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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  • Nazaria, Maria Katharina and Anna – October 14, 2018

    It was a CELEBRATION today at our 10:30 Mass.  We witnessed Father Bill Sheahan, SJ, make his Final Vows in the Society of Jesus; we acknowledged the canonization of Saints Paul VI and Oscar Romero; and we said “thank you” and “good-bye” to Anna...

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  • Joy and The Eucharist – October 5, 2018

    Joy Comeau met the world and its suffering with a tender heart.  But she didn’t despair.  She knew life could be very hard and very unfair.  But instead of becoming angry or bitter, she chose to be generous and kind. Joy died last Saturday and...

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  • Be the Fire – September 26, 2018

      We gathered Tuesday evening for a Parish Conversation about the clergy sex abuse crisis.  It was a small group: a couple dozen parishioners, Father Steve, the parish staff and our two moderators, Jim Caccamo and Jenifer Valenti. Jim is an educator...

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  • What is Church? – September 9, 2018

    Institution, Herald, Servant, Sacrament, Mystical Communion, and Community of Disciples.  These are the “models” of church described by Jesuit priest and Cardinal of the Church Avery Dulles, SJ (1918-2008).  Here's a way of imaging these models. Institution...

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  • Bob Magaha Day – August 28, 2018

    We sent Bob Magaha home on Tuesday.  The long-time SFX parishioner (30+ years) died last week and was buried from St. Francis Xavier on August 28.  Thirty years ago to the day (August 28, 1988) was declared “Bob Magaha Day” in Kansas City by then-Mayor...

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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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