St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
Stonewall, Texas

Pastor
Very Rev.
John P. Nolan, V. F.

Parochial Vicar

Rev. Jean Baptiste Magbia Zabusu

Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 209, Stonewall, Texas  78671
Physical Address:  400 St. Francis St., Stonewall, Texas
 (830) 644-2368 
stfrancisx@beecreek.net

Established 1945

Bulletin
News

3rd Sunday of each month after 11:00 AM Mass - “Fellowship Encuentro”
Everyone is invited to the hall after the 11:00 am Masses on the 2nd Sunday of each month for fellowship and light refreshments.

“Kaffee Klatsch” - Sundays After 9:00 Mass - Everyone is invited to the hall after the Sunday 9:00 AM Masses for fellowship and light refreshments.

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Bilingual Rosary before 11:00 AM Sunday Mass - The Rosary will be recited before the 11:00 Mass. Please let the church office know if you are willing to lead the Rosary or if you would like to lead one of the decades.

If you are traveling, check www.catholicmasstime.org for the closest Catholic church and mass times. A link is also available below our mass schedule on our website, www.stfrancisxavierstonewall.org

Lenten Regulations: Fasting: Ages 18 -59 fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, limiting themselves to one full meal and two smaller meals each day, with no snacking between meals. Abstinence: Catholics age 14 and older abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all the Fridays of Lent.

Save The Date - to be photographed for the new St. Francis Xavier Church directory by Lifetouch.  Photography dates are April 29 & 30, May 1 & 2.  Click here to access flyer.
Rosary Run/Walk 5K - Saturday, May 2nd sponsored by St. Francis Xavier Catholic Youth. 
Click here to access more information and the application.

2020 Archbishop Annual Appeal envelopes are in the pews for those who have not received a letter at home from the Archbishop. Donors to the Appeal make possible what no parish alone could ever do. Thank you for your support!

Sunday, March 1st - 28th Annual Parish Festival is next weekend.
SUNDAY MASS IS AT 10:00 AM ONLY; BBQ Chicken Meal serving starts at 11AM.
SILENT AUCTION - Contact Cindy Eilers by Sunday, February 23rd, to donate Silent Auction Items (new or like new only, please) 830-456-4291; cveilers1950@gmail.com  Some additional items that were donated this week are: Cowhide table runner, layer cake slicer, wine and wine tumblers, totes bag, African throw, quilts and shams for twin beds, Oma Ruby's baked goods, 2019 collectible teddy bear and a gift certificate to Woodrose Winery.
DESSERTS NEEDED - Cake sign-up sheet is in the entrance of church to let the committee know how many cakes to expect.
RAFFLE TICKETS - Additional raffle tickets are available and you may turn in your sold tickets at the weekend masses or by 11:30 at the Festival. SELL, SELL, SELL!!!
SET UP OF THE HALL WILL BE SATURDAY, February 29th, at 9:00 AM. All help will be appreciated.
Thank you to all that have organized and planned for this year's Festival. God bless you!!!

Collection on Ash Wednesday, February 26th will be for the Church in Central & Eastern Europe

Friday, March 6 - St. Thomas Society “Fish Fry”. The absolutely best fish fry will be from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM sponsored by the St. Thomas Society in the St Thomas Hall. The meal is by donation. All are welcome.

Leadership Award Applications for St. Francis Xavier's 2020 High School Graduates are now available. The applications are in a folder on the counter in the entry way of church. Completed applications must be returned to the church office no later than Tuesday, March 31st.

Lenten Stations of the Cross at St. Francis Xavier - Fridays at 6:00 PM during Lent - Soup or salad supper will follow the Stations Feb 28 thru April 10.

CCD Classes will not be held on 3/1, 3/8, nor 3/15

Ash Wednesday, February 26th - Mass will be held at Noon & 6:00 PM

OLD CHURCH LIGHTS FOR SALE - 6 of our original church lights have been donated back to the church to be sold. Asking price is $100.00 per light/$500.00 for all 6 or best offer. The lights will be outside of the hall next Sunday during the festival for inspection. If any questions, please call the church office.

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