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

  • Chapel Veils and Implicit Bias – April 20, 2018

    Coffee Shop Racism was in the news this week when two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia Starbucks.  You probably know the story.  The two men had not ordered anything…an employee called the police…the men were arrested for trespassing…video...

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  • Encounter with Love – April 13, 2018

    Big fat snowflakes were falling on Sunday during rehearsal and it was almost 80 degrees and sunny on Thursday when we gathered for the Confirmation Ceremony at Visitation Church on Main.  Nineteen of our SFX youth joined sixty-five young people from...

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  • Bruised and Battered – April 8, 2018

    My favorite color is blue – the color of sea and sky.  It seems to me to be the color of God.  All the different shades – all beautiful to my eye – remind me of the beauty of diversity in God’s creation.  Turquoise, cyan, robin egg, sky, powder,...

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  • Marches and Processions – March 28, 2018

    This is the week for walking with others.  During Holy Week the church’s rituals are full of processions.  We process with palms…with oils…with candles.  We process forward to get our feet washed, to venerate the cross, to bless ourselves with...

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  • Seventeen Acts of Kindness – March 15, 2018

    My thirteen year old great-niece Tessaract Meil led the 17-minute walk-out at Camden- Rockport (ME) Middle School yesterday.  Yes – her name is Tessaract. Her parents named her after the fifth-dimensional bridge between two points in time and space...

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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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