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Sharing our Faith, Securing Our Future

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 11/18/14

Here are some things to think about: If your annual giving is $500 – you have paid for the hosts, wine, altar candles, etc for one month If your annual giving is $1,500 – you have paid for our Sacramental Programs for one month If your annual giving is ... Read More »

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

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 6/10/14

I’m concerned about the number of no-shows which has been rising the last few weeks.  I know the weather has gotten nicer and our plans change (for me too:) but please, if you can’t make your scheduled time, we ask that you find a sub.  We count on everyone ... Read More »

Summer Liturgy

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 5/14/14

In our culture people dress more casually in the summer. Still, please think twice about your attire when you dress for Mass. Shorts, sleeveless shirts, flip-flops, etc., are not appropriate for serving in a liturgical ministry.  Even if you don’t necessarily plan to minister, please dress modestly just in ... Read More »

When is Easter?

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 4/15/14

Like to plan ahead?  Here are the dates of Easter Sunday for the next several years.  April 5, 2015 March 27, 2016 April 16, 2017 April 1, 2018 April 21, 2019 April 12, 2020  

Hot Off the Press

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 9/12/13

St. Pius X is in the news, click here to read all about it. 

Back to School

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 8/22/13

Father in heaven, bless all students, teachers and staff as they begin a new school year.  Help them to use the gifts you have given them, keep them safe as they learn and grow.  We ask this is your holy name.  Amen

 

“Sing to the Lord a new song; sing to the Lord, all the earth.” – Psalm 96:1

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 8/08/13

Each of our singing groups is putting out the welcome mat for new members.  Did you know that here at St. Pius we have eight different groups to choose from?  There’s certainly one (or more than one) that fits your style and schedule!

 

* Celebration Choir – An ... Read More »

Thanks for your Life-Giving Support!

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 7/05/13

ANNUAL BLOOD DRIVE  

A huge thanks to all who came to donate blood on Wednesday, June 19 at the annual St. Pius X Blood Drive in conjunction with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center.  Your time and effort will help as many as 123 patients at area hospitals from ... Read More »

Family Life

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 6/28/13

Take a few minutes to check out the July/Aug Family Newsletter from the Archdiocesan Family Life Office. Quick reads about marriage, kids and family life.http://www.arch.pvt.k12.ia.us//FamilyLife/pdfs/famnewsletter2013/JulyAugustFM.pdf

Vacation Bible School 2013

Posted by Melanie Martin-trainor on 6/26/13

Click here for photos from Vacation Bible School 2013