Parish Bulletin - Saint Francis Xavier Church

Catholic Cruise to New England and Canada
Come and sail away on a 7-night Catholic New
England and Canada Cruise with Father Prakash
Joseph May 16th-May 23rd, 2015 on Holland
America Maasdam out of Montreal, Quebec,
Canada—- Ports of Call: St, Lawrence River,
Canada; Quebec City, Quebec, Canada; Gulf of St.
Lawrence; Charlottetown, Prince Edwards Island;
Sydney, Nova Scotia; Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Prices begin at $1988 for two passengers this
includes port fees and taxes. For further info or to
register contact Doug or Eileen at 860-399-1785.
Trip to Ireland with
Father Carley – July
14th through the 30th of
2015. Open house to
answer all questions on
February 8th at 4:00 pm
at St. Joseph the Worker
in their Parish Hall (7405
S Redwood Road in West Jordan) details of the trip
can be found at
The Catholic Business Network (CBN) is now
accepting membership of like-minded Catholic
business people to join. The CBN is a group of
business leaders, executives, and professionals in
Utah who meet regularly to discuss common
business experiences, issues, problems and
solutions under a shared faith. Visit for more information and to
become a member. For additional information, call
Dr. Roland Abundo, 801-755-5700 or Tricia
Bruggeman, 801-891-2664
Catholic Community Services has a temporary, fulltime position available for the HEAT Program Client
Intake. This position is responsible for performing
accurate intake procedures for clients in need of
Utility assistance through the HEAT Crisis program
and is responsible for acquiring proof of eligibility for
the HEAT Crisis program. This person must have an
Associate’s degree in Social Work or a related field
or equivalent experience. The pay is $14-15/hour
DOE, and this position is Health Insurance benefit
eligible. For more information or to apply, please visit
Special Events Coming Soon
Ash Wednesday will be February 18th, our mass
times will be held at:
9:00 am English
Saint Francis Xavier Parish
Rev. Eugenio Yarce, Pastor
4501 West 5215 South
Kearns, UT 84118
5:00 pm English
7:00 pm Spanish
The Pastoral Planning Process has been underway for just
over two months. Bishop Wester is seeking input from all
of the Catholics in Utah to help inform him in preparing the
Strategic Pastoral Plan for the Diocese of Salt Lake City.
Please take a moment and participate in the survey
process. The survey deadline is Jan. 31, 2015, and is
available at
The 2015 Diocesan Development Drive will start next
weekend, January 31 and February 1. The DDD is the one
Diocesan-wide appeal that provides support for ministries,
including seminarian and diaconate
formations, education – both in
Catholic schools and in Parish
Religious Education programs –
outreach to those in need, and our
All parishioners will be receiving a
letter from Bishop Wester with a
brochure inviting participation in this
year’s appeal. Once a year, each of
us is called to make a commitment
to support the work of our diocesan family, work beyond
the reach of any one parish. Our parish goal is 100%
participation. Please take some time to prayerfully discern
your gift to the 2015 Diocesan Development Drive. Your
generosity will allow our Catholic Community to continue
the many vital programs and services that touch the lives
of our brothers and sisters in Christ.
This month, CCS is participating in the national Souper
Bowl Day of Caring campaign on January 30th. The idea is
to donate a portion of your Super Bowl party budget to help
the fight against hunger in Utah. Donations are collected at
your local parish or at any CCS location. For more
information on how to donate or volunteer, call
801.977.9119 or go to
Parish 801-968-2123 Fax 801-966-1639
Mass Schedule / Horario de Misas
Email: [email protected]
English- 5:00 pm
Español- 6:30 pm
Español- 7:30 am & 1:30 pm
English- 9:30 am & 11:30 am
Reverend Eugenio Yarce, Pastor
Church Office
Mrs. Iris Palacios
Deacon Doug Biediger
Emergency Priest - After office hours EMERGENCIES ONLY
Pastor Emergencia - Después del horario de Oficina, SOLO EMERGENCIAS
Office of Religious Education
Mrs. Rosa Rodriguez, Director of Religious Education
Catechism & RCIA / Catecismo y RICA
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday English-9:00 am
Communion Service / Servicio de Comunión
Thursday & Friday
English 9:00 am
Reconciliation / Confesiones (bilingual)
Mondays/Lunes 4:00 pm
Mrs. Char Rodriguez,
Bereavement Ministry/Ministerio de Consuelo
Dir. Safe Environment/Directora del Ambiente Seguro
School 801-966-1571
Preschool - 8th grade.
