From the Pastor's Desk This Week
ST. PIUS X GIVING TREE 2020
Now more than ever, our local agencies need our support to make this year’s holiday season special for those in need. Our agencies will only accept GIFT CARDS this year. No tags will be used. Here are the gift cards needed:
–Walmart: This is the number one gift requested by all our agencies. You may purchase these gift cards online at www.walmart.com and they will be mailed right to your home!
–Grocery: Stop and Shop, Shop Rite, and BJ’s
–Drug Store: CVS and Walgreens
–Retail: Target, Sephora, and Old Navy
–Coffee: Dunkin Donuts (small denominations)
Drop off Gift Cards by November 29 in the secure drop-off box located in the St. Pius X Church Vestibule.
NOTE: You may also donate via St. Pius X Online Giving,simply choose Christmas Giving Tree Gift and we will take the funds raised and purchase gift cards.
Questions? Email Cathy or Doug Van Tornhout at email@example.com.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Come spend some time with the Lord. We are pleased to announce that Eucharistic Adoration will now be held every Tuesday, 8PM-9PM, in the Church. This is a wonderful way to take time away from the chaos of the world, quiet your mind, pray, and deepen your connection with the Lord.
“Good friends find pleasure in one another’s company.
Let us know pleasure in the company of our best Friend,
a Friend who can do everything for us, a friend who loves us beyond
measure. Here in the Blessed Sacrament we can talk to him straight from the heart.”—St. Alphonsus de Liguori
WEEKEND MASS REGISTRATION
Masses for the weekend: 5:15PM Saturday, and 7:30AM, 9:00AM, 10:30AM, and 12Noon on Sunday. Registration is required to attend. Please indicate how many people will be in your party (individual names not needed, only the number). You can also register to help as an usher or with after-Mass clean-up. Register here. You will receive a confirmation e-mail after you register, check your spam box in case you do not see it. Remember to wear a mask:)
CROSSROADS 4 CHRIST FAIRFIELD
A young adult ministry hosted at St. Pius X
Are you a young adult seeking authentic community? Are you looking for a place to deepen your relationship with Jesus and increase your understanding of the Catholic faith? Join us for Crossroads for Christ every Tuesday night in the Faith Center Community Room at 7PM-8PM for fellowship and faith discussion, and then 8PM-9PM for adoration and confession in the Church. For more information contact Paola Peña at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PARISH OFFICE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Parish Office is open to the public: Monday – Friday: 9AM-12Noon. Please wear a mask when you enter the office, sign the log, and state your request from 6’ away from the reception desk. The staff continues to work remotely and can be reached via email when they are not physically in the office. We look forward to seeing you!
DAILY MASS AND WEEKLY LATIN MASS
- Daily Mass takes place in the Church at 8:30AM. Remember to take all health precautions necessary for yourself and for others. Since daily Mass has a smaller number of people attending, sign-up isn’t required.
- Latin Mass takes place in the Church at 7 PM, Monday and Thursday (Unless otherwise noted.)
- Live Stream Schedule: Daily Mass at 8:30AM and our weekend Masses are live streamed and found on our Facebook page and our YouTube channel.
FRIDAY ROSARY RETURNS!
- Friday Rosary is Back! Come pray the rosary with us following the 8:30AM Mass, Fridays in the Church. After the rosary, Pat Heile will lead the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. All are welcome to attend!
CHAPEL OPEN FOR PRIVATE PRAYER
The Chapel is open daily for private prayer outside of Mass times. Practice social distancing of 6’ between one another. Do not visit the Chapel or leave your home if you are feeling ill or have flu symptoms.
Confessions are heard 7PM-8PM, Wednesdays and 4PM-5PM, Saturdays in the Community Room. If you are unable to get out of the house but would like to go to confession, a priest can come to you—we will stand outside 6’ away. Just email Fr. Sam.
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