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January 11, 2015
The Baptism of the Lord
St. Pius X Christmas events. Photo top middle: Christmas In Our Hearts Choir performing at Regency Park. Photo top
right: St. Pius X Choir performing at the Grotto Festival of Lights. Photo bottom left: Christmas In Our Hearts Concert.
Photo bottom right: Midnight Mass.
San Pio X eventos de Navidad. Foto medio superior: Navidad En Nuestros Corazones coro realizando en el parque de
Regency. Foto derecho superior: San Pio X coro realizando en el festival de las luces en el Grotto. Foto abajo a la izquierda:
Navidad En Nuestros Corazones concierto. Foto abajo al derecho: Medianoche Misa.
St. Pius X Catholic parish
1280 NW Saltzman Rd., Portland, OR 97229 (503) 644-5264 www.stpius.org
MASS SCHEDULE Horario de Misas
Saturday Sabado
Sunday Domingo
4th Sunday
5:00 pm
7:00 pm en Español
7:30 am 9:00 am 10:30 am
1:00 pm en Español
5:30 pm Youth
8:30 pm Contemplative
2:45 pm Adapted Mass
Daily Mass Misa Diaria
8:15 am Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri & Sat
Wednesday Miercoles
8:15 am (& also 9:15 am during the school year)
Thursday Jueves
7:00 pm en Español
Communion Service: 6:30 am Monday - Friday
RECONCILIATION Confesiones
Saturday 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm or by appointment
Pr ayer Chain
Email requests to [email protected]
or call the parish office (503) 644-5264
Eucharistic Adoration Chapel
Questions - Roberta Schreck (503) 645-4607 or
[email protected]
Parish Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
We are Called to be the Eyes and Hands and Hear of the Risen Jesus.
Leadership
parochial vicar’s note
CHURCH
Today, we celebrate the Baptism
of Our Lord. In the Gospel, we
hear that Jesus allowed himself to
be baptized to show his profound
willingness to submit his life to
the will of the Heavenly Father, to
accomplish his mission, to be the
compassion of God in the world.
Rev. Sean Weeks, Pastor
(503) 644-5264 / [email protected]
Rev. Francisco Bringuela, Parochial Vicar
(503) 644-5264 / [email protected]
Rev. Peter Siamoo, Priest in Residence
(503) 644-5264 / [email protected]
People came to John to be baptized to seek repentance
and conversion from their sinfulness. But Jesus
Christ, who is absolutely sinless, who needed no
repentance, humbly allowed himself to be baptized
to show his solidarity with the sinful humanity as the
compassionate Savior.
Bob Little, Deacon
(503) 213-1447 / [email protected]
We may ask, how do we make sense of the Word of
God today? Certainly, we can neither become as great
as Jesus, nor receive the very baptism that Jesus Christ
received. But as Christians, our own baptism calls
us to imitate Christ. That is He humbly submits to
the will of the Father and accepts his mission as the
compassion of God in the world. As his followers, we
must share in His mission. We must also become the
compassion of God in the world.
ADMINISTRATION
As our world today is confronted with many crimes
that degrade the dignity of many human beings, crimes
we hear that are committed from conception until
death; such as, human trafficking, euthanasia, and most
especially the killing of the unborn, our baptism in
Christ calls us to action. It calls us for a response.
Please join in spreading the word…
On Thursday, January 15, 2015,
we open our doors to the
community and encourage people to consider
sending their children to St. Pius X School.
You can help with this effort by inviting
any friends, colleagues, neighbors and family
who have potential students to attend our
Open House on Thursday, January 15, 2015,
from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm.
HELP US GROW!
But like Jesus, we must realize that we can only
genuinely address the many offenses against
human dignity when we begin to show our sincere
compassion, when we understand the sufferings of
the victims, feel the wounds of those who were hurt,
sympathize with the death of the unborn and share in
the brokenness of others; not by begetting hurt with
another hurt, showing hatred with another hatred,
indifference with another indifference.
Prospective families will be able to take a tour with our
students and parents. They will learn more about our
academic and spiritual curriculum including elementary
and middle school, music, Spanish, physical education,
extra curricular activities and more.
Contact the school office at (503) 644-3244,
or view our website at stpiuspanthers.org.
Jesus showed us the greatest example of compassion
by embracing suffering and laying his own life on the
cross for all.
As a supporter of our community, we appreciate
your willingness to help us grow.
With God’s Grace,
Fr. Francisco Bringuela
Parochial Vicar
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administration, cont.
Please Join us in Celebrating the
Education Center Groundbreaking
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Following the 10:30 am Mass
This is a very exciting time in the history of St. Pius X. Please join us
for Mass and groundbreaking celebration. Mass will be celebrated by
Rev. Sean Weeks and concelebrated by Rev. Pat McNamee. Following
Mass, proceed across the parking lot to where the new East Wing of
the Education Center will be built (previously the playground).
Following the groundbreaking ceremony, outside of McMahon Hall
we will have hot chocolate and donut holes,
hosted by the Campaign Committee.
If you would like to make a gift in support of the East Wing Expansion of the
Education Center and the future update of our Youth Center, please contact
Molly Washburn, [email protected], or (503) 213-1450.
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ADAPTED LITURGY
administration, cont.
