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St. Pius V Church
410 W Colvill
PO Box 367
Cannon Falls, MN 55009

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Job Opening at St. Pius V

Parish Business Administrator – part-time 20-22 hrs/wk.  St Pius V Church, Cannon Falls, MN.  www.stpiusvcf.org

Administrator will assist the Pastor to implement the mission of the Church and will be responsible to oversee finances and personnel, manage buildings and grounds and security, assist in developing stewardship initiative, and foster good community relations.  Successful candidate will be a practicing Catholic with strong leadership, organizational and communication skills, experience in working with parish administration, expertise in technology and Church Management Software.  This creative “team player” will have an understanding and commitment to the concept of stewardship in the Church; he/she will enjoy the challenge of overseeing effective collaboration between staff and volunteers in the various programs of the parish as we accomplish the task of teaching the Faith and serving pastoral needs.   Req. college degree in related field and prefer experience in Parish or Business Administration; Salary: $26,000-28,000 commensurate with experience.

Application in writing only by Thursday, May 15, 2014 4 PM
or until position is filled: Mail to: Search Committee, c/o Fr. Fernando Ortega, St. Pius V Church, 410 W Colvill, PO Box 367, Cannon Falls, MN 55009 or email to frortega@embarqmail.com.

Divine Mercy Sunday Divine Mercy Sunday
April 27, 2014


Stay for all or part of the afternoon
All are welcome to attend
Women's Salad Luncheon Our Council of Catholic Women has invited the women of the Cannon Falls area churches to join us for our annual luncheon on Saturday, April 26th at beginnng at noon. Dan Schwan will be on hand to play the accordian and the speaker is Arlene Nelson, author the book "Milk and Crackers", the story of the hardships her mother endured trying to raise her four siblings on her own after the children were abandoned. 
Gift Shop
Joyce Lorentz will have items from our gift shop on display in the front entrance of the church at Masses on the weekend of April 26th and 27th.  Stop by and pick up a gift for First Communion, Confirmation, Graduation, and Mother's Day.  All proceeds will go to our sister diocese in Kitui, Kenya.
VIRTUS Training Session
There will be a VIRTUS training session at St. Pius V in the lower level on Tuesday, June 10th at 6:30pm.  Any adult who works with or volunteers for activities with children or vulnerable adults is required by the Archdiocese to attend a VIRTUS session.  If you plan on helping with VBS this summer or want to volunteer for the Camp Victory Lock-in and have not yet attended a training session please sign up. Registration is online at www.virtus.org. Click on registration in left column and follow the prompts.
crs rice bowl Participate in CRS Rice Bowl this Lenten season as a way to encounter Jesus through others, especially through the most vulnerable in our world.  Rice Bowls are available at church entrances.  Please pick one up and take it home.  At the end of Lent, count up the money you saved and make a check out to St. Pius V.  75% supports Catholic Relief Services around the world & 25 % goes to poverty alleviation efforts in the diocese. To learn more about CRS Rice Bowl click on the picture.
5-Parish All Saints Music Festival
All Saints Music Festival
Friday, May 16th
at the Little Log House Pioneer Village

For more information about the event including:
ticket sales, adult volunteer opportunities, business sponsorship advertising and event ticket packages & perks go to www.allsaintsmusicfestival.com.

Archdiocesan Events

The Rediscover 2014 Speakers Series is underway. Discover how your life can change and grow in new and powerful ways by building a personal friendship with Jesus Christ.  Check out the listing of where and when the speaker events are taking place.  These events are free and no registration is required.

First Saturday Series at the Cathedral of Saint Paul is a series of mornings of prayer and reflection that feature Saint Paul and his writings. Each session is a "mini-retreat" which will deepen participants appreciation for the Apostle Saint Paul.  The morning schedule is as follows:

8:00am Mass
9:10am Rosary
9:30am First Conference
10:00am Adoration, prayer, confessions
11:00am Second Conference

All sessions are held in the main church.  No registration is required.  A free-will offering will be taken.

The speaker for Saturday, April 5th is Sherry Weddell, Co-founder and Co-director of the Catherine of Siena Institute. 

The speaker for Saturday, May 3rd is Heather King.

All in God's Plan Part 2 is for teens 13-16 years old and their parents. This is a faith-based program for families on human sexuality and includes presentations on dating, parenting teens, values, faith in God, family purity, and God's plan for our sexuality.  Part 1 is not required to register for Part 2.

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