OPEN HOUSE PARISH COUNCIL MEETING

Submitted by stfxweb on Wed, 12/19/2018 - 07:36

The Parish Planning Council would like to invite all parishioners to come to our next meeting on Tuesday, January 15th at 7:30pm in the rectory. If you've ever been curious about what we do, or have been interested in joining, now is your chance to find out more. Save the date, and we look forward to seeing you there.
Refreshments will be served. All are welcome!

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ADVENT RECONCILIATION MONDAY. DECEMBER 17

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 12/16/2018 - 14:39

This Monday, December 17, 2018, our Diocese will celebrate Advent Reconciliation Monday. On this special day, all the parishes of our diocese will offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, in preparation for the great Feast of the Lord’s Nativity. 

St. Francis Xavier Parish will have the Sacrament of Reconciliation from 4PM to 8 PM this Monday, December 17th.

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ROSARY SOCIETY CAKE SALE

Submitted by stfxweb on Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:59

Our Rosary Society will be holding their Annual Cake Sale next weekend, November 10/11 after all Masses in the church vestibule. There will be a wine basket raffle and a boutique rable. We ask all parishioners to participate by baking, bringing, and buying cakes so that this fundraiser will be a success.

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FAITH IN FILM: WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

Submitted by stfxweb on Tue, 11/06/2018 - 22:45

The St. Francis Xavier Spirituality Committee will present another Faith in Film event on Thursday evening, November 15th at 7:00PM in the rectory basement when we screen the documentary, Won't You Be My Neighbor? The 90 minute film released this year is about the life, philosophy, and legacy of Fred Rogers, the longtime host of the children's program Mister Rogers, Neighborhood. Admission is free!

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Climate Change Conference

Submitted by stfxweb on Sat, 10/20/2018 - 07:32

Another Opportunity at St. Francis of Assisi Church A conference titled,"Care For Creation: Hearing Earth's  Cry and Responding With Hope" will be offered at San Damiano Hall, Church of St. Francis of Assisi 127 West 31st Street in Manhattan.

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JACK'S SANDWICHES

Submitted by stfxweb on Sat, 10/20/2018 - 07:25

On Wednesday, November 21st at 6 pm St. Francis Xavier parishioners will gather in the rectory to make turkey sandwiches and snacks to distribute to the hungry in our community for Thanksgiving. We are seeking volunteers to donate food and supplies or help us assemble the bags on the evening of the 21st. We would love for you to join us in this effort.
If you're interested in getting involved, please email Patrice Kugler.

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GAUDETE ET EXSULTATE - A TALK

Submitted by stfxweb on Tue, 10/09/2018 - 23:08

We are all called to be holy. Join Father Bill on Monday, October 15th at 7:30 PM in the rectory for a presentation on Pope Francis's exhortation on our common call to holiness, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad). Pope Francis says that his goal in writing this document is to help everyone hear the call to holiness in his or her particular situation in  life. He proposes a practical pathway that takes into account the risks, challenges and opportunities that lie before us.

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ANOINTING OF THE SICK

Submitted by stfxweb on Sat, 09/29/2018 - 11:31

Saturday, October 6th at 9:00am

COME TO ME and I will give you peace. These words of Jesus invite all who are sick or suffering to turn to Him in need. Please join us for our monthly Mass of Anointing of the Sick if you are planning a hospital stay or have been troubled by sickness recently. Take this opportunity of prayer to receive the grace and strength of this sacrament of healing.

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