You are invited on January 25 to the St. Pius X Adapted
Liturgy, a shorter Mass that celebrates the lives and
gifts of all people, including those with physical
and developmental disabilities and illnesses. Every
effort is made to accommodate the inclusion and
participation of each person. The church is accessible
for wheelchairs, and listening devices are available.
The Adapted Liturgy is offered the 4th Sunday of every
month at 2:45 pm at St. Pius X, 1280 NW Saltzman
Rd., Portland, OR; call (503) 644-5264 for more
information. Future dates are February 22, March 22
and April 26. All are welcome to this joyful gathering!
DID YOU KNOW…
Your weekly bulletin is provided at no cost to the church
by the generosity of businesses who advertise on the
back of the bulletin?
Bulletin advertising provides an inexpensive and
effective opportunity for you to promote your products
or services within your parish community. It’s true…
people like to do business with people they know and
trust.
If you would like to advertise in the bulletin and support
the church, please call Tom Ott at (503) 650-6347.
ST. VINCENT DE PAUL REFLECTION
After Jesus was baptized, he saw the Spirit of God
descending like a dove and a voice was heard “This
is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”
As we give to the poor, we also can hear these same
words. When you donate your resources or time to the
Society of St. Vincent de Paul, know that you are a sign
of God’s love to those who are suffering and you give
them reason to believe and to trust.
Support the businesses that help make this
bulletin free to the church.
The Advertiser of the Week is:
Gibran N. Zogbi,
State Farm Agent
(503) 649-9514
CHANNEL YOUR DESIRE TO DO GOOD DEEDS
– Come and see what St. Vincent de Paul Society is
all about. Our next meeting is Monday, January 19, at
7:00 pm in the Church Hall.
Worship and Liturgy
WEEKDAY MORNING MASS
TIME CHANGE: 8:15 AM
SCRIPTURE JANUARY 18
1Samuel 3:3-10, 19; 1Corinthians 6:13-15, 17-20;
John 1:35-42
This month, the weekday morning Mass time has been
changed to 8:15 am, Monday through Saturday. The
8:15 am time will include all weekdays, including
Wednesdays.
The disciples search out Jesus but are not sure what
they want from him. How would I answer if Jesus
asked me, “What are you looking for?”
Without altering the Mass time, the parking lot will not
be able to accommodate increased congestion due to the
expansion of our school.
CHAPLET OF DIVINE MERCY
The Wednesday School Mass time has been moved to
9:15 am.
The Chaplet is prayed at St. Pius X on Wednesdays at
3:00 pm in the Church. This hour recalls the hour of
the Great Mercy of Christ’s death on the cross, the hour
of grace for the whole world when mercy triumphed
over judgment. In this hour of prayer you can pray for
others and for yourself.
OLD TESTAMENT VIDEO SERIES
Due to the change in the morning Mass time, we will
move the series to Thursdays at 8:45 am.
For information, call Kris Steven (503) 297-0524.
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WORSHIP AND LITURGY, CONT.
ST. PIUS X LITURGICAL MINISTERS’
GATHERING
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION
Eucharistic Adoration is the adoration of Jesus Christ
present in the holy Eucharist. At St. Pius X people pray
in our chapel in one hour segments, from 6:00 am to
midnight, 7 days per week, except when Mass is being
offered in church. You can sign up online at www.
stpius.org.
We invite all St. Pius X Liturgical Ministers, as well as
all interested parishioners, to a gathering on Saturday
morning, January 31, 2015, in the Community Center.
After the 8:15 am morning Mass, we will have an egg
casserole breakfast, followed by a presentation by
Ken Canedo on The Evolution of Liturgical Ministry,
from the Early Church to Vatican II to Today. We will
conclude by noon.
SCRIP GIFT CARD
PROGRAM
Please RSVP on our website at www.stpius.org, click on
Mass and on Liturgical Ministers Gathering.
FUNDRAISING FOR ST. PIUS X
CHURCH AND SCHOOL
PRAYER CHAIN
2015 New Year’s Resolution #1: Use more Scrip gift
cards for your everyday purchases!
Our St. Pius X Parish provides prayer support
for the critical needs of parishioners and
their loved ones. If you have a request for
prayer, or if you can be one of the people praying for
the requests of others, please send an email message to
[email protected]
Still don’t “get it” when people say “scrip”? It’s
easy! You purchase gift cards to hundreds of local and
national merchants at face value and use them just like
you would use any other gift card to make purchases.
So why buy St. Pius X Scrip gift cards? Because
St. Pius X earns a small percentage of profit with each
card sold (because merchants sell the cards to
St. Pius X for less than face value). The pennies add
up, and St. Pius X wins! All you have to do is shop
like you regularly do, but remember to pay with Scrip
gift cards!
PRAY THE ROSARY
Please join us in praying the Rosary. We meet every
Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 pm in the Community Center
Room S1, second small room on the right as you enter
the Community Center.
Questions? Email [email protected]
PARISH LIFE
DECEMBER EVENTS
Baptisms
Anniversaries
Len and Jo Cooper
Irene and Dean Herman
57 Years
46 Years
Marilyn Rosalie Lobatos
Emiliano Castaneda
Pat and Jeanne Wieber
35 Years
Quinn Silas Adams
Danny and Peggy Lee
32 Years
Oliver Michael Jansen
Bella Yen Nguyen
New Members
Lena Elizabeth Roberti
Nicholas and Kimberly Smith
Funerals
Geary Becker
Daniel G. Kalfayan
Carole Bertrand
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YOUTH MINISTRY
OUTREACH/PEACE AND
SOCIAL JUSTICE
BABY CORNER AT ST. PIUS X
As you are cleaning out your closets, please remember
Baby Corner. Baby Corner provides assistance to
mothers for babies and young children who are in need
in our local community.
