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

  • 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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  • The Benevolent Message of Pain

    I just learned that Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has resigned, citing differences over policy with President Trump – a day after the President called for the withdrawal of American forces in Syria. This blog isn’t about that, exactly.  It’s about...

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  • The Injured, The Drifters, The Dissenters – November 18, 2018

    Today was a joyful day at St. Francis Xavier. Oganya Uwadiegwu, a 26 year old immigrant from Nigeria, was blessed at the Rite of Welcome at our 10:30 Mass.  I had tears streaming down my face as I witnessed the congregation come out of the pews to surround...

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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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