Mr. Patrick Reeder, Principal
Mrs. Lorene Swim, Administrative Assistant
Collection last week - $5,993.00
Building Projects - $820.00
Thank you for your generosity!!
Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Benediction &
Adoration in English
Wednesday 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Hora Santa en Español Martes (Tuesday) 5:00 to 6:00 pm
Neocatechumenate-Liturgy of the Word
(Multi-Purpose Room) Tuesday & Saturday 7:30pm
Please consider online giving. Go to our
website and sign up. It’s quick, easy &
Don’t forget about DDD. Thank you for your support!
“The LORD will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to
bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none.” Deuteronomy 28:12
No se olvide de DDD.
Gracias por su apoyo!
Saint Francis Xavier
Catholic Church,
Kearns, Utah
Special Mass Intentions
Saturday, 1/24, 5:00 pm– †Mathew Ranson by his
Grandson James AND †Kenneth Edney by the
Ranson and Vigil Family
Sunday, 1/25, 9:30 am— †Jacob Armijo by his Family
11:30 am– †Daniel Sandoval by the Legion of Mary
AND †Jenaro Lazalde by the Lazalde Family
Monday, 1/126 9:00 am—Benefactors of the parish
Tuesday, 1/27, 9:00 am—Benefactors of the parish
Wednesday, 1/28, 9:00 am—Benefactors of the
Saturday, 1/31, 5:00 pm– Benefactors of the parish
Sunday, 2/1, 9:30 am— Benefactors of the parish
11:30 am– Benefactors of the parish
Intenciones especiales para la Misa
Sábado, 1/24, 6:30 pm—Bienhechores de la
Domingo, 1/25, 7:30 am— Bienhechores de la
1:30 pm—Bienhechores de la Parroquia
Sábado, 1/31, 6:30 pm—Bienhechores de la
Domingo, 2/1, 7:30 am— Bienhechores de la
1:30 pm—Bienhechores de la Parroquia
You must pre-register for the baptism preparation
class and baptism in the church office. You must
register no later than Monday before the class and baptism.
The preparation class and baptism are on the same day. The
preparation class starts at 9:15 a.m. in the church followed by
the baptisms. If you are only attending the class, there is a
donation of $25.00 per couple. After the class you will receive a
letter of completion. If you are attending the class and
baptizing your child, there is a donation of $50.00 for each
child. When registering in the church office, you will need to
pay the donation and bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate.
The next class and baptisms are February 28th. The class
starts at 9:15 am, followed by the baptisms. The deadline to
register is Friday, February 20th . Please be prepared to pay
the exact amount; we do not have change in the Church office.
