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Thursday, May 19, 2022

“You are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world”

Dear family,

It is even better if a lamp is beautiful, but truly, this is not the most important. What is expected from the lamp is to give light to all in the house. When it comes to salt, its vocation is to give flavor to the food. In a nutshell, salt and light do not exist for themselves. As Jesus said in the gospel, “you are the salt of the earth. You are the light of the world.” By saying that, Jesus had invited his disciples to be witnesses of his love in the midst of the world. Your presence in the world is necessary. The Church exists for the world.

The common ground between salt and light is that both are revealers; the salt enhances the flavor of foods. The light reveals the beauty of the world. . Our mission as disciples of Jesus is to be salt of the earth by revealing to people the flavor of their lives. In other words, evangelizing is to witness to the values of the kingdom of God in the midst of the world in words and deeds. Wherever there is love, God is present. We are called to be the light of the world. As followers of Jesus Christ, we are invited to make the world shine by treating our fellow human beings with love and by caring for the environment.

To be efficacious as light of the world and salt of the earth, Christians must approach the world with humility and respect. For that reason, to be light and salt, our hearts must be continually transformed by the love of Christ. Evangelizing is not a conquest. Spreading the Gospel can only be done by our loving and humble presence in the world. As St Paul said to the Corinthians: “when I came to you, brothers, and sisters, proclaiming the mystery of God, I did not come with sublimity of words or wisdom. For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ, and him crucified.”

Furthermore, being the light of the world means concretely offering ourselves in the service of our brothers and sisters. In the first reading, prophet Isaiah said it well: “Share your bread with the humble, shelter the oppressed and the homeless; clothe the naked when you see them, and do not turn your back on your own. Then your light shall break forth like the dawn and your wound shall quickly be healed.” Through our loving words and actions, others will know that Jesus Christ is the source of love and will glorify God, our Father.

Have a blessed week!

Fr. Jean Jadotte

Thursday, February 2, 2023

On behalf of our pastor Fr. Jean Jadotte, clergy and staff, we would like to we come back all our non-resident parishioners. We are happy to have you. Please get involved in any ministry or activities that our parish offers.

We also count on your financial support in order to continue to serve you as you know we are a seasonal parish. Please call the parish office or stop by if you want to volunteer in any ministries or activities. Thank you.

Thursday, January 26, 2023

We are accepting donations for our annual “Garage Sale”

Please leave it by the garage door, from Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 3:00 pm.

Sanctuary Lamp

Thursday, May 26, 2022

You may have the sanctuary lamp memorialized for either a sick person, a deceased loved one, or a special intention for a weekly donation of $10.00.

Please visit the office to reserve a special date. Thank you for your support.

The Sanctuary Lamp will burn this week in the Church for the intention of the Olga Dixon and in the Chapel for the intention of the Parish Community.

Wednesday, February 2, 2022

St. Pius X Church Activities Schedule
Centering Prayer Program (Healing) 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Every Wed. Parish Hall
Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 9:15 AM – 6:00 PM Every Thur. Chapel
Busy Hands 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Every Thur. Parish Hall
Woman's Club 9:30 AM Every 2nd Mon. Parish Hall
Knights of Columbus Council 3080 6:00 PM Every 2nd Tues. 3999 N. Dixie Highway
Friendship Sunday Potluck After the 11:00 AM Mass Every last Sun. Parish Hall
Devotion of The Sacred Heart of Jesus 9:15 AM - 3:00 PM Every 1st Friday Chapel
Healing Mass 11:00 AM Every 1st Friday Church
Immaculate Heart of Mary 7:00 PM Every 1st Saturday Church

Happy Birthday

Thursday, September 1, 2022

Our sincerest congratulations to our parishioners who celebrate their birthdays this month. May the Lord fill this day with love and peace. Remember to come to friendship Sunday at the end of the month to celebrate together!

Prayer Request

Friday, January 14, 2022

Mike Atto, Steven Whalen, Maureen Stout, Rosa Maria Santos, Angela Hoey, Joseph Montemarano, Carol Neag, Valeria Catrambo, Benjamin Grudzien, Kate Long, Quinn Fonzo, Brook Nickerson, Frances Custer, Nancy Jimenez, Kenny Suppa, Linda Jackson, Shane O’Connell, Brenda Reilly, Dawn & Kaitlin Ward, Kevin P. Carney, Bill Fleckerstein, Michelle Morris, Joseph Nespole, Stephen & Leo Ortner, Dalberto Tedesco, Marina Pirolli, Emily A. Slaughter, Kevin Santos, Christopher Coleman, The Cummings Family, Guido Sica, Clare Hart and Barbara Ringenberger, Joe Taravella. Lionel Ison & Sister Frances Vass OSC, Andrew Kudra.

Lenten Holy Land Pilgrimage

Thursday, September 22, 2022

March 21st - 30th, 2023 (10 days)

Lenten Holy Land Journey with Unitours, inc.

$ 4,599 from Miami.

Join Fr. Jadotte on a pilgrimage an follow in the footsteps of the Lord in the Land where Our Savior Jesus Christ with the Prophets of our Faith walked and sowed the seed of our faith.

We invite you to a Lenten journey of a lifetime in a hallowed ground where the Bible comes alive in you. Make contact with the divine presence in the sacred places where Jesus and prophets ministered. From the excitement of Jerusalem to the tranquility of the Galilean hills, the pilgrim experiences the scenes and atmosphere where Scripture come alive.

For information & reservations, contact:
Father Jean Jadotte, St. Pius X Catholic Church
2500 NE 33rd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
Tel: 954-564-1763

Have other questions about this pilgrimage?

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A special offering: St. Pius X Brick Garden

Friday, January 28, 2022

Looking for an anniversary present?

Want 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.

Please note: brick order forms are now available online as well as in the office.

For more information, please call Barbara Scerbo at (954) 563-3735.

Click here to download the form >>

Thanks for the support.

Patriot Corner

Friday, January 28, 2022

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

Living Troops:

  • David Auman
  • Brad Andre
  • Timothy Donahue
  • William Demison
  • Joseph Cornely
  • Matthew Swiergosz
  • Mark R. Martino

Deceased Troops:

  • Jonathan Schmidt
  • Donald Colburn
  • Robert Herlihy
  • Andrew Stevens
  • Nelson Fuentes
  • Ronald Popick

St. Vincent de Paul Food Bank

Friday, January 14, 2022

Our local St. Vincent de Paul FOOD BANK is in need of non-perishable foods to serve the hungry. Bring items to the baskets in the church.

Remember Your Offering

Friday, January 14, 2022

Thank you for your Contributions

January 28th & 29th Collections

  • 1st Collection: $ 5,702.54.
  • 2nd Collection: $1,523.00.
  • Votive Candles: $373.00.
  • Online Giving: $847.00.

Respect Life Office

Thursday, January 6, 2022

The respect Life Office is in need of 12-18 months baby clothes, disposable diapers 3-5, and items new or gently used. You may also call for pick-up at (954-527- 0810.)

Thank you for your support.