Middle School Youth Nights:
January 11: We are Family: Adam and Eve
Current Needs of Baby Corner: strollers, PACK &
PLAYS, books, used clean clothing newborn to size
4T, diapers (especially sizes 3, 4, 5), diaper cream and
wipes. Please no car seats, cribs or stuffed animals.
January 18: No Youth Night due to Martin Luther King
holiday.
Questions: Janell Hoekstra, Middle School Youth
Ministry, [email protected]
Bring donations to St. Pius X Church office Monday
- Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm. Questions? Call Marty
(503) 614-9630, or Jennifer (971) 404-8040.
High School Youth Nights:
January 11: Guest speaker Martin Gay (licensed
Marriage and Family Counselor and former Youth
Minister) will speak to the topic of Communication in
relationship – we will focus on how by making small
changes in our lives, we can better communicate with
family and friends.
MOTHER AND CHILD EDUCATION
CENTER FUNDRAISER
Baby bottles will be distributed after all Masses January
24 and 25. Please gather your spare change and keep
them for the mothers and their babies who will most
appreciate our financial aid and prayers.
January 18: No Youth Night due to Martin Luther King
holiday.
Questions: Kristin Mombert, Coordinator of Youth
Ministry, [email protected]
All proceeds will go to Mother and Child Education
Center (formerly called Birthright) who provides
support and services to women facing unexpected
pregnancies. Bottles will be collected the next week,
February 1. If you have questions, please contact
Jo Cooper at [email protected], or the Mother
and Child office at (503) 249-5801. Their website is
momchildpdx.org. Mothers and babies thank you!
VOCATIONS
COMMUNITY LIFE
AND GROUPS
BUILDING A CULTURE OF
VOCATIONS
PARISH HOSPITALITY
PRAYER FOR MY VOCATION
Heavenly Father, You have a great and loving plan for
our world and for me. I want to do my part in your plan.
Help me to see the signs that You give me. Open my
heart to respond to You. Grant me the courage to follow
your call. Give me the strength to serve You and your
people with generosity and love. Amen.
All parishioners are invited to attend Parish Hospitality
in the Community Center after the 7:30 am, 9:00 am
and 10:30 am Sunday Masses. Coffee, donuts, bread
and bagels will be served. Please join us for this
opportunity to meet new and old parishioners.
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COMMUNITY LIFE AND GROUPS, CONT.
ST. PIUS X WOMEN’S CLUB MEETING
NOTICE
THE SPIRITUALITY OF LIGHTER
LIVING BOOK STUDY
The next meeting of the Women’s Club is scheduled for
Monday, January 12, 2015, from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, in
the Community Center. Please note, this is a DAYTIME
meeting.
Are you looking to start the New Year with a lighter
load, or perhaps it is time to downsize? This book
study will help identify the burdens weighing you down
inside and out, and choose another path. Join Mary Jo
Saavedra as she unpacks the secrets of simplifying your
life and introduces the spiritual practice of letting go of
stuff.
All women of the Parish are invited to join us for a fun
and informative time. The meeting starts at 1:00 pm
with a presentation by the Washington County Sheriff’s
Office on “Financial Abuse of Seniors”. Our regular
business meeting will follow at 2:00 pm. Come at 12:30
pm for some social time. All parishioners are invited to
the program, so bring your friends and neighbors. Hope
to see you there!
Book Study Dates are: January 13, 20, and 27, 2015;
February 3 and 10, 2015, in the St. Pius X Community
Center, from 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm. Please call The
Franciscan Spiritual Center to register at (503) 7948542. Cost is $75 for the 5 week series. Purchase
book separately, “How to Simplify Your Life”, by Tiki
Kusttenmacher.
ADVANCE PLANNING - ST. PIUS X
WOMEN’S CLUB RETREAT
Be safe! Protect yourself!
Knowledge is power!
All women are cordially invited to “An Interior
Pilgrimage” Retreat on February 20-21, 2015, with
Retreat Master, Father Gary Smith, S.J, at Our Lady
of Peace Retreat, 3600 SW 130th Ave, Beaverton, OR
97006.
AVOID FINANCIAL ABUSE
Elder Safe is a program that helps victims ages 65 and
older avoid abuse and protects those threatened with
physical, financial or psychological abuse.
• Come to a free program offered by Elder Safe.
• Learn the facts about the #1 problem – Financial
abuse of seniors.
• Help get the word out to those at risk of abuse and
those in unique positions to observe signs of abuse
and neglect.
• Learn more about how we can love and care for
each other by being informed.
Accommodations: Overnight lodging provides single
rooms with shared bath all on main level. Check-in 1:00
pm, February 20, 2015. Conclusion 3:00 pm, February
21, 2015. Pre-registration Required: $80.00 for retreat,
3 meals and lodging. $50.00 for retreat, 3 meals and no
lodging. Payable to St. Pius X Women’s Club, 1280 NW
Saltzman Rd., Portland, OR 97229. Questions, call Jan
Duggan at (503) 646-4252.
