St. Pius X: Reformer and Father to the Poor

with Fr. Andrew Mattingly

Discover a man who tirelessly worked for what he believed in, leading to his great love and devotion to the poor, and numerous reforms within the Church. St. Pius X was not only on fire for the faith, but was also a great leader drawing and challenging others to live out their faith more fully, at times even in a humorous way.

Further Resources:

  1. Online: Article on the life of Pope St. Pius X in Crisis Magazine
  2. Book: Life of St. Pius X, by F.A. Forbes (note: link is to kindle version)
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Fr. Mattingly is a priest of the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph, MO. He grew up in North Florida until the age of 13, when his family moved to Missouri. He entered seminary in 2008 and was ordained a priest in June 2015. He just obtained a Licentiate in Church History at the Lateran University in Rome, and is now located at a parish in his diocese. In his free time, he enjoys playing soccer and disc golf, as well as learning about and experiencing the treasury of the Catholic Church’s sacred music tradition.