From the Pastor's Desk This Week
- May 16, 2021- Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It is now almost one full year since the public celebration of Mass in Catholic churches across Connecticut returned after a three-month absence due to the coronavirus pandemic. In that time, attendance at Mass has not been a source of viral spread anywhere in… …
STUDENT MINISTRY FUNDRAISER
Our need: To defray the cost of bus transportation to (1) our annual mission trip with Catholic Heart Workcamp in Nashville, TN and (2) our trip to Damascus, a Catholic camp for middle school students.
Our goal: raise $8,500
Our reward: Fr. Sam will shave his beard
But wait…there’s more…
If we raise $12,000, we can support next year’s trips and Fr. Sam will remain clean-shaven until August!
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K OF C SOLICITING DONATIONS FOR FAMILIES IN NEED
The St. Pius X Knights of Columbus Council will be holding a fund raising drive after Masses next Saturday and Sunday May 22-23. Proceeds will go to Habitat for Humanity of Coastal Fairfield County (Habitat CFC), to support construction of affordable housing for low-income families in Bridgeport. After Mass, look for the Knights at tables outside St. Pius X. Any and all donations are greatly appreciated–and in honor of the upcoming Memorial Day holiday, those who donate will receive a Patriotic themed gift.
PRINTED BULLETIN ADVERTISING SPACE AVAILABLE!
We now work with John Patrick Publishing Company, Inc., to print and sell ad space on our weekly Bulletin. View the online weekly Bulletin here. If you would like to advertise in the weekly Bulletin, email our Senior Sales Rep Jim Bochiechio or give Jim a call at 781-389-2198.
ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT
Come spend time with the Lord. Eucharistic Adoration is 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.
CROSSROADS 4 CHRIST FAIRFIELD
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 7PM-8PM, every Tuesday, Faith Center Community Room for fellowship and faith discussion, and then 8PM-9PM for adoration and confession in the Church. For more information email Paola Peña.
PARISH OFFICE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
The Parish Office is open to the public: Monday – Friday: 9AM-12Noon. 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, WEEKLY LATIN MASS, AND LIVESTREAM
-Daily Mass: 8:30AM, Church. 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: 7PM, Monday and Thursday (Unless otherwise noted,) Church
-Live Stream Schedule: Daily Mass and weekend Masses are live streamed and found on our Facebook page and our YouTube channel.
FRIDAY ROSARY IN THE CHURCH
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.
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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