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
ANNUAL StFX PARISH SOCIAL Saturday, April 29th, 6PM at Da Nona Rosa restaurant, 140 7th Avenue. Join us for some adult conversation, light dinner music, delicious food, and wine at a neighborhood institution.
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 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
SFX LIBRARY NEWS
We are asking parishioners who have borrowed books and
videos to please check their bookshelves and video cases
for materials they may have borrowed that need to be
returned. It's great that the library is being used — it's a
wonderful resource for spiritual enrichment — but please do
return the materials you borrow so someone else may enjoy
As an example, since inception of the library (in 2004) over 50% of the children's books have gone missing. We thank our parishioners who continue to donate books and videos to the library. Please stop by and check out the shelves (under the choir loft steps). You may be surprised at the quality of the offerings and some of the recent publication dates, too.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.