April 26, 2015 - St. Pius X Catholic Church



April 26, 2015 - St. Pius X Catholic Church
April 26, 2015
Father Randall T. Mattox
Father Salomón Garcia
Parochial Vicar
Fred Johns, Brian Kilkelly,
Stuart Mead and
Fernando Barrueta
Knowing Our Faith
Living Our Faith
Sharing/Keeping Our Faith
The Evolution of Our Parishes
Learn more about the Pastoral
Plan by reading the article in the
Georgia Bulletin. You can also
visit the Archdiocesan website
at www.archatl.com.
Inside this issue:
• New Pastor Assignment
• First Friday
Weekday Masses :
8:30 a.m. Mon.-Fri.
6:30 p.m. Mon.
7:00 p.m. 2nd Thurs of the month
En Espanol
Weekend Masses
Vigil Mass: 5:00 p.m.
Masses: 8:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m.*
1:30 p.m.* (Spanish), 5:00 p.m.
*Nursery available
First Friday: Seniors’ Mass
11:30 a.m. (No 8:30 a.m. Mass)
8:30 a.m. Saturday following
Sacrament of Penance:
Saturday: 3:45-4:45 p.m.
or call a priest for an appointment.
Eucharistic Adoration:
Monday: 7:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
First Friday: 12:00 noon Fri. - 8:15
a.m. Sat.
Third Friday: 8:00 p.m.
Fourth Thursday: 7:00 p.m.
2621 Highway 20, S.E. • Conyers, Georgia 30013-2424
Church Office 770.483.3660 • Youth & Education 770.929.1017 • Fax 770.483.7006
Website: www.spxconyers.com • E-mail: [email protected]
Mon, Apr 27
8:30 a.m.
6:30 p.m.
Tues, Apr 28
8:30 a.m.
Wed, Apr. 29
8:30 a.m.
Thurs, Apr. 30
8:30 a.m..
Fri, May 1
11:30 a.m.
Sat, May 2
8:30 a.m.
5:00 p.m.
Sun, May 3
8:30 a.m.
Eric Feinsmith †
Phil & Micki Wescott (60th)
Becky Jones †
Lefty Junot †
Donald Ekas †
Nancy Jo Mattox †
Ron & Jackie Rychlicki (50th)
St.Pius X Parishioners
Danny Leber †
Paul Gosselim † & Lucienne
11:00 a.m.
Ricard †
1:30 p.m. May Birthdays of Charismatics
5:00 p.m. Debra Ellen Cole
Weekend of May 2-3
5:00 p.m. Jill Wojcik & Margie Schaetzly
8:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m.
1:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
Otto Hertwig & Brenda Gammans
Abigail Bois & Ann Johnson
Janeth Alvarez & Lailing Ramos
Paul Holles
Readings for the week of April 26, 2015
Fr. Randy would like to announce
that Fr. Greg Goolsby has been
assigned as pastor of St. Pius X.
He comes to us from Holy Spirit
Church in Atlanta. Please keep him
in your prayers as he begins the
transition to our parish.
Fourth Sunday of Easter
Acts 4:8-12; 1 Ps 118; 1 Jn 3:1-2; Jn 10:11-18
Acts 11:1-18; Ps 42; Jn 10:1-10
St Peter Chanel, Priest and Martyr;
St Louis Grignion de Montfort, Priest
Acts 11:19-26; Ps 87; Jn 10:22-30
Saint Catherine of Siena, Virgin and
Doctor of the Church
Acts 12:24—13:5a; Ps 67; Jn 12:44-50
Thurs Saint Pius V, Pope
Acts 13:13-25; Ps 89; Jn 13:16-20
Saint Joseph the Worker
Acts 13:26-33; Ps 2; Jn 14:1-6
Saint Athanasius, Bishop and
Doctor of the Church
Acts 13:44-52; Ps 98; Jn 14:7-14
Fifth Sunday of Easter
Acts 9:26-31; Ps 22; 1 Jn 3:18-24; Jn 15:1-8
World Day of Prayer is observed today, also known as "Good
Shepherd Sunday." The purpose of this day is to publically fulfill
the Lord's instruction to, "Pray the Lord of the harvest to send
laborers into his harvest" (Mt 9:38; Lk 10:2). Please pray that
young men and women hear and respond generously to the Lord's
call to the priesthood, diaconate, religious life, societies of
apostolic life or secular institutes. You can find many resources to
promote a culture of vocations on the USCCB Vocations webpage
Grand Festival
Sunday, April 26
All are invited to celebrate Children’s Day after
the 11:00 and 1:30 masses. Proceeds to benefit the
“Renew All Things in Christ” Campaign. Games
for the children are FREE, fun and fellowship are
FREE, tickets for food are $1 each.
