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ADVENT RECONCILIATION
Saturdays-2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. or by appointment.

Call: 708-484-7951
  LIGHT THE ADVENT CANDLE

Individuals and families are invited to light the Advent candles at the beginning of Mass during the Advent season. 
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oplatekiThe word Oplatki means “Angel Bread.” Czech, Polish, Slovak and Lithuanian families observe this centuries old Christmas Tradition. A wafer is given to each present at the Christmas table. The breaking of the wafer is a sign of charity, unity, and friendship. Religious family traditions and customs bring the truths of Faith into the home. Christmas wafers will be available next weekend from the ushers. A donation of $4 is asked for a packet of 4 white and 1 pink wafer.

terrilynnsaleThe Stickney-Forest View Lions Club - “Terri Lynn” Fundraiser 

Terri Lynn has a wide variety of nuts, dried fruits, candies and more. 

The Terri Lynn line is great for baking, snacking and gift giving. For your convenience and safety, this year you are able to place your order online.  Be sure to check out the newly expanded gift tin selection, making your gift giving easy! Here is the link to our personalized Webstore for Stickney-Forest View Lions Club: https://sfvlions.terrilynn.com.

Place you order by Friday, December 3to ensure ample time for delivery prior to Christmas. Orders placed after this deadline will have expedited shipping charges added to arrive in time for Christmas. Thank you for your support, for additional information please contact Maryanne at 708-749-2433.

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OUR LADY OF GUADALUPE NOVENA (Bilingual)

December 3-December 12th
All are invited to participate in Our Lady of Guadalupe Novena beginning on: Friday, December 3rd7:00 p.m.

See attached Schedule:  Click Here

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breakfastwithsanta21Breakfast with Santa Claus December 5th,                       
8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Tickets: $6.00 children under 4 are FREE

Bring your camera!

We invite all parishioners and friends of St. Pius X to join us for breakfast with Santa Claus. Enjoy a delicious breakfast. There will be a visit with Santa Claus and raffles for all. Tickets will be available in the church narthex after weekend masses and at the door. Come and enjoy the fun!

Contact persons: Chris Czerwinski, 708-217-7962 or Debbie Young 708-975-7111.

 

 


christmas giftbasketOnce again our Christmas Giving Tree Program will look a little different in order to follow the safety measures required to protect our parish community and friends during the continuing pandemic. Your gifts will look a little different, however, their impact will be just as great!

This year, we are collecting gift cards and monetary donations that our families can use to purchase special items and gifts for their children and the entire family.

Donation envelops are available in the narthex.(gift card ex.:Target, Walmart, Amazon, Visa, Kohls)

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Solemnity of the IMMACULATE CONCEPTION OF THE BLESSED VIRGIN MARY

Wednesday, Dec 8
(Holy Day of Obligation)

Masses: 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

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These are prizes to be awarded and other Valued Prizes to be given.
Estos son los premios que seran otorgados y otros premios de valor.

Tickets $2 each or 3 tickets for $5.
$2 por boleto o compre   3 boletos por $5

Good luck! Suerte! 

(Winners need not be present at the time of Raffle/Ganadores no necesitan estar presents al momento de la Rifa.)
Thank you for your participation-gracias por su participacion.

Tickets available before and after all weekend masses or stop by the parish office: M-F-8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

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cookieexchangeThe St. Pius X Council of Catholic Women is hosting a Holiday Cookie Exchange and Luncheon. All are invited.

Sunday, December 12th
After the 10:30AM Mass-Parish Hall

Sign-up sheet is located in church Narthex

Cost is $10.00 per person
(Food will be catered.)

Please make three dozen of your favorite cookies to share.
Contact person: Chris Czerwinski, 708-217-7962

phase5ST. PIUS X PHASE 5 GUIDELINES
What to Expect when you attend Mass at St. Pius X Church:

Capacity:
- Masses, liturgies, sacramental celebrations, parish events and all offices will resume at 100 % capacity.

Physical Distancing:
- Physical distancing is NOT required for vaccinated persons.
- Physical distancing is recommended by public health authorities, when possible, for unvaccinated persons if conditions allow up to 6 ft. of separation.

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sandamianoOur Lady of Charity Parish - RENEW MY CHURCH

Evening Gala & Appreciation Dinner Dance

Saturday, January 29, 2022
Time: 6:00 pm-12:00 am
Mayfield Banquets
6072 S. Archer Ave.
Chicago, IL.

*Family Style Dinner with * Open Bar * Raffles and Music by DJ

Donation $60

Tickets available in St. Pius X Office

Our new Missalettes have arrived and we will begin using them at the Saturday, November 27th, 4:00 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 donation will help defray the cost of the new Missaletts. We thank you for your support.

