Welcome to St. Pius X Parish!
We extend a warm welcome to all who worship with us or just stop by to visit our church. We hope that you find our parish community a place where your life of faith will be nourished. We also hope that you will share your special gifts with the community. Your prayers, your presence, and your talents are most welcome. Please introduce yourself after Mass.
Sundays: 7:00, 8:30, 10:30am & 12:00pm
Monday - Saturday Daily Mass: 8:45am
Fridays during Lent: 12:15pm
Vigil of Holy Day: 3:45pm
Holy Day: 8:45am, 12:15pm & 5:00pm
Reconciliation: Saturdays 3:00-3:45pm or by appointment
1 Saint Pius Court, Plainview NY 11803-4041
270 Washington Ave, Plainview NY 11803
Parish Office: (516)938-3956
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-1pm
Faith Formation Office: (516)822-8348
Emergency Ph (outside of business): (516)661-5117
Adult Bible Study Class
Class Every Tuesday @ 7:00 PM
Room #1 - School Building
We are so excited to continue our parish’s new Adult Bible Study Ministry under the direction of Jason Troche and Elizabeth Restrepo. Please join us in unlocking the Mystery of the Bible, get to know or reconnect with God’s Word and Our Catholic Faith.
St. Pius X Blood Drive - Dec. 3, 2023
Save The Date:
DECEMBER 3, 2023
9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
National Blood Shortage
The Red Cross national blood supply has fallen by about 25% since early August. Right now, blood product distributions to hospitals are outpacing the number of blood donations coming in. We need your help - Please make room in your schedule to donate.
Christmas Giving Drive
With the holiday season approaching, it's essential for us to re-flect on the spirit of giving. Over the years, our parish has been dedicated to helping numerous charities through programs like Angel Tags and the Christmas Giving Tree, particularly bene-fiting organizations such as Momma's House, SCO Family of Services, and Madonna Heights. This year, we aim to provide basic necessities for children and families who are in great need.
We invite our parish family to participate by sending parcels of items such as:
Combs / Brushes
You can drop them off at the rectory office or mail these items to:
St. Pius X Rectory
1 Saint Pius Court
Plainview, NY 11803
Purchase on Amazon using the link
Your generosity will make a significant difference in the lives of those in need.
St. Pius X Knights of Columbus Christmas Party - Dec. 9, 2023
St. Pius X Knights of Columbus Christmas Party
Dec. 9, 2023
Christmas Tree Lighting - Dec. 9, 2023
Join us for the lighting of our parish
Christmas Tree & Blessing of the Stable
Saturday, December 9th
following the 5:15 pm Youth Mass
Sacrament of Reconciliation - Dec. 8, 15, 18
Friday, December 8, 2023 &
Friday, December 15, 2023
Monday, December 18, 2023
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Philip C. Saglimbene Memorial Gourmet Pancake Breakfast with Santa - Dec. 17, 2023
St. Pius X Knights of Columbus
Philip C. Saglimbene
Pancake Breakfast with Santa
Dec. 17, 2023
The Story of Christmas - Dec. 17, 2023
Join Us Sunday, December 17th
at the 10:30am Mass for our
Annual Christmas Pageant
Children from the Faith Formation Program will be presenting a short version of the Christmas Play. This will be a simple pageant for the children. The children will be singing carols and some will act as Christmas pageant figures. It’s going to be a parish family event.
Rest in Peace Msgr. Domenick T. Graziadio
Monsignor Domenick T. Graziadio, a beloved figure in the community, passed away on November 13, 2023. His peaceful journey to the eternal embrace of the Lord was communicated to me by Dr. Reinaldo Gutierrez, the family friend and his doctor.
While I did not have the privilege of personally knowing Msgr. Dom, as our paths never crossed in shared service or residence, I became aware of his deep connection to our cherished St. Pius X parish. A few months ago, he reached out to me, seeking permission to have his final Mass of Resurrection celebrated at our beloved St. Pius X. After dedicating 12 years of his life to this parish, he had developed a profound affection for it, a sentiment that mirrored the place where he had also laid his beloved mother to rest. I assured him that I would handle all the necessary arrangements, and we remained in communication throughout this process. In fact, we had our last conversation just last Wednesday, November 8th. Msgr. Dom's unwavering strength and his preparedness in facing the inevitable were evident during our discussion.
