Anointing of the Sick
New English Mass Text
(Sunday Vigil Mass)
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
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.
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.
SOCIAL JUSTICE ANNOUNCEMENT
St. Francis Xavier and St. Augustine parishioners will again
be volunteering at the respite shelter housed at our
neighboring church, Old First Reformed, which is on 7th
Avenue between Carroll and President. This will be our 5th
year joining a variety of congregations from across Park Slope
to provide a nutritious dinner, fellowship and a safe, clean,
comfortable place to sleep for 10 -12 male guests per night.
The overall shelter program is coordinated by CAMBA:
There are two different volunteer opportunities each evening Monday through Friday.
1. Work with others to provide dinner ( 3-5 people needed to collaborate on this each evening.)
2. Stay overnight with another volunteer ( 2 people needed each overnight.)
St. Augustine is committed to staffing the week of August 25th. St. Francis Xavier has committed to staffing the week of July 13th. Join us in putting our faith to work this summer. For more information and to volunteer, please contact: Regie Hawkey.
SUMMER BREAK Our Children's Liturgy of the Word program at the 9:30 Mass on Sundays is taking a break until September. This program is a special blessing for our children and families. We are so grateful to our catechists who help the children each week better understand the scriptures
PILGRIMAGE TO PHILADELPHIA
FOR THE EIGHTH WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES ~Wednesday, September 23, 2015
The School of Evangelization of the Diocese of Brooklyn is sponsoring a one-day pilgrimage to the Eighth World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia. There is limited coach space, so please register earlier than later. Registration forms are in the vestibule. More details in the bulletin. Please contact the School of Evangelization if you have any questions.
A MESSAGE FROM ST. VINCENT de PAUL SOCIETY Can you please help us? The St. Vincent de Paul 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. Thank you and may God bless you!
PICTURES FROM OUR PARISH
Check out the Zenfolio pictures site for St Francis Xavier.
Saluting Father Cowan on his 50 years as a Priest:
[Note: Zenfolio requires a free registration of its visitors, just name and email address.]
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.