Feelings of New Beginnings

09-25-2016Pastor's LetterRev. Daniel J. Sullivan, S.J.

Dear Parishioners and Friends,

September always brings a feeling of new beginnings, Never has it seemed more so than now as we enter fall with all parish and school construction completed at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Faith Community.

St. Francis Xavier School is bustling with the energy and enthusiasm of 635 students, who are receiving an unparalleled elementary education in the Jesuit tradition. I am proud of the school's outstanding educators, who now have a state-of-the,art facility to enhance their impact on our students.

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Capital Campaign September Update

09-18-2016Pastor's LetterRev. Daniel J. Sullivan, S.J.

Dear Parishioners and Friends,

As we celebrate our new Parish Center, I am asking every parishioner and every school family to make one final gift to help us finish our Capital Campaign. Thanks to the generosity of the Anderson Family Foundation, your pledge will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

With just $3.75 million remaining to complete our Capital Campaign, every dollar counts, and I pray I can count on you to help me now!

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Fear Not

09-11-2016Pastor's LetterRev. Daniel J. Sullivan, S.J.

Dear Parishioners and Friends,

In this issue of our weekly parish bulletin I would like to share with you the homily I gave at the 11:00 AM Mass last Sunday. The gospel for September 4th, Luke 14:25-33, can come across as unsettling, so here is my attempt to "break open the Word".

"Perhaps as I read the Gospel you felt a real resistance to what I was reading. What do you mean to "hate" my family? What do you mean to take up my cross and follow Jesus? What would cause me want to make such sacrifices to be a disciple of Jesus?

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Capital Campaign Update

09-04-2016Pastor's LetterRev. Daniel J. Sullivan, S.J.

Dear Parishioners and Friends,

As we celebrate our new Parish Center, I am asking every parishioner and every school family to make one final gift to help us finish our Capital Campaign. Thanks to the generosity of the Anderson Family Foundation, your pledge will be matched dollar-for-dollar.

With just $3.75 million remaining to complete our Capital Campaign, every dollar counts, and I pray I can count on you to help me now!

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