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Weekday Masses are held in the main body of the church. The doors to the church are typically open shortly after 7:00am. Mass will be immediately followed by Eucharistic Adoration.
Spend time in personal prayer with the exposition of the Blessed Sacrament.Adoration will begin immediately following Mass. At 11:00am the Rosary will be recited. Adoration will conclude at 3:00pm with the Divine Mercy Chaplet.
Come join us on Saturday mornings to listen or chat about what it means to be a Catholic-Christian man. We are a very informal group of men of all ages simply learning with and from one another about the daily challenges of living our faith. Instead of talking about the latest sports trades and games, we discuss family, work and faith, as they intertwine with one another. We share coffee and muffins and our thoughts about life. Simple.We meet every…
Weekly opportunity for Reconciliation before the Saturday evening Mass. Reconciliation will take place in the Reconciliation Chapel (located near the Baptismal Font and the statue of Christ the Teacher). Penitents are welcome to use a screen or sit face-to-face with the Priest.
The rosary is an ancient and still powerful form of Christian prayer. Most of us are familiar with its physical form — a circle of five sets of 10 beads, each set separated by larger single bead, connected to a shorter chain of beads and ending in a crucifix. The practice of praying the rosary poses a challenge to our contemporary restlessness, to our constant search for something new to occupy our attention. It might be appropriate to call it…
Sunday on Saturday? In the ancient tradition of our faith (going back to the creation account in the bible) the “Lord’s day” actually begins at sunset of the preceding day. Respecting that tradition, one of our weekly Sunday celebrations is held Saturday evening ( at St. Pius that is Saturday at 5:00 pm ) Please join us While it is true that there is a formal and structured way to become a full member of the Catholic Church, at our…
Weekly live stream of the celebration of Mass from St Pius X Brantford. This Mass is streamed through Facebook, YouTube, and our website.
Jan 31, 2023
The Cenacle is a prayer group that supports the Marian Movement of Priests (founded by Italian priest Fr. Stefano Gobbi in 1972). Cenacles are worldwide and can include priests, religious, laity, young people, or children. The Official Format consists of the following:
The doors to the church open at 11:30am. This Mass is followed by a devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
Want to spend a fun afternoon of cards, coffee and socializing? Join us from 1:00pm to 3:30pm on Wednesdays. Cost is $3.00 with prizes for top scores.
Prayers for the Souls in Purgatory prior to Wednesday evening Mass. All are welcome.
The doors to the church open at 5:45pm for prayers for the souls in purgatory and time of personal prayer. All weekday Masses are held in the main body of the church.
Weekday Masses are held in the main body of the church. The doors to the church are typically open at least an hour before Mass.
Monthly meeting of the Catholic Women’s League
Monthly meeting of Immaculate Heart of Mary Mother of Christ Associates
Apr 5, 2023
St. Vincent Ferrer (1350?-1419) A prophet for his time, Vincent is remembered most for his preaching. Vincent was born in Valencia, Spain. While still a youth, he entered the Dominican Order. Vincent was recognized for his great learning and leadership. Embarking as a missionary preacher, Vincent traveled Western Europe preaching on the need for repentance and conversion in light of the coming Judgment of God. Many healings and miracles accompanied Vincent’ preaching. Massive crowds flocked to witness this preacher, and…
Apr 7, 2023
St John Baptist de la Salle (1651-1719) In the movement begun by John Baptist is found the beginnings of the modern school system. John Baptist was born in Rheims, France. At the age of eleven, John Baptist entered formation for the priesthood, being ordained at age twenty-seven. However, John Baptist came to leave behind his nobility, wealth, and status in order to dedicate himself fully to the education of poor boys. Others gathered around him in this task, and thus…
Apr 13, 2023
St. Martin I (d. 655) The last Pope to be honoured as a martyr. Martin I assumed the papal office in 649, without the confirmation of the (Byzantine) Emperor. Shortly thereafter, Martin I called the Lateran Council. Here the position that Jesus Christ had no human will, but only a Divine Will, was condemned. Emperor Contans II, who supported this condemned position, was furious. In retaliation, the Emperor had Martin I kidnapped and brought from Rome to Constantinople. There Martin…
Apr 17, 2023
St. Kateri Tekakwitha (1656-1680) Conversion comes with a cost. Kateri was born in what is now Auriesville, New York. Her mother was a Christian Algonquin from the Trois-Rivières area that had been taken captive and given in marriage to a Mohawk chief, Kateri’s father. A smallpox epidemic took the life of both her parents and her younger brother when Kateri was just four years old. Though Kateri survived, her face was scarred and her vision impaired. Her uncle succeeded her…
Apr 18, 2023
Bl. Marie-Anne Blondin (1809-1890) From her own troubles, Marie-Anne (nee. Esther) sought to alleviate others. Marie-Anne was born in Terrebonne, Quebec to devout, though illiterate, farmers. Enlisting her services as a domestic servant with the Sisters of the Congregation of Notre Dame, Marie-Anne took to learning to read and write in her spare time. Seeking to join the Congregation of Notre Dame, Marie-Anne was denied due to her poor health. However, this did not stop the zeal within Marie-Anne’s heart…
Apr 21, 2023
St. Anselm (1033-1109) He shines forth as one of the greatest thinkers in the history of the Church. Anselm was born in Aosta, Italy. Though Anselm desired to join the Benedictine monastery at age fifteen, his father’s opposition barred him. After twelve years of worldly living, Anselm entered the monastery in Bec, Normandy. He was shortly thereafter elected prior, and then, in time, abbot. Contrary to his will, Anselm was elected the Archbishop of Canterbury, England. As the Archbishop, Anselm…
Apr 29, 2023
St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) From the glories of the contemplative life, to the trials of political affairs. The youngest of her parents’ twenty five children, Catherine was born in Siena. Catherine is one of the great mystics in the Church. Already as a young girl, she began to have mystical experiences and gave her life to Christ. While a young adolescent, her parents sought for her to improve her appearance and seek a husband. Instead, Catherine cut off her…
Apr 30, 2023
St. Marie de l’Incarnation (1599-1672) Mother of New France. Marie was born in Tours, France. Her father was a baker and her mother was related to a noble family. From an early age, Marie sensed a calling to give her life totally to God. Though she had expressed at the age of fourteen to enter religious life, her parents had her marry at the age of seventeen. However, after two years of marriage, her husband died, leaving her with a…
May 4, 2023
Bl. Marie-Léonie Paradis (1840-1912) A humble servant of the Lord and His ministers. Marie-Léonie was born in L’Acadie, Quebec to a poor miller family. She was educated by the Sisters of Notre Dame. At the age of thirteen, Marie-Léonie entered the religious community of the Marianites of Holy Cross. With them she taught and ministered in Quebec, New York, Indiana, and New Brunswick. During her time in New Brunswick, Marie-Léonie gathered other women around her, and with them she founded…
May 6, 2023
St. François de Laval (1623-1708) First Bishop of Quebec; first Bishop of Canada. François was born in Montigny-sur-Avre, France. From his earliest years, François desired to be a priest. At the age of thirteen, François lost his father. After being ordained, at the age of thirty two, François was chosen to be a Vicar Apostolic (kind of like a missionary bishop) in Asia. However, he was prevented by the Portuguese Court. So for three years he lived in solitude, until…