First Friday - May 1
Our special hour of prayer is the 11:30 a.m. Mass
followed by continuous adoration of the Blessed
Sacrament, ending before the 8:30 a.m. Mass on
Saturday, May 2. Please sign up in the Gathering
Area to spend an hour with our Lord.
Monday, May 4
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Please join us for a planning meeting for this
summer’s Vacation Bible School. All adults (ages 18 and older)
who would be interested in helping are needed to attend. The
dates of the program are June 15-19. There is plenty of work to
be done and many hands are needed.
Stewardship of Treasure
FY July 2014 - June 2015
Offertory Over/(Under)
04/12 Offertory
YTD Offertory:
As Christian stewards, we receive God’s gifts gratefully,
cultivate them responsibly, share them lovingly in justice with
others, and return them with increase to the Lord.
Young Adults meet at 7pm at
Starbucks, Conyers.
Apr. 28, 2015 -What if our relationship with God
determined everything else in our life?
May 12, 2015-What if our dialogue with God was an
ongoing conversation that brought life to our hearts?
Parish Mission
May 10-14
Our parish mission this year will be during this season
of Easter with a special focus on mercy. During the
mission, Fr. Thomas will encourage and challenge the
parish community to make a stronger, deeper
commitment to Christ, His Church and the Sacraments.
Among the topics he will speak on are:
• The Holy Blessed Sacrament
• The Blessed Virgin Mary
• The Mercy of God
• The Ten Commandments and the Angels and Saints
Save the dates on your calendar and begin praying for
the success of our parish mission.
Stroke Scan, Inc will be at ST PIUS X performing 8
ultrasound screenings on Friday 8th and Saturday 9th;
of MAY 2015 (afternoon and evening appointments
will be available).
Pre-Registration IS necessary and appointments are
limited. Please call 1- 866-935-7226 to schedule an
appointment today.
PSR Schedule for April
Apr 27 & 29 - Class
May 6 - Closing Mass for
all PSR sessions
April 29- Edge Night: Operation Body & Soul
The goal of this Edge Night is for the middle
school youth to understand the sacredness of the
human body, which incorporates the Corporal
Work of Mercy to bury the dead. Although
decisions about burial and funerals are left to
adults, there are practical ways middle school
youth can practice this work of mercy.
May 2- Super Saturday: MESStival Social All
current Edge 6th-8th Graders are encourage to invite
friends out to our end of year social! Students will
be broken into teams to participate in a series of
MESSY Events! There is no cost however preregistration is needed by April 29!
April 26- Life Night: Totally Given This Life
Night examines the Sacraments at the Service of
Communion – Holy Matrimony and Holy Orders,
and it provides teenagers with an understanding of
how these two sacraments build up the Church.
Teenagers are challenged to pray for those that have
received the Sacraments of Matrimony and Holy
The 2015-2016 Parent-Candidate Confirmation
Orientation will take place Sunday May 3 at
6:15 pm. All candidates MUST attend this
meeting with either their parent/guardian. This
orientation is open to all high school students who
have successfully completed at least 1 year of high
school level faith formation/Life Teen. Please
contact the youth office with any questions.
Life Teen Window Wash!
Teens will be at each Mass the
weekend of May 2-3, washing
car windows! Your donation will
help support teens attending
summer youth retreats and
mission projects this summer!