KIDS PLAY
Video: “Financial Abuse of Seniors”
Marcia Langer, Washington County
Sheriff’s Office
Are you a parent or caregiver to a child age newborn to
5? Are you looking for a play-based group to be a part
of? If so, we meet most Mondays in the Youth Center
from 10:00 am - 11:30 am.
Monday, January 12, 2015
1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
St. Pius X Community Center
Sponsored by the
St. Pius X Women’s Club
If you would like to join our email list, please contact
Lisa Williams at [email protected]; or Kat
Wright at [email protected]
Additionally, we are always looking for gently used toys.
Please email us if you would like to make a toy donation.
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COMMUNITY LIFE AND GROUPS, CONT.
St. Pius X Knights of Columbus
Crab
Feed
Saturday, January 17
St. Pius X Community
unity Center
1280 NW Saltzman Road,
oad, Portland
5:30 p.m. social hour, 6:30 p.m. dinner
Come hungry for an all you can eat buffet of dungeness
d
crab, tossed salad, baked beans, cole slaw
slaw, and dessert!
Tickets Only $30
Beer and wine available at additional cost.
Only 300 tickets available!
1VSDIBTFZPVSUJDLFUJOBEWBODFBUUIF1BSJTI0GĵDFPSDPOUBDU
Tim Cooch ([email protected]; 503.848.6275). Reserve your
table by sending your name & the number in your party to
[email protected] Tickets sold at the door if available.
All proceeds support the Knights’ charitable endeavors.
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COMMUNITY LIFE AND GROUPS, CONT.
8,000
pounds of food delivered
$7,200
dollars donated by
St. Pius X Parishioners for gifts
400
Volunteer hours during the Christmas
food and gift programs, including:
The Girl Scouts of Washington County,
St. Pius X Youth Group,
St. Pius X Boy Scouts and Parishioners,
Knights of Columbus
and
St. Vincent de Paul
327
Individuals served due to your generosity
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to spread the love and fellowship of Jesus
Christ to our neighbors by assisting them
in their time of need
THANK YOU ST. PIUS X
The members of your St. Vincent de Paul Conference would like to
thank each and every one of you for making the Annual Food Drive
and Christmas Gift programs tremendously successful.
Food and gift certificates were delivered to 70 families (259
individuals) on December 20. Each family received 3 large boxes of
food, including a Christmas ham. We were also able to distribute over
$7,200 in gift certificates donated by St. Pius X parishioners to these
same families, giving them the joy of shopping for their own holiday
gifts.
We would like to thank the St. Pius X Boy Scout troop for delivering
17 sets of food boxes to Camp Azul this holiday season. Thank you
Pat Pitz and Molly Washburn for helping us coordinate this joint effort.
We would also like to give a special thanks to Jo Cooper’s Bible Study
group and the St. Pius X Faith Formation classes. These groups along
with many more generous parishioners collected stocking stuffers, toys
and candy that were distributed with our food boxes.
We continue to be blessed by an outpouring of support for the less
fortunate in our community. As always, the parishioners of St. Pius X
did more than we could have hoped for by donating both their money
for gift certificates and their time to spread God’s love by delivering
the gift certificates and food boxes to the families that we sponsored.
Once again, thank you for your tremendous generosity and may God
bless you and your families in 2015 and always!
~St. Vincent de Paul’s St. Pius X Conference
LADIES OF LIGHT
MOM’S FAITH SHARING GROUP
ST. PIUS X SCHOOL FREE THROW
CONTEST
Ladies of Light is a Mom’s Faith-Sharing and Bible
Study group that has been meeting at St. Pius X for over
five years. Join us as we explore our faith, strengthen
our families and share the light of God.
We meet Tuesday mornings, 9:00 am - 11:00 am.
Meetings run through the end of May. Newborns are
welcome to join us and childcare is available for those
over age one.
The St. Pius X Knights of Columbus are excited to
announce the 2015 Free Throw Contest. Each year,
the Knights organize an event with the 10-14 year old
students (as of January 1) during their PE class. Each
student competes within their respective age, gender
category, and is given 15 chances to shoot a free throw.
This same contest is held at each parish in the district,
and the winners qualify to compete in the district and
then state competitions.
For information, contact Jennifer Bateman at
[email protected], or Molly Washburn at
[email protected]
The competition will take place January 20-22 during
the school day, and winners will be announced in the
parish and school bulletins. Good luck!
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COMMUNITY LIFE AND GROUPS, CONT.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
March For Life 2015
Please join us for a peaceful prayer vigil and fellowship at the annual Roe v. Wade Memorial Rally and Walk, in
solidarity with people around the country as we commemorate the 42nd anniversary of the Supreme Court decision
to legalize abortion in America. This is a great way to provide peaceful public witness and support our Parish to pray
for the more than 56 million lives tragically lost though abortion and to intercede for the conversion of those who
misguidedly perpetuate it. This event features many prominent pro-life speakers lead by our beloved Archbishop
Alexander K. Sample.
Location: Pioneer Square Courthouse, Downtown Portland.
Date: January 18, 2015
This location is readily accessible via Trimet Max lines. The Knights of Columbus is also sponsoring bus
transportation to and from the event. The bus will be leaving St. Pius X Parish at 1:00 pm PST. Seating is on a first
come, first served basis. Please spread the word and invite your family and friends. It is guaranteed to be a positive,
fun and fruitful experience.
Please contact [email protected], or (503) 645-1529, if there are any questions.
