From the Pastor's Desk - Archive

October 17, 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Each year, as you know, the Diocese of Bridgeport holds the Annual Catholic Appeal, a fundraising effort that helps to finance vital ministries and charitable works of the Catholic Church throughout Fairfield County. The 2021 Appeal has gone very well for most parishes: we at St. Pius are at 90% of our fundraising goal of $234,600. That amount has been reached through the generosity of 310 donors. A new facet of the campaign this year is the pairing of parishes. That is, some of the parishes in the Diocese that are spiritually and pastorally…read more

October 10, 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, The Gospel passages read at Mass for the last few weeks have included some very real challenges for us, as well as a sense of urgency. To live according to the Gospel that Jesus preaches is no easy task. Nor is there any time to waste! In each of the Gospel passages we have reflected on over these weeks, we should note, in addition to the challenges our Lord places before us, the real longing of the human heart that echoes in the Gospel. For example, two weeks ago we heard Jesus telling the…read more