Parish News

Thank you, to all the Men of  St. Joseph who put together the recent pancake breakfast in honor of Haley Ketschke.  Thanks to Mark Hadley who came up with the idea and organized the men.  Thanks also especially to Jeffrey …

Thank you to all who came out on a hot and muggy 15th of July to donate blood for our parish summer blood drive in our parish parking lot.  We had just over 20 donors and 14 units collected.  Admittedly, …

Thank you to all who gave to our parish appeal for the diocesan Catholic Charities.  This year we collected in donations and pledges a total of $35,035 which was slightly up from last year’s total of $34,720.  Thank you to …

On June 19th at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in New Bedford, SFX parishioner, Tony Pimentel, will be instituted into the Order of Acolyte as he is just a little more than one year away from …

We recently upgraded our parish center, church, and rectory to LED lighting (including the parking lot).  We expect this to result in much savings on our electric bill over time.  We contracted with Energy Source for the lighting fixtures and …

Vocations are a top priority here at St. Francis Xavier Parish and so we are particularly excited about the prospect of a new female religious vocation in our 3rd Grade school teacher Haley Ketchske.  In order to support Haley, our …

Thanks to all parishioners and others who offered to give blood on Sunday, 22 April.  We had 25 people come forward to donate and 21 units collected.  Once again, thank you for supporting LIFE!

Confessions during Holy Week are being held on Monday, 26 March and on Good Friday (30 March) from 5:30 to 6:30 pm; and on Holy Saturday from 3:00 to 4:00 pm.

Please join us on Good Friday for a 3 pm Celebration of the Lord’s Passion.  There will be no Holy Mass but there will be distribution and reception of Holy Communion per tradition.  Come also at that time to venerate …

On Holy Thursday, 29 March, our parish will celebrate our Catholic liturgy in the morning at 9 am by praying the Divine Office.  At 7 pm we will celebrate the Mass of the Lord’s Supper after which the Blessed Sacrament …