Parish Council of Catholic Women
Contact - Barbara Pepe
The purpose of the PCCW is to support,
empower and educate all Catholic Women in
spirituality, leadership and service, responding with
Gospel values to the needs of the Church and Society.
They provide activities for women, support for the
pastor, parish activities and assistance to local charities.
All women of the parish, including non-Catholic wives of
parishioners, are members.
Flowers on the Altar
Donated by
Bernadette Sauter
In remembrance of her
If you would like to donate flowers for the altar to
commemorate a special event or loved one please call the
parish office.
St. Pius X
Seniors Friday, May 8
Meeting in the Administration Hall at 11:30 a.m.. We
will have pizza and salad. After lunch we will carpool
to the Horse Park to see the trees and then to the
Vietnam Traveling Wall.
Mother’s Day
Novena Spiritual
Beginning May 10
Express your love for a special mother, grandmother,
godmother, mother-in-law, mother-to-be or any
woman who has played a motherly role in your life.
Cards will be available in the gathering area to let
her know that she will be remembered in our
Mother's Day Novena of Holy masses. Return the
offering envelope to the church by May 3. Offering
envelopes are also available in your monthly
envelope packet.
All women are invited to the
BREAKFAST on Sat., May 9, 2015,
from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at Holy Cross
Church, 3773 Chamblee Tucker
Road, Atlanta. The guest speaker will
be Dianne Aube, of St. Stephen the
Martyr Church, Lilburn. Breakfast reservations
are $15 and must be made in advance. Please
mail check, payable to Magnificat Joyful
Visitation, by May 2 to: Jo Ann Rademacher,
1260 Mountain Ivey Court, Sugar Hill, GA
30518. Check-in is at the door for those with
reservations only. For information call Jo Ann
Rademacher at 770-831-0693.
Prayers for healing are available after the Saturday 5:00
p.m. and Sunday 8:30 a.m. mass.
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Kevin Klein and family on the death of his
grandmother - ROSALYN LOWE
Salvator DeLuca and family on the death of his
mother - LUCY DELUCA
Madeline Supple and family on the death of her
husband - RAY SUPPLE, SR.
Alice Gadson and family on the death of her
Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord.
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Felicia Alvarez
Sheila Baker
John Burr
Esther Bustillo
Father Anthony Delisi
Mary Fowler
Joseph Garcia-Carreras
Lindsay Gardner
David Giordano
Chad Haynie
Christy Hicks
Griffin Hull
Ann Leonard
June Nelson
Jennifer Rhoads
Deacon Joe Rhodes
April Gentes Robert
Christian Russell
Ben Seawell
Heidi Smith
Gerald E. Sparks
John Stolter
Angel Stumbris
Madeline Supple
Rob Tate
Mary Ann Thomas
Larry Walker
Micki Wescott
Rev. William Weston
Patti Wilson
Carol Wood
JT Wood
To add a loved one for one month, please call or stop by the Parish Office. In order to be aware of the needs of our sick and to protect
their privacy, we ask that the requestor leave their own name and a contact number. We update the prayer list every month.
Church Administration
Faith Formation Office
Pastor - Rev. Randall T. Mattox
[email protected]
Parochial Vicar – Rev. Salomón Garcia
[email protected]
Pastoral Associates - Deacons Brian Kilkelly
Fred Johns, Stuart Mead, & Fernando Barrueta
Director of Music– Andrew Leung
[email protected]
Parish Office – Barb Roberts
[email protected]
Coordinator of Hispanic Ministry –Jessica Garcia
[email protected]
Finance Administrator – Barbara Pepe
[email protected]
Facility Manager - Kevin Klein
[email protected]
Kitchen Director – Iris Grant
Contemporary Band – Chris Smith
[email protected]
Director of Religious Ed. - Linda Koerner
[email protected]
Youth Minister – Christina Davis
[email protected]
Religious Ed Coordinator – Rita Salvador
[email protected]
Requests/submissions for website or monitors:
[email protected]
Ministry Heads
Altar Servers – Brian Gowasack
Annulment Case Sponsor-Kathy Pusch
Consolation Ministry-Marcy Borkowski-Glass
Cursillo/Ultreya – John Kowalczyk
Eucharistic Adoration – B.J.Masters
Family Promise-Kathy Pusch 770.918.9390
Greeters – Susan Kowalczyk 770.483.5310
Lectors – Everett Washburn 770.464.4277
Liturgical Commission – Dcn. Fred Johns
Bulletin deadline: Items to be published in the Bulletin are due to the
Parish Office by noon Monday of the week they are to be published.
