Church of St. Pius X Outdoor Vigil Masses at 5:30 PM
on Saturdays, June 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2021
(In the event of rain, the Mass will be held in the main church.)
Please arrive by 5:00 PM.
Sign up to attend Outdoor Vigil Masses:
If you would like to attend one of these outdoor Vigil Masses, you MUST REGISTER by signing up online at (sign-up genius) or by calling the Parish Office at 914-725-2755 no later than the Friday before the scheduled Mass. Priority will be given to registered parishioners.
FACE COVERINGS REQUIRED
Each attendee will be required to wear a face mask that covers his/her nose and mouth at all times.
The Altar will be at the front entrance to the Narthex under the glass canopy.
There will a limited number of outdoor benches available for seating and other designated areas to set up your own chairs and/or blankets including the playground area, field, St. Francis circle, Fr. John’s memorial seating area, and flagpole/cobblestone area in front of the church building. (You may wish to bring insect repellent and/or an umbrella for shade from the sun but please do not to block anyone’s view of the altar with your umbrella.)
Please note that we cannot sanitize the recreational equipment in the playground area so it would be best if your child does not use it in light of the pandemic. During Mass, the equipment will be off limits.
In order to comply with the social distancing mandates of New York State and the ADNY, our volunteer ushers will direct you to a seating area. There will be five (5) parking spots near the flagpole facing the Altar for attendees who would like to stay in their vehicles with engines off throughout the Mass. The benches and (5) parking spots MUST BE RESERVED in advance but please note that PRIORITY will be given to seniors and parishioners who are handicapped.
Our ushers will check your reservations when you arrive and, if you do not have a reservation, if there is room, they will direct you to a spot on the field.
If you have a fever, are ill or have been exposed recently to someone who is ill, please do not come to the Masses. Our first priority is the safety of everyone.
Offertory boxes will be set up around the property for you to make your donations to the parish.
Holy Communion will be distributed in various locations around the property. Please wait for our volunteer ushers to instruct you regarding the location for you to receive Communion. As you get into the line for Communion, please use the hand sanitizer provided and do not touch any surface including your face prior to receiving communion. As you approach the priest or Eucharistic Minister, do not remove your facial covering. Please extend your hand (without gloves) to receive the host and move six feet to the left or right before removing your facial covering to consume the host. After consuming the host, please replace your face covering and sanitize your hands at one of the sanitizing stations before returning to your assigned area.
If you wish to receive Communion in your car, please note that our Eucharistic Ministers will not approach your vehicle unless you are wearing a face mask that covers your nose and mouth.
Please enter via Mamaroneck Road and follow the directions of our volunteers as parking will be permitted in designated areas only and may be limited. Please exit via Secor Road but please do not exit the parking area until you are given a signal from a volunteer to exit.
If you need to use the restroom, you will be able to access the church building restrooms through the school building. You will not be able to access the facilities from the Narthex.
In the event of inclement weather, the Mass will be held inside the main church building. If you are not comfortable attending Mass in the church building, you can stay in your car and listen to the Mass via the outside speakers. Distribution of communion will be held underneath the glass canopy during Communion of the Mass. Alternatively, you may continue to view the Masses online at http://saintpiusxchurch.com. You will receive many graces by making a Spiritual Communion.
IN CASE OF A MEDICAL EMERGENCY DURING MASS, PLEASE CALL 911 FIRST, and signal a volunteer, who will assist you.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Parish Office at 914-725-2755.
The Church of St. Pius X is pleased to be able to offer public worship. The parish is taking precautions per the CDC, NYS and ADNY recommendations regarding public gatherings, as well as our own precautions we feel are prudent under the circumstances. We look forward to welcoming you and your family, but please understand there are risks involved in attending a public worship in a pandemic despite all the precautions taken. We ask your cooperation with all the directives that have been put in place for your safety and the safety of our clergy and your fellow worshippers.