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Feb. 7 blood drive supports sick, vulnerable in our county

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Please consider caring for the vulnerable among us by donating blood to help those who are sick. Your donation also helps our school in the form of $600 Vitalant grants we receive, which have been used to purchase teacher laptops and other technology. We are four donated units of...

The students take over for Jan. 31 Catholic Schools Week Mass

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Move over, adults: The students are taking your jobs for the 12 p.m. Mass on Jan. 31. We’re kicking off Catholic Schools Week, and students from St. Francis Xavier School will be serving as readers, ushers and even live-streaming the Mass to families at home watching on...

First Eucharist

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Youth receiving the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time are prepared through the PSR classes or with their classes at St. Francis Xavier School if they attend the day school. Both scenarios offer a family-centered program that includes attending one meeting of...

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, holy day celebration

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The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, is celebrated on Friday, January 1, and is a holy day of obligation (although the obligation is dispensed this year). At St. Francis Xavier, the vigil Mass for the Solemnity will be celebrated at 5 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, and at 9 a.m....

Join us outdoors or online for Mass this Christmas

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We want to welcome you to celebrate Christmas with us! Whether you’re staying safe at home and watching a vibrant, music-filled Mass concelebrated by Father Tony, Father Mike and Father Kondik, anticipating the quiet beauty of an outdoor Mass by piano and candlelight, or longing...

Immaculate Conception Masses to be celebrated Monday, Tuesday

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St. Francis Xavier Parish will offer two Masses in celebration of the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Dec. 8. [Please note: The solemnity is not a holy day of obligation this year.] Mass will be offered at 7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 7, and 7:30 a.m....

Thanksgiving Day Mass & dinner prayer

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Start your Thanksgiving this year by saying thanks to the Giver! Join us in church for 9 a.m. Mass with Father Tony, and bring a bag of nonperishable groceries and paper products to help refill the St. Vincent de Paul food pantry. A car will be outside of the church to...

Reverse Advent Calendar restocks SVDP food pantry

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You are invited to participate in a “Reverse Advent Calendar” during the month of December to help remind us all of the “reason for the season”! This is the opposite of a typical Advent calendar where children get trinkets to count down the days until...

Vote for St. Francis Xavier! Help us win $500 for #weGiveCatholic

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In preparation for our Dec. 1 #weGiveCatholic day of giving, St. Francis Xavier Parish and St. Francis Xavier School are in a competition to win $500 prizes for the most votes! Our parish and school are in two separate categories, so we both can win — IF you help us! Please...

Help fill 1,000 Giving Tree wishes this Christmas

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Create happy 2020 memories by giving a low-income child or adult in our community a merry Christmas! The St. Francis Xavier Giving Tree has been placed in the church sanctuary. Physical tags are available for parishioners attending Mass in person. For parishioners attending...