Prize Winning Ticket Amount Where sold
1st #5368 $18, 648 Founder’s Day
2nd #12643 $ 9,324 Sold by a supporter of St. Pio to a co-worker
3rd #432 $3,108 St. Pio Parishioner
We want to thank the hundreds of people who helped support our annual fundraiser.
We especially would like to thank our St. Pio Raffle volunteers who have been working since May selling tickets. May God Bless you all.
Healing Mass Schedule 2023-24
Date Celebrant Time Feast Day
Sept. 14 Fr. Joy 12pm Exaltation Cross
Oct. 12 Fr. Joe 12pm
Nov. 9 Fr. Joy 12pm Dead Lateran Bas
Dec 14 Fr. Joe 12pm St. John Cross
Jan. 11 Fr. Joy 12pm
Feb. 8 Fr. Joe 12pm St. Jerome
March 14 Fr. Joy 12pm
April 11 Fr. Joe 12pm St. Stanislaus
May 9 Fr. Joy 12pm Ascension
June 13 Fr. Joe 7pm St. Anthony
July 11 Fr. Joy 7pm St. Benedict
Aug. 8 Fr. Mandato 6pm St. Dominic
St. Pio in Lavallette and Sacred Heart in Bayhead have begun their Religious Education Registration for the 23-24 School year.
The registration deadline is September 10, 2023.
Our Program helps parents educate their children about our Catholic faith and traditions. We offer a comprehensive program for children in grades 1-8 from September through April. Our Program is combined with our linked sister parish, Sacred Heart in Bay Head, and the classes are held at Sacred Heart on Sundays following morning Mass.
For more information or to register please print out the attached form below and return to Sacred Heart or call John Paglione, Religious Education Coordinator, at 732-899-1398, ext 5 or his cell at 732-598-1590.
The deadline for the 2023-24 registration is September 10, 2023. 2023-2024 Religious Ed Registration Form
The class schedule is below for your convenience.
The 2023 Annual Catholic Appeal is well underway.
The outpouring of support from many parishioners like you, at St. Pio of Pietrelcina, helps sustain the important ministries across the Diocese of Trenton. There will be a pledge form at the back of church but if you would prefer to pledge online or need further information, please visit www.dioceseoftrenton.org/catholicappeal. Your generosity, as always, is greatly appreciated.
Please enjoy the video below from The Most Reverend David M. O’Connell, C.M., Bishop of Trenton.
A Tax-Saving Charitable Gift for Non-Itemizers
Due to an increased standard deduction, many individuals and couples will no longer be able to claim itemized deductions. However, a tax-free IRA charitable rollover offers the following benefit to individuals age 70 1/2 or older:
– The ability to direct a current, outright IRA gift, up to $100,000, to our church, or other qualified charities
– Satisfaction of the required minimum distribution without increasing taxable income
– No loss of a charitable contribution itemized deduction
– Ability to direct your gift to any area of our parish operations
For more information, please contact:
Marta Barkhausen, Business Manager 732-793-7291 x322 or email@example.com
Immediate attention and action response needed!!
Please Stop the Slaughter of the Innocents in NJ!
The Catholic Bishops of New Jersey join to express our strongest opposition to S49/A6260. This harmful legislation would: codify into state law an individual’s right to an abortion, including late-term abortions; potentially violate the religious freedom of healthcare workers and hospitals; and require private businesses to expand group health coverage to include abortion services.
Abortion is a direct attack on life itself. As such, the Catholic Bishops of New Jersey urge Catholics and people of good will to reject this bill seeking to expand abortion services and to contact your state legislators to express your staunch opposition to its passage.
The New Jersey Catholic Conference expects the bill to be scheduled for a vote in both the Senate and General Assembly on this Monday January 10, 2022, only four days after being introduced to the Senate for the first time on January 6, 2022.
We urge you to contact your state elected officials immediately and ask them to vote NO on S49/A6260.
some of the politicians:
Gregory P. McGuckin
James W. Holzapfel
Please read the Bishop’s Letter Below:
The Diocese of Trenton has issued an alert regarding reports of email and text scams that will use the name of a pastor to solicit funds in the form of gift cards or cash donations.
The warning follows a recent report on CBS Philly about parishes in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia being targeted. The email usually begins with a simple “Hi,” but no recipients’ name, and asks for financial help for a worthy cause. The pastor’s name concludes the request.
Several pastors in the Diocese of Trenton have already heard from parishioners who received emails or text messages, seemingly from the pastor, asking for donations.
The Diocese takes this opportunity to advise parishioners that pastors do not raise money in this manner and to exercise the utmost caution when receiving this type of communication.
Some law enforcement in the area urge parishioners to question any email or text that doesn’t come from a person in their contacts. If the person is not known, a parishioner should call the person asking for funds to verify the story. If a pastor’s name is used, parishioners should contact the parish to verify the legitimacy of the appeal.
Anyone who feels that they have been the victim of this type of scam is urged to contact their local police department.