Monsignor Dom was a remarkable and compassionate servant of the Lord, extending his benevolence to countless families and individuals, helping them draw nearer to Jesus. His gift of eloquence shone brightly in his homilies, where he skillfully bridged the Divine Word with the challenges of the contemporary world. Even during his retirement, he continued to inspire us with his wisdom.
In gratitude for his dedicated service to our parish, upon his retirement, St. Pius X presented Monsignor Dom with a hand-carved bench, bearing his signature sign-off: "You have the unique love of this shepherd." He was indeed our shepherd, guiding us with love and compassion. As a parish family, we offer our heartfelt appreciation for his enduring contributions and the love he infused into our community.
May the Good Shepherd, whom he faithfully served, now reward him for his unique role in His vineyard. Let us remember and honor the legacy of Monsignor Domenick T. Graziadio as he finds eternal rest in the embrace of the Lord.
Rest in Peace Msgr. Domenick T. Graziadio
Monday, November 20, 2023 @ 11:00am
Interment: St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY
May He Rest in Peace.
Letter and Synthesis Report Issued at Conclusion of First Synod Session
Catholic Charities of Long Island
Catholic Charities of Long Island assists the vulnerable in many ways, including housing, nutrition, mental health, and maternity and senior services. We also help immigrants and those with developmental disabilities and in need of addiction treatment.
Please enjoy the features of the CCLI website.
Catholic Charities of Long Island shares the love of Jesus by offering dignified and compassionate care to poor and vulnerable neighbors of every faith and background. As a ministry of the Roman Catholic Church, our work is inspired by the Gospel message that every human life is sacred.
Today, we’re one of the largest human service networks on Long Island with 53 sites from Elmont to the East End. Nearly 500 employees and 300 volunteers serve an average of 53,000 people each year of every faith and background and at every stage of life. And working with local Parish Social Ministry offices at more than 100 parishes, we help tens of thousands more rebuild their lives every day. So, while people and problems may change, our promise to bring Christ’s love to every person we meet remains constant.
Ann Asparro Project - Support for Alzheimer's & Dementia Caregivers
On October 14th and 15th, Jay Asparro ran 100 miles in 24 hours -
400 laps around the Farmingdale State College track to show support and love for caregivers navigating through their loved ones' Alzheimer's and dementia diagnosis.
All funds raised support the Long Island Alzheimer's and Dementia Center!
400 laps in 24 hours is a struggle, but it is nothing compared to what caregivers endure.
Assembly of the Synod of Bishops-1st Meditation,1 October 2023
Please view other Synod Meditation videos using the links below.
Oktoberfest - Sept. 30, 2023
The Knights of Columbus hosted a successful Oktoberfest 2023 event at our parish, bringing families together for food, fun, and fellowship.
Thank you to Grand Knight Arnold Bendig and all the troops of from the Knights of Columbus for a job well done.
Blessing of the Animals - Oct. 1, 2023
Last Sunday, we celebrated the feast of Saint Francis of Assisi with the Blessing of the Animals ritual. It was heartwarming to see our not-so-wild animal friends peacefully gather for this special occasion.
Knights of Columbus Officers' Blessing - Sept. 10, 2023
Knights of Columbus Chaplain, Fr. Chux Okochi, blessed the officers of the St. Pius X Council #10332 in front of their Parish Family.
Thank you to the Knights of Columbus who do so much for St. Pius X day in and day out.
9/11 Memorial Service 2023
On Sunday, September 10, 2023, we came together for the 9/11 Memorial Interfaith Prayer Service
at our beloved St. Pius X Cathedral.
Blessing of the Backpacks - Sept. 10, 2023
Our Faith Formation Program officially kicked off with the First Family Mass. It was heartwarming to see so many children with their backpacks and notebooks, receiving a special blessing. Our Columbiettes were incredibly generous, providing a delightful breakfast spread for our young families.