Ministers to the Altar– Lee Depkin
Ministers to the Homebound– Bill Warner
Order of St. Luke - Mary-Mead Mead
Pastoral Council – Kathy Pusch 770.918.9390
Parish Council Catholic Women – Barbara
Pepe 770.787.4290
Prayer Chain - Martha Hughey 770.656.5252
[email protected]
Pro-Life Ministry – Caroline Smith
- EMBRACE - Dcn Brian Kilkelly
- Refuge Pregnancy Care - Mary Supple
- Help & Healing after Abortion www.healingafterabortion. org
RCIA – Anna Milam 770.929.8665
Secular Order of Franciscans—Joel Alessi
St. Joseph’s Guild - Iris Grant 770.385.9367
St. Vincent DePaul – Katy Tiller 770.483.6730
Stewardship– Gary Whidby 770.483.1860
Ushers – Charlie Doyle 404.984.1702
Women’s Jail Ministry – Linda Jesky
9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
New Members: Parish Registration forms are available in the
Gathering Area. Please fill out & return to the Office. Newcomers to
the parish are welcomed quarterly by parish leaders at a reception
after the 8:30 a.m. Sunday Mass.
Bautizar en San Pio X:La Iglesia Romana Católica require que cada
niño que es bautizado tenga por lo menos un padrino (a) catolico (a)
activo (a) el (la) cual pueda recibir comunión. La familia debe estar
regristrada en la parroquia y proveer certificado de nacimiento del niño
(a). El (los) padrino (s) fuera del Estado de Georgia ó registrados en
otra parroquia debe (n) proveer constancia de clases y/ó permiso de
su párroco. La preparación pre-bautismal es “obligatoria” primer y
segundo domingo del mes después de Misa. Celebracion de bautismo
cuarto sabado del mes a las 10:00am
Baptism: Baptism Request Forms are located in the
Gathering Area and must be turned in before taking the pre-baptism
class. Baptisms are scheduled after completing pre-baptism
Weddings: Contact a priest or deacon six months before the
wedding to begin preparation. Parish membership is required.
Diocesan guidelines apply.
Penance: Scheduled time is Saturday, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Seasonal Penance Services are held during Advent and Lent. Other
special times are arranged by calling one of the priests.
Anointing of the sick: A priest is on call at any hour for
“EMERGENCY” sick calls. To contact a priest in an emergency,
follow the directions on our phone system.
Hospital/Homebound/Nursing Homes:
Pastoral staff members visit Rockdale Hospital daily. Eucharistic
Ministers bring communion to the homebound. Family members
should call the Parish Office to inform us about those who are ill.
Grief Support: Ministry of Consolation meets 1st and 3rd Mondays
of the month. Contact Marcy Borkowski-Glass for additional
Counseling: Catholic Charities Counseling Services, Atlanta offers
affordable, professional mental health counseling for children,
adolescents, parents, individuals, couples & families. For assistance
please call 404-920-7745.
Matrimonios: Contacte a un sacerdote seis meses antes del día de la boda
para iniciar la preparación pre-matrimonial. Uno de los requisitos es ser
miembro registrado de la parroquia y seguir todas las regulaciones de la
Confesiones: Hay confesiones los sábados de 3:45 a 4:45 p.m. Tambien
tenemos servicios especiales durante el Adviento y la Cuaresma. Si desea
confesarse en otro momento por favor llame a uno de los sacerdotes.
Uncion de los Enfermos: Siempre hay un sacerdote listo a servirle si un
enfermo necesita una visita de emergencia. Para comunicarse con él, por
favor llame a la parroquia y siga las instrucciones del sistema telefónico.
