Moments to Celebrate!


As you plan your special day with us …

Susan our marriage preparation coordinator is happy to answer any questions you may have

Frequently Asked Questions

Marriage Preparation 2023 – 2024

Click the following links for  information on marrying at St Francis Xavier:

Take a Virtual tour of St. Francis Xavier Church (drag your mouse to move around the church)

Diocese of Helena    The Diocese of Helena Suitable Place for Outdoor Wedding

Questions regarding Family Ministry and Marriage Preparation please contact Erin Turner



We look forward to welcoming new members into our parish community!

Baptism Preparation for Infant/Child – Pre-Registration Is Required with Katy McKinnon


First Holy Communion and First Reconciliation

First Reconciliation preparation is offered in the Fall each year. Second graders and above, who have been baptized Catholic, are invited to experience this sacrament in preparation for receiving their First Holy Communion. Please contact Shai Hill




The Sacrament of Confirmation is offered to those baptized in the Catholic faith going into their junior or senior year of high school. There is a one year preparation process for confirmation beginning in the Fall.

Young Adults contact: Shai Hill

Adult Confirmation is offered in conjunction with our RCIA process. Please contact Fr. C. Hightower 

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults

‘For I know the plans I have for you declares the Lord. Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’
– Jeremiah 29:11

2024-2025 Schedule

Anyone interested in exploring becoming Catholic are warmly invited to attend our RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) Info Night on July 18, 2024 at 6:30 pm in Reidy Hall. Come, ask questions and listen as we share the RCIA journey which the church offers to all interested! This is ideal for those adults never baptized, baptized in another religion or for those who were baptized Catholic and never confirmed.

August – December 2024 Schedule

January – April 2025 Schedule

Becoming Catholic (RCIA) & Adult Confirmation Preparation

When: Monthly Community Gatherings, variable times & activities

What: A facilitated spiritual journey, with individual, small group and large group components, where the whole parish acts as companion and guide to adults who wish to join the Catholic faith and deepen their relationship with Jesus through the sacraments: Baptism, Eucharist, and Confirmation.

Contact:  Shai Hill


Religious Life / Ordained Ministries

If you are contemplating a vocation feel free to speak with our of our priests. Additionally more information maybe found through our links for both Diocesan as well as Jesuit Vocations