THANK YOU TO OUR FEAST SPONSORS
Feast Volunteer Thank You Dinner - August 25, 2023
2023 St. Pius X Feast
Beach Mass - August 27, 2023
Mass on the Beach - July 23, 2023
Thank you to Bobby & Josefina Peña for these beautiful photographs of the 2nd Mass on the Beach, held last Sunday, at TOBAY Beach. Over 150 parishioners experienced the captivating beauty of the ocean, waves, and sky, with many feeling the presence of Jesus, who often walked on the seashore during His earthly ministry
Class of 2023 High School Graduates
Last weekend, we honored our high school graduates and sent them off to college. It's great to see the community coming together to support and pray for their future endeavors.
The gesture of providing a spiritual warm blanket by the STPX Columbiettes is a beautiful symbol of the parish family's love and support. This is a meaningful way to acknowledge their journey and invoke blessings upon them as they enter this new phase of their lives.
Prayer can provide comfort, guidance, and strength as they navigate the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead. By offering the spiritual warm blanket by our STPX Columbiettes are extending a tangible reminder of the prayers and well wishes from the parish family. This gesture emphasizes the sense of unity and support that the graduates will carry with them as they embark on their college journey.
Mass on the Beach - June 25th
I am delighted to report that our first beach Mass on Tobey Beach was a resounding success! It was heartening to witness people of all ages, from the young to the elderly, coming together as one community to gather around the Lord's table and participate in a beautiful liturgy. The sight of families joining in the celebration warmed my heart and reinforced the strong bond we share as a parish family.
Sacraments 101: Eucharist (How We Receive)
Sacraments 201: Eucharist (What We Believe)
Is the Eucharist Really the Body & Blood of Jesus?
21st ANNUAL ST. PIUS X GOLF OUTING - JUNE 19, 2023
I am delighted to share with you the wonderful success of our 2023 STPX Golf Outing! The event, which took place on the day after Father's Day, was a fantastic idea suggested by Mr. Dario Rossi, and it turned out to be a brilliant decision. We had an incredible turnout with 144 enthusiastic golfers participating.
Once again, we would like to thank each and every one of you for your unwavering support, generosity, and prayers. Your contributions have made a significant impact on our parish community, and we are truly grateful for your continued support.
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Memorial Day - Youth Group
Memorial Day Parade
This Year it was a truly special Memorial Day Parade in Plainview-Old Bethpage! It's heartwarming to hear that so many community members, including young families, veterans, children, and grandchildren, came together to honor and remember those who have served.
We Stand Together
We Stand Together
Parishioners have been receiving emails and texts from scammers posing as Fr. Valentine and Fr. Chux, Deacon John and the other parish staff members asking for help and trying to get money and gift cards.
Do not believe these requests or reply to any of the communications. Our priests and staff would not and never have contacted parishioners for help in such a manner.
Your concern for our priests and the staff, is appreciated.
Catholic Health Services
Community Outreach for Long Islanders
As a not-for-profit, mission-based organization, Catholic Health is continuing the work of our women religious who founded hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and other Long Island agencies reaching back more than a century. We offer blood drives, free wellness seminars, support groups and other community health-related events and programs year-round.
Confirmation - May 6, 2023
Congratulations to all those who celebrated their
Confirmation on May 6, 2023!
May Crowning & Pre-K Graduation - May 7, 2023
Thank you to Cathy Polz, the coordinator for the Pre-K Faith Formation Program who has been running this program for the last seven years. During the Family Mass we recognized our Pre-K student’s eagerness to learn about Jesus and their little step in the Catholic Faith. May Crowning is a beautiful tradition where the faithful honor the Virgin Mary and recognize her as a model of faith and devotion. Congratulations to the Pre-K graduates and may they continue to grow in their faith journey!
First Holy Communion - April 29, 2023
Congratulations to all those who received their First Holy Communion on April 29, 2023!
