Parish News

Reconsecration of the U.S.A. on May 1

Reconsecration of the U.S.A. to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church On 1 May 2020 the bishops of our country are going to renew the consecration of our nation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, asking for her prayers for us during these difficult times. Please join with us …

CANCELED – Marriage Day of Reflection

Do you desire a stronger and more fulfilling marriage for you and your spouse?  Join other couples on this Day of Reflection for Married Couples on Sunday, 29 March 2020 from 11:30 am -5 pm at the parish school. This event will help you to reflect on the great value …

Shoe Fundraiser

Shoes for Rwanda:Thank you to all who made donations for the purchase of shoes for children in a Rwandan village. We raised $2,345.00 which is enough to purchase nearly 120 pairs of shoes for children to be able to attend school. This annual Advent fundraiser continues to have your great …

Year of Grace Study

Parish Wide Book Study: As part of our continuing parish Adult Education program we will be offering an 8 week video series based in the book “The Sacraments” written by Fr. Matthew Kauth and which all parishioners will receive as a Christmas Gift from the parish. The subtitle of this …

Rwanda Fundraiser

Please join us on Saturday 16 November from 5 to 8 pm for a parish Family Fued event to raise funds to send Rwandan children to high school in their own country.  We have a special association through Father Leonard Kayondo of Rwanda to ensure that 10 children are provided …

Parish Podcasts

Introducing our new Parish Podcasts! “Kindling Our Zeal” is the name of our new parish podcast series.  These podcasts were recorded during our recent Adult Education Series, which is part of our Faith Formation Program here at St. Francis Xavier.  Currently you will find recordings regarding the Gospel writers, as …

Bereavement Meeting

Our parish group will meet again on Monday, 30 September at 7:00 pm in the parish center.  Anyone who has lost a loved one and is struggling with grief is welcome to attend.  During the evening of the 30th we will focus on the subject of Regret.  While we have …

Pro-Life October at SFX Parish

 We are gearing up for another month dedicated to human life.  In October we hold our traditional Baby Bottle Campaign in which you fill baby bottles with coin (or bills) to donate to a local pregnancy resource center which offers alternatives to abortion and faithful support through and beyond pregnancy.  …

Deacons’ New Attire

Bishop Edgar da Cunha has issued a decree that all diocesan permanent deacons now have the option to wear clerical attire when performing ministerial duties such as hospital visits, weddings, baptisms, funerals, etc.  Permanent deacons can now wear a clerical collar.  The specific color decreed by the bishop for the …

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