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Welcome to St. Francis Xavier, Father Riley J. Williams

Father Riley J. Williams started in his role as Administrator of St. Francis Xavier Parish and School on June 28, 2017.  Fr. Williams is a native of Osterville, Massachusetts. Graduating from Bishop Stang High School in 2003, he went on to Franciscan University of Steubenville, from which he graduated in 2007 with a B.A. in philosophy with minors in theology and Latin.  He continued his …

Msgr. Gerard O’Connor- Appointment to the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon

Msgr. Gerard O’Connor – Appointment to the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon Each year, there are various transfers of priests announced throughout the diocese, and Monsignor O’Connor shared with his parishioners recently that he will be leaving St. Francis Xavier Parish at the end of June this year. We have been blessed by Monsignor O’Connor’s leadership.  The greatest gift that he leaves us with is a …

Summer Fun at St. Francis 2017

Are you looking for an AFFORDABLE, ACADEMIC, ACTIVE and Faith-based Summer Program?  Search no more!   St. Francis Xavier School is proud to offer our 3-week Summer Camp again in July for children Preschool age through Grade 6 (12 years old) Program Weeks:  July 10-14; July 17-21; July 24-28 Click here for a SUMMER FUN PROGRAM INFO FLYER CLICK HERE for Summer Fun REGISTRATION FORM …

Fine Arts Night 2017

It was a joy to celebrate the God-given talents of our students during Fine Arts Night 2017!   A special thanks to Miss Wilson, Mr. Borges, Miss Bonnie, and Miss Cournoyer for their hard work with our students and the inspiration they offer to all of us at events such as these. Click here to enjoy highlight pictures from our celebratory evening!

Bishop Announces Membership of New Catholic School Board

Click here for more information on the newly established Central Board for Catholic Education. The Catholic Education Center’s Leadership Team is looking forward to working with the Board to advance the mission of Catholic school education in the Diocese of Fall River.

Our 5th annual Spring Gala and Auction was a HUGE success!  THANK YOU! We were not only able to meet our financial goal, but through your generous contributions and support, we were also able to secure a plan for the future academic excellence and development for our students and facility! Here’s to Opening Doors of opportunity! Thank you again to Laura Duarte, Barbara Pereira and the …

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 2017-2018 School YearCome and See what we LOVE about St. Francis! Take a tour of our facility with our Student Ambassadors Meet us and learn more about our school community Register for the 2017-2018 School year:  click here for registration forms Any questions?  Please contact us!

Congratulations to parishioner and St. Francis Xavier School 8th grader Ellen Hamel who was chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Diocese of Fall River John Cardinal O’Connor Pro-Life Youth Award. This award is given to a young person of the Diocese who has been outstanding in their Pro-Life witness.  Ellen was nominated by her Religion teacher, Miss Westbrook, and presented with the award at the Annual Pro-Life …

Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us! In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, our parish and school will be hosting monthly Rosary Parties on designated Sundays here at the school at 6pm.  Please mark your calendars and join us with your family for fellowship, prayer, fun and sweets!  Click here to learn more

Did you know NEW socks are one of the most needed items at homeless shelters?? THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!  Our National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Lenten SOCK DRIVE collected over 530 NEW pairs of socks to help the local homeless shelters provide needed socks to the needy of this area. Thank you for helping them to surpass their goal of 400 NEW pairs of socks! …

It was an exciting Catholic Schools Week 2017! We were “Opening Doors for God’s Love to Walk Through!” January 29th-February 4th Click here for an electronic schedule of Catholic Schools Week events ENJOY PHOTO ALBUMS OF EVENT HIGHLIGHTS BY CLICKING HERE Also, parents, it’s still not too late… please email us your “family selfie” by a door (home, church, etc.) to add to our school display!  …

We recently held our Middle School Science and Engineering Fair. Click here to enjoy our photo album of the event. Congratulations to all our 6th-8th graders on a wonderful display of their science knowledge and their teacher, Mrs. Laurie Plante.  Special recognition goes to our grade level fair winners pictured here:  8th Grade 1st and overall: Sophia Arruda–The Skinny on Skin Moisturizers 2nd:  Connor Araujo– A Cool …

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