First Holy Communion - April 22, 2023
Congratulations to all those who received their First Holy Communion on April 22, 2023!
Easter Vigil - April 8, 2023
Good Friday - April 7, 2023
Holy Thursday - April 6, 2023
Palm Sunday - Palms & Pancakes Breakfast
Serving God by Serving Others
Serving God by Serving Others
The Catholic Ministries Appeal helps lay paths of evangelization through the formation of our priests, deacons and lay leaders. It assists in training our religious education catechists and adult faith formation leaders who educate our youth and parish families, and programs that promote the sanctity of life at all stages. Working together, we are all enriching the lives of all Long Island.
Annual Soup Supper / Socks of Love - March 19, 2023
My special Thank You to all our Restaurants who donated the soup especially La Famiglia, La Piazza, Mario’s, Piccolo Bussolo, Colosseum Kitchen, Cravings, Angie’s Kitchen, and Fr. Val’s Kitchen.
It's truly inspiring to see such a strong sense of community and generosity in action. The success of the Lenten Soup Supper is a testament to the power of coming together for a common cause and working towards making a positive impact in the lives of others. The fact that local restaurants and businesses donated their resources, and that so many individuals contributed their time and energy, is truly remarkable.
It's also heartening to hear that the event served as a platform to raise awareness of important social issues such as homelessness, poverty, and lack of inclusiveness. By sharing information and personal stories about the Interfaith Nutrition Network, the event not only provided a space for community members to come together, but also empowered them with knowledge and information to take action and make a difference. Finally, it's wonderful to hear that the event also resulted in the donation of toiletries and socks to the INN program. These small contributions may seem insignificant, but they can make a big difference in the lives of those who are struggling. It's a beautiful example of how individual acts of kindness and generosity can have a ripple effect in the community. Overall, the success of the Lenten Soup Supper is a beautiful example of the power of community and the importance of coming together to support and uplift one another. Congratulations to all those involved in making this event a success!
I want to Thank Kristen Schreiner who led us into the opening prayer followed by Robert Cameron and Jean Kelly sharing their own stories about the INN Program. My special word of appreciation to Claudia Stewart who overlooked the smooth running of the event, worked tirelessly. Thank You to Robin Yakacki, our Confirmation Coordinator who made sure the children participated fully in the event. The special words of thanks to our parish secretary Linda Munden, Catechists Nancy Terrano and her husband Andy for help in the kitchen. Thanks to our youth group working with the confirmation candidates and inviting them to join the youth group next year.
Girl Scout Mass - March 12, 2023
The First Girls Scout Sunday was celebrated on Sunday March 12th at 10:30am Mass at St. Pius X. Under the leadership of Scout Guide Kristen Schreiner, ten girls with their families participated in the service.
Fr. Valentine in his homily, explained to the girls, about the importance of being a Girl Scout, the value of community service, and their appreciation for the opportunity to participate in the service. and how important it is for the girls to be future leaders in our families, communities, church and our beautiful country. The Pastor Valentine blessed the Scout badges.
Each girl received their badges for their community service and the token of flowers. The First Girl Scout Sunday was a great success! The girls were able to show their commitment to the Girl Scouts and to the community, and to share their stories with others. This event will be remembered for many years to come.
St. Patrick / St. Joseph Party - March 11, 2023
St. Patrick / St. Joseph Party
Presented by the Knights of Columbus
March 11, 2023
"Knight" at the Races - Feb. 25, 2023
Thank you to the St. Pius X Knights of Columbus for another great “Knight” at the Races! Everyone had a great time coming together as a parish family for a fun, family night!
2023 Valentine's Day Dance
We had a great Valentine's Day evening with DJ Bryan Mor-bito of the Crowd Control. Thanks to our Faith Formation Program Coordinators Claudia Stewart, Robin Yakacki, Kristine Schreiner, Grand Knight Marc Cashman, and assis-tant Youth Director Brendan Von Runnen. It was wonderful evening to celebrate with our young people and with their parents.
