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NOTICE

FYI: Concerning Funerals; Due to issues with funeral rosaries and for practical liturical reasons. We will be having, "Vigils for the Deceased", instead of Rosaries starting next week. Vigils for the deceased are liturgically correct and part of the funeral litergy. Where rosaries are encouraged but no t part of the funeral litergy. Families are encouraged to stay after the vigil and pray the rosary. If families desire to pray the rosary after the vigil or before the funeral it is the sole responsibility of the family not the parish. the priest will preside at the "Vigil for the deceased", but bot the rosary. This is liturgically correct and traditional.

PAX, 

Fr. Jason Pettigrew

***NOTICE***

Starting June 1st, we will resume normal weekday Mass and Adoration!

Tuesdays and Thursdays Mass 5:30pm

Tuesdays and Thursdays Adoration 6pm to 7pm

Wednesday (Bilingual) Mass at 12:10pm

Friday Mass at 12:10

 

 

"Dear friends, by seeking holiness and using the gifts God has given us to accomplish his will in our lives, we are contributing mightily to that kingdom we all long for, where there will be no more crying or pain or death. Certainly, no abortion. No euthanasia. No assisted suicide. No deep freezing of embryos as though they were merchandise. And no destruction of human life in the name of science." --Cardinal Justin Rigali.

What The Church Teaches About: Abortion

From the Catechism…

“Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception. From the first moment of his existence, a human being must be recognized as having the rights of a person -- among which is the inviolable right of every innocent being to life. “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you” (Jer 1:5; cf Job 10:8-12; Ps 22:10-11). “My frame was not hidden from you, when I was being made in secret, intricately wrought in the depths of the earth” (Ps. 139:15). Since the first century the Church has affirmed the moral evil of every procured abortion. This teaching has not changed and remains unchangeable.” -- Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 2270-2271

2020-2021 Religious Education Classes

Classes will be starting Wednesday,January 13th, 2021. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, only students in Sacramental classes (1st Holy Communion and Confirmation) will be attending in person at this time. We will send home a workbook for all other grades and each teacher will be following up with your child regularly. Please fill out the online registration form below as soon as possible. Fees are $25 per child or $100/family of 5 or more. Parent handbook and other release forms will be mailed out after receiving the registration forms.  

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScEft20XfXsj-67A7YwyK0_DqggnOghECsJVRYfPVLtr89Pwg/viewform?embedded=true

PRAYERFULLY CONSIDER DONATING YOUR TIME:    VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR:

 

CCD TEACHERS                 CONFIRMATION TEACHERS

 LECTORS                                        CHURCH CLEANERS

 

ACA Pledge Goal Report

St. Francis Xavier - Clayton

% of Participation - 9.78%

Number of Families - 317

Parish Goal - $12,200.00

% Goal Pledged - 96.55%

% Goal Paid - 88.68%

Total Pledge - $11,779.00  Total Paid - $10,819.00

Short - $1,381.00

ASF DIRECTIVES FOR MASS DURING COVID PANDEMIC

Please follow Link Below for Three Page Directives promulgated by the Archbishop of Santa Fe:

/sites/clayton/files/asf_directives_for_mass_during_covid_pandemic.pdf

HOLY COMMUNION

If you receive Our Lord in the hand, consume our Lord Immediately. Do not ever go past the Extra-Ordinary Minister before consuming Our Lord.


!ATTENTION! REQUIRED TRAINING FOR ALL CHURCH VOLUNTEERS

The VIRTUS class will be held on September 21, 2019, starting at 9:00am, held at the CCD Building. This class will meet your requirement. Please mark this on your calendar and call or come to the parish office to register.

As required by the Archdiocese, All members of all Ministries of the Church, and All volunteers of the Church are required to Certify in the Abuse    Awareness Training class. This class can also be taken online at https://www.virtusonline.org/virtus/index.cfm?

                                                 

**JOIN FLOCKNOTE** to Receive Text Updates and Emails From the Church

The church uses a program called Flocknote. It allows us to send texts and emails to everyone in the church and also to specific groups.  This will help all of us stay informed and aware of what is going on in the church.  If you are not signed up yet, to enroll simply Text the message "SFXClayton" to the number 84576 and sign up following the link it will provide.  If you need any help feel free to contact our staff during office hours.

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