Pick up a “pink” request form located in the church narthex or download a request form.

For more information call: Roberta Birmingham(630) 697-4193.

Note: Missalettes are available in English and Spanish.

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Pray the Rosary

All are invited to pray the Holy Rosary (bilingual) Saturdays at 6:00 p.m.

bingosignBingo is played on Saturday evenings from September through June in the parish hall. Doors open at 3:45 p.m.; games begin at 5:30 pm. Pull-tabs Bulls-eye, Lightning and other games of chance are played.

Packaged Food is available for purchase. No food may be brought in. Masks are required that cover the nose and mouth must be worn at all times. 

We are still in need of BINGO volunteers. If you are able to volunteer a few hours just one Saturday a month, or once every other month, please consider donating your time to our parish. Place your name on the sign-up sheet in the church narthex or call Debbie Young at 708-975-7111, Tim Kapolnek 708-927-2728 or Chris Czerwinski 708-217- 7962.

foodpantryneedsPlease place your donations in the Food Drive box in the church narthex. “Gift cards” can be placed in an envelope marked “Family Assistance” and dropped in the weekend collection basket or church mail drop box outside the main church doors or mail them to St. Pius X Family Assistance Ministry, 4300 S. Oak Park Ave, Stickney, IL 60402.

Your generous support is greatly appreciated.

For information or assistance, call the parish office: (708) 484-7951.

livestreamWE NEED YOU

 Do you have:

  • an IPhone?
  • access to Facebook?
  • ability to attend church in person?

Join our Facebook live ministry & help stream mass for your neighbors that are unable to attend church.
If you can help out once a month, that would be great!
No experience necessary.

Contact Roberta Birmingham 630-697-4193

youcanmakeadifferenceAs we look forward to Spring and a reduction in Covid-19 restrictions, the St. Pius X Faith Formation Ministry has begun to plan for the 2021-2022 school year.

We are in need of Catechists and Aides to share their faith with our children.

Catechists are secretaries, executives, factory workers, stay-at-home moms and dads, real estate agents, construction workers, lawyers, nurses, accountants, firefighters, and police officers. In other words, they are everyday Catholics, dedicated to inviting young people into a deeper relationship with Jesus. They help young people to understand the Creed, celebrate the sacraments, live moral lives, and pray.

For more information, contact Patrick Koren by phone at 708-484-7951 ext. 5, by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., to learn about training for catechists.

See Article:  Catechists - The Itch to Teach

prayershawlThe St. Pius X Prayer Shawl Ministry has prayer shawls available for your family members that need the comfort of prayers and blessings. Call the parish office (708) 484-7951 to request a prayer shawl.

About Prayer Shawls
In 1998, Janet Bristow and Victoria Galo, two graduates of the 1997 Women’s Leadership Institute at the Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut gave birth to aministry as a result of their experience in this program of applied Feminist Spirituality under the direction of Professor Miriam Therese Winter, MMS. Compassion and the love of knitting/crocheting have been combined into a prayerful ministry and spiritual practice, which reaches out to those in need of comfort and solace as well as in celebration and joy. Many blessings are prayed into every shawl.

Whether they are called Prayer Shawls, Comfort Shawls, Peace Shawls, or Mantles, etc., the shawl maker begins with prayers and blessings for the recipient. The intentions are continued throughout the creation of the shawl. Upon completion a final blessing is offered before the shawl is given to the recipient.

Let us all pray the Hail Mary for the protection from the COVID-19 pandemic especially for those in Healthcare, First Responders, Food Service and other job essential workers. Pray for those affected by COVID-19 or facing quarantine and those who have died. Pray for our family and friends for our health and safety.

As of April 11, 2021
St. Mary’s has tallied 801,287 Hail Marys.

Together we can pray 1,000,000 Hail Marys.

Send in your count to Michelle Brown at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.to be added to the challenge. Please keep praying!

2021appealANNUAL CATHOLIC APPEAL REPORT - Through July 19, 2021

2021 Goal - $15,427.37
Amount Pledged: - $7,669.00
Amount paid: - $7,249.00
Balance Due: - $670.00

The Archdiocese of Chicago has mailed out the monthly pledge reminders.If you haven’t had the opportunity to donate or make a pledge, consider a one-time donation to the Annual Catholic appeal. Envelopes are in the church narthex.Thank you for your generous response to the Annual Catholic Appeal during this difficult time and to all of you who are  making every effort to fulfill your pledge.

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