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Additional Clergy Appointments

A number of additional appointments were announced on June 1st, including as relates to our incoming Pastor, Fr Stephen Murrin, and our former Seminarian, Jonathan Reitzel. Details are below.

Indigenous Reconciliation Fund

Below is the text of Bishop Crosby’s Pastoral Letter regarding a collection for the Indigenous Reconciliation Fund that the Diocese has started, in response to Call to Action #61 from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. The Diocese is also offering a learning opportunity called To Inform, Encourage and Heal; a four-week online seminar in which you can engage in the work of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. Details are below. You can also give directly to this fund by clicking…

Catholic Education Week 2022

Catholic Education Week is recognized every year during the first week of May. This year, Catholic Education Week is May 1st to May 6th, 2022. The theme is “Rebuild, Restore, Renew Together”. Below are a number of resources, including a Pastoral Letter from Bishop Crosby, an English-language video from Bishop Crosby, a Liturgy of the Word, and a Prayer for Educators. All the resources, including a French-language version of Bishop Crosby’s video, can also be found on the Diocesan Catholic…

What Are You Searching For?

Coming to St Pius Brantford this Easter 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…

Invite Someone This Easter!

This Easter, consider inviting a friend or family member to join us – especially if they’ve drifted away from the faith over the course of the pandemic. We want to make it as easy for you as possible, so we’ve got invite cards with all our details available in the pews for the next couple of weekends. Feel free to download and share the below versions, in PDF or JPG format!

Easter 2022 Schedule

Stations of the Cross – Every Friday (March 4th to April 15th) at 7:00pm led by different groups from our communityParish Penance Service & Reconciliation – Thursday, April 7th at 7:00pmHoly Thursday Mass of the Lord’s Supper – Thursday, April 14th at 7:00pmGood Friday Family Liturgy – Friday, April 15th at 11:00amGood Friday Solemn Liturgy – Friday, April 15th at 3:00pmBlessing of the Easter Foods – Saturday, April 16th at 12:00pmHoly Saturday Easter Vigil – Saturday, April 16th at 8:00pmEaster…

Prayers & Action for Ukraine: Updated

From Bishop Crosby’s weekly update, Heart to Heart, on March 11th: THE DESTRUCTIVE WAR IN UKRAINE continues to capture the attention of the world. Pope Francis recently sent two Cardinals to represent him in Ukraine and neighbouring countries. Cardinal Konrad Krajewski, Papal Almoner, and Cardinal Michael Czerny, Interim Prefect for the Dicastery for Integral Human Development, have travelled to Ukraine and are meeting with Ukrainian refugees in neighbouring countries, offering the reassuring care and concern of Pope Francis and the…

Truth & Reconciliation: Doing Our Part

In late September, the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops issued an apology for the ways in which the Church has treated the Indigenous Peoples of this land, specifically through the Indian Residential School system. Shortly thereafter, they committed to a national fundraising effort to support healing and reconciliation. In consultation with members of our Parish, and a Diocesan representative, we felt it important to begin our own journey of education, dialogue, and reconciliation with our brothers and sisters in the…

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…

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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