Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Kansas City's Jesuit Parish
1001 East 52nd Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
816-523-5115
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Motherless Children and Maternal Mortality – May 13, 2018

    Ignatius Loyola’s mother died shortly after his birth.  Jesuit historians tell us he spent the first few years of his life living at the home of a nurse, Maria de Garin, a few miles from the family manor.  It was Maria who taught young Ignatius to...

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  • HeART and Soul – May 6, 2018

    Sometimes words can’t do the job.  Two SFX parishioners, Peg Hornsby and Nancy Seibolt, both recent grads of the Ignatian Spirituality Center “Prayer Companions” certificate program, are offering a once-a-month experience of faith sharing and exploration...

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  • Harassment is a Gateway Drug – April 26, 2018

    Today – April 26 – is the annual Day of Prayer in Atonement and for Healing of All Those Harmed by Sexual Abuse.  Bishop Johnston established this day of atonement and healing in 2016 in response to the horrendous sin of clergy sexual abuse of children...

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  • Chapel Veils and Implicit Bias – April 20, 2018

    Coffee Shop Racism was in the news this week when two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks.  You probably know the story.  The two men had not ordered anything…an employee called the police…the men were arrested for trespassing…video...

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  • Encounter with Love – April 13, 2018

    Big fat snowflakes were falling on Sunday during rehearsal and it was almost 80 degrees and sunny on Thursday when we gathered for the Confirmation Ceremony at Visitation Church on Main.  Nineteen of our SFX youth joined sixty-five young people from...

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Saint Francis Xavier Catholic Church
1001 East 52nd Street, Kansas City, MO 64110
816-523-5115
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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