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

PLEASE NOTE: SUMMER OFFICE HOURS July 1st thru September 4th - Monday to Friday: 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Saturdays: 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Sundays: Office Closed
Have a safe and blessed summer. May God watch over us all!

CHILDREN'S LITURGY OF THE WORD Our Children's Liturgy of the Word program at the 9:30 Mass on Sundays continues through July 16th before taking a summer break. A special thanks to our dedicated committee members who provide this wonderful opportunity for our children.

PUT YOUR FAITH INTO ACTION: VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Week of July 10th to 14th The parish is once again providing an opportunity to put your faith to work this summer at the CAMBA respite shelter at Old First Reformed Church. For several years, our neighbor, Old First Reformed Church, is providing space for a shelter over the summer. Various faith communities each volunteer for a week during the summer to "staff" the shelter at Old First and for the 6th year, our parishioners will be providing meals and overnight presence for the 10-12 men housed each night. SFX is committed to staff M-F the week of July 10th to 14th. If you are going to be away that week but would like to volunteer, St Augustine will be staffing the week of July 4th.
CAMBA, a Brooklyn-based non-profit agency that "provides services that connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life," transports the men to the shelter each evening and provides cots, bedding, towels and toiletries. The men, or guests, are working poor or those working with CAMBA to get their life back on track. They are screened by CAMBA for acceptance for the summer respite shelters established around the borough. The guests set up their cots and remove linens, put cots away in the morning. Volunteer opportunities include either bringing and serving food for dinner or staying overnight.

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.

ST. AUGUSTINES' HELPING HANDS FOOD PANTRY Volunteers are needed on Thursday and Saturday mornings at St. Augustines' Helping Hands Food Pantry. Thursday mornings from 10AM to noon to help put away and/or move food. Some lifting involved, moving the cases of food. Saturday mornings when the food pantry is open, from 10AM to noon, volunteers are needed to help register clients. If you are interested in helping, please 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.

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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