Events Calendar

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Events

Jan 27, 2023

Friday Mass

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.
Jan 27, 2023

Adoration & Rosary

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.
Jan 28, 2023

“Be a Man” Group

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…
Jan 28, 2023

Reconciliation

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.
Jan 28, 2023

Communal Rosary

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…
Jan 28, 2023

Saturday Vigil Mass

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…
Jan 29, 2023

11:00am Live Stream Sunday Mass

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

Our Lady Queen of Peace Cenacle

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:
Jan 31, 2023

Tuesday Mass

The doors to the church open at 11:30am. This Mass is followed by a devotion to Our Lady of Perpetual Help.
Feb 1, 2023

Euchre

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.
Feb 1, 2023

Prayers for Souls in Purgatory

Prayers for the Souls in Purgatory prior to Wednesday evening Mass. All are welcome.
Feb 1, 2023

Wednesday Mass

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.
Feb 2, 2023

Thursday Mass

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.
Feb 2, 2023

CWL Meeting

Monthly meeting of the Catholic Women’s League
Feb 16, 2023

IHMMC Associates Meeting

Monthly meeting of Immaculate Heart of Mary Mother of Christ Associates
Apr 30, 2023

St. Marie de l’Incarnation

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

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

 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…
May 10, 2023

St. Damien of Molokai

St. Damien of Molokai (1840-1889) With heartfelt abandonment, he gave his life to serve “the least of these.”  Born in Tremelo, Belgium to a farming family, Damien had to leave school at the age of thirteen in order to assist on the family farm.  He entered the Congregation of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary with the ardent desire to be a missionary.  When his brother, also of the same Congregation, fell ill and could no longer go to…
May 14, 2023

Saint Matthias

Saint Matthias The first successor to an Apostle.  After our Lord’s Ascension, as recorded in Acts 1, Peter sought for the Church to fill the vacancy left by Judas.  They sought one among them who had “accompanied us during all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and out among us, beginning from the baptism of John until the day when he was taken up from us—one of these must become a witness with us to his resurrection” (Acts…
May 18, 2023

St. John I

 St.  John I (d. 526) A Pope who suffered political strife.  John was born in Tuscany, Italy.  He served as a clergyman in Rome, being elected Pope in 523.  In these days the Arian heresy (which denied the true Divinity of Christ)  was rampant.  King Theodoric I (who reigned over much of the former Wester Roman Empire) was himself an Arian, and was displeased with the harsh treatment Arians were receiving under Emperor Justin I in the Byzantine Empire.  So…
May 21, 2023

St. Eugene de Mazenod

St. Eugene de Mazenod (1782-1861) Founder of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate.  Eugene was born in Aix-en-Provence, France.  However, due to the French Revolution and his family being of the minor noble class, they were forced to flee to Italy as political refugees.  Eugene and his family moved to various cities in an attempt to make a living, but often with little success.  In time, the Duke and Duchess of Cannizzaro ended up taking them in.  Eugene much enjoyed…
May 24, 2023

Bl. Louis-Zéphirin Moreau

Bl. Louis-Zéphirin Moreau (1824-1901) Despite physical limitations, Louis-Zéphirin served faithfully with the strength that God provides.  Louis-Zéphirin was the fifth child born into his farming family from Bécancour, Quebec.  He was born premature, and suffered his whole life from poor health.  Not fit for farm work, but of great intelligence, Louis-Zéphirin was sent to school.  He was admitted as a candidate for priesthood for the Archdiocese of Quebec.  Due to his poor health, Louis-Zéphirin was required to study at a…
May 26, 2023

Saint Philip Neri

Saint Philip Neri (1515-1595) “The Second Apostle of Rome.”  Philip was born in Florence, Italy.  As a young man, he felt called to leave all worldly  pursuits and to set out for Rome.  He did so with absolutely nothing, without money and plans.  In those days, the city of Rome was rather corrupt and the Church there was in need of much reform Herself.  After a few years, Philip began to assist and care for the poor pilgrims that came…
Jun 1, 2023

St. Justin

St. Justin (c. 103-165) A seeker after Truth.  Born in Nablus, Samaria to parents of Roman or Greek origin.  Justin sought for truth and meaning among the various schools of philosophy of his time.  However, one day he met a mysterious wise man on the beaches of Ephesus.  This man directed Justin to the Hebrew Scriptures.   Through his reading of the Old Testament, Justin was converted to the Truth, Jesus Christ, and was baptized about the year 130.  Justin…
Jun 3, 2023

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions

St. Charles Lwanga and Companions, Martyrs of Uganda (d. 1886-1887) Chaste servants of the true King.  Charles was a catechumen when he entered into the services of the royal household, serving as an assistant to the head of the court pages, St. Joseph Mkasa.  When King Mwanga had  a group of Christians with their Anglican bishop killed, Joseph spoke out against this evil of the king as well as the king’s sexually immoral conduct.  For this, King Mwanga had Joseph…