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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Saturday Vigil 5:15pm
Sunday 7:30am, 9:00am, 10:30am & 12:00pm

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Fr. Sam. Thank you for your homily this morning. It was obvious to anyone at the 7:30 AM Mass this morning how difficult it was for you to speak about this new but recurring issue. It certainly shakes your faith to the core when priests would do such evil to young and innocent children. But this issue needed to be addressed from the altar and I, for one, am happy you did so. Please know that you and Fr. Tim are in my prayers, as well as Bishop Frank and all the good Priests of our diocese. “Keep the Faith” and continue the good work you do for St. Pius. 🙏🙏

Thank you, Father Sam, for taking on this enormous evil and offering thoughts on how we in the Church may move forward while keeping the care of the victims first and foremost and working to end this horrific evil once and for all.

Today at Mass I cried because evil is trying hard to destroy our church. Thanks to all priests and nouns who stay faith on their vocations! 🙏🏻 Let’s all pray more to our leaders in Christ! 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

FrSam Kachuba this homily was so powerful. Thank you for sharing it here. We just said that we wished we could hear it again. Thank you for all that you do for our church. We are grateful for you.

Thank you. Thank you, thank you, thank you. And, again, thank you.

Thanks for sharing this . I am out of town and missed that . All priests are in my prayers 🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

So happy you posted this🙏🏻 prayers for you and the church 🙏🏻

Thanks for sharing. Beautifully written.

Powerful. Thank you 🙏🏻

I think Theresa had a Mr.

I think Theresa had a Mr.Green for History. i am glad to see that you are screening potential seminarians. This will eventually greatly mitigate the problem.I always thought the Virtus training was irrelevant.It was deflecting away from the real problem,homosexual abuse of young men and adolescent boys which was considered normal by the general press. I am looked upon as a quaint throwback because I feel the need for regular Confession. Sin is no more! Try to say the Rosary daily, and fast and/or abstain regularly. Keep up the good work. I follow you on Facebook.

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