St. Francis Xavier Church is in the Diocese of Fall River, Massachusetts. Sunday Mass Times: Saturday Evening Vigil at 4 Sunday Morning at 8 & 10:30 a.m. Daily Mon.- Sat. at 9:00am Confessions: Mon 5:30-6:30 pm Sat 9:30-10 a.m. & 3-3:45 p.m.
Congratulations to those who received the Sacrament of Confirmation this afternoon (and who popped off their masks for a few moments to get a picture without them!)
“See All the People…” Our devoted seminarians are the future leaders of our Church. Your support of the 2020 Catholic Appeal ensures men like Gregory Quenneville can realize their calling. “The aspect of the priesthood I’m most looking forward to is the celebration of the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass,” said Gregory. “I can’t imagine ever doing anything higher in life.” Make your Appeal gift or pledge today by mail, in church, or online at www.givefrdiocese.org/2020. You can hear from some of our seminarians by visiting www.catholicfoundationsema.org/seminarians.
givecentral.org Since 1942, the Catholic Appeal has helped people in all phases of life throughout the Diocese of Fall River, which spans from Mansfield, Easton and the Alleboro's, through the Taunton, Fall River and New Bedford areas, and extends all the way to Cape Cod and the Islands.
Our school faculty and staff are hard at work preparing for the Fall. We are planning on offering a full 5 days of instruction in our building, following all state guidelines. Limited openings remain in some grades, including our excellent preschool program for 3 & 4 year olds. Please contact the school for more information!
sfxacushnet.com We are pleased that St. Francis Xavier School will be welcoming our students back to school full-time, on-site, to kick-off the 2020-2021 school year! We met with our Planning and Implementation Team members on Monday, July 6th and are working hard this summer to develop a sustainable model for a sa...
Congratulations to the Class of 2020! Here are a few photos from the Baccalaureate Mass & Graduation that took place on 29 June 2020.
One week ago our 94th graduating class had a unique send-off. Visit our website to enjoy more elements of the Class of 2020 time capsule: https://www.sfxacushnet.com/news-events/photo-gallery/graduation-2020/
Happy 4th of July from downtown Acushnet! Thank you Acushnet Fire Dept. and God bless America!
Please join us to honor the Sacred Heart of Jesus tomorrow! After both Masses there will be an hour of Eucharistic Adoration during which time the Sacrament of Confession will be available. The church will be open all day for prayer.
Congratulations to the graduates of the Class of 2020!
Today’s the big day! Please keep the Class of 2020 in your prayers...we are excited to celebrate this milestone with them. Their Baccalaureate Mass will be live streamed on the parish page at 5:30pm. #graduation2020 #yourgraceisenoughforus
Good morning! Beginning today, we will no longer be posting a taped daily Mass due to the abundance of seats to attend in person. Those who for whatever reason are not comfortable coming to church in person are encouraged to participate in Mass online or through the TV at EWTN (https://www.ewtn.com/catholicism/daily-readings) or Catholic TV out of Boston (http://www.catholictv.org/masses). We will post videos of the Sunday Mass for the next two Sundays.
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Adoration continues until 5:30 p.m. this evening - come and adore the Lord on this feast of His Sacred Heart! Please remember to wear a mask and maintain social distancing.
[06/18/20] ADORATION FOR THE FEAST OF THE SACRED HEART: We are happy to announce that tomorrow, Friday 19 June, the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we will have exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., concluding with Benediction. If you feel safe in doing so, please make the effort to come to church for a visit to pray before the Blessed Sacrament, remembering to wear a mask and respect social distancing. We thank our parishioners who have stepped forward in volunteering to cover these hours!
Our school year finished today! Although a third of the year took place online, what a testament it is to our school that our teachers, students, and families were able to adapt to the changing circumstances of the past few months to continue instruction. Spaces still available in some grades for the upcoming school year - any interested parents should contact the school!
And that’s a wrap! God bless all our school families and keep them safe this summer!! #relaxrechargerejoice #yourgraceisenoughformeLord
What a beautiful weekend our community celebrated as Fr. Steven Booth was ordained to the priesthood! Here are some shots of the Ordination Mass, including the imposition of hands by the bishop during the ordination, the laying on of hands by Fr. Williams, and the vesting by former pastor Msgr. O'Connor.
Congratulations to Fr. Steven Booth for his ordination yesterday - please join us for his first Solemn Mass of Thanksgiving!
Please pray for those to be ordained tomorrow, in particular our own Deacon Steven Booth!
The Fall River Diocese will welcome a new priest and a new deacon this Saturday, June 13, as Holy Orders are conferred in the context of an 11 a.m. Mass in St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River.
Due to the continued COVID-19 restrictions, the Ordination Mass is not open to the public. The Ordination will be livestreamed on the Diocese of Fall River page.
Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will ordain Deacon Steven A. Booth to the priesthood and seminarian Peter R. Scheffer Jr. to the transitional diaconate.
For more please visit: https://www.fallriverdiocese.org/ordination-to-priesthood-diaconate-set-for-saturday/
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St. Francis Xavier School has been in existence for 85 years. It was first staffed by the Dominican Sisters of Hope. It is upon the shoulders of these sisters that the charism of Catholic education continues to thrive at St. Francis and in the town.
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