Upcoming Events:
• Saturday, January 17, 2015: Annual Crab Feed
• Sunday, February 15, 2015: Knights Café Country Breakfast
• Saturday, March 14, 2015: St. Patrick’s Day Dinner
ST. PIUS X SCHOOL
ST. PIUS X SCHOOL
2015-16 K-8 OPEN HOUSE
Love
Respect
Knowledge
Justice
THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2015
6:00PM—8:00PM
Take a tour with our students and parents. Our teachers will provide
information on our academic and spiritual curriculum including
elementary and middle school, music, Spanish, physical education,
extra curricular activities and more.
Applications for 2015-16 accepted online at stpiuspanthers.org
From January 16 through February 6
1260 NW Saltzman Road, Portland, OR 97229 503-644-3244 ext 210
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la Nota del
vicario parroquial
Ministerio latino
REFLEXIÓN
Hoy nos celebramos el baptismo de
Dios. En el evangelio, escuchamos que
Jesús permitió ser bautizado para mostrar
su profundo deseo de someter su vida
a la voluntad a la Padre Celestial, para
cumplir su misión, para ser la compasión
de Dios en el mundo.
La gente vino a John para ser bautizado
para buscar el arrepentido y la
conversión de su pecaminosidad. Pero
Jesús Cristo, que es sin pecado, que necesito no arrepentido,
humildemente se dejó ser bautizado para mostrar su
solidaridad con la humanidad pecadora como el Salvador
Compasivo.
Las lecturas de este Domingo I del Tiempo Ordinario del
ciclo B nos invitan a centralizarnos en el Bautismo, ya que
este domingo celebramos el Bautismo del Señor.
En Isaías 55, 1-11, anuncia que todos los pueblos de la Tierra
serán reunidos por Jesús, todos aquellos que están dispersos,
sedientos o hambrientos que vengan a Jesús, porque Él les
dará de beber y de comer para que nunca más vuelvan a
tener hambre y sed. El profeta insiste en que busquemos
a Dios mientras podamos, que nos demos cuentan que los
caminos del Señor son muy diferentes a los caminos de este
mundo; a cambio de esa búsqueda, Dios nos dice: “Sellaré
una alianza perpetua”. Este es el punto más relevante de la
primera lectura, ya que en Jesucristo Dios establecerá una
alianza eterna con la humanidad, una alianza en la cual ya
no habrá más intermediarios como en el Sinaí, donde Moisés
intercedía por el pueblo de Israel y fue quien recibió las
tablas de la ley, las cuales establecerían las reglas de ese
pacto; NO, ahora es Dios mismo quien asume ese papel,
divinizando la Naturaleza Humana, y lo más sorprendente,
esa alianza perpetua no es solo para Israel, si no para toda
la Naturaleza Humana, es ahí la grandeza y donde entramos
cada uno de nosotros, bendito sea Dios.
Podemos preguntarnos, ¿Cómo podemos hacer sentido de
la palabra de Dios hoy? Ciertamente, no podemos ser gran
como Jesús y no podemos recibir el mismo baptismo que
Jesús Cristo recibió. Pero como cristianos, nuestros propios
bautismos nos llaman a imitar a Jesús Cristo, que es el
humildemente somete a la voluntad del padre y acepta su
misión para ser la compasión de Dios en el mundo. Como
sus seguidores debimos a compartir en esta misión. También
debemos a ser la compasión de Dios e este mundo.
En el mundo hoy, nos enfrentamos a los crímenes que
degradar el dignidad de muchas personas, crímenes que
oímos que son enfrentamos desde la concepción hasta la
muerte. Crímenes como la trata de personas, eutanasia y
especialmente matanza de los no nacidos. Nuestro baptismo
de Jesús Cristo nos llama a la acción. Nos llama para un
responder.
El Santo Evangelio según San Marcos nos muestra el día
de hoy al personaje del que hablaba el Profeta Isaías. Juan
el Bautista, el precursor de nuestro Señor Jesucristo, les
aclara y profetiza a sus discípulos que detrás de él viene
alguien a quien no merece desatar la correa de sus sandalias,
y les afirma: “Yo les he bautizado con agua, pero detrás de
mí viene alguien que los bautizará con el Espíritu Santo”.
Tiempo después Juan observa que de entre la multitud que
venía a bautizarse se encontraba Jesús, cuando Jesús recibió
el bautismo de Juan, se vio el Espíritu Santo descender en
forma de paloma y se escucha una voz de lo alto que decía:
Este es mi Hijo amado; Yo tengo en ti mis complacencias .
Sin duda este es un momento muy importante en el ministerio
de Jesús, ya que con el bautismo iniciará el anuncio del
Reino de Dios en la humanidad; es una manifestación pública
y hermosa de la Santísima Trinidad, por eso Juan advirtió
a sus discípulos que Jesús los bautizaría con el Espíritu
Santo. El bautismo Trinitario ha sido siempre el inicio de
nuestra vida cristiana, en él volvemos a nacer de nuevo y es
el que nos impulsa y prepara a cumplir la voluntad de Dios.
Dejemos que este mismo Espíritu de Dios recibido el día de
nuestro bautismo nos anime a dejar lo malo y seguir a Cristo
cumpliendo su Palabra, que llevemos esa Buena Nueva a
todos los que nos rodean y así seamos esas piedras vivas que
llevan el mensaje de esperanza a la humanidad.
