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Carve out time for the Lord during the 2022 Men’s Renewal Weekend

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All men of the parish are invited to our next Men’s Renewal Weekend on March 5 and 6.  Our 2022 renewal team has prepared a retreat experience based on Christ’s invitation to “Be With Me.” Men will be able to encounter Christ through the sacraments of the Eucharist and...

Phone lines are down

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The telephone lines are down at St. Francis Xavier School and our parish offices. We’re being told that there was a fire in a nearby manhole. The fire has been put out, but repairs will not be made until Tuesday, Jan. 25, (at the earliest). If you need to contact the parish...

Church Synod: Individual responses welcome before March 31

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Pope Francis wants to hear from Catholics around the world. He has invited the Church to conduct a Synod between 2021 and 2023. The word “Synod” comes from a Greek word for “journeying together” — so appropriate for St. Francis Xavier Parish since...

Click here for answers to your Christmas Mass questions!

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Hello everyone! We’ve been getting lots of questions about Christmas Masses, especially in light of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases, so we thought we’d try to share some answers. 1. When are Christmas Masses? Will any be livestreamed? Christmas Eve: 4 pm at...

Donate items for Kentucky tornado relief

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Dear St. Francis Xavier Parish family, With the recent devastation caused by tornados in western Kentucky, we are working with the Diocese of Owensboro’s Catholic Charities office to collect much-needed items for victims in two cities, including Bowling Green, Kentucky,...

Financial Peace University courses to start mid-January

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Are you ready to take control of your money? Financial Peace University (FPU) is a course designed to help you build a budget, dump debt, grow your wealth, and leave money stress behind! Each lesson, taught by Dave Ramsey and his team of financial experts, is based on biblical...

Blue Christmas service honors loss, offers hope to those who mourn

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For those who are grieving, this time of year can be especially difficult. At a time when we are told to be “jolly,” those who have experienced some kind of loss can feel isolated and alone. That’s why we are planning a Blue Christmas ecumenical service for anyone who is mourning...

Advent paint activity ideal for all ages

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You are invited to our 6th annual Advent Family Night! This year we’ll be digging into our creative wheelhouse and painting a picture of the Holy Family on canvas paper. Starting with an original paint-by-number template, designed by New York Times best-selling artist and...

Reverse Advent Calendar offers way to count days to Christmas

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Count down the days to Christmas by thinking of others! Our Reverse Advent Calendar invites you to add items into a box to create a bountiful blessing for those in need. Food items will help restock the St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) food pantry after the holidays. Beginning Dec. 1,...

Support #weGiveCatholic to renovate Mary’s courtyard, replace statue

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We can do so much good when #weGiveCatholic! Since 2016, St. Francis Xavier has raised more than $200,000 in this annual Giving Day to support our livestream capabilities, install air filtration systems to make our indoor spaces safer, update all the water fountains, boost...