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Saint Pius X Catholic Church

 

500 West Marquette Street ~ Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

PHONE: 920-733-0575     FAX: 920-749-8056

Rev. Thomas Farrell, Pastor ~ Rev. William Van Dynhoven, Associate Pastor

Rev.  Mr. Rick Simon, Deacon

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We, the Roman Catholic Church of St. Pius X,

are dedicated to continue the mission of Jesus Christ through the sacraments,

with the Eucharist as the source and summit of our faith, enriched by prayer, education, and service.

It is Turning into a Cold Winter!

Watch this Space for the Latest Closing Notice for the

Chapel of Divine Mercy

 

The  Chapel is open today.

 

Thank You for Your Devotion


CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK SCHEDULE CHANGES

 

Wednesday, January 28th, Mass will be at 8:00 a.m.

 

Friday, January 30th, St. Francis Xavier School Mass will be at 10:00 a.m.

 

Church Schedule

Saturday: 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Vigil

Sunday: 8:30 a.m. ~ 10:30 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m.

Babysitting is available at the 10:30 a.m. Mass for ages 1-4 in the Parish Resource Center - this is a Parent Co-Op - Please check in the Parish Office for details

Monday, Tuesday & Friday: 8:00 a.m.

Wednesday:

That Man is You Mass: 7:40 a.m. - All are Welcome

  During the school year: 8:40 a.m.

    Memorial Day thru Labor Day: 8:00 a.m.

Thursday: 8:00 a.m. ~ 5:30 p.m

Confessions

Saturdays: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

The Rosary is said before and after Daily Mass

 

PARISH & COMMUNITY EVENTS

Buying Scrip Can Benefit Our Parish!

 

 The Scrip program, a program where you purchase gift cards which are redeemable at local and chain retail stores - such as Kohl’s, Target, Subway, Festival Foods, St. Patrick’s Book Store, and the list goes on. The complete list is available here. How does this help our parish? Purchase Scrip at the Central Office at St. Francis Middle School, and designate St. Pius as the recipient of the rebate. This program has been used for years by the St. Francis Xavier school system as a form of subsidy toward tuition, but can now be used as a way to increase your donation to St. Pius. Gift Cards make a great gift - every college student would love to receive a Starbucks, Subway, Jimmy John’s or iTunes card in the mail this Valentine’s Day!

Ash Wednesday is February 18, 2015 -- Less than a Month Away!

 

What will you do for Lent this year?!

Make a Christ Renews His Parish retreat!

2009 CHRP

 

Men’s Retreat:

February 21-22, 2015

Women’s Retreat:

February 28-March 1, 2015

 

Registration fliers are on the CHRP posters in both Narthexes,

or contact Deacon Rick in the parish office at 920-733-0575.

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A Giving Tree Thank You

 

Please take a moment and click through to read the kind thank you from the Borundian students.

2/6/2015

STEWARDSHIP

CHAPEL OF DIVINE MERCY

 

We have many opportunities for you to change your life profoundly by spending time with Our Lord in the Chapel of Divine Mercy. Consider assisting another adorer on the schedule by ensuring that they have someone to count on when they cannot adore!

Prayer For Those Who Suffer from Addiction

 

Come join us for an hour of prayer for those who suffer from addictions. This will be held on Thursday evenings after the 5:30 p.m. Mass in the Chapel, 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Rosary and prayers in honor of the Precious Blood of Jesus will begin at 6:15 p.m. At 7:00 p.m., a prayer team will be available for private prayer with anyone interested.

Parishioner in Need

 

A parishioner is in need of light help around the house - shoveling, cutting grass, etc. She is on oxygen and mostly homebound during the winter. She is looking for one or two people who would be able to help her with these small tasks. Please contact the parish office if you would like to volunteer, or for more information.

FAITH FORMATION

Click to download the 2015 St. Pius X Adult Faith Formation brochure.

The Joy of the Gospel

 

Starting January 18, 2015, after the Sunday 8:30 a.m. Mass, we will start a discussion group on “The Joy of the Gospel,” by Pope Francis. Sam Wool will lead us in a fascinating discussion of how to rediscover the joy that Jesus intended us to live in our Christ-centered lives. There will be no charge for this event. Details available on the Adult Faith Formation page

TMIY - That Man is You

 

Second Semester will start January 21, 2015 at 6:00 a.m..

Free and open to all Men.

Healing the Whole Person

 

Totus Tuus Ministries is offering eight healing courses at St. Pius. The sessions are from 7:00-9:00 p.m. and will be held in the New Fellowship Hall. The cost is $30.00 and includes a workbook and journal. Come to one or all of the sessions. Audio will be made available for sessions that are missed. The second session is Tuesday, January 27th. Register by emailing TotusTuusMinistries@gmail.com or stop in to the Parish Office to sign up.

Scout Mass ~ 10:30 a.m., February 8, 2015

 

ALL Scouts - Girl Scouts, Brownies, Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts who attend St. Pius X Parish are invited to join us for a Scout Mass, regardless of where your troop is based. This year we are having a combined Girl and Boy Scout Mass. Please have your scout to church by 10:00 a.m. We will have reserved seating for the scouts and are looking for scouts to help with the Mass as readers, servers, etc. We will not be presenting religious awards a this Mass, however, all scouts earning religious awards are invited to a special Mass a the Cathedral in Green Bay in the fall. Please check the bulletin for contact information if you wish to participate in the Mass.

