This Week with Fr. Ron

Jesus calls his disciples “my children.”  That is a very intimate, personal relationship.  I can picture Jesus putting his arm around you and drawing you close to himself.  I can picture you letting yourself be drawn close and putting your head on his shoulder.  In that intimate moment, Jesus says “Love one another as I love you.”

Can you do that?  Can you rise above jealousy, above gossip, above put-downs of co-workers, above arguing with family members?
Yes you can!  Because Jesus dwells in you through holy communion.  You don’t have to love one another on your own strength.  But tap the energy of Jesus within you, and love one another as Jesus loves you...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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NEWS & EVENTS

April  1
First Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
2:30pm – Rosary & Benediction

April  4
Acts of the Apostles Bible Study begins
9:00am - Parish Center
“Following Christ” series begins
12 Noon & 6:30pm – Parish Center

April  5
Acts of the Apostles Bible Study begins
7:00pm – Gaspar Hall

April  7
Altar Society Officer’s Tea
12:30pm - Parish Center

April  9 
St. Francis Xavier School Auction
5:30pm – Our Lady of Guadalupe, Summer’s Hall

April  10
Parish Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm – Parish Center

April  17
Confirmation
2:00pm – Cathedral

April  23
Parish Workday
8:15am – 3:00pm Lunch provided

April  24
First Communion
2:00pm – Church
Reception to follow – Parish Center

May  1
Parish Breakfast
8:00am – 12:00pm – Parish Center
May Crowning & Marian Concert
3:00pm – Church
Reception to follow – Parish Center

May  6
First Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
2:30pm – Rosary & Benediction

 

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