This Week with Fr. Ron

I am one person: Ron Will.

Different people experience different sides of me.  Most of my parishioners call me Father Ron.  When I go to my family reunions there are a bunch of people who call me Uncle Ron.  When I go to my high school reunions people call me simply Ron.  I’m the same person but different people can relate to me differently.

Some people at St. Francis Xavier Parish relate better with and prefer the homilies and prayer style of Fr. Mark, some prefer Fr. Bill, some prefer me.  But all three of us wish to bring you into a closer relationship with God now and get you into heaven in the future.  We just use different images and styles.

Some people are more comfortable praying to the Holy Spirit, some to Jesus, and some to the God the Father.  All three persons of the Trinity desire us to experience them now and for eternity.  They desire us to be drawn into their love.  They just do it with different styles.

There is one God.  That one God sometimes relates to us as Father, sometimes as Son, sometimes as Holy Spirit...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...

Registration Online Giving
Registration Online Giving
School of Religion Registration  

May  24
Last Day of School – Noon Dismissal

May  25
Interfaith Prayerful Gathering
7:00pm – Church
Reception to follow – Parish Center

May 28 – 29
St. Francis Xavier Homecoming/Reunion
All former parish & school alums to join us for Mass
Parish Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm – Parish Center

June  3
First Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
2:30pm – Rosary & Benediction

June  13 – 17
Vacation Bible School
9:00am – 11:30am Parish Center


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)