For more accurate dates and times consult our parish CALENDAR here.
Spring 2018 Trip To PERU click here for more
Friday March 16
MARRIED COUPLES RETREAT The Jesuit Spiritual Center will offer a weekend retreat for couples: Directed by Tom and Geralyn Sparough, and by former St X staff member Jesuit Father Michael Sparough S.J. Fri-Sun March 16-18, 2018 in Milford. See more at www.jesuitspiritualcenter.com
Thursday March 22
MOVIE NIGHT at St X: As a Lenten reflection and meditation, we will be showing the fil: "The Mission" starring Jeremy Irons and Robert DiNiro. Refreshments offered, 7pm in the parish center. Please call the office if you plan to attend 513-721-4045.
GOOD FRIDAY March 30
On Good Friday, March 30, 12 - 2pm on Fountain Square, many Catholics from surrounding parishes will gather for the Way of the Cross for Justice. Join a collaboration of faith-based groups for a prayer experience that connects the suffering of Jesus with the suffering brought about by injustice in our day. The Good Friday event begins on Fountain Square and ends at the Freedom Center for reflection, Veneration of the Cross, and a closing bread service.
ST XAVIER YOUNG ADULTS GATHERINGS
March 11, 2018 Stations of the Cross & Dinner
March 25, 2018 Hot Topics: Easter FAQ
April 8, 2018 Divine Mercy Sunday Speaker: Fr. Cy Whitaker, S.J., Confessions & Dinner
April 22, 2018 Speaker: Priest Panel
May 6, 2018 Hot Topics: Liz Curran
May 20, 2018 Social: Pentecost
PASCHAL TRIDUUM SERVICES
Holy Thursday 7pm
Good Friday 12 noon
Easter Vigil 8:30 pm
Easter Sunday Masses 7:00 am 9:00 am 10:30 am 12 noon (there is no 5pm Mass on Easter)
Easter Monday - offices closed
Confessions are NOT offered Holy Thursday thru Monday after Easter. Confessions will resume Tuesday April 3
PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY We meet on the 1st and third Saturday from 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM in the Parish Center downstairs. It is nice to meet and get to know people in this valuable ministry. Please call Diane at the parish office if you are interested to sew, crochet, knit, etc.
St. Xavier Altar Linen Ministry We are looking for volunteers for every other Tuesday morning to assist with laundering and ironing of altar supplies. Call the office if you would like to join us. Bonus: good laughs and great friendships!
XAVIER JAIL MINISTRY St. X has a long history of supporting jail ministry. We visit the Justice Center or at Talbert House on the 3rdSunday of the month from 9AM until 10:00AM. Call Bill at 231-9114 or email@example.com
Support St Xavier Church by grocery shopping: You can continue to support St. Xavier Church through the Community Rewards Program. If you haven’t already signed up, this is a good time to do so! Also, please tell all your family, friends and anyone else who has a Kroger Community Rewards Plus Card to re-enroll and select St. Xavier (NPO number 60514). www.KrogerCommunityRewards.com
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Mass Readings: Find the upcoming readings for Sunday here at the US Catholic Conference http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/index.cfm
Mass Presiders: Find out which priest will preside at each Mass at the parish bulletin http://www.stxchurch.org/Bulletin
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