What's happening this week
We are saddened to announce the death of Kerry Collins, grandson of parishioners Fred and Paula Korzekwa and nephew of Amy Korzekwa. May he rest in peace!
We regret to inform you of the death of Eleanor Hayden Stadick, mother of parishioner Scott (Jane) Pollom. May she rest in peace!
We are saddened to announce the death of Adam Burkley. May he rest in peace!
We regret to inform you of the death of Anne Moran, former parishioner of St. Pius X. May she rest in peace!
We are saddened to announce the death of Frank Jochum, brother of parishioner Dottie McGoff. May he rest in peace!
We regret to inform you of the death of Charles Callahan, Sr., father of parishioner Rita (Brian) Wampler. May he rest in peace!
Summer Parish Office hours will be: Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Friday, 8:00 am - Noon, June 2nd through August 4th.
Our Children's Liturgy of the Word volunteers are taking the summer off. CLOW will resume in September.
We are proud to announce that St. Pius X Catholic School was awarded the distinction of being named a four star school by the Indiana Department of Education. Congratulations to our SPX students, teachers, and parents.
Congratulations to Aaron Broderick and Moira McGinley, 2017 Bud Nye Award winners. The Bud Nye Mental Attitude Award honors both an eighth grade male and female student who successfully combine sportsmanship, leadership, and a positive attitude while participating in CYO sports at St. Pius. Congratulations to our very deserving 2017 Bud Nye Award winners!!
If you would like to volunteer for the Art & Environment Committee, to help maintain a beautiful church, please contact Michelle Knutson. .
St. Pius X will volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul Distribution Center on Saturday, June 24th, from 8:00 am - noon. This mission is helpful in serving hundreds and even thousands of needy persons in the Indianapolis community. Please take this opportunity to serve Christ in others.
Next weekend, June 24th and 25th, Fr. Hunter will be preaching his last weekend homily here at St. Pius X. There will be a reception after each of the masses for you to wish him well.
We will offer Eucharistic Adoration Sunday, June 25th. Come spend some quiet time before the Blessed Sacrament.
The SPRED Friends are conducting a service project and need your help. We are collecting school uniforms for the children at the Holy Family Shelter. Please donate any new or gently used items you can. Here is a list of items needed: shirts/blouses (especially size S-XL adults) white only, straight, button-down collar, mock turtleneck or turtleneck, long or short sleeves, polo-style, pants/shorts/skirts/capri pants/jumpers (especially Jr. girl sizes 3-13) solid colors: khaki, black or navy blue, pleated or flat-front, walking length shorts, socks or tights. Please place items in the box in the Narthex by August 3rd.
The Parish Office will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
Join us for Midweek with Mary every Wednesday at 6:30 pm, at the Marian Shrine. We will pray the rosary, Litany of Loreto, and other prayers. If the weather is inclement, we will meet in the church.
Attention all incoming 7th - 12th graders, North Deanery CYO Day to King's Island will be Wednesday, July 19th. Permission slips were due Friday, June 16th. Any forms received after this date will be placed on a waiting list. We need adult chaperones for this event.
The Office of Pro-Life and Family Life invites all married couples of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis who will celebrate 50 years of marriage in 2017 to the 34th Annual Golden Wedding Jubilee. This joyful celebration will take place on August 27, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Ss. Peter and Paul Cathedral. Mass will be celebrated by Rev. Msgr. William F. Stumpf, and will be followed by a reception across the street at the Catholic Center in Assembly Hall. The event is free of charge, but registration is required. For more information or to register, please visit www.archindy.org/weddingcelebrations.
Catholic Relief Services - Giving hope to a world in need. Famine in Africa - 20 million face starvation. Famine and food insecurity in four African countries (South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and Yemen) put 20 million people in danger of starvation, including 1.4 million children at immediate risk of death. The simultaneous occurrence of these famine and near-famine conditions is historic and unprecedented, a crisis due to conflict and prolonged drought.As Congress works to complete the Fiscal Year 2017 spending bills, we need swift U.S. leadership to mobilize the international community to provide the urgent funds to save lives before it's too late.