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

  • Justice and Only Justice You Shall Pursue – January 24, 2019

    The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity began with Catholic high school boys from Kentucky, Black Hebrew Israelites, and a Native American activist and Omaha elder facing off with yells and jeers and drumming and stony silence.  The theme for the Week...

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  • Kitchen Table Prayer – January 17, 2019

    It was January 27, 1956. The Montgomery bus boycott had begun the month before.  Martin Luther King, Jr., a twenty-seven year old pastor, activist and one of the organizers of the boycott, was receiving death threats. He had a young wife and a baby daughter...

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  • Beyond 52nd and Troost – January 11, 2019

    We at SFX thank God often for helping us build the Kingdom of God at 52nd and Troost, but the reality is we are part of “making God’s good world, better” all over the KC metro and beyond.  This is particularly obvious this week.  On Wednesday...

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  • Doing Hard Things: CLANG!

    RCL/Benzinger, a Catholic publisher, publishes a "Question of the Week" - one for adults and one for children. The question links the Sunday Scriptures with real life and is often the jumping off point for our dialogue homily during Children’s Liturgy...

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  • Wives be WHAT ?!?

    On Holy Family Sunday, the weekend between Christmas and New Year’s, the Church gives us three options for the Second Reading.  The first option is from Paul’s Letter to the Colossians, verses 12-21.  It includes the problematic verse, “Wives...

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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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