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This Week

Twenty-Fifth Sunday In Ordinary Time
09 21 2014
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Word From the Pastor

Dear Parishioners,

The Many Meanings of the Sign of the Cross

 The Cross is a Reminder of How Much God Loves Us.
 The Cross is a Reminder of His Resurrection.
 The Cross is a Way to Invoke God’s Blessing on Ourselves.


Scripture Study Group

Our Scripture Study Group begins meeting on Saturday, October 4th from Noon until 1:30. We will be learning about, and discussing, the Old Testament.

Life Chain 2014

Sunday, October 5th from 2:00-3:00.
We will be joining hundreds of Christians from around the county for this national prayer event.

Won’t you stand with us?
St. Pius X will meet at University Drive and Oakland Park Blvd. For more information, call Betty Metzger at (954) 566-1946.

Respect Life Sunday is October 5th

There will be a table at the doors of the church with information concerning Life Issues.

No matter what your problems are, no matter what your situation is, we celebrate life because the human race is so loved by Almighty God! Our struggle is trusting that God is always with us, that He is always on our side!


Weekly Bingo will resume on Thursday, October 9th!
Doors open at 5:30, Early Bird starts at 6:30, and Regular Play begins at 7:00.
Contact the Parish Office to Volunteer.


St. Pius X will host an Oktoberfest celebration on Saturday, October 11th at 5:30pm. This will be a fun and very enjoyable evening. There will be a yodeling contest and five-person band. This will be a good chance to get to know your fellow parishioners.

Volunteer, or make reservations with :

 Eileen (Social Chair) at 954-761-7241
 Theresa (Rectory) at 954-564-1763.

Admission tickets are $10 (includes dinner).
There will be a cash bar.

Annual Garage Sale

On November 29th & 30th
Your donations of knick-knacks, small appliances, linens, kitchen wares, silver, pictures, and jewelry will help make our sale profitable for our Parish. Be sure to check storage lockers and bins for hardly-used treasures.

Deposit items in the food baskets in the Church or leave them in the garage beneath the Church. Call Joan Balogh (954-565-9935) for additional information.

St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank

St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank is in dire need of non-perishable foods to serve the hungry who come to their facility each week.

Please help this charity by filling our food baskets at the doors of the Church with:
  • Canned Soup
  • Crackers
  • Peanut Butter
  • Jelly
  • Pancake mix
  • Syrup
  • Canned meats
  • Vegetables
  • Cereal
  • Powdered Milk
  • Toiletries
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper

The two fers at the local markets are excellent opportunities to help supply the food bank. Thank you, in advance, for caring and sharing.

Exposition Of The Blessed Sacrament

In the Parish Chapel, Thursdays after the 8:30am Mass this is a time of prayer and meditation until 9pm. All are welcome. Please remember Our Lord, The Blessed Sacrament, should never be left alone.

Please Join Us.

St. Pius X Intercessory Prayer Group

We would like to invite you to join the St. Pius X Intercessory Prayer Group which gathers every morning after 8:30am Mass to pray for the Intentions of the Mission “For the Love of God Worldwide” and for the Intentions of the Archdiocese of Miami.

Contact : Belen Infante Annehed at (954)586-7151.

Patriot Corner

We pray for the living and deceased members of our armed forces:

Living Troops:
  • David Auman
  • Brad Andre
  • Joseph Comely
  • Scott Knight, Jr.
  • Timothy and Patrick Donahue
  • James Rauch
  • William Demison
Deceased Troops:
  • Jonathan Schmidt
  • Donald Colburn
  • Robert Herlihy
  • Andrew Stevens
  • Kevin Kennedy

    Please Support Our Brick Garden

    St. Pius X brick garden is a beautiful way to mark a special occasion or leave a lasting memory of a loved one. This time of year it would make a thoughtful gift.

    For more information you may come to the church office or call Barbara Scerbo at 954-563-3735.

    Scripture Reflections

    The First Reading states, ‘God’s ways are not our ways, God’s thoughts are not our thoughts.’ Just how vast the difference between God’s ways and our ways, between God’s thoughts and our thoughts, is illustrated in the Gospel. God’s generosity utterly transcends human generosity.

    The parable of the workers in the vineyard was aimed at the Pharisees. These legalistically-minded men were critical of Jesus because he befriended sinners and outcasts. In the parable Jesus faces up to his critics, and shows them what God is like: God is generous and full of compassion for the poor and the outcast. In that respect the parable is similar to that of the prodigal son.

    ABCD-The 2014 Archbishop's Charities and Development Drive

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    Readings for the Week of September 21, 2014

    Sunday Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    Is 55:6-9; Phil 1:20-24, 27; Mt 20:1-16
    Monday Prv 3:27-34; Lk 8:16-18

    St. Pius of Pietrelcina, Priest
    Prv 21:1-6; 10-13; Lk 8:19-21


    Prv 30:5-9; Lk 9:1-6

    Thursday Eccl 1:2-11; Lk 9:7-9

    Eccl 3:1-11; Lk 9:18-22


    St. Vincent de Paul, Priest
    Eccl 11:9-12:8; Lk 9:43-45


    Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    Ez 18:25-28; Phil 2:1-11 or 2:1-5; Mt 21:28-32