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Easter coloring contest open to all

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Celebrate God’s glory and share the hope of the Resurrection with all who visit your home! Let’s have a little fun with this – print and color the image below, then post it near your front door. Take a picture and post it on our parish Facebook page (look for...

Easter Kit pickup details

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Did you sign up to receive an Easter Kit from St. Francis Xavier Parish? We’ve designed these special “goody bags” especially for our online worshipers and those who aren’t able to join us yet in person. We’re excited to share this holy season with...

Outdoor Mass returns March 27

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Our first outdoor Mass of 2021 will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 27, for Palm Sunday (Saturday) from the Randel House deck. The large tent was re-installed Wednesday morning so it is ready for not only outdoor Masses this spring, summer and fall, but any group or gathering that...

Bishop Malesic to visit St. Francis Xavier, pray the Stations of the Cross

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We are pleased to welcome Cleveland Bishop Edward Malesic when he makes his first visit to our parish on Friday, March 26, to pray the Stations of the Cross with us. Bishop Malesic was appointed to lead the Diocese of Cleveland and installed as the 12th bishop of Cleveland on...

Register to join us for Easter 2021 celebrations

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Make plans now to join us to celebrate the most important event in the history of mankind — Jesus’ death and resurrection. In order to maximize the number of people who may attend Mass inside the church or gym, we will again employ a registration and seating chart for...

Lenten RCIA rites for our Catechumen and Candidates preparing for initiation

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For those who will celebrate the Sacraments of Christian Initiation at this year’s Easter Vigil, Lent begins the third period of the RCIA process known as Purification and Enlightenment. This is an intense, 40-day period of self searching and repentance in which the Catholic...

Catholic Charities Annual Appeal supports poor, vulnerable in our region

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Catholic Charities 2021 Annual Appeal will take place in the pews the weekend of Feb. 20-21, 2021, during all Masses at St. Francis Xavier Church. This year’s theme is all about Loving Your Neighbor. Meet Paul and Lamar, who participate in Disability Services. Your support helps...

St. Francis Xavier is participating in a parish-wide survey! Please Read

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St. Francis Xavier is participating in a parish survey about discipleship conducted by the Catholic Leadership Institute. We need your help! Please help us by participating in a 10-15 minute survey online. The survey can be accessed through an online link from Feb. 20 to March 22...

Knights of Columbus raffle offers chance to win $3,000 cash

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Show your support for the great work by our local Knights of Columbus Council #4168 and get your chance to win! In the spirit of its annual 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Final Four Raffle, our Knights are offering a chance to win $3,000 cash. Tickets are $20. The winning...

Come to the Desert! An online Lenten experience

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Ready for that desert experience during Lent? Learn how the Judean Desert of the Holy Land can prepare you for this year’s Lenten journey, through pictures, ancient history and scripture. Come to the Desert! Join parishioner Dave Taylor online live at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, or...