Parish News

Welcome Fr. Ryan Healy

We welcome Fr. Ryan Healy as the new Administrator of St. Francis Xavier! Following is his introduction… I was born on December 25th, 1992. (Yes, by your calculations that does make me only 28! And yes, the irony of a future priest being born on Christmas Day is not lost …

Fr Riley Williams, Administrator

A Farewell Message from Fr. Williams As I prepare to move to my new assignment as Pastor of Holy Name Church in Fall River on 18 August, it is with a mixture of pride and sorrow that I will have these last few weeks with all of you.  Pride, because …

Updated Mass Guidelines

Guidelines for Liturgical Practices (Effective 29 May 2021) *The obligation to attend Mass on Sundays in the Fall River Diocese will be reinstated on the weekend of Father’s Day, June 19-20, 2021 (see Bishop daCunha’s statement). Indoor seating capacity is increased to 100%; therefore, any previously “roped off” pews in …

Baby Bottle Campaign

Our 2021 Baby Bottle Campaign is completed!  This year, we had the option to donate to this most worthy cause either online or by using the collection bottles. We collected a total of $987.98. Online donation link: ahprc.ejoinme.org/SFXParish Proceeds from this baby bottle drive benefit a local pregnancy resource center …

Lenten Spiritual Resources

While this Lent will be a little different from what we would like, we still want to make sure you have an enriching spiritual experience with these following resources we have produced! Visit Our Prayer Resources page below… Prayer Resources View our Sunday Mass online on either our parish website …

Consecration to St. Joseph

In this year as a parish when we are reflecting on how we live our faith – being not just hearers of the Word but also doers – St. Joseph provides one of the best examples of discipleship that we can have! This book will be provided free as a …

Scripture Study on the Prophets

Please join us for the start of our six-part series on the writings of the Prophets!  Fr. Williams will be releasing one video each week as a way of introducing these fascinating books.  Each episode is about 20 minutes long.  Check back each week to find the link to the …

New Sunday Mass Times – Beginning Sept 13

As we mentioned in last Sunday’s bulletin we will be adding a third Sunday morning Mass and will also be adjusting the Mass times accordingly.  Below is the new Mass Schedule to begin on Sunday, September 13th:  7:00 am 9:00 am 11:00 am     Many parishioners have already emailed or …

New Apostolate – Divine Mercy Pray-ers

We are looking to start a new apostolate in our parish..the Divine Mercy Pray-ers!  This is based on the Divine Mercy hour, recorded in St. Faustina’s diary.  Please consider committing to one day of the week when you will offer prayers at 3:00pm (the hour of great mercy for the …

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