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 PM
Monday to
Thursday
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

t. Francis Xavier Church, Brooklyn NY

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St Francis Xavier Catholic Church HAPPY EASTER

SFX PARISH PICNIC IN PROSPECT PARK Sunday, June 4th, 11:30am-4:30pm. Directions to get to Picnic Spot: Enter park at 9th Street, walk along path and cross the road/park loop and continue on the path just a short ways down hill, towards the ball fields. We will be on the left in the clearing before you reach the fields. Family and friends are invited to and come enjoy company of fellow parishioners in the tranquil setting of the park. Bring blankets, chairs, food you would like to share with others and plenty of water and sun block, also bats, balls, hoops,bubbles and guitars! Any questions, please email us.

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER LIBRARY: AT YOUR FINGERTIPS Here comes summer and an opportunity to relax and read a book! Please think of your parish library when you're preparing your stack of books for summer reading. We will have some suggested titles on the library table. Or, please just browse the shelves for something to catch your interest. Consider a personal retreat with one of the saints, an enhancement of prayer life, a call to social justice, or inspiration from a spiritual writer. We have it all at your fingertips. Please visit the library located by the choir loft steps for some spiritual reflection. May our Lord bless us all with a summer of spiritual refreshment.

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER HAWKS HAVE NAMES We have a pair of Hawks nesting in our church tower! We have named the parents Noah and Namaa. The babies are Park and Slope.

WINTER ISSUE OF OUTREACH (pdf, 1.2MB). Printed copies available in the vestibule. Browse back issues.

VOLUNTEERS NEED FOR FOOD PANTRY DELIVERIES Thursdays Volunteers are needed to help with food deliveries on Thursdays for the St. Augustine Helping Hands Food Pantry. There are usually two big deliveries a month — 75 to 150 cases of food. Volunteers are needed to help store the food. If available, please leave message at food pantry: 718-783-3132, ext. 42, or send email to: helpinghandsfp@gmail.com

SERVING OTHERS Monday evenings at 5:30pm Visit the elderly at Hopkins Nursing Home in Boreum Hill. Prepare meals and visit the homeless near Grand Central Station on Tuesday evenings at 4:30PM. If you are interested in learning more, email Ashley Moloney.

ST VINCENT DE PAUL PANTRY NEEDS DONATIONS Can you please help us? The St. Vincent de Paul at St. Francis Xavier cupboard is low on food. We are in need of some canned vegetables, tuna, macaroni and cheese, oatmeal, peanut butter and jelly, and instant coffee. Please bring donations to the rectory or to mass on Sundays.

SCOUTING AT ST. FRANCIS Our scouts meet in the Lyceum (entrance on President Street) on Wednesday evenings. If you are interested in having your son join, stop by on Wednesday. Cub Scouts at 6:30pm. Boy Scouts at 7:30pm.

IN NEED OF SOME PRAYERS? St. Francis Xavier is happy to announce LaMP: Loving and Merciful Prayers. A Support Ministry, beginning now in our parish. You can request prayers for your private intentions from an anonymous prayer partner by two different methods:
1. Look for our prayer request forms in the back of the church. Place your request in the marked box. OR
2. Submit your prayer request through our email address: LAMP@stfxbrooklyn.org. A coordinator will assign a prayer partner for you who will pray for you and your intention for one month.
If you are interested in being a prayer partner yourself, please fill out a volunteer form available in the back of the church and leave it inside the LAMP box. Please know that our prayers will be with you.

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