Pero como Jesús, debemos darnos cuenta de solo podemos
abordar realmente las ofensas de la dignidad humana cuando
empezamos a mostrar nuestra compasión sincera, cuando
nos comprender el sufrimiento de la víctimas, sentir las
heridas, simpatizar con los que no nacido, y compartir en la
quebrantamiento de los demás. No por hacerse daño con otro
daño, no por el odio con otro odio, o indiferencia con otra
indiferencia.
Jesús Cristo enseño el mejor ejemplo de compasión por el
sufrimiento que abarca y poniendo su propia vida en la cruz
por todos.
Con la Gracia de Dios,
Fr. Francisco Bringuela
Parroquial Vicor
La segunda lectura de la primera carta del apóstol san Juan
nos invita a descubrir la grandeza de nuestra fe, ya que
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ministerio latino cont.
RETIRO DE EVANGELIZACION PARROQUIAL.
Invitamos a todos aquellos que deseen tener un encuentro
personal con Dios a que reserven su espacio para nuestro
próximo Retiro de Evangelización Parroquial, el 20, 21 y
22 de Febrero del 2015. Mayores informes en la Oficina del
Ministerio Hispano o con cualquier miembro del Ministerio
de Evangelización Parroquial.
creyendo en el Mesías, creemos en el Padre que lo envió y por
tanto podemos cumplir sus mandamientos, ya que solamente
cumpliéndolos demostramos que amamos a Dios. Juan resalta
tres elementos principales de Jesús en su sacrificio en la cruz:
el Espíritu Santo, el agua y la sangre. Fue el Espíritu Santo
quien lo movió y fortaleció a llegar al lugar del sacrificio,
ese Espíritu que vimos descender en su bautismo; estando
en la cruz, en sus últimos momentos, vimos como brotó
de su costado el agua y su sangre, de esta escena completa
fue donde sin duda salieron todos los sacramentos que son
sus signos visibles mediante los cuales recibimos la Gracia
Santificante para la vivencia de nuestra fe; por eso termina
san Juan diciendo: si aceptamos el testimonio de los hombres,
el testimonio de Dios vale mucho mas y ese testimonio es
el que Dios ha dado de su Hijo. Por eso hacemos nuestras
las palabras del salmista: Sacaremos agua con alegría de las
vertientes de la salvación.
MINISTERIO FAMILIAR CRISTIANO ST. PIUS X. A
todas las parejas, casadas y no casadas, les invitamos a
nuestras reuniones los días Domingos a las 7:00 pm. Venga
y comparta con otras parejas la Fe, la experiencia de Familia
y la ayuda mutua. Mayores informes con Don Pablo y María
Salcedo o la oficina del Ministerio Hispano.
CLASES DE FORMACIÓN DE LA FE. Introducción a
las Sagradas Escrituras. Las clases de formación son todos
los Miércoles, Jueves y Domingos. Los Miércoles estamos
desarrollando el curso sobre La Biblia, tanto a las 9:00 am
como a las 7:00 pm. Los Jueves estamos desarrollando el
curso La Luz de la Fe. Domingos a las 3:00 pm estamos
estudiando el curso de Los Sacramentos. Hay cuidado de
niños.
En Jesucristo
Jaime Sevilla
PLÁTICAS PRE-BAUTISMALES
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La plática es de 9:00 am a 1:00 pm.
Solamente tiene que asistir a una sola plática.
No tiene que registrarse antes para tomar la plática/clase.
Traer una copia del acta de nacimiento de su hijo(a).
Durante la plática se le darán los documentos necesarios
para bautizar.
Si va a bautizar fuera de nuestra parroquia, le daremos un
comprobante de pláticas.
El cupo para tomar la plática/clase no es limitado.
Padrinos de fuera, pueden tomar su plática de donde son,
y traer un comprobante.
No tenemos cuidado de niños. Favor de dejar sus niños
con alguien a cuidar.
CATECISMO. Les recordamos a todos los padres de familia
que no habrá clases de Catecismo el 17 y 18 de Enero por el
feriado de Martin Luther King Jr.
RETIRO PARA LIDERES DE LA PARROQUIAL. A todos
los lideres de nuestra Parroquia de San Pio X se les invita a
nuestro retiro cuaresmal durante el mes de marzo. Mayores
informes en la Oficina del Ministerio Hispano.
BODAS. Si usted piensa contraer matrimonio, por favor
comunicarse a la Oficina del Ministerio Hispano con 6 meses
de anticipación.
Fecha de Próximas Platicas
Febrero 7, 2015
Junio 6, 2015
Abril 11, 2015
Julio 11, 2015
Mayo 9, 2015
Agosto 8, 2015
MONOGUILLOS. Si su hijo desea ser un monaguillo, por
favor comuníquese con la Oficina del Ministerio Hispano al
tel. (503) 213-1446 o con la Señora Patricia Hernández.
Fecha de Próximos Bautizos
Los Bautizos inician y son a las 10:00 am.
Es obligatorio estar en la iglesia
a las 9:40 am.
Enero 17, 2015
Mayo 16, 2015
Febrero 14, 2015
Junio 20, 2015
Abril 18, 2015
Julio 18, 2015
SANTA MISA PARA PERSONAS CON NECESIDADES
ESPECIALES. Les invitamos para el Enero 25, 2015 en San
Pío X a la Liturgia Adaptada, la celebración eucarística, que
celebra la vida y los dones de todas las personas, incluidas
aquellas con discapacidades físicas y de desarrollo y las
que está enfermas. Se han hecho todos los esfuerzos para
acomodar la inclusión y la participación de cada persona.
