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PSR preferences survey for 2020/21

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As we start to finalize decisions for the return of our Parish School of Religion programs, we are trying to determine how best to meet the needs of our families. If you have a child in kindergarten through grade 8 attending public school or who is homeschooled, we want to help...

Cutest Baby Photo Contest supports life

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Medina County Right to Life is again holding a photo contest, July 1 to Aug. 12, to find the cutest baby in Medina County! The contest reminds us all that every baby is precious and perfect. Snap a picture of your little ones and enter them into this wonderful cause. To enter the...

First Friday Nocturnal Adoration returns July 3-4

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Father Tony has decided to open the church for adoration on Friday, July 3. Deacon Paul will expose the Blessed Sacrament at 7:30 p.m. and close with benediction at 7 a.m. Saturday, July 4.  There will not be Mass on the evening of First Friday or on Saturday morning....

Plans for Mass on July 4 & 5

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This weekend we will continue celebrating First Communions, as 14 children will receive Our Lord for the first time at 10 a.m. this Sunday at St. Francis Xavier. (We also will have our 5 p.m. Mass Saturday, July 4.) We pray for these little ones and their families as they join us...

Opening our church for weekday Mass

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We are so blessed to be back in church for weekday Mass on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7:30 a.m. These Masses are streamed “live” on our YouTube channel and may also be heard from our parking lot on 101.5 FM. Holy Communion is distributed immediately following Mass, 8 to...

Virtual Vacation Bible School comes to St. Francis Xavier

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We were disappointed to not be able to offer our annual week of fun Vacation Bible School this summer for many of our youngest parishioners. However, we heard from a good number of families who said they would be interested in a virtual option, and we’re thrilled to have...

Mother’s Day drive-thru blessing a success

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Thanks to everyone who came out on a soggy Mother’s Day morning to receive a “drive-through style” blessing on Sunday, May 10. Father Tony, Father Mike, Deacon Joe, Deacon Paul and Deacon Bob were on hand to greet and pray with visitors. They were joined by...

Pope Francis offers new prayers for end of rosary during May

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Letter of His Holiness Pope Francisto the Faithful for the Month of May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is traditional in this...

Bishops renew U.S. consecration to Blessed Virgin Mary

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As the world continues to face the ongoing effects of the global pandemic of the coronavirus, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles and president of the USCCB has announced that the U.S. bishops will join the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops on May 1 in renewing the...

‘Resisting Happiness’ book study begins May 5

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Looking for a way to engage and grow? Join us for a book discussion series that’s perfect for a time such as this. Nancy Fiamingo, pastoral associate, will lead virtual study groups to read and discuss Matthew Kelly’s “Resisting Happiness.” From the back...