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
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Rosary prayed on Thursdays immediately after 6:00 PM Mass outside at the grotto to Our Lady of Guadalupe. Rosario para las intenciones de los ninos, jovenes y familias, jueves despues de misa de las 6:00. If inclement weather, the Rosary will be prayed inside the church.

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.

2nd Sunday of each month - 12:00 pm - “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.

Adult Sunday School will resume in June.

“On the Way, Andale!” Capital Campaign - The pledges that were recently submitted have pushed our thermometer out of the bubble!! St. Francis Xavier is now over 20% of our assigned goal. Blessings to all that have participated in prayers and pledges. Our designated project to provide additional meeting space is in the planning stages and will start soon. God bless you all!!! There is still time for any family who has not yet made their pledge to do so. Pledge envelopes and informational brochures about the Campaign are on the counter in the entrance of church.

Is your marriage struggling? There is Hope. There is Help. Retrouvaille is a highly successful program to Help Couples Heal and Renew their Marriages. Since 1977, tens of thousands of couples in hopelessly cold, unloving relationships, or on the verge of divorce, have restored their love for one another by attending the program. The next course in San Antonio begins on May 31, 2019. For more information, or to register, go to www.HelpOurMarriage.org or call 210-848-3278.

Ordination Anniversary - We congratulate Fr. John on the 7th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood on May 19th. May God bless you with many more years of service in the name of the Lord.

Saturday, May 25 - Archdiocese of San Antonio Class of 2019 Diaconate Ordination. We congratulate Marty and Karen Robertson upon Marty’s ordination. The Ordination will take place Saturday, May 25, 2019, 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark the Evangelist, 1602 Thousand Oaks Dr, San Antonio, TX 78232. Guests are welcome to attend.

Sunday, May 26 - Reception at St. Francis Xavier in celebration of Marty Robertson’s Diaconate Ordination Mass next Sunday will be changed to 10:00 AM and the reception will follow. The meal will be served at 11:45. Everyone is invited. Salads, rolls/tortillas will be appreciated to be served with the meal. Meat, main dishes and cake will be provided.

2019 Archbishop’s Appeal - Countless lives are spiritually transformed and uplifted through the Archbishop’s Appeal, thanks to the generosity of individuals like you. Your stewardship continues the ministries that form and educate future priests in the Archdiocese of San Antonio, deacons, and catechists, as well as provide food, clothing, and other social service programs that aid the most vulnerable in our community. If you have already responded to the Archbishop’s letter, thank you! If you have not yet had an opportunity, you are invited to pray and consider making a gift to the 2019 Appeal, Encounter: Live in Faith, Give in Love. Our Parish Goal is $5,674.00, of which we have reached $5,004.00 in pledges. We are almost there!! Envelopes and information sheets are in the entrance of church and you may place your completed envelope in the collection basket or mail it to the Archbishop’s Appeal office.

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