La iglesia es accesible para sillas de ruedas, y dispositivos
de escucha están disponibles. La liturgia adaptada se
ofrece el 4o domingo de cada mes a las 2:45 pm en San
Pío X. Dirección: 1280 Saltzman Rd, Portland, OR 97229.
Para mayor información llame al Tel.(503) 644-5264. Las
siguientes fechas de las Misas son: Febrero 22, 2015; Marzo
22, 2015 y Abril 26, 2015.
ANUNCIOS
RICA/RCIA. No ha recibido aun los Sacramentos del
Bautismo, Confirmación o Primera Comunión y es mayor
de 18 años? Le invitamos entonces a las reuniones todos los
Viernes a las 7:00 pm en el Centro Comunitario. Mayores
informes con José Flores.
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contacts and resources
Parish Office
(503) 644-5264 / [email protected]
Administration
Fr. Sean Weeks, Pastor
(503) 644-5264
Fr. Francisco Bringuela, Parochial Vicar
(503) 644-5264
Fr. Peter Siamoo, Priest in Residence
(503) 644-5264
Bob Little, Deacon
(503) 213-1447
Anthony Vuky, Business Services Manager
(503) 213-1444
Adult Education and Enrichment
Bob Little, Deacon
(503) 213-1447
Annulment Advocacy
Bob Little
(503) 213-1447
Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon
(503) 234-5334
Baptisms
Tom English, Sacristan
(503) 213-1442
Baby Corner
Voice mailbox
(503) 213-1376
Bereavement
Arlene Lee
(503) 579-9822
Bookkeeping
Jennifer Brown
(503) 213-1445
Bridge Group - Social
Hilary Hutchinson
(503) 526-0650
Bulletin Items
Cheryl Hopkins
(503) 213-1449
Burnside Meals
Rebecca Gaerlan
(503) 372-9176
CYO
Anthony Vuky / Don Verzani
(503) 213-1444 / (503) 690-9850
Centering Prayer
Linda Tombaugh
(503) 641-2059
Confirmation (Adult)
Bob Little
(503) 213-1447
Confirmation (9th - 12th grades)
Kristin Mombert
(503) 213-1448
Elizabeth Ministries
Jennifer Radosavljevic
(971) 404-8040
ESL (English as a Second Language)
Jaime Sevilla
(503) 213-1446
Facility Reservations
Jim Shaffer
(503) 644-5264
Peace and Justice
Mary Ryan Hotchkiss
(503) 646-5449
Faith Café
Joan Andersen-Wells
(503) 642-2764
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Geneal Kanalz
(503) 646-9547
Faith Formation
Molly Washburn, Little Saints - Preschool - K
(503) 213-1450
Chris Kirnak, Sacramental Preparation
(503) 213-1463
Michelle Schleh, Faith Formation-Elementary
(503) 213-1460
Janell Hoekstra, Middle School Ministry
(503) 213-1454
Kristin Mombert, High School Ministry
(503) 213-1448
Secretary - Faith Formation
(503) 213-1461
RCIA / Returning Catholics (Landings)
Bob Little, Deacon
(503) 213-1447
Filipino Community
Melliza Palazo
(503) 804-6510
Reception / Parish Office / Mass Intentions
Jackie LaCasse
(503) 644-5264
Sanctity of Life
Jo Cooper
(503) 646-2250
Serra Club
Dan Jones
(503) 645-2172
Special Needs Committee
Mary Ann Hassold
(503) 617-4965
Funeral Coordination
Evelyn Gibbons
(503) 614-9415
Habitat for Humanity
Patrick Wheeler
(503) 645-1645
Knights of Columbus
Paul Butler
(503) 533-2018
La Casita
Pat Pitz
(503) 806-0389
Latino Ministries
Jaime Sevilla
(503) 213-1446
Liturgy and Worship
Bob Little, Deacon
(503) 213-1447
Loaves and Fishes
Anne Fornay
(503) 646-0487
Stewardship
Anthony Vuky, Business Services Manager
(503) 213-1444
St. Francis Dining Hall
Debra DiPaola
(503) 533-0984
St. Pius X School
Mary Thompson, Principal
(503) 644-3244
Mary Beth Anderson, School Secretary
(503) 644-3244
Fran Wilson, School Secretary
(503) 644-3244
St. Joseph Toolbox
Knights of Columbus
(503) 644-5264
St. Vincent de Paul
Bob Weisend
(503) 629-2014
Sunday Nursery
Michelle Schleh, Faith Formation/Outreach
(503) 213-1460
Mary’s Pantry
Mike and Nan Fey
(503) 626-8772
Vocations
Art Diederich
(503) 645-6142
Meals on Wheels
Tess Pimentel
(503) 645-3728
Ministry to the Sick and Homebound
Bob Little, Deacon
(503) 213-1447
Music Ministry
Wendy Reimann-O’Hearn
(503) 213-1468
Outreach
Michelle Schleh, Faith Formation/Outreach
(503) 213-1460
Parish Nurse Ministry
Fran Breiling
(503) 645-3775
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Wedding Coordination
Barb English
(503) 643-3144
Women’s Club
Colleen Lucas
(503) 645-5646
Community Resources:
Care to Share-Food Assistance
(503) 591-9025
Child Abuse Reporting
(800) 275-8952
Pregnancy Resource Center
(503) 643-4503
Housing Assistance
(503) 846-4794
St. Pius x community calendar
Sunday
January
9:00 am 1:00 pm -
Patricia Ann Sackinger
Peace for Venezuela
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Faith Formation Classes
9:00 am - School
High School Discipleship Team Meeting
1:00 pm - Parish Office Conference Room
Youth Choir
3:30 pm - Church
Youth Ministry Activities
6:45 pm - Community Center, Etc.
