Parish News

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 …

On the Wednesday of Holy Week, 28 March, we will hold our annual Tenebrae Service which begins at 7 pm in the parish church.  This is a very solemn service which meditates on Sacred Scripture, especially the Lamentations of Jeremiah, …

We will begin a Sacred Scripture study program on Monday evening, 12 February at 7 pm to continue at the same time every Monday evening during Lent through to Holy Week (26th of March).  The 12th of February is the Monday just …

Beginning on Tuesday, January 30th (to run through Tuesday, March 6th) our parish Women of Grace apostolate presents the second half of DIVINE MERCY in the Second Greatest Story Ever Told video series by Fr. Michael Gaitley. All women are …

The traditional blessing of throats for St. Blaise’s Day will be offered at the 9 a.m. Mass on Saturday, 3 Feb.  If you know of someone with a throat malady, please invite them to this traditional blessing of being prayed …

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