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
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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MOTHER'S DAY SOCIAL JUSTICE PROJECT The Frances residence at CHIPS is a Residence for homeless mothers and their babies. The mothers are in need of NEW twin size bedding: sheets, pollow cases, and comforters. Please join us in contributing to this Mother's Day Drive to help make the Residence more comfortable and cheery for the mothers. Boxes to receive your donations will be in the church vestibule from Saturday, May 6th through Sunday, May 14th. Thank you for your generosity! Any questions? Email Regie.

SAVE THE DATE: TUESDAY NIGHT AT THE MOVIES St. Francis Xavier presents a special Faith in Film presentation with a showing of 2016's Academy Award-nominated movie, Hidden Figures (PG) on Tuesday evening, May 23rd at 7PM in the rectory basement screening room. Admission is free! This movie, starring Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae, and Octavia Spenser, is based on the true story of three women responsible for helping launch our country's space program. Please mark your calendars, and stay tuned for more information. All are invited!

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER PARISH WINE TASTING SOCIAL Please join us on Saturday, May 20th, from 6 - 8PM for a wine tasting sponsored by Good Wine. Please RSVP by signing up in the back of the church, by May 13th or by email. We hope to see you there!

DIOCESAN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY MASS Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Immaculate Conception Center. The Wedding Anniversary Mass will begin at 11:00AM and Bishop DiMarzio will be the main celebrant. All couples married in the Catholic church are invited to attend with their families. Special recognition will be given to couples who are celebrating their 25th, 50th, and 75th Anniversary. There will be light refreshments following Mass. Call the rectory before May 12th to register.

ST. FRANCIS XAVIER HAS BECOME HAWK-ISH We have a pair of Hawks nesting in our church tower! So it is only fitting that we name them. Let's have a contest: name the parent Hawks, and their babies. The winner of the contest will receive free tickets to the Prospect Park Zoo, and of course will be revered by the Hawks for years to come. Submit your names — mother, father, son, daughter. Good luck, the Hawks are depending on you --- Fr. Bill

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.

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.