Holy Week 2015
Passion (Palm) Sunday - March 29
Masses: 8:00 & 10:30 p.m.
Solemn Blessing & Procession
10:15 a.m. from the Marian Grotto (weather permitting)
Holy Thursday - April 2
6:00 p.m. - Mass of the Lord's Supper
followed by Adoration at the Repository until midnight
Good Friday -April 3
ACCW Sponsored Tre Ore 12 Noon - 3:00 p.m.
Homilist : Deacon Douglas McEnery
3:00 p.m. Stations of the Cross
6:00 p.m. - Celebration of the Lord's Passion
Holy Saturday - April 4
7:30 p.m. The Easter Vigil
Easter Sunday - April 5
February 18 - March 29
You can make a difference by joining others on the sidewalk at Planned Parenthood. Saint Pius X has again committed to praying at the abortion facility on Thursdays from 6:00am-6:00pm.
The sacrifice of praying just 1 hour a week on the sidewalk could save a baby’s life and make a difference in a young woman's life as well. Please call Beth Perkins at 490-1263 for more information or to
volunteer. ** There will be a kickoff rally/cookout for 40 Days for Life on Saturday, February 21 at 12:00pm at Corpus Christi Parish house.
2 possibilities for SPX families:
1) The Alabama Opportunity Scholarship
The Alabama Opportunity Scholarship is currently available for students who are already enrolled at Saint Pius X School, or who wish to become enrolled. The scholarship pays for ALL mandatory costs (tuition, books, fees, and uniforms). The scholarship is awarded on a first come basis for families who are income qualified. For more application information, please call the school office (473-5004) or visit the scholarship website (alabamascholarshipfund.org) or Saint Pius X School tab above.
2)Saint Pius X School Offers Free Catholic Education
A scholarship program has been developed to cover the cost of the first year of a Private Catholic Education during the upcoming academic year at Saint Pius X Catholic School. The program was recently presented to the school and is available for any practicing Catholic family who has not experienced Catholic Education in the Mobile / Baldwin area.
Mrs. Lauren Alvarez, Saint Pius X School Principal, stated that the scholarship covers the cost of full tuition and is available for grade levels 3 and below. Although the scholarship is available one per family, the cost reduction could be as much as $3700, depending on the age of the child.
The Church has traditionally offered the benefits of a solid Catholic Education in hopes of helping parents instill in their children the value of relationships as a reflection of the Divine. Catholic School students learn to experience God's grace and presence in their lives through their relationships with family, friends, and teachers. The loving and supportive relationships they experience are reflections of the love and life-giving dynamic of the Trinity. As a community we celebrate our successes and achievements. We share grief and downfalls. We unite together in solidarity, and even challenge each other to become better reflections of the Divine.
Catholic Schools also promote self-discipline through clarity of moral vision that is based on the Gospel. Students are challenged to be Christ-like in word and action. They are asked to examine their choices and actions in light of the Ten Commandments and the Gospel law of love. They are given a theological foundation for ethical behavior. Students are not good because they act in accord with rules and expectations. Rather, because students are good, i.e. sons and daughters of God, they are expected to act and make choices that are in keeping with this dignity.
Applications for this scholarship may be obtained by calling Saint Pius X Parish at 471-2449 or HERE.
Interested in home Bible Study?
Perhaps you and some friends or family would like to do a study in the convenience of your home. With our five years of year round Bible study, we are building a good library of courses. Contact the parish office and they will help you get started.
A new bible study on the Letter to the Hebrews will begin Wednesday, January 21, 6:30 to 8:30 PM and Thursday, January 22, 8:30 to 10:30 AM. All classes are held in the Family Life Center conference room. The study book is $30 and the book will be ordered after the first session. Copies of the first week's study will be on the table by the cry room. This is a 16 week study. This book of the Bible provides the daily Mass readings for the first four weeks of Ordinary Time. The text commentary is by Dr. Scott Hahn and Mark Shea with a DVD by Fr. Mitch Pacwa, S.J.
Are you looking for ways to be more involved in Saint Pius X Parish? We have many options to help you deepen your faith and joy of living. As of now, we have a few groups seeking new membership and involvement from you. Have you considered helping with any of these?
If any of these seem interesting to you, please contact the parish office at 471-2449 and we will assist you in getting more involved with the parish. All for the Greater Glory of God!
If you are interested in purchasing a personal hearing device which you can that home, please contact the church office. These devices cost $100.00. The devices are programmed to work only at Saint Pius X Parish.
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