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

  • Reflection on 9/11

    Twenty years ago I was scheduled to preach for Catechetical Sunday the third Sunday of September. The readings for the day were Exodus 32:7-11, 13-14, 1 Timothy 1:12-17, and Luke 15:1-32. And then the terrorist attacks of9/11 happened. This is the reflection...

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  • RETREAT – Lent: A Time for Uncovering and Discovering

    You can check out the first night of our Lenten retreat with Stephanie Pino-Dressman HERE. Stephanie led us in a reflection on this past year, from Lent 2020 to Lent 2021, and invited us to share where we have found consolation. Plan to join us for the...

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  • The Peace that Surpasses Understanding

    Five days before the election I’m thinking a lot about the promise in Scripture of “the peace that surpasses understanding.”  Paul writes these words to the Philippians while he is imprisoned (he will later be put to death). “Rejoice in the Lord...

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  • SFXcellent Books: Keep Reading!

    We asked parishioners of all ages to submit the title of a book that is important to them for a chance to win a gift card from locally-owned Rainy Day Books.  Congratulations to Amelia Krueger and Cory Sorio for winning the drawing!  Ameila won in the...

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  • Voting is an Act of Love

    November 3 is four weeks away.  Many are already voting.  Local, state and national races -- a lot is at stake. We are called to "faithful citizenship." We are called to be engaged.  I don't think there was anything like voting in Jesus' day.  He...

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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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