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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  • The St. Francis Xavier Nine – June 3, 2018

    Nine of our SFX youth along with two adult leaders will return from Chicago late tonight to Amtrak’s Union Station.  They have spent the past four days at an “urban immersion service retreat” at the Brother Darst Center  in the Bridgeport neighborhood...

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  • Amid the Thicket – May 25, 2018

    I get lost. A lot.  I always have.  When I was five years old we moved to a new town.  We moved into a very big, very old house on the edge of a 100-acre park and arboretum.  As my parents and older brothers unpacked, we younger ones went out to explore...

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  • Motherless Children and Maternal Mortality – May 13, 2018

    Ignatius Loyola’s mother died shortly after his birth.  Jesuit historians tell us he spent the first few years of his life living at the home of a nurse, Maria de Garin, a few miles from the family manor.  It was Maria who taught young Ignatius to...

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  • HeART and Soul – May 6, 2018

    Sometimes words can’t do the job.  Two SFX parishioners, Peg Hornsby and Nancy Seibolt, both recent grads of the Ignatian Spirituality Center “Prayer Companions” certificate program, are offering a once-a-month experience of faith sharing and exploration...

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  • Harassment is a Gateway Drug – April 26, 2018

    Today – April 26 – is the annual Day of Prayer in Atonement and for Healing of All Those Harmed by Sexual Abuse.  Bishop Johnston established this day of atonement and healing in 2016 in response to the horrendous sin of clergy sexual abuse of children...

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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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