Wednesday
8:15 am 9:15 am -
8:15 am 5:00 pm -
Women’s Club Meeting
1:00 pm - Community Center
Latino Bible Study
7:00 pm - Youth Center
Ladies of Light Bible Study
9:00 am - Community Center
Social Bridge
10:30 am - Church Hall
Knights of Columbus General Council
6:00 pm - Community Center
Choir Rehearsal
6:30 pm - Church
Confirmation Class
7:00 pm - McMahon Hall
ESL Class
7:00 pm - School
RCIA
7:00 pm - Community Center
8:15 am -
Latino Adult Faith Formation (Parents)
9:00 am - Community Center
Women’s Club Board Meeting
10:00 am - Community Center
Funeral: Tom Smith
1:00 pm - Church and Community Center
Chaplet of Divine Mercy
3:00 pm - Church
Shared Leadership Night
6:00 pm - Community Center
Youth Choir
6:30 pm - Church
Confirmation Class
7:00 pm - McMahon Hall
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Aniceto Carvalho 
Mark and Sharon Powers
Coyote Club
7:30 am - Youth Center
Latino Preventative Dental Care
10:00 am - Youth Center
Funeral: Bill Wilson
11:30 am - Church and Church Hall
Latino Adult Faith Formation (Parents)
5:30 pm - Youth Center
Knights of Columbus Crab Feed
6:00 pm - Community Center
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8:15 am -
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Lazaro Prince 
Tim and Colleen Tevens
Saturday
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8:15 am Eugene and Darlene Klecan
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Oscar Varela
Ray Powers
Friday
8:15 am -
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Anna Nguyen Thanh Ha 
Old Testament Video Series
8:45 am - Parish Office Conference Room
Al-Non
10:00 am - Youth Center
Latino Youth Choir
5:00 pm - Church
St. Vincent de Paul Meeting
7:00 pm - Church Hall
Latino Adult Choir
7:00 pm - Church
Latino RCIA
7:00 pm - Community Center
Latino Marriage Encounter
7:00 pm - Community Center
Sunday
Intercessions
7:30 am 9:00 am 5:30 pm -
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TC Smith 
Steve Marietta 
Dawn and Jim Coe
Faith Formation Classes
9:00 am - School
Youth Choir
3:30 pm - Church
For additional information regarding our calendar, visit our
website -www.stpius.org.
For those who are suffering illness . . .
For those who have died . . .
TC Smith
Tom Smith
Sharon Chubb
Lucy Pean
New members
Adelino and Mary Lorenzo
Margaret Huff-Huffman
Cathy Do and Jason Bump
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BEYOND OUR PARISH WALLS
OUR LADY’S LUNCHEON TEA AND
SILENT AUCTION
PREPARING FOR MARRIAGE?
The Franciscan Missionary Sisters at Our Lady
of Peace Retreat in Beaverton invite you to attend
OUR LADY’S LUNCHEON TEA AND SILENT
AUCTION on Saturday, February 7.
Always Faithful is a course for couples considering
marriage. It provides couples with an opportunity to
discern their readiness to marry, learn important skills
to be successfully married, and to gain an appreciation
for marriage in the Church. It includes two private
counseling sessions.
The Auction begins with bidding at 11:00 am, followed
by a luncheon from 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Cost is
$35 per person; tables for 6 OR 8 are available for
purchase. To reserve tickets, please call (503) 6497127, or email [email protected] This event is
a fundraiser for the renovation of the Retreat House
Chapel.
A new series begins on February 5, 2015, at Northwest
Family Services, 6200 SE King Rd, Portland, OR 97222.
To register or for more information, call Northwest
Family Services at (503) 546-6377, or e-mail [email protected]
nwfs.org. You may also register online at www.nwfs.org.
A LIFELINE FOR MARRIAGE
ASH WEDNESDAY RETREAT
Retrouvaille helps couples through difficult times in their
marriages. It is designed to provide the tools to help
get your marriage back on track. It will give you the
opportunity to rediscover each other and examine your
lives together in a new and positive way. This program
has helped 10’s of 1000’s of couples experiencing
marital difficulty at all levels, including disillusionment
and deep misery. For confidential information about, or
to register for the program beginning with a weekend on
January 16-18, 2014, please call (503) 225-9191, or visit
www.helpourmarriage.org.
Please join us February 18 for our annual ASH
WEDNESDAY RETREAT at Our Lady of Peace
Retreat in Beaverton. The theme is “Return to Me
with Your Whole Heart,” with Retreat Master Fr. John
Boyle. The day begins at 9:00 am and ends at 2:30 pm.
Doors open at 8:15 am. Cost is $40 per person for the
day, including lunch. To register, call (503) 649-7127,
or www.olpretreat.org, or email [email protected]
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