Anointing of the Sick:
the healing love of Christ. In case of an illness or hospitalization please call the Parish Office.
Pre-Baptism classes are held every other month beginning in January. The sessions
are scheduled for March 7, May 9, July 11, September 12, and November 14. The number of participants varies generally from
10-15 couples per session. Meetings are held on a Thursday night for approximate. 1-1/2 hours in the St. Michael Room.
Babysitting is provided. First-time parents are required to attend the meeting. Godparents and Grandparents are strongly
encouraged to attend. God parents should attend the Pre-Baptism class in their home parish if they are unable to attend at
St. Pius. Contact Deacon Jim Houston for registration information 331-1570.
Baptisms are held on the 2nd
and 4th Sundays of the month following the 11:00am Mass.
information regarding First Eucharist, please contact Mary Heinrich, our Director of Faith Formation, 515-278-5684, Ext. 130.
Details about the Sacrament of Confirmation
will be coming soon.
One person must be a registered member of
the church. Contact St. Pius X church office at least 9-12 months prior to your wedding to inquire about
church availability and to begin the marriage preparation process – 276-2059 or contact Linda Schroeder, the Wedding
Coordinator, at email@example.com. The latest wedding ceremony time is 1:00 pm on Saturdays.
Steps after contacting the church:
1. Meet with a parish priest – 276-2059
2. Return wedding contract with fees to reserve
facility fee - $275 for parishioners. This includes the services of the Wedding Coordinator
at the rehearsal and all day for the wedding.
Refundable damage deposit - $150
Both parties complete the FOCCUS assessment
4. Meet with the Wedding Coordinator
5. Complete Sponsor Couple meetings (usually
3 – 4 meetings)
Submit certified baptismal certificates to the church for the parties who have been baptized (issued in the
past 6 months from church where baptized)
Submit music selections for approval; submit wedding program for approval
8. Apply and receive marriage license. Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturday afternoon 3:15-4:15.