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Spotlight on CROP Hunger Walk

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 10/02/17

Spotlight on the CROP Hunger Walk:

This walk helps support the overall ministry of Church World Service, especially grassroots, hunger-fighting development efforts around the world. In addition, the Greater Greensboro CROP Hunger Walk & Run returns 25% of the funds it raises to Greensboro Urban Ministry's Potter's House Community ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ A Personal Reflection

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 9/21/17

I've been blessed to have the opportunity to be a St. Pius X Minister of the Word for several years. I knew that I wanted to accept the challenge of trying to be a good steward to our parish of St. Pius X, using my time and talent to ... Read More »

CROP Hunger Walk 2017 Details

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 8/17/17

CROP Hunger Walk  ~ Step By Step until all ARE FED

Here at SPX, we step it up at CROP Walk time! Here are the walk details:   Register to walk online at spxcropwalk.com. The link is also on our website. Let your friends and family know you ... Read More »

Community Life Continues during the Summer

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 6/13/17

Gershwin wrote “Summertime and the Livin’ is Easy” and for some of us, living is easier during the summer as we may have more leisure and vacation time. For many in our community, summertime living is not easy and community ministries don’t take a hiatus. We will continue to ... Read More »

Stewardship Update ~ Welcome Year of Choice!

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 6/01/17

This past year we embarked on a new stewardship mission and named it the “Year of Challenge” based on the first of three primary convictions of the U.S Bishops' Pastoral Letter on Stewardship. This letter asks us, as disciples of Christ, to embrace a way of life that has ... Read More »

Keep Lent and Easter Alive ~ 6 Weeks!

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 4/28/17

Every year our Easter liturgies and traditions fill us with joy and happiness! Since Ash Wednesday, the time and energy spent on preparation helped us to fully immerse in the highlight of our Christian faith. The final week before Easter was filled with the triduum liturgies, visiting family, shopping, ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ Servant Center

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 4/21/17

Spotlight on The Servant Center:

Their mission is to empower the homeless and disabled, particularly veterans, to become independent, contributing members of our community through housing, healthcare, and restorative services. Saint Pius the Tenth helps The Servant Center live their mission through We Care grants and Giving Tree gifts for ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ Mary's House

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 4/21/17

Spotlight on Mary’s House, a supportive community for homeless women in recovery from substance abuse.

Mary's House ministry provides transitional housing to women in recovery from substance abuse and their minor children. They assist residents with in-house substance abuse issues, and case management concerns. They teach residents parenting skills and assist the mothers in ... Read More »

Pope Francis, Huntington's Disease, and May Madness

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 4/19/17

Pope Francis, Huntington’s Disease, and May Madness

Kathy Martinek

 

Except for folk singer Woody Guthrie who died of Huntington’s disease in 1967, no other celebrity has brought such attention to Huntington’s disease---until now. 

 

Pope Francis will speak to an audience of 7000 Huntington’s disease families and supporters ... Read More »

Working Together Is God's Plan

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 3/23/17

Several weeks ago a ministry leader here at St. Pius said that after prayer, she had finally come to the conclusion that she could not “go it alone, and needed input and help” with the ministry she was called to lead. Indeed, ministry and practicing stewardship is not a ... Read More »