Posts by Pastoral Associate

Posts by Pastoral Associate

Bible Sunday 2022

Bishop Crosby has chosen the third Sunday of Ordinary Time each year as our day to emphasize how #TheBibleSpeaks and how #WeListen. Given the restrictions of pandemic life, the Diocese has prepared a variety of digital resources (both for adults and children) for this year’s celebration with specific focus on the Gospel of Luke.  Please visit the Diocesan webpage for Bible Sunday to discover a wealth of resources including: Suggestions for reading Scripture and praying with the Bible A video…

What Are You Searching For?

Coming to St Pius Brantford this winter is an exciting opportunity to engage with some of life’s deepest questions. Why are we here? Who made us? Do we have a soul? What happens when I die? What is the meaning of my life? Who is this program for? It’s for those interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, for those who are thinking about becoming Catholics, and for those who are already Catholic and want to dive deeper into…

Christmas “Need To Know”

Looking for all the details on our Christmas plans? Find them here. Looking to help serve our community this Christmas? Details are here. Looking to register in advance for the 8:00pm or 10:00pm Christmas Eve Mass? Registration is available here. Looking to support those in need in the Brantford community through our Angel Campaign? Make a gift here. Looking to make a donation to St Pius this Christmas? Do so securely from the comfort of your home right here. Looking…

Diocesan Day of Prayer for Young People

CALLING ALL CATHOLIC YOUNG ADULTS “Arise! I have appointed you to testify to what you have seen” (cf. Acts 26:16). Pope Francis is inviting young people throughout the world to take part in a spiritual pilgrimage as the Church prepares for World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon.  The Diocese of Hamilton Office for Evangelization and Catechesis is pleased to announce that on the Solemnity of Christ the King – November 21st 2021 – we will be celebrating the Diocesan Day of Prayer for Young People.…

Warmth & Comfort Campaign

Attention all knitters and generous of heart! Our Catholic Women’s League Council (CWL) will continue to promote the “Warmth and Comfort” program this year commencing the weekend of Saturday, October 23rd, and ending the weekend of Sunday, November 21st. Please consider knitting or purchasing warm socks, mitts/gloves, hats, and scarves for those in need in our community for the upcoming winter months. Two containers will be available; one at the entrance of the church and the other in the foyer of the…

Play That Fun-Key Music

Among the many changes at St Pius Brantford over the last year and a half, the music at our 11:00 Mass has to be one of the most obvious. We have been extremely blessed to have Colin, Terry, and Katie sharing their talents with us for the last six months, and we truly value the excellent music program they’ve been working to build at this Mass. And now…we’re looking to grow the team! Do you have an aptitude for music?…

CCCB Apology to Indigenous Peoples

On September 24th, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops released a Statement of Apology by the Catholic Bishops of Canada to the Indigenous Peoples of this Land. The text of this apology, in both English and French, is available below and can be downloaded for future reference. The text of a news release announcing a national fundraising initiative is also available in both English and French. Please also note that this Thursday, September 30th is the National Day for Truth…

What Are You Searching For?

Coming to St Pius Brantford this fall is an exciting opportunity to engage with some of life’s deepest questions. Why are we here? Who made us? Do we have a soul? What happens when I die? What is the meaning of my life? Who is this program for? It’s for those interested in learning more about the Catholic faith, for those who are thinking about becoming Catholics, and for those who are already Catholic and want to dive deeper into…
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New Weekday Mass & Office Hours

Starting the week of September 6th, the weekday Mass schedule will be as follows: On Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday, Mass will be at 8:00am. Wednesday Mass will take place at 6:30pm. Confessions will be offered before Mass from 5:30pm until 6:15pm in the Chapel (off the Parish Hall). Our monthly Mass for all souls in Purgatory will be moved to the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Please note that weekday Masses will no longer be live-streamed. Starting September 17th, Adoration…
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