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

Messages from Mariann Category

  • Gathered Silence and Wedding Bells – November 15, 2017

    I’ll be gone from SFX this weekend.  My niece Anna is getting married and I’ll be celebrating with her and her groom Aaron and family and friends.  It will be a Quaker Wedding – a ceremony in an unprogrammed Meeting for Worship.  This means there...

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  • Calm, Confidence and The Grace of Confession – November 9, 2017

    Tuesday evening our ten Second Graders will receive their First Reconciliation – the Sacrament of Penance for the first time.  They are a great group of kids – six boys and four girls.  Full of energy.  Bright.  Earnest.  Funny and fun.  Reconciliation...

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  • Jumping Over the Altar Rail and Calling People Moron – November 2, 2017

    Last Wednesday night (during First Reconciliation Prep class) three of our dear sweet second grade boys jumped over the Altar Rail as we were walking from the Chapel into the Church.  In front of God and everyone -- right there by the St. Joseph Altar. ...

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  • What is Mine to Do?

    My “to do” list is long.  My prayer list is longer.  I am grateful for the job I have and the privilege of praying for others.  But sometimes (OK, a lot of the time) I am overwhelmed by all the work, all the need, all the suffering.  The 24/7...

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  • Sabbath

    Sabbath   The last week of June and the first week of July I’ll be on vacation: The Arkansas Adventure. That’s what Charlie and I are calling our trip to Hot Springs, Little Rock and Fort Smith. We always enjoy visiting National Park sites...

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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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