We are... A Parish Family - Gathered in Faith - Renewed in the Spirit and Sent Forth to Serve
Mass Schedule
Saturday 5:00 PM
(Sunday Vigil Mass)
Sunday 9:30 AM
12:15 AM
Monday to
9:00 AM
Friday 9:00 AM
Communion service only
Saturday 9:00 AM Mass

Holy Days: consult the bulletin

Children's Liturgy of the Word is held every Sunday at the 9:30 AM Mass

Confession: Saturday 4:30 PM

Miraculous Medal Novena: Monday - 9:00 AM Mass

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St. Francis Xavier Church, Brooklyn NY
St Francis Xavier Catholic Church


As part of our Lenten Sacrifice in union with the church all over the world, ALL Fridays of Lent are days of ABSTINENCE (no meat).

SCIENCE VS. THEOLOGY - CAN WE TALK? Tuesday, March 24th at 7:30 PM in the rectory. Fr. Bill will give a presentation on the present day state of affairs between science and theology. Some of the issues discussed will be: Can you be a believer and a scientist? What are the different methods used by each? Is there a common ground between the two disciplines? Can we learn from each other?

RECONCILIATION MONDAY Monday, March 30- Confessions will be offered from 3:00pm-8:00pm in the sanctuary.

WASHING OF THE FEET RITUAL ON HOLY THURSDAY Every Holy Thursday, we remember the example Jesus gave us at the Last Supper as the celebrant at our evening Mass washes the feet of 12 members of the congregation. If you would like to be a participant in this ritual, please send your contact information to Sister Helene.

Week 6: Visit The Imprisoned: Write an Easter Card to someone at Rikers Island or Brooklyn House of Detention. ... Look into volunteering with Families, Fathers, and Children Ministry at St. Augustine ... Support Hour Children ... View a video about the need for prison reform ...MORE...

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ST. FRANCIS XAVIER SURVEY RESULTS We launched a Parish Participation and Engagement survey this spring when we distributed paper surveys after Palm Sunday Mass and circulated a Survey Monkey survey to our Parish e-mail distribution list. We are pleased to share that with 90 survey respondents, we reached our response rate goal of approximately 20%. Thank you for taking the time to respond and to share your candid and valuable perspectives and suggestions.

Automated Giving: Visit the ParishPay Website or call 1-866-PARISH-1 for more information or to sign up. Here are their Frequently Asked Questions on giving.