This Week

Fourth Sunday of Easter
04 22 2018
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World Day of Vocations – Message of His Holiness

Next October, the Fifteenth Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops will meet to discuss the theme of young people, faith and vocation. There we will have a chance to consider more deeply how, at the Centre of our life, is the call to joy that God addresses to us and how this is “God’s plan for men and women in every age.” The Fifty-fifth World Day of Prayer for Vocations once again proclaims this good news to us, and in a decisive manner. We are not victims of chance or swept up in a series of unconnected events; on the contrary, our life and our presence in this world are the fruit of a divine vocation!

Today the Lord continues to call others to follow him. We should not wait to be perfect in order to respond with our generous “yes”, nor be fearful of our limitations and sins, but instead, open our hearts to the voice of the Lord. To listen to that voice, to discern our personal mission in the Church and the world, and at last to live it in the today that God gives us.

Support the Catholic Home Missions Appeal!

This campaign is connecting people with Christ through the internet, television, radio, and print media. Fifty percent of the funds we collect stay in our diocese to support local communications projects. The other fifty percent fund national communications efforts as well as projects in developing countries. This collection connects people around the world to the gospel message. Please be part of this campaign to spread the gospel message, and support the collection today. Thank you.

Online Giving

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Thank you for your generosity and continued support.

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Virtus Compliance Alert

If you are a volunteer, please contact the Parish Office to ensure that you are Virtus compliant, as per the Archdiocese of Miami.

Compliance includes having your fingerprints taken every five years and reading the monthly Virtus training bulletins online. You may visit Virtus training at www.virtusonline.org, to find out your online training status.

Please note that an electronic signature is now required. You do not need to print out the hand signed form.

Thank you for your cooperation and support.

Worldwide Marriage Encounter (WWME)

Married couples: How about some time for just the two of you?

Let’s embrace a weekend that will focus on love, caring & relationship. It will be the best gift you’ll give each other this year. Please plan to go on a WWME weekend and come back with a marriage that is refreshed and full of passion.

The next weekend in this area is scheduled in Ft. Lauderdale, April 27- 29, 2018.

You may contact Frank & Fran Kulzer at (954-804-0661), for more information. You can also apply online FLSE-WWME.org.

Parish News

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Please email request and/or flyer two (2) weeks in advance to the office. Donations are welcome. Thank you!

Pledge

Please respond to the Pledge letter from the Archbishop’s Charities & Development Campaign (ABCD).

  • Our goal is $86,459.00.

Let’s strive to meet this goal!

Archbishops Charities and Development Drive

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The ABCD drive is an excellent way for us Catholics to practice the corporal and spiritual works of mercy all through the year. ABCD supports the many charitable, educational and social ministries and programs of the Archdiocese of Miami year-round.

Please return your pledge envelopes in the offertory baskets during Mass or at the office during the week as soon as possible. We sincerely thank all who have already pledged; and for the love you express for all God’s children and, especially those in need.

Parish Support

April 14 - April 15, 2018

  • 1st Collection: $6,007.00.
  • 2nd Collection: $1,162.44.
  • Votive Candles: $726.74.

Brick Garden News

  • Are you looking for an anniversary present?
  • Would you like to help remember your family or friends?

St. Pius X Brick Garden is a beautiful way to mark a special occasion or leave a lasting memory of a loved one.

For more information, contact the Parish Office or call Barbara Scerbo at (954) 563-3735.

Patriot Corner

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

Living Troops:

  • David Auman, Brad Andre,
  • Timothy and Patrick Donahue,
  • William Demison,
  • Joseph Cornely,
  • Scott Knight, Jr.,
  • Matthew Swiergosz,
  • Mark R. Martino.

Deceased Troops:

  • Jonathan Schmidt,
  • Donald Colburn,
  • Robert Herlihy,
  • Andrew Stevens,
  • Kevin Kennedy

Readings for the Week of April 22, 2018

Sunday Fourth Sunday of Easter
Acts 4:8-12; Ps 118:1, 8-9, 21-23, 26, 28, 29; 1 Jn 3:1-2; Jn 10:11-18
Monday Saint George, Martyr; Saint Adalbert, Bishop and Martyr
Acts 11:1-18; Ps 42:2-3; 43:3-4; Jn 10:1-10
Tuesday Saint Fidelis of Sigmaringen, Priest and Martyr
Acts 11:19-26; Ps 87:1b-3, 4-5, 6-7; Jn 10:22-30
Wednesday Saint Mark, Evangelist
1 Pt 5:5b-14; Ps 89:2-3, 6-7, 16-17; Mk 16:15-20
Thursday Acts 13:13-25; Ps 89:2-3, 21-22, 25 and 27; Jn 13:16-20
Friday Acts 13:26-33; Ps 2:6-7, 8-9, 10-11ab; Jn 14:1-6
Saturday Saint Peter Chanel, Priest and Martyr; Saint Louis Grignion de Montfort, Priest
Acts 13:44-52; Ps 98:1, 2-3ab, 3cd-4; Jn 14:7-14