ROSARY SOCIETY BAKE SALE

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 04/29/2018 - 22:48

The Rosary Society will sponsor a Cake Sale, Raffle and Boutique Sale after Masses the weekend of May 5th & 6th. All parishioners are asked to join us in baking, bringing and buying cakes and taking chances to make this fundraiser a success.

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FAITH IN FILM

Submitted by stfxweb on Tue, 03/27/2018 - 22:38

St. Francis Xavier will be showing the movie Risen, on Thursday evening, April 12th at 7:00pm in the rectory basement. Please note the change of date.

This 2016 movie depicts the first 40 days after the Resurrection of Jesus told through the eyes of an agnostic Roman centurion charged by Pontius Pilate to investigate rumors of a risen Messiah.

A short discussion will follow. Admission is free; please sign up in the vestibule so we know how many to expect. Bring your friends, family, and fellow parishioners for a thought-provoking evening.

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WAY OF THE CROSS OVER THE BROOKLYN BRIDGE

Submitted by stfxweb on Tue, 03/27/2018 - 19:31

On Good Friday, March 30, 2018, Communion and Liberation will sponsor the Way of the Cross over the Brooklyn Bridge.

Participants will congregate for the first station at St. James Cathedral, Brooklyn, at 10:00AM.

After a station on the Brooklyn Bridge, the procession will follow the cross to a third station at City Hall Park in Manhattan, and a fourth station near Ground Zero. The final station will be at St. Peter’s Church, on Barclay Street, concluding at 1:30 PM. At each station, there will be readings from the Passion, a meditation, a reflection and hymns.

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HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 03/25/2018 - 08:42

HOLY SATURDAY, MARCH 31

  • No morning Mass- No Confessions Church closed until 7pm
  • 8PM – Solemn Easter Vigil Mass

 

EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 1

  • 9:30AM Mass (with Children’s Liturgy)
  • 12:15PM Mass

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PARISH DINNER

Submitted by stfxweb on Wed, 03/21/2018 - 22:43

Tickets now on sale after Masses in back of Church for the Parish Dinner to be held at Da Nonna Rosa on April 14th, 6pm-10:00pm. Tickets are $70 per person, and include dinner, dessert and beer or wine. If you have any questions or want to reserve tickets, please contact: Jean Goell 

The drawing for the 50/50 raffle will take place at the dinner.

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ST. FRANCIS XAVIER ANNUAL PARISH POT LUCK SUPPER: MARCH 10

Submitted by stfxweb on Sat, 02/17/2018 - 23:05

Mark your Calendars, Save the Date: Our Annual Parish Pot Luck Supper will take place on Saturday, March 10th at 6PM in the school auditorium, on President Street.


Sign up sheets will be available in the back of church a few weekends beforehand. Please fill one out and return it to the baskets in the vestibule. You will notice the sign up sheet includes volunteer opportunities. We rely on parish volunteers to make this a success. Please sign up to assist!

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ASH WEDNESDAY: FEBRUARY 14

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 02/11/2018 - 00:41

Ashes will be given at:

  • 7:00 AM Mass

  • 9:00 AM Mass

  • 4:00 PM Prayer Service

  • 7:30 PM Mass

LENT AT ST. FRANCIS XAVIER


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).

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FAITH IN FILM: SUNDAY AT THE MOVIES

Submitted by stfxweb on Sun, 01/21/2018 - 22:42

Our next movie in our Faith in Film series will be Of Gods and Men (PG-13) on Sunday, February 4th at 2:00pm in the rectory basement screening room. This award-winning 2010 film is based on the true story of a group of Trappist monks living in an impoverished Algerian community who are faced with whether to stay or leave in the face of terrorism. A short discussion will follow.

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