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Weekend Masses
  • Saturday vigil: 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m., 10 a.m., 12 noon, 5:30 p.m.

  • Weekday Masses
  • Monday – Saturday: 7:30 a.m.
  • Mondays & Thursdays: 7 p.m.

  • First Friday of each month:
  • 7 p.m.

  • Stations of the Cross

  • March 22, 7 p.m.
  • March 29, 7 p.m.
  • April 12 (Presented by Life Teen), 7 p.m.

  • Reconciliation

  • Saturdays: 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
  • Thursdays before First Fridays: 6 p.m.
  • Diocesan Evening of Confessions: 5-8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20

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    Next weekend (March 29-31), 34 of our parish teens will be attending the spring Peer-to-Peer "Ablaze" retreat put on by members of Life Teen up at St. Leonard Youth Retreat Center in Avon. Please keep these kids in your prayers. HELP mail may be deposited in boxes in each of the church entrances or the parish office until 1 p.m. Saturday, March 30.

    Here are the participants:
    Max Andrich
    Julio Esis
    Aiden Fox
    Dillon Hach
    Anthony Hamilton
    Scott Hrnchar
    Jason Kolecki
    Timothy Wise
    Melanie Cora
    Abigail Hassenzahl
    Hannah Kovalik
    Brandon Lebeck
    Bryan Lenhoff
    Hannah Lenhoff
    Lydia Lenhoff
    Samantha Maine
    Paige King
    Kaleia Uturo
    Michael Stupecki
    Liz Kasper

    Teen Team:
    Joey Mion - Co Lay Director
    Anna Fletcher - Co Lay Director
    Maeve Wilson - Service Witness
    David Krymowski - Scripture Witness
    Monica Nikolai - Confirmed in Faith Witness
    Alex Kasper - Eucharist Witness
    Elise Rakytiak - Support Crew
    Will Hach - Support Crew
    Ben Mion - Support Crew
    Maggie Cavanaugh - Support Crew
    Sveta Post - Support Crew
    Marian Getz - Support Crew
    Alyia Marasco - Support Crew
    Mandie Miller - Support Crew

    Good and gracious God, send your Holy Spirit to cover these teens in your grace and mercy as they carve out this time to draw closer to you. Fill them with your peace and ensure them of your love. We pray too for the Life Teen Core team who will be spending this time in support of their weekend retreat. May all come to know you more. We make this prayer through Christ our Lord. Amen.

    Open your heart to forgiveness at the Evening of Confession TONIGHT from 5-8 pm at any Catholic Church in the Diocese of Cleveland, including ours. Been awhile? We'll have these refreshers, along with an examination of conscience, available in church to help you feel more comfortable. www.welcomecatholics.com ...

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    Interested in Joining Us?

    New to the area, or to St. Francis Xavier Parish? We'd love to meet you at Hospitality Sunday, the first Sunday of most months, in the church basement after the 8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 12 noon Masses. Stop by to pick up your welcome packet and goody bag, meet some parishioners, and get a tour of the campus! Or, stop by the parish office to pick up a packet with the necessary forms. Registering gets you into our database so we can respond more promptly to your needs, puts you on the mailing list for our bi-monthly parish newsletter, makes you "official" for those times that you want to be a godparent or confirmation sponsor, and makes sure you can get the tax deductions for your donations. More importantly, it makes you an official part of our family! We're so glad you're here!

    For more information, please call our office: 330-725-4968.

    Our Mission

    Welcome to St. Francis Xavier Parish

    St. Francis Xavier Parish extends a hand of welcome to all as companions on the journey of faith. We are a Catholic community where diversity, acceptance and participation lead us on our lifelong journey of spiritual growth.

    As Christ’s Eucharistic family, the living presence of the Holy Spirit fires us to embrace our baptismal promises. Vibrant celebrations and faith filled parishioners are central to the communal expression of our love for God and God’s love for us.

    Our educational programs provide for spiritual growth in a friendly, open atmosphere to further develop our minds and souls.

    Opportunities for ministry abound as we live the Gospel through the contribution of our time, talent, and treasure.

    We are all challenged to “Go in Peace to Love and Serve the Lord,” as we are called to share all that we receive.