A Welcoming Catholic Community
Mass Schedule

 

    Via St. Pius YouTube                  Channel                                                   Tue, Thu, Fri                           8:00 AM
   

 

 

Sunday

10:00 AM
 
School Mass
Wednesday                 9:30 AM  

 

Reconciliation
Wednesday 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Saturday 3:00 - 4:00 PM
Office Hours
Mon-Thu 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CHURCH OF ST. PIUS X UPDATE

Dear Parishioners,

With the new stay-home order in effect from the Governor's Office until April 10th, we would like to you update you on what this means for our parish. 

Parish Staff                                                                                                   Our parish staff will now be working off-campus most days and times during the week. We will be monitoring voicemails hourly, but most of us can be best reached via email. If you are in urgent need of a priest, please contact Fr. Russ directly at 507-517-4235. 

Prayer and Mass                                                                                            The church will remain open every day for individual prayer from 9 am until 4 pm. Father Russ will continue celebrating Mass via the parish YouTube channel, (Daily Mass - Tuesday through Friday, Weekend Mass – Sunday). The Diocesan Mass is available Sundays on Channel 3 KIMT at 7:30 am and MyTV at 3.2 at 9 am. 

School Mass - 9:300 AM, Wednesday April 8, 2020 - via YouTube                                           ALL ARE WELCOME!

ST. PIUS X YOUTUBE CHANNEL

HOLY WEEK                                                                                        Celebrate Holy Week with St. Pius X in your home. Services will be broadcast on YouTube.                                                                                  Holy Thursday            Thursday, April 9                 7:00 pm                            Good Friday                Friday, April 10                    12:15 pm                        Easter Vigil                 Saturday, April 11                 7:00 pm                  Easter Sunday            Sunday, April 12                  10:00 am

If you are unable to access  the internet, the  Diocese of Winona-Rochester will be broadcasting Easter Mass on Channel 3 KIMT, Sunday at 6:00 am and MyTV 3.2 at 9:00 am.

Donations                                                                                                          Many Parishioners have asked what they should do with envelopes and their weekly giving.  With the suspension of Masses through May 15th, weekly contributions are uncertain, leaving St. Pius' financial landscape vulnerable. -  WEEKLY ENVELOPES may be mailed to or placed in mail slot in the parish office door at 1315 12th Ave NW.                                                          -  DIRECT GIVING will continue as normal.  If you would like to enroll or make changes to your current donations, email church@piusx.org.              - ONLINE GIVING allows you to make donations using your debit/credit card. The weshare site also has 2nd collections available. CLICK HERE to access this site.  Please leave a message for Doug with the parish office, if you have any questions. 

Sacraments and Celebrations                                                                    First Communion, Confirmation, Weddings, Baptisms, and Funerals are being postponed until after May 15th unless there is an emergency. Graveside services with only immediate family in attendance can be arranged with Fr. Russ with later Funeral Masses or Celebrations of Life to be scheduled after May 15th. Father Russ will offer the sacrament of Reconciliation on Wednesdays (5 pm to 6 pm)  and Saturdays (3 pm to 4 pm) or by appointment, contact Father Russ directly at 507-517-4235. If you or a loved one are in need of Anointing of the Sick, please contact Fr. Russ directly.

Service to Others                                                                                             If you find yourself wondering what you and your family could do to assist the St. Pius X community, St. Pius staff has identified a list of elderly/vulnerable within the parish that may be in need of assistance. Needs may include running errands, helping with household tasks or even as simple as staying connected to someone that may be isolated. If you would like to offer help, CLICK HERE to submit your information to the St. Pius X office. A staff member will contact you and to make further arrangements.

Keeping in Contact                                                                                   Bulletin: Our parish bulletin can be accessed online via our parish website. If you know of someone who needs a bulletin mailed, please contact us at church@piusx.org or call the office and leave a message. 

YouTube: Subscribe to our parish YouTube Channel to celebrate Mass with Fr. Russ and other video messages and prayers while we are apart. The comments have been shown just how alive and well our community is!

Other Resources                                                                                           Word on Fire - St. Pius is currently offering videos by Bishop Robert Barron at no cost to you.

Formed - Formed.org is offering free access to everyone for the next month. Simply register yourself as a user and access hundreds of Catholic movies, books, talks, cartoons and more. 

We know that this situation continues to change rapidly. We will do our best update the Parish website and email you via Flocknote with any changes and resources. If you would like to add an additional email or change where these are going, please log in to flocknote.com and make changes to your profile. 

Know of our prayers for you and your families. Please let us know how we can help you during this time. We will continue to pray for our community, the vulnerable, and anyone who may have contracted COVID-19.

Sincerely in Christ,                                                                                                                Father Russ and the St. Pius X Parish Staff.

 

Resourses:

 DOWR Televised Mass         Daily Mass Readings         The Word Among Us            Weekly Bulletin                Online Giving Website            DOWR Courier                Chilren's Worship Bulletin         Liturgical Press: Holy Week at Home                                                      Spiritual Communion Prayer

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UPDATED 4/7/2020   8:45 AM