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"If the Church is to fulfill its providential destiny, evangelization as the joyful, patient, and progressive preaching of the saving Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ must be your absolute priority."
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St. John Paul II

Peace and blessings to you and your loved ones! Thanks for visiting our website, a great way to learn more about our Parish Family.

Following in the footsteps of our patron, St. Francis Xavier, we are called to go forth, as men and women who have encountered Jesus Christ, to be "missionary disciples" always bringing the love of God to our brothers and sisters by our witness to the Faith - "going out to the fringes of humanity" that our doors may be constantly open, welcoming new members and building the Kingdom of God here on earth.

May this website serve as the beginning of an encounter with one another. As we gather around the altar of sacrifice to celebrate the Eucharist, may we encounter Christ above all who calls us to be saints.

May the Lord bless and keep you always!

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    OFFICE CLOSED November 22-23

    Posted on November 15, 2018 in: General News

    Please note that the Parish Office will be CLOSED this Thursday and Friday (November 22 and 23) in observance of Thanksgiving. Have a safe, blessed, and enjoyable holiday!

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    THANKSGIVING MASS

    Posted on November 15, 2018 in: General News

    Mass to celebrate Thanksgiving will be offered THIS Wednesday evening, November 21, at 6:30 pm. Mass will also be offered on Thanksgiving morning in Charleston at 8:15 am. Consider making the celebration of Mass part of your Thanksgiving Festivities as we give thanks to God for His abundant blessings!

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    CATHOLIC CHARITIES COLLECTION

    Posted on November 02, 2018 in: General News

    During the weekend of November 17/18, you are invited and encouraged to support the work, ministry, and outreach of Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri through your prayer and financial gifts. Your generosity to this effort helps provide for the needs of our brothers and sisters right here in southern Missouri. If you would like to make a donation for this important work, please enclose it in the envelope included in your regular offering envelope packet and drop it in the collection basket ...

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