Monthly Archives: April 2017

Thank You to the Diocese of Helena Foundation!

Thank You to the Diocese of Helena Foundation!

We wish to thank the Foundation for the Diocese of Helena for giving the St. Francis Xavier Parish Youth Group a $2,000 grant this past year. The money was used to help pay for adding internet, replacing lights, and installing window safety bars to the youth group...
Rite of Sending Takes Place

Rite of Sending Takes Place

Last Sunday night at the 6 p.m. Mass, the Confirmation candidates were called forth and recognized in the Rite of Sending which marks the end of their Confirmation preparation at St. Francis Xavier Parish. These young men and women will be confirmed on Friday, May 5th...
New Roof!

New Roof!

The St. Francis Xavier parish office is getting a much needed new roof. Three old layers of roofing material are coming off to make way for the new. We look forward to no more leaks into the second story of the former rectory turned office.  View the photos on...
Easter Sunday Mass

Easter Sunday Mass

“Jesus Christ Has Risen Today, Alleluia!” A beautiful Sunday morning greeted parishioners attending the 8 a.m. Mass at St. Francis Xavier this morning. Fr. Matthew Holland, S.J. presided over his first Easter Mass as a priest and delivered the most...
Easter Vigil at St. Francis Xavier

Easter Vigil at St. Francis Xavier

The Easter Vigil Mass is special for many reasons but it is exceptionally meaningful when we welcome new members into the Catholic Church. In a service that began with the lighting of the Easter Candle and ended with the thunderous of applause for our new members, we...