La unción de los enfermos se ofrece a todos los parroquianos que la
necesiten. Para mayor información pregunte a uno de los sacerdotes.
Hospitales/Visitas a Enfermos/Anciantos: Diariamente tenemos
ministros visitando el hospital de Rockdale . Ministros Eucaristicos llevan
a sus casas la comunión a los enfermos. Si tiene un familiar enfermo, llame
a la oficina parroquial é infórmenos.
Consejeria: para adultos, adolescents y niños, individual, de parejas y
familias, evaluaciones para inmigracion, talleres, clases y grupos de apoyo
Maria Olearczyk, M.A. 770-6270010 [email protected]
Padre Randy Mattox
Párroco……………....770-483-3660 ext. 111
Padre Salomón Garcia
Vicario Parroquial…....770-483-3660 ext. 135
Fernando Barrueta
Jessica García
Of. Min. Hispano……...770-483-3660 ext. 116
Melisa Martínez
Consejo Pastoral/RICA………....678-471-1319
Socorro Esquivel
Grupo de Oración Carismático...678-538-5196
Rolando Velazco
Omar Tapia
Cursillo …………..……….……....404-358-1846
Andreina Rosas
Ministros Eucarísticos……...….404-516-0311
Héctor Martínez
Teresa Gonzales
Julián Covarrubias
Aidé Cruz
José Luís Ríos
Agustín Moreno
Juvenal Castañeda
Apóstoles de la Palabra……..….770-8374706
Esdras y Mirna Morales
Pablo Barbis
Crucifijo por Vocaciones……....770-896-9264
Gamadiel Robledo
Jóvenes Discípulos de Cristo …..770-289-0503
Julia Gutiérrez
Apóstoles D. Misericordia……. .561-313-5576
José y Yolanda García
Planificación Natural Familiar ..678-374-1968
Delia Lopez
Coord. Misas en Lakeview……..770-837-6574
Eduardo y Elizabeth Vera
Encuentro Matrimonial…… ….770-906-5536
Heriberto y Alicia Hernández
Bautismos………………… ….....678-642-3682
Lola Ramos
Santo Rosario
Padre Randy se complace en anunciar
que el Padre Greg Goolsby ha sido
asignado a San Pio X como párroco. Él
viene de la Iglesia del Espíritu Santo en
Por favor mantengamos a ambos en
nuestras oraciones mientras inician sus
transición a sus nuevas parroquias.
26 de Abril
Dia Mundial de Oracion por Vocaciones
Padre Nuestro, te damos gracias por
llamar a hombres y mujeres a servir en el
Reino de tu Hijo como sacerdotes, diáconos y
personas consagradas. Manda tu Santo Espíritu
para ayudar a que otros respondan
con generosidad y valentía a tu llamado.
Que nuestra comunidad de fe apoye
las vocaciones de amor sacrificial
en nuestros jóvenes y jóvenes adultos.
Por nuestro Señor Jesucristo
quien vive y reina contigo
en la unidad del Espíritu Santo,
un solo Dios, por los siglos de los siglos. Amen.
Secretariado del Clero, la Vida Consagrada y lasVocaciones
www.usccb.org/vocations • www.usccb.org
2014, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Imagen: © Fotosearch.com
La Iglesia otorga este
mes a María para
conocerla y amarla más.
¿Qué se acostumbra
hacer este mes? Recordar
las apariciones de la
Virgen. En Fátima,
Portugal; en Lourdes,
Francia y en el Tepeyac, México (La Guadalupe) la Virgen entrega
diversos mensajes, todos relacionados con el amor que Ella nos tiene a
nosotros, sus hijos.
Meditar en los cuatro dogmas acerca de la Virgen María.
Recordar y honrar a María como Madre de todos los hombres.
Reflexionar en las principales virtudes de la Virgen María.
Vivir una devoción real y verdadera a María.
Rezar en familia las oraciones especialmente dedicadas a María.
La Iglesia nos ofrece bellas oraciones como la del Ángelus (que se
acostumbra a rezar a mediodía), el Regina Caeli, la Consagración
a María y el Rosario. Cantar las canciones dedicadas a María. Que
nos ayudan a recordar el inmenso amor de nuestra madre a
nosotros, sus hijos.