Back by Popular Demand - 33 Days to Morning Glory, starting February 17th

Purgatory - The Forgotten Church

 

Join us to uncover the truth and mysteries of these compelling questions:
 ~ Is Purgatory real? Could the afterlife require suffering? Can the living help alleviate the anguish of the dead?

 

These questions will be discussed during the choice of two DVD presentations.

Wednesday, March 4th 6:40-8:00 p.m. or Monday, March 9th, 6:30-7:50 p.m.

Feminine Genius

 

Feminine Genius 5th Annual Women’s Conference entitled Got Prayer! Featuring Fr. Mark Toupes, author of Oremus; Theresa Tomeo, author, columnist and EWTN radio; Sister Maris Stella, Sister of LIfe; and Rose Sullivan: wife, mother, and Executive Director, National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors. Mass to be celebrated by Bishop David Ricken at St. Pius X Church, Saturday, March 14, 2015.  To register and for more information go to www.elizabethministry.com or email femininegenius777@gmail.com.

LADIES LUNCH AND MOVIE

 

Would you like to join other St. Pius X women for lunch (optional) and a movie on the third Tuesday of the month? Kathy Feistel has agreed to take emails for those who are interested and put you on a once a month reminder to let you know the movie, place, time, and where to meet for lunch. Please see the bulletin for contact information.

 

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Battle Ready Rally

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 7:00 p.m.  at St. Pius X Church

 

Doug Barry, devoted husband and father of five, founder of RADIX and co-host of EWTN’s “Life on the Rock,” has been spreading and defending the Catholic faith for over two decades throughout the U.S. and internationally.

 

Join us for this powerful event that will strengthen and encourage you to be more aware of, prepare for, and engage in the spiritual fight.

 

This event is for men, women and children ages 7 and older.

 

www.battlereadystrong.com

Parish Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

 

Phone Number: 920-733-0575

 

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Join us here at St. Pius X

 

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Are you interested in using your god-given talents

and strengths?

 

Visit the SignUpGenius.com.

 

When you get to SignUpGenius.com, click on the “Find A Sign Up” tab€¯ on the top tool bar. Note: You do not have to create an account at to view/use a sign up. Next go to “Search by the Sign Up Creator’s Email” which is on the right side of the screen.

 

Enter spxvolunteer@gmail as the person who created the sign-up, then type in the message displayed in the colored box in “Your Answer.” Hit “Enter”¯ and go to the sign ups you are interested in. All of the created sign-ups will be displayed, but sign ups that are not active require an access code and are labeled as Inactive.

Altar Server Trainer Needed!!

 

A volunteer is needed to help to train our Altar Servers. This position would involve initial training of new altar servers and follow up with additional training as needed. The requirements are a loving attitude,  and a keen eye for watching the new and more experienced servers at Mass. Further, this position would require working with Father Tom and Father William to see that the training meets their standards. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Carol Ferree in the church office at 733-0575, or at spxvolunteer@gmail.com.

Kwik Trip Gas Cards

 

Join the Kwik Trip Challenge!!!

For every $100 you buy, you get a one chance to be put in a raffle for a $50 Kwik Trip card.

This is a weekly drawing.

 

Starting in 2015 the Kwik Trip program has been revised. We will now receive a 5% rebate, plus 10% back on purchases made within the store, excluding gas, alcohol and tobacco products. Prior to the end of 2014 the Finance Council approved the purchase of enough Kwik Trip cards at the 10% rebate rate to last through our fiscal year, which ends June 30th, so card purchased today will still provide the 10% profit for our parish.

 

DID YOU KNOW? You may use your 4-cent-off coupon from Fleet Farm at Kwik Trip - just go into the store to turn in your coupon and use your Kwik Trip card to pay for your purchase.

 

To use the card, simply swipe the card at the pump and press the “credit” button when prompted. You do not need to worry about over filling because the pump will shut off automatically when the card limit is reached. The card can then be discarded.

 

Kwik Trip cards may be purchased after Saturday and Sunday morning Masses or at the Parish Office. Please consider this opportunity to earn cash for the parish.

St. Pius X Charitable Foundation, Inc.

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  Remember...your Parish Family...

    now and forever...

 

NOW

through your parish...

FOREVER

                 through your foundation

 

To learn more, visit the Charitable Foundation page

Pray for Healing

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Are you or your loved ones in need of physical, emotional, or spiritual healing? Prayer can help. Every Sunday, Healing Prayer Ministry Teams are available after the 8:30 Mass in the Parish Resource Center, to pray with people. IF you are unable to make it on Sunday, you may also make an appointment for another time.

Please call the parish office at 733-0575 for contact information

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Two Hearts Devotion

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A program for Dioceses and Parishes for the renewal of the Church and His people, and for the restoration of the family. Click on the image to be taken to our step by step guide to Consecration.

The Appleton Post-Crescent published an article in the May 14, 2014 edition of the paper, telling the story of the newly formed Missionaries of the Word.

Click the links to read the story and to view the wonderful photo gallery.

 

“New Community of Religious Women Focuses of Aiding Young People”

 

Photo Gallery

ACEC -

Appleton Catholic Education Committee

 

Visit the Appleton Catholic Education Committee website at www.appletoncatholics.com for information for all of the Appleton parishes upcoming Adult Faith Formation opportunities.

We invite you to spend some time here, learning about our faith and to obtain news about our parish.

 

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This site was last updated: January 27, 2015

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