The New
Saint Xavier
Did you know St. Francis Xavier was influenced by his good friend, Ignatius of Loyola? Together, they vowed poverty, chastity, obedience, and apostolic service. Learn more as Tara Schmitt, SPX School Religion Teacher and Campus Minister, shares details of the life of St. Francis Xavier in the video below!
Bible Study
with Fr. Bill, Fr. Augustine
and Sally!
Bible Study is offered at the parish on Thursday mornings immediately following the 8:45 a.m. Mass.

Bible Study is also live on Facebook at the same time!
Faith Formation
Programs this
It's Not Too Late!
Next Session:
Tuesday, August 31
7:00-8:00 p.m.
PLC 104/105

Childcare Available!

Join us for the “Catholicism 101” session, then adjourn to PLC 104/105 for our RCIA small group session. You can still join us even if you missed last week’s orientation! Contact Ashley Logsdon, Director of Adult Faith Formation, with questions and to register: or 574-272-8462, ext. 122.

Next Session, Wednesday, September 1
9:30-11:00 a.m., CH004 (church basement meeting room)
Thanks to all who joined us last Wednesday for the first meeting of our book study! This Wednesday, we’ll continue our discussion on the theme “The Vocation & Reality of Family Life” and read Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 of Pope Francis’ Amoris Laetitia. Please give us a try, even if you weren’t able to read ahead or to join us last week.
Learn more and follow along with a weekly outline, discussion questions, and prayer prompts by visiting:
For more information and assistance in obtaining the book, contact Ashley Logsdon, Director of Adult Faith Formation: or 574-272-8462, ext. 122. 
Catholic Social Teaching?
Thursday, September 2
6:45-8:00 p.m., PLC 104/105
Join us for this introductory presentation with parishioner James Summers, candidate for the diaconate, as he explains the basics of what Catholic Social Teaching means to us as Catholics.
Contact parishioner, Wendy Summers, 574-360-9930 or Ashley Logsdon, Director of Adult Faith Formation, 574-272-8462, x122, for details, or visit the parish website:
Life Opportunities
this Fall!
meeting held the second Wednesday of the month
Next Meeting: Wednesday, September 8
6:30-8:00 p.m., PLC 103
Seasons of Hope is a Catholic grief support group open to adults that have experienced the death of a loved one. The group meets monthly to share our faith and support one another by focusing on Scripture and a theme that is grounded in the healing wisdom, traditions, and practices of the Catholic Church.
In September, we start a new journaling book together. Please, register in advance and commit to attending most of the sessions to build friendship and trust. To register, contact Ashley Logsdon,, or visit the website:
That Man Is You!
Returns September 11

Surviving Divorce is a twelve-week program featuring thirty-minute DVD sessions each week. It is for the newly separated and divorced and those still struggling with issues many years later. It will help them find answers to their questions, restore hope, and begin authentic healing.
The 12-week series will begin this fall:
Mondays, September 13-December 6, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
There will not be a session on All Saint's Day (11/1); however, participants will be invited to attend Mass together with the group. There will be an optional session regarding annulments after the series is completed on Tuesday, October 19, 7:00 p.m.
Learn more and/or register to participate:
Questions? Contact Peg Brinig
574-360-2814 or

Inviting Women of
Saint Pius X
to Discover
You are cordially invited to join us!
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 7:00 p.m.
Multi-Purpose Room
(enter via Door 6, from the South Lot
near the playground area)
Join us for a special presentation by Ashley Logsdon, SPX Director of Adult Faith Formation
TOPIC: Divine Delight in Creation
We resume our monthly service to our community through the collection of items for one of four local non-profit agencies that we support.
September’s featured agency: Women's Care Center.
Specific needs: diapers | baby wipes | infant formula | children's books | disinfectant wipes | hand sanitizer.
We will adhere to COVID protocols in place at Saint Pius X. There will be seating for those who are comfortable without masks and physical distancing, as well as seating for those who prefer both.
Please register to help us with planning:
For more information, contact Peggy Bolstetter:
(574) 514-9069