Parish Life

Stated Purpose:

The Parish Life Commission promotes and deepens the involvement of the St. Francis Xavier community by:

  • Sustaining the living traditions and practices of the Church;
  • Strengthening and supporting the community of St Francis Xavier in a spirit of welcoming and the desire to unite and support.

Current Activities:

The activities of the Parish Life Commission are multifaceted and involve many parish members.

These include:  The Mom’s Group – outreach to young mothers and families, Ignite – a city wide parish collaboration for Young Adults in their 20’s & 30’s, Senior Wisdom – aid to ageing gracefully for those advancing in years, the Homebound Ministry – offering the Eucharist to those unable to attend Mass and outreach to those suffering from grief and loss, Women’s Scripture Group – a study of the Psalms, Men’s Prayer Group –  morning prayer and reflection, Funeral Hospitality – providing hospitality for funerals, Mary Martha Ministry – prayerful construction of shawls for those who are suffering or ill, Knights of Columbus – Catholic fraternal organization providing service and support to the Catholic community, Contemplative Yoga – offering exercise grounded in the spirit, New Parishioner Welcome – offering an on-line parish registration form, updated welcome packet and Special Welcome Receptions, Children’s Christmas Party – watch for the upcoming Children’s Christmas Party!

Goals for 2018-2019:

Building relationships. Building Community.

  • Commission Groups working together, sharing ideas and having fun as demonstrated by The Mom’s Group and Funeral Hospitality presenting the SFX Children’s Christmas Party.
  • A culinary/cultural event offering an opportunity to get acquainted with parish members from a different international backgrounds.
  • Prayer and study groups bringing people together growing in faith and spirit.
  • Fresh social opportunities to welcome new parishioners while continuing to celebrating members of long standing.

How Parishioners Can Get Involved: 

To learn more about the Parish Life Commission or to join in our activities please contact Commission Chair: Evie Larson 406-542-0321

List of Current Members: 

Annabelle Blade               Neil Blade                           Margaret Mollberg                Clair Leonard                     Larry McKay                      Marianne Moe                  Kathy Turner                       Sarah Polumsky

 

Parish Life Commission Posts

Halloween

Halloween

The temperature might be getting cooler and the leaves falling but, you will always find...
Blessing of Animals

Blessing of Animals

We gathered as we recall the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi on October 4th and...
Parish Picnic

Parish Picnic

Blessed with sunshine! Thank you to all who made for a joyful day. A note of gratitude...
Come & Play!

Come & Play!

Exploring all that is shiny & new at our Childcare Center open House! Angie and her...
Welcome!

Welcome!

We gathered following the 10:00 am for an opportunity to meet some of the over 40...