CHILDREN'S RELIGIOUS EDUCATION

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 07/21/2019 - 00:19

Children who have reached school age and do not attend a Catholic school should be enrolled in our Parish Faith Formation Program. We urge parents to support the promise you made at your child's baptism by providing your child with this opportunity to grow in the knowledge and love of God.

Registration for fall classes is taking place now. Please email Sister Helene. Classes begin September 20-21

CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD SUMMER BREAK

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 06/23/2019 - 08:58

After next Sunday, our Children's Liturgy of the Word program at the 9:30 Mass on Sundays will take a break until September. We give special thanks to our dedicated committee members who provide this wonderful opportunity for our children: Eva Franczak, Kathleen Gallagher, Regina Hawkey, Maryanne Mazzola, Maria McGrath, Ellen Shea, Mary Thaman and Jane Tully. May God bless each of you for your loving service to the children of our parish.

LENT AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER

Submitted by stfxweb on Thu, 03/21/2019 - 08:22

We invite you to share in our Lenten times of prayer as often as possible. As part of our Lenten Sacrifice in union with the church all over the world, ALL Fridays of Lent are days of ABSTINENCE (no meat).

  • The Journey - My Encounter with Jesus

Weekly Small Groups: Sundays at 10:45 am and Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30pm

THE BEST LENT EVER 2019 ONLINE REFLECTIONS

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 03/10/2019 - 14:20

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A LENTEN OPPORTUNITY: THE JOURNEY

Submitted by stfxweb on Tue, 02/05/2019 - 23:28

A WAY TO DEEPEN YOUR EXPERIENCE OF JESUS
Lent begins on March 6th. Parish sign-ups for this year's Lenten program begin February 9-10, Giving parishioners an opportunity for a unique and powerful experience. We are inviting parishioners (and their friends and neighbors) to sign up and join others once a week for six weeks. During these six weeks, you will be involved in a process of sharing, learning, and prayer that will help you deepen your Catholic faith, and your sense of connection to Jesus and his people.

WINTER COAT COLLECTION

Submitted by stfxweb on Wed, 12/19/2018 - 07:39

Every year, our city's homeless men and women need winter coats. We will be collecting coats in the church vestibule through December 30th. If you have a GENTLY USED coat, please consider donating it. If you are unable to do so, a simple way to keep our neighbors warm is to grab your phone, text COAT to 41444. $20.00 buys someone a new coat!
Please note: We are accepting coats only.