Metro Catholic website - Metro Catholic Outreach Overview - Metro Catholic Outreach - A Cooperative Effort -
Outreach Volunteer Registration Form


Scouting For Food

We collected and sorted the food collection on September 21, 2015.  We had 13 cub scouts and 24 parents/siblings participate in the food drive. Collectively we had more than 55 hours of volunteer time. 

Scouting for Food


Click here to read Cedar Rapids Gazette Article

Archbishop's Statement on Ice Bucket Challenge

Please click here to read the statement from Archbishop Jackels related to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Play and Pray

Play and Pray

Early Learning Center


St. Pius X Catholic School had a celebrated with a ground breaking ceremony on Tuesday, November 19th at 1:00 pm for a new Early Learning Center to be opened in August of 2014. Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance ambassadors were on hand for the event as well as Father Thompson of St. Pius X Parish, Father Ressler of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish and Archdiocesan Superintendent Jeff Henderson.  Also celebrating the event were past and present St. Pius/St. Elizabeth board members, parents, teachers and children.

The St. Pius X/St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School Board has approved the expansion of the current preschool program to include wrap around daycare services. The new center will serve infants through preschool aged children of all faiths and backgrounds and operate year round.  Enrollment begins immediately and all inquiries should be made to Principal Brian O’Donnell at 319-393-4507 or


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