Announcements

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Last Call

100th Anninverary Pilgrimage to the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima 10 day Pilgrimage to Portugal offered over three dates in October 2017.We can be departing you airport and at the all land inclusive cost of $2149.00 in twin accommodations with single accommodations also available. Call for the special air price from your city ….

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UNBOUND – Thank you

Dear Fr. Karl, I want to thank you for inviting UNBOUND to your Parish, particularly in arranging the date for the visit to be when there would be a concentration of families in attendance. I wish to express my gratitude to your Parishioners for their great generosity in responding to my presentation of the sponsorship…

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Blanket Ministry

Two weeks ago, Fr. Karl blessed the first ten blankets for our newly formed Blanket Ministry. Since that time, we have given away seven of those blankets to parishioners who are going through a difficult time, whether it be an illness, a shut-in, or someone who may be grieving. These blankets are either sewn, quilted,…

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Unbound

Rev. Peter Hereley OP has been invited to speak at all the masses on the weekend of March 11-12. Fr Hereley will speak to you about the work being done by UNBOUND and how this provides a trustworthy way to actively participate in the social outreach of the Catholic Church and answer the Gospel call…

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With Heartfelt Gratitude

The Mantellate Sisters Servants of Mary (Marian Lake) wish to extend their heartfelt expression of gratitude to Fr. Karl and the SFX parish staff for prayers and support during Sr. Gesuina’s time of illness. The Sisters are grateful to Deacon Tom for assisting with the Mass of Resurrection and to Jeanine Paul and the musicians…

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Calling all 7th grade thru High School Students!

Join the SFX Youth Group! Next meeting January 22nd from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. To Join the group and receive reminders please text sfxteens to the number 81010. You will be added to the group and receive text messages regarding upcoming events. For more information, email Gaylene at sfx.teens@gmail.com

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Catholic Retreat for Singles

Mid-life Singles (mid-30s to 50s): Looking to start 2017 off with a renewed sense of purpose & belonging? Then register today for a life-changing REFLECT weekend retreat at the Cardinal Stritch Retreat House, Mundelein, IL (in the northern suburbs), on Feb17-19, 2017. Take a chance and get involved… this is one New Year’s resolution you…

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Parish Business Manager

St. Paul the Apostle Parish is seeking candidates for employment as Parish Business Manager. The Business Manager will provide leadership of the parish business office with functional responsibilities for planning, budgeting, finance, accounting, billing, payroll, communication, parish website development, business projects, legal, scheduling, capital campaign and contract administration. Candidates must have experience in fiscal planning,…

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Join the Cherubim and Saraphim Choirs!

CHILDREN AND YOUTH OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER PARISH ARE INVITED TO JOIN THE CHERUBIM AND SERAPHIM CHOIRS! WHAT: The Cherubim Children’s Choir is for children ages 7-12 to come together and learn simple yet beautiful sacred music and basic choral and music theory skills. The Seraphim Youth Choir is for teens ages 13-19 to sing…