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we, the parish family of St. Pius X in Stickney, are called and empowered by the Spirit to continue the mission and the ministry of Jesus in the world today. With the gifts God has given each one of us, we strive to reach out in faith to the needs of our sisters and brothers in our parish, in our community and in our world.


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“Credimus” our youth ministry is sponsoring two events: the first event is

FILL THE TRUNK
They are asking for donations of coloring books, crayons, activity books, and puzzles to be donated to the children of Ronald McDonald house. A collection box will be located in the narthex. Donation deadline is  October 20.
 
The second event is TRUNK OR TREAT. Everyone is invited to participate in the 2nd annual Trunk or Treat after the 10;30 a.m. Mass on October 27th.
We encourage you to sign up to reserve a spot in the church parking lot. The sign-up sheet is located in the church narthex.

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rememberingOnce again we will be setting up our remembrance photo display. Please bring the photo of your loved one (s) to be displayed on October 26-27 thru the month of November at which time we invite you to take them home. Your loved ones will be remembered at all Masses during the Month of November. Our “Remembrance” shrine is not limited only to loved ones who have passed away this year.
Please have your name and phone number on the back of all pictures.

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PLEASE HELP US TO MAKE THIS FUNDRAISER A SUCCESS!  CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

fooddriveThe holidays are right around the corner! Time to stock the food pantry. We are in need of:  canned sweet potatoes, Stove Top Turkey Stuffing, instant potatoes, rice and saltine crackers,  turkey gravy, cranberries & napkins, Jewel and Aldi gift cards.
 
Please place your donations in the Food Drive box in the church narthex during the months of November and December. Please place “Gift cards” in an envelope marked “Family Assistance” and drop it in the weekend collection basket. Your support and generosity are greatly appreciated. For information or assistance, call the parish office: (708) 484-7951.        
St. Pius X Family Assistance Ministry

The St. Pius X 50/50 raffle is back!  A $1.00 ticket will give you a chance to win $500.
Tickets are available before and after all weekend masses. GOOD LUCK!
Thank you for supporting this St. Pius X fundraiser.

volunteersneededVolunteers are welcome and needed for our St. Pius X Ministries.
Have you considered volunteering to be a Lector, a Eucharist Minister, or a Greeter or other? Pick up a ministry brochure in the church narthex. Review the ministry listing and make your selection.
Those willing to serve in a ministries will participate in a brief training session prior to being scheduled. Call the parish office: (708) 484-7951.

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2019 Annual Catholic Appeal
Pledge Report-July 2019
“Come Follow me...and Share the Word”
The monthly pledge billings for the annual Catholic Appeal have been mailed. It is very important these pledges be fulfilled so our parish will reach and, hopefully, exceed our goal.

Goal: $13,976.22
Amount Pledged:  $15,492.00
Amount Paid:  $13,207.00
Balance Due: $2,285.00

Once the payments have exceeded our goal in pledges paid, all funds are returned to our parish for use in our ministries.

Time to reacquaint yourself with bingo players and enjoy the food offered each week.
Doors open at 3:45 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m.
Pull tabs, tri-cards, bullseye, Lightning and 5/50 also available.
Lightning Jackpot -$2,200
    
r more information, call:
Tim Kapolnek (847) 846-7470 or
Debbie Young (708) 975-7111.   
(Credit cards accepted for BINGO purchases)

The main church doors will be locked at 7:00 p.m. Late comers can enter the parish hall through the west courtyard door.
                         
Don’t forget to donate two non-outdated non-perishable food items or paper products to the St. Pius X Family Assistance food pantry and receive one FREE Bull’s-eye Raffle card.

breakingbreadOur new Missalettes will soon arrive and we will begin using them at the November 30, 2019 5:00 p.m. Vigil of the First Sunday of Advent. You are invited to dedicate a Missalette in the name of a loved one or commemorate a special event.
For a donation of $25 a book plate will be placed on the front cover of each dedicated Missalette. Your dedicated Missalette will be place in the pew of your choice.
Fill out the Missalette request form and place it in an envelope with your donation marked “Dedicated Missalette.” You may place your request in the weekend collection basket or mail it to the parish office.
Your support will assist us in defraying the cost of our new Missalettes.
Contact person: Roberta Birmingham (630) 697-4193
CLICK HERE FOR THE REQUEST FORM

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Renew My Church
is the Archdiocese of Chicago’s call for renewal. Through Renew My Church, the archdiocese is working to strengthen parish vitality and better align its resources and its mission.

All 344 archdiocesan parishes are divided into 97 groupings, which will meet over the next few years. St. Pius X, as you know, is grouped with St. Hugh in Lyons, St. Mary in Riverside and Mater Christ in North Riverside.

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For the past 13 years St. Pius X parishioners have supported our Religious Education “Sponsor a Student” Scholarship Program. Since its inception, we have received an overwhelming 90 scholarships. Fr. Tony Markus and The Religious Education Staff would like to thank all of our sponsors for their generosity. We ask for your continued support during the 2019-2020 School Year.
A $180.00 Sponsorship covers the tuition for one student for the school year. If you would like to be a sponsor or have any questions, feel free to contact Jim Donahue or Adrian Gonzalez by calling the RE Office at 708-788-6090 or by E-Mail at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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The Archdiocese of Chicago is committed to providing safe environments for the community. In the midst of a culture of violence, the Church is a staunch voice to call us to be a place of peace. The Archdiocese has long had a best practice restricting the presence of firearms in our facilities. Most of our buildings display signage, consistent with the laws of the State of Illinois, indicating that these weapons are prohibited on the premises. Cardinal Cupich recently distributed a Policy aimed at updating and clarifying the Archdiocese’s position on the prohibition of firearms on all property it owns and controls.

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Mass Schedule

Weekend Masses:
Saturday:
5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m.
Weekday Masses:
Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri. - 8 a.m.
Saturday - 9:00 a.m.
Wednesday - 8:00 a.m. Communion Service

Holy Day & Vigil: 8:00 a.m., 7:00 p.m.

Reconciliation: Saturday: 4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Baptisms: 2nd Sunday of the month at 12 Noon.
Parent preparation session required. Please call beforehand.

Marriages: Please consult parish Priest or Deacon at least 6 months in advance of wedding date.  
First Friday 8a.m Mass & Reconciliation & Adoration.

Parish email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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