My Dearly Beloved in Christ,
With deep joy and gratitude, I extend to you my prayerful best wishes for a holy and blessed Christmas. During this Advent Season, it has been my prayer that each of you would find opportunities to reflect on your own faith and relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ and His Church. Whatever it is that our hearts and souls desire, whether we realize it or not, our ultimate desire is Jesus Himself, for this reason, we are filled with joy and consolation at Christmas to know that all that we hoped for has been fulfilled in the person of the Christ Child. In the midst of all our current challenges and concerns, the love of God the Father is made manifest to us in the wonderful gift of His Son, Jesus. With the angels in Bethlehem, our faith moves us to sing: “Glory to God in the highest and peace to His people on earth!” We recognize that true peace on earth flows from our recognition and praise of God in our lives. I extend to all of you an open, grateful heart of welcome. Together, may we grow in strength and grace to know and celebrate God's presence in our lives and His dominion over all things of this world. May our Lord Jesus Christ, born in Bethlehem, bless you, your families and loved ones at this blessed time of hope and grace. May Mary, the Mother of the Child Jesus and our Mother, watch over you and our beloved St. Pius X Parish always.
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2023!
Fr. Valentine Rebello
Pancake Breakfast with Santa - Dec. 11, 2022
Thank you to the Knights of Columbus for this year's Pancake Breakfast with Santa.
Lots of young families joined us for the Phil Saglimbene Memorial Pancake Breakfast followed by activities in the Gym, coordinated by Stacy Godek and Crystal Wong.
Special Thanks to Santa’s special helper, Anthony D’Alto, and our video and photographer Bobby Peña and his wife Josefina.
Christmas Pageant - December 11, 2022
On Sunday, December 11, during our 10:30 service of the Holy Eucharist, our children from the Faith Formation Program presented our annual Christmas pageant. Children and youth donned costumes and told the sacred stories of the birth of Jesus.
Thanks to all who came to the Children's Christmas Pageant, it was a blast! The children did an amazing job portraying the classic Christmas story in a unique First Person way. I want to thank our Faith Formation Program Coordinators Gail Gomula, Louise Buchman, Robin Yakacki, Linda Carter, Kristen Schreiner and Claudia Stewart. Thanks to John and Robin Yakacki for the music.
Christmas Party 2022 - Knights of Columbus - Dec. 3, 2022
St. Pius X Christmas Party
Under the leadership of our Grand Knight Marc Cashman, the party was quite successful. I want to thank our brother knights who always put their interests for the welfare of the parish family. The Food was excellent and everyone had a great time.
Blood Drive - Dec. 4, 2022
Successful Blood Drive:
On Sunday, December 4th, St. Pius X held Annual Blood Drive. We collected 65 pints, while keeping everyone involved safe and well. These units helped over 200 people in need of blood at a critical time in their lives.
I cannot Thank enough to our Coordinators Kim Musi and Ed Thorgersen and helpers Angela and John Manzi for their time and dedication. May God bless our donors, volunteers and sponsors. The world is a better place because of you.
Notice of Deadlines Requiring Filing of Adult Survivors Act Sexual Abuse Proofs of Claim on or before October 10, 2022
History of St. Pius X - 60th Anniversary Video
History of St. Pius X - Cooking with Marion Celenza & Fr. Valentine
OPENING OF THE SYNODAL PATH
Moment of Reflection
October 10, 2021
"By walking together, and together reflecting on the journey made, the Church will be able to learn from what it will experience which processes can help it to live communion, to achieve participation, to open itself to mission." Pope Francis
Synod on Synodality Explained!
We are Prayerful!
We are Engaged!
We are Service Committed!
Our Patron Saint
St. Pius X!
- Fr. Valentine Rebello, Pastor
- Fr. Chux Okochi, Ph.D., Weekend Assistant
- Deacon John Burkart, Deacon
- Linda Munden, Parish Secretary
- Claudia Stewart, Faith Formation Administrator
- Jose Pin-Amen, Facilities Manager
- Sarah Sedita, Business Manager
- Ariana Gonsalves, Receptionist (Weekend)
- Virginia Wildemann, Receptionist (Weekday)