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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 »

Thank You to the Saint Pius Community ~ and an Invitation to a Special Advent Evening

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/22/16

THANK YOU parishioners for all you do for our parish and community! The past few weeks have been a whirlwind of activity~ from moving to the new Simmons Parish Center, New Comers Dinner, Stewardship Fair, Turkey Meals Delivery, with all of this taking place along with our “usual” round ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ Women's Resource Center

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on the Women’s Resource Center: The mission of the Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro is to promote the self-reliance of women by assessing needs, providing services and acting as a gateway to community resources. In seeking solutions for unmet needs, the WRC provides strategic leadership through collaborations and ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ Freedom House

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on Freedom House : A 501(c)(3) organization founded in Greensboro in 2006 with the mission of providing a long-term, addiction-recovery program that rescues, restores, and redeems the lives of women and their children in a Christ-centered, family environment. Freedom House is able to provide young children who are ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ YWCA Family Shelter

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on: The YWCA Family Shelter program provides shelter, food, case management and holistic support for families experiencing homelessness. Each family develops a plan to achieve educational goals, optimal health, and financial stability, pay off debts and save money to move into permanent housing.

St. Pius X helps the YWCA fulfill ... Read More »

Stewardship Spotlight ~ BackPack Beginnings

Posted by Carolyn Painley on 11/15/16

Spotlight on BackPack Beginnings: The mission of BackPack Beginnings is to deliver child-centric services to feed, comfort and clothe children in need. Serving over 6,000 children annually, their vision is a community of healthy and well-nurtured children.

St. Pius X helps this nonprofit agency in several ways! Our volunteers go ... Read More »