01 de Mayo
Primer Viernes Adoracion Eucaristica
Después de la Misa de 11:30pm continúa la Adoración
al Santísimo Sacramento del Altar hasta el sábado 02
de mayo antes de la Misa de 8:30 am.
También: Todos los lunes de 7:00-8:00pm
El segundo martes del mes de 7:00-8:00pm
El cuarto jueves del mes de 7:00-8:00pm
El tercer viernes del mes de 8:00-9:00pm
Este viernes 1 de mayo se invita a
todos los cursillistas de 9:00pm a
12:00am a estar en adoracion frente
al Santisimo, y para interseder por
todos las personas que estarán
viviendo el Cursillo de Cristiandad
Mision Parroquial del 10 al 14 de mayo
Este año, nuestra Mision Parroquial sera durante el tiempo
de la Pascua con espoeciual enfoque en la misericordia.
Durante la Mision el Padre Fr. Thomas anima y desafia a la
comunidad parroquial hacer un profundo y fuerte compromiso animará y desafiará a la comunidad parroquial para hacer un compromiso más fuerte, más profundo a Cristo,
su Iglesia y los Sacramentos. Entre los temas que se hablará
en son:
El Santo Santísimo Sacramento
La Santísima Virgen María
La Misericordia de Dios
Los Diez Mandamientos, los Angeles y los Santos
Marque estos dias en su calendario y empiece a orar por el
exito de nuestra Misión Parroquial.
Clase 27 y 29 de abril
Misa de clausura 6 de
mayo para todas las
sesiones de PSR
VBS-Vacaciones de este verano la Escuela Bíblica
Lunes, 04 de mayo 6: 30-7: 30 pm
Por favor, únasenos para una reunión de planificación.
Se necesitan adultos (mayores de 18 años) que deseen
ayudar. El programa será del 15 al 19 junio. Hay mucho
trabajo por hacer y se necesitan muchas manos.
Informes en la Of. de Educación Religiosa770-929-1017
Jóvenes Adultos: Se reúnen cada primer martes del mes se
reúnen en la capilla para una Adoración Eucarística.
Informes con Gama Robledo 770-873-8448.
Crucifijo por las Vocaciones: Cada semana se invita a una
familia a rezar por más vocaciones dentro de nuestra
familia parroquial. Pablo Barbis al 770-896-9264
Divina Misericordia: Los domingos después de la Misa de
1:30pm en la capilla se nos invita a rezar la Coronilla de la
Divina Misericordia. José Alvarado 404-694-0163
Apostoles de la Palabra: Curso de estudio de la Biblia.
“Comprender las Escrituras” miércoles de 4:30pm a
5:30pm; 6:15pm a 7:30pm en el salón 10. Viernes 7:00 a
9:00pm salón 11. Informes llamar a Juvenal Castañeda al
Cursillo—Ultreya: el Segundo viernes del mes se reunen
de 7:00 a 9:00pm en el salón 13-15. Informes Omar Tapia
¡Refresque su fe y descubra el panorama general de su fe
católica. Symbolon está dando sus frutos en nuestra
parroquia y también tocando muchas vidas en grupos de
hombres y mujes, estudios de Biblia, Clases de RICA, y la
fe de adultos en todo el país!
Domingos en San Pio de 11:30 a 1:00pm
Y proximamente en el Salón Comunitario de Lakeview
Rosa Tapia 678-451-2626
Gloria Moreno 678-215-1534
Bautizar en San Pio X: La Iglesia Romana Católica
require que cada niño que es bautizado tenga por lo menos
un padrino (a) católico (a) activo (a) el (la) cual pueda
recibir la comunión. La familia debe estar regristrada en la
parroquia y proveer certificado de nacimiento del niño (a).
El (los) padrino (s) fuera del Estado de Georgia ó
registrados en otra parroquia debe (n) proveer constancia de
clases y/ó permiso de su párroco.
Las clases para el mes de mayo será 3 y 10 de mayo.

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