St. Pius X, August 21

Giuseppe Sarto was born in 1835 in the small village of Riese, Italy. He was ordained in 1858 and served God’s people as a curate (nine years), pastor (eight years), Spiritual Director of the diocesan seminary (nine years), bishop (nine years), cardinal (eight years) and pope (eleven years.) During his pontificate, Pius X confronted, challenged and inspired many critical issues facing the Church. He is referred to as the “Pope of the Eucharist” because he encouraged frequent and fervent reception of communion for all Catholics, especially children who had reached seven years of age. He established and promoted the practice of looking at the elevated Host while interiorly praying the words of St. Thomas, “My Lord and My God.” He reformed the liturgy and Gregorian chant. Pius X took as his papal motto, the passage from Paul, “To restore all things in Christ, that Christ might be all and in all.” He died in 1914 and was canonized in 1954. His will read, “I was born poor; I lived poor; I wish to die poor.”



















Save the Date for Sunday, September 9!





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12Noon-5PM, Sunday, September 9 with the Outdoor Mass at 10:30AM

Back by popular demand! The St. Pius X GRILL
with Hotdogs, Hamburgers, Grilled Chicken, Corn on the Cob,
AND Sausage and Peppers and Roast Beef from A&S Italian Fine Foods!

Alene’s Ice Cream Truck!

Beer, Wine, Soda, Juice Boxes, and Water

Live Music featuring The Highland Rovers and Bar Car Band!

The Tag Sale

Parish Raffle—Your chance to win 4 American Express Gift Cards

Bake Sale with Micalizzi’s Italian Ices

Inflatables and Games—$20 All Day Wristband

1st Responders Touch A Truck with Fairfield’s
Finest: Police, Fire, and AMR


​Thank you to Tanya Annuncio who has graciously agreed to chair this year’s event.







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Support for Vocations/Seminarians

Our Council has adopted a seminarian who is dedicating his life to the priesthood. As part of our support for his preparation for religious life, we provide him with a small assistance at Christmas and Easter. This comes in the form of a check that reflects what we have gathered through fundraising activities, and donations. For more information about our seminarian, you may contact Vincent Giandurco at vgct07@gmail.com.










Fridays, immediately following the 8:30AM Mass.

Join us for this peaceful time of prayer following the 8:30AM Mass every Friday in the Chapel. You can participate or sit, listen, and reflect. All are welcome!


Visit the Leadership Institute

Visit The Leadership Institute website at www.formationreimagined.org

Welcome to St. Pius

We, the members of St. Pius X Parish, are a Roman Catholic family of faith rooted in the Eucharist, nourished by God’s Word and faithful to the sacramental life of the Church. We are committed to welcoming every person we encounter with the love and mercy of Christ. We strive to imitate Christ in all that we say and do. We are committed to teaching and sharing the Gospel, to supporting one another in prayer and action, and to reaching out to those in need, so that, as a community of disciples, we can embrace our parish patron’s call to “restore all things in Christ.”

Parish Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
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Monday through Saturday 8:30am
Saturday Vigil 5:15pm
Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am & 12:00pm

Vigil 5:30pm
Holy Day 8:30am and 7:30pm

Wednesdays  7:00pm – 8:00pm (Chapel)
Saturdays 4:00pm – 4:45pm (Church)

If you know a parishioner who is seriously ill, please contact the Rectory.

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Are you holding God's name sacred in everything that you do? Fr. Sam explores the first petition of the Our Father in this week's #FaithFriday!
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Having interesting discussions over the last few days. It's been difficult, to say the least. I'm finding myself defending the in- defensible, yet I'm hearing nothing from the diocese, the same diocese who turned me away when Bishop Lori was there. We're at a crossroads, imo. Fr. Sam is brilliant, as always!

An exciting bible study is coming to St. Pius X this Fall! You don't want to miss it!

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Friends, today we celebrate the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. In her great “Magnificat,” Mary is the new Isaiah and the new Jeremiah and the new Ezekiel, for she announces with greatest clarity and joy the coming of the Messiah.

What was only vaguely foreseen in those great prophetic figures is now in clear focus: “He has shown the strength of his arm; he has scattered the proud in their conceit; he has filled the hungry with good things and the rich he has sent away empty. He has come to the help of his servant Israel, for he has remembered his promise of mercy, the promise he made to our fathers, to Abraham and his children forever.” There is nothing stronger or more beautiful in any of the prophets.

Mary is the true Israel, and she knows what to do and how to do it with enthusiasm. No dawdling, backpedaling, straying, or complaining: she moves, she goes. And she goes upon the heights (the “hill country” that Luke describes), which is exactly where God had always summoned Israel, so that it could be a light to the nations.

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