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This Week

Ascension of the Lord
05 28 2017
month day year

Memorial Day, May 29th

Today we keep in our thoughts and prayers those who died while serving our nation.

“Who kept the faith and fought the fight: The glory theirs, the duty ours.” – Wallace Bruce.

Catholic Volunteers in Florida

Catholic Volunteers in Florida is now accepting applications!

Have you thought about participating in a life-altering year of full-time service that will bring you many new opportunities? We have multiple volunteer positions open for our 2017-18 service year which begins in August. Apply now if you are ready for a year that will change your life! Applicants should have a college degree and a heart for serving marginalized communities in Florida or the Dominican Republic.

  • Catholic Volunteers serve in many roles such as teachers, social workers, case managers, resident assistants, paralegals, volunteer coordinators, and medical assistants.
  • Benefits include housing, health insurance, a monthly living stipend, quarterly retreats, leadership training, and the AmeriCorps Education Award (for qualifying positions).
  • 65% of our volunteers are offered employment in the organization where they serve after their year of service!
  • Our program focuses on active spirituality, doing justice, creating community, and living simply.

Application deadline is May 31, 2017.

To learn more or to start an application, go to www.cvif.org.

Catholic Communication Campaign This Week

Today, we are taking up the collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC). Your support helps the CCC connect people to Christ, here and around the world, through the internet, television, radio, and print media.

Half of the funds we collect remains in our diocese to support local efforts. Be a part of this campaign to spread the gospel message and support the collection today!

To learn more, visit www.usccb.org/ccc.

Volunteer Opportunities

St. Pius X Church is looking for volunteers to join many ministries. We encourage all parishioners to prayerfully consider service as an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion, Lector, Altar Server (adults can also help with this!), or Usher.

Other opportunities to help can be found in the Women’s and Men’s Club, by scheduling a set time of prayer in the Adoration Chapel, and many more. Please contact the Parish Office if you would like to serve our parish community.

Virtus Compliancy

If you are a volunteer, please contact the Parish Office to find out if you are Virtus compliant, as per the Archdiocese of Miami.

Compliancy for ushers and those who bring communion to the sick also includes an in-person Virtus training session and completing monthly trainings online at www.virtusonline.org.

Please let the office know if you need assistance logging in.

Archbishop's Charities & Development Drive

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ABCD: Give and you shall Receive

Our church is a place to pray, to give thanks, to mourn and to celebrate. A place for us all to unite in need and abundance to have mercy, lift each other up and ease pain and suffering. A place people turn to in their time of need. We are all instruments of God’s mercy and peace. One church, one family uniting to help those in need.

Thank you to all who have already generously responded to this year’s ABCD. Your support strengthens the ministries that serve our Archdiocese and allow the Church to form new disciples. As Scriptures remind us, Give and it shall be given to you. Your neighbor needs you. You are the answer to someone’s prayers, and together, we are changing lives.

If you have yet to respond to this year’s ABCD, please join us by making a gift now. You can obtain a pledge envelope from the parish office or you can make a gift online at www.isupportabcd.org. Thank you for all that you do and the spirit in which you do it.

Brick Garden News

Would you like to help remember your family or friends?

St. Pius X Brick Garden is a beautiful way to mark a special occasion or leave a lasting memory of a loved one.

For more information, contact the Parish Office or call Barbara Scerbo at (954) 563-3735.

Parish Support

May 20th - 21st

  • 1st Collection…..……..$5,480.00
  • 2nd Collection……......$1,157.00
  • Votive Candles….……$605.05

Patriot Corner

We pray for the living and deceased members of our armed forces:

Living Troops:
  • David Auman
  • Brad Andre
  • Timothy and Patrick Donahue
  • William Demison
  • Joseph Cornely
  • Scott Knight, Jr.
  • Matthew Swiergosz
Deceased Troops:
  • Jonathan Schmidt
  • Donald Colburn
  • Robert Herlihy
  • Andrew Stevens
  • Kevin Kennedy

Readings for the Week of May 28, 2017

Sunday Ascension of the Lord
Acts 1:1-11; Eph 1:17-23; Mt 28:16-20
Monday Acts 19:1-8; Jn 16:29-33
Tuesday Acts 20:17-27; Jn 17:1-11a
Wednesday The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Zep 3:14-18a; Lk 1:39-56
Thursday Acts 22:30, 23:6-11; Jn 17:20-26
Friday Acts 25:13b-21; Jn 21:15-19
Saturday Acts 28:16-20, 30-31; Jn 21:20-25
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