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Emily Whiting to witness to ‘The Gift of Life’

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Life is a gift, not a given. This is the first of many lessons Emily K. Whiting learned after the fateful day she received the unforeseen, and seemingly insurmountable, diagnoses for her then-20-week-old fetus daughter. Come and hear Emily’s heartbreaking and hope-filled...

Give a few hours in service to our neighbors

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Join us for the 8th annual Parish Day of Service, and spend a few hours doing something to help our neighbors in need. We’ve lined up hundreds of opportunities for you to rake leaves, pull weeds, paint an awning, play bingo with senior citizens, show off your mad piano...

Facilities Assessment Results to be Shared at Town Hall Meetings

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Over the last six months, we have gathered a lot of information about our parish and how it operates. We’ve met with dozens of parishioners, ministry leaders and staff, measured spaces and considered liturgical needs as we analyzed our parish around this central question: What...

Bereavement group offers hope, healing

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Have you suffered the loss of a loved one?Join us as we gather to gently accompany you in the journey of grief and share hope with you. Parishioners Mary Long, RN, and Tom Ebner will again lead this group for anyone who is grieving. Spend time with others who understand this...

Learn to be an altar server

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Boys and girls in 5th grade and older – here’s your chance to learn how to serve during Mass! Deacon Bob and Father John will teach you everything you need to know to serve in this unique ministry of our Church. Did you know? Other than priests and deacons, no one...

Learn to pray with Scripture

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Do you know how to pray? Is your prayer life not as rich as you’d like it to be? Jesus’ own disciples felt this way. They begged him to teach them how to pray. And, with them gathered together, he did just that (Luke 11: 1-4). You are invited to sit at Jesus’...

One-day women’s renewal to center on Joyful Mysteries

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Women of St. Francis Xavier Parish! You are invited to attend this year’s Women’s Renewal, which will be focused on the Joyful Mysteries of the Rosary. During this one-day retreat, you will hear witnesses from fellow parishioners, have time for prayer/reflection,...

Teens! Come for fun and games at 2nd annual Youth Day

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We had so much at last year’s event, we’re doing it again! Join us for the second Youth Day, for an afternoon of fun, just for you! This is for all youth – regardless of where you attend school. Check out the video below for more details and sign up!

Time to sign up for PSR; teachers needed too!

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It’s time to sign up for Parish School of Religion 2022-2023! Registration is open for grades 1-5, middle school EDGE (grades 6-8), and Sunday School for ages 3 through kindergarten (during the 10 a.m. Mass). Registration will close Aug. 7 at midnight. We also need PSR...

CYO cross country registration is open; girls volleyball needs you!

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All youth of St. Francis Xavier Parish are invited to register for CYO sports! Cross-country registration is open until July 20 for meets that take place in the fall. Beginners are welcome! All ages practice together twice a week, with one weekend meet. It’s a great way to...