Saint Pius was born on 1835.
Altar boy. He was the holy boy.
In Padua, Bepi was sad to leave his family.
Now he was a priest when he was 23.
To school he wore bare feet.
Pope Pius loved Mass so much.
In 1903 Bepi's new name was Pope Pius X.
Uusually adults only take Holy Communion.
Some of the children called him Bepi and Guiseppe Sarto.
X is the number 10. Saint Pius the tenth.