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

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
Aug 4, 2023

St. John Vianney

St. John Vianney (1786-1859) Patron of Parish Priests.  John was born to a peasant family in Dardilly, France.  His childhood years were marked by the French Revolution, and the upheavals and persecution of the Church at this time.  Twice as a young man, John was drafted into the Napoleon army, but was prevented by circumstances from actually going to war.  John struggled greatly with his studies for the priesthood, accomplishing these only by the assistance of a private tutor.  Once…
Aug 5, 2023

Bl. Frédéric Janssoone

 Bl. Frédéric Janssoone (1838-1916) God’s Peddlar.  Frédéric was born in Ghyvelde, France to a well-to-do farming family.  At the age of nine, his father died.  Frédéric excelled in school, and he came to pursue studies towards the priesthood.  However, Frédéric suspended this pursuit to financially assist his mother.  Frédéric became a rather successful travelling salesman.  Upon the death of his mother in 1861, Frédéric returned to his priestly formation and was ordained a priest with Order of Friars Minor (i.e.…
Aug 10, 2023

St. Lawrence

St. Lawrence (d. 258) A holy roast!  Lawrence was a Spaniard called to serve as an Archdeacon of Rome under Pope Sixtus II.  Emperor Valerian ordered the execution of all Catholic clergy.  On August 6, 258, Pope Sixtus II and six of his seven deacons were martyred.  Lawrence alone was left, for as treasurer, the Prefect of Rome had given Lawrence three days to gather and present the Church’s treasure.  Lawrence spent these last three days of his life giving…
Aug 11, 2023

St. Clare

 St. Clare (1193/94-1253) Lover of poverty.  Clare was born in Assisi to an aristocratic family.  At the age of eighteen, on hearing St. Francis of Assisi preach during Lent of that year, a desire was born in Clare to abandon everything to follow Christ her Lord.  Come Palm Sunday, Clare fled in the middle of night to fulfill this desire.  She came to St. Francis, who exchanged her fine and noble clothes for the poor garb that he and the…
Aug 20, 2023

St. Bernard

St. Bernard (1090-1153) The Mellifluus (“Honey-Sweet”) Doctor of the Church.  Bernard was born to a noble family in Burgundy, France.  In his early twenties, Bernard decided to enter the fledgling Order of the Cistercian monks (a stricter reform movement of the Benedictine Order) in Citeaux.  His family and friends tried to dissuade, but in the end he ended up convincing some thirty other persons to join him in this pursuit.  After just three years in the monastery, Bernard was chosen…