Incense during Lenten Vespers
Picture of inside cover of the Little Black Book for Lent

This Week with Fr. Ron

Many of us at St. Francis Xavier are reading "The Little Black Book for Lent." It gives brief daily reflections for each day of Lent. One recent reflection said that Jesus had a strong sense of a God-given purpose in his life. God also has a purpose for each of us. God gives us nudges to do something with a thought, an inkling.... 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
K-8 Registration School of Religion Registration

March  4, 11, 18, 25
Lenten Soup Supper
6:10PM Parish Center

March  5
Altar Society Day of Recollection
9:00AM – 3:00PM Parish Center

March   6
First Friday 
9:00AM – 2:30PM Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
2:30 Benediction

March  6, 20, 27
Knights of Columbus Lenten Dinner
5:30PM – 7:30PM Parish Center

March  7
DEAD MAN WALKING:  The Journey Continues…
9:00AM – 3:00PM - Parish Center
Speaker:  Sr.  Helen Prejean, C.S.J.

St. Francis Xavier School Auction
5:30 Silent Auction – 7:30 Live Auction
At Our Lady of Guadalupe

March  8
Parish Breakfast  8:00AM – 12:00PM Parish Center
Confirmation   2:00PM – Cathedral

March  10
Lenten Communal Penance Service
7:00PM – Church

April  1
Seder Meal  6:30PM Parish Center

April  5

April  24 & 25
Altar Society Garage Sale


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)