This Week with Fr. Ron

We are moving to the last Sundays of the Church Year, we are reflecting on the end of the world as we know it, we are preparing for the Second Coming of Christ.  That’s the important point – are we preparing?  Or do we live as if life is all about me and my interests?  Or do I remember that I am here at God’s pleasure, that I am called to serve God, not myself. The reading is a wake-up call, a reality check.

Like the college student who has been going to more campus entertainment than to the library, suddenly is told that final exams for the semester are coming next week!  It’s time to re-focus the use of one’s time and energy.  Final exams will come, whether I am prepared or not – they will come...Read More

Welcome to St. Francis Xavier

St. Francis Xavier Church
Our parish family would like to welcome you to St. Francis Xavier. We invite you to join us in our ministries, programs, and celebration of Mass.

The mission of St. Francis Xavier Parish is to encounter Jesus Christ and bring Him to all, through vibrant liturgy, lifelong Christian formation, and social outreach.

St. Francis Xavier School
St. Francis Xavier School
St. Francis Xavier School is dedicated to delivering an outstanding, well-rounded Catholic education.  A family atmosphere exists in all of our classrooms, where we teach students from three year old pre-school to 8th grade. We have the only Catholic school in Northwest Missouri that offers Spanish, Art, Music, PE and Technology classes.  As a member of the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, we are accredited by the NCA and Missouri Non-Public Accrediting Association.  Read More...

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November  5
Altar Society Pot Luck Luncheon
12:30pm – Parish Center

First Reconciliation Parent Meeting
7:00pm – Parish Center

November  6
First Friday
9:00am – 2:30pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
2:30pm – Rosary & Benediction

November 8
Parish Breakfast - A Salute To Veteran’s
8:00am – 12:00pm – Parish Center

November Memorial Service
3:00pm - Church

November  10
Peace and Justice Committee Program
“Racism, Employment and the Economy”
6:30pm – Gaspar Hall

November 15
Music Concert at St. Francis Xavier Church
2:00pm featuring Charles Badami & Donovan Jones

November  25 & 27
Thanksgiving Day Mass
7:00pm Wednesday & 9:00am Thursday

November  29
Advent Vespers
5:00pm – Church

December   2
St. Francis Xavier Holiday Bazaar
3:00pm – 8:00pm – Parish Center

December 3
Sacred Music Concert
St. Francis Xavier Choir
7:00pm - Church 

December  6
Music Concert at St. Francis Xavier Church
2:00pm – Messiah (Handel) Sing-A-Long


Saturday (Sunday Vigil)
4:00 & 6:00 PM
7:30 AM, 9:00 AM,10:30 AM, & 12 Noon
7:00 & 8:15 AM (Saturday 8:00 AM)