There are many reasons to choose a Catholic
education for your children. At Saint Francis Xavier
School, we create a Catholic learning environment that
promotes academic excellence, community awareness
and holistic development of the students. As partners in
the education of your child, Saint Francis Xavier School
prepares students to achieve their full potential
academically, socially, physically, and spiritually. If you
have children or grandchildren ages 3 to 14 and you
desire a quality Catholic education, contact the school to
arrange your private tour at 801.966.1571 ext. 114 or
email Mr. Reeder at [email protected]
Usted debe registrarse antes de la clase de
preparación para el Bautismo y para el Bautismo,
en la Oficina de la Parroquia. Usted debe registrarse a
más tardar el día Viernes, de la semana antes de la clase y del
Bautismo. La clase de preparación y el Bautismo serán en el
mismo día. La clase de preparación se inicia a las 9:15 am en
la Parroquia seguido de los Bautismos. Si sólo desea asistir
a la clase, es una donación de $25.00 por pareja y después de
la clase que usted recibirá una carta de comprobante de
pláticas. Si va a asistir a la clase de preparación y Bautizando
su hijo la donación es de $50.00 por cada niño. En el momento
de la registración para un bautismo la donación se debe cubrir
en su totalidad y también necesita traer una copia del
Certificado de Nacimiento del niño. La clase siguiente y los
Bautismos son 31 de Enero. La clase comienza a las 9:15 am,
seguido de los Bautismos. La fecha límite para inscribirse es el
viernes, 23 de Enero Por favor venga preparado con la
cantidad exacta; ya que no tenemos cambio en la Oficina
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School will hold an open
house of Sunday, January 25th, 2015 from 8:30 am—
1:00 pm. This is a great opportunity for those interested
in applying for the 2015-2016 school year to visit the
school and talk with faculty, staff, parents and students.
The school is located at 4501 West and 5215 South
Kearns, Utah. If you would like more information, please
call 801-966-1571 or visit our website
Church bulletin items must be received in the Church Office or
emailed to [email protected]
by noon Wednesday.
Los anuncios para el boletín deben ser recibidos en la
Oficina Parroquial o por correo electrónico a
[email protected]
para el Miércoles al medio día.
Auction Raffle Sponsors ♦Tom Stevens Construction♦
Fassio Egg Farm♦Quality Steel &Fab &Welding Inc.♦
Car City♦ Eldorado Seafood
Church Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am– 5:00 pm.
Closed Saturday & Sunday.
Baptism, wedding & quinceañera information can be found in
the glass cases & racks in the gathering space or on our
website: If you need additional help,
please contact the parish office during the office hours or call
801-968-2123 x150. For Quinceañeras and Weddings, you
must first meet with Father Yarce. Appointments can be made
in the church office.
Horario de la Oficina Parroquial: Lunes - Viernes
Please Pray For /
Por favor, ofrezcan la oración
Bob Bark, Bill Slattery,Isabele
Farnham, Blake Moyer,Walter
George Valverde , Kyle Mooney,
Matt Ranson, Orlando Cordova,
Dorothy Martinez, Feli Anne Hipol,
Ronald Lujan, Kenneth Edney, Jo
Special Thank you to this years “From the Heart”
8:00 am-5:00 pm. Cerrado Sábados y Domingos.
Bautismo, boda y quinceañera información, se pueden
encontrar en las vitrinas y estantes en el lugar de reunión, o
nuestra página Web: Si usted necesita
ayuda adicional, póngase en contacto la oficina parroquial
durante las horas de oficina o llamar al 801-968-2123 x150.
Para Quinceañeras y de bodas, debe cumplir primero con el
padre Yarce. Las citas se pueden hacer en la oficina de la
Religious Education Office Hours:
Saturday 9:00 am—11:30 am and Sunday from 9:30 am—
Please contact Religious Ed. for anything regarding CCD
(Catechism) or RCIA. Director of Religious Ed., Mrs. Rosa
Rodriguez (801) 968-2123 x153
Horario de la Oficina de Educación Religiosa:
Sabado 9:00 am—11:30 am y Domingo de 9:30 am—1:00 pm
Por favor comuníquese con la Oficina de Educación Religiosa
en referencia al Catecismo o RICA. El Director de Educación
Religiosa es Rosa Rodriguez (801) 968-2123 x153
St. Francis Xavier Catholic School will be holding
their 29th Annual “From the Heart” Auction
Fundraiser on February 14, 2015 at the St. Francis
Xavier School. If you’d like to donate an item or attend
this event please contact Lisa Rose at 801-966-1571 ext.
118. for more information.
If you are interested in putting together a Silent
Auction Basket for the From the heart Auction but are
not sure how to get started, here are a few fun ideas:
Coffee Basket
School Supplies Basket
Garden Basket
Game Basket
Baby Basket
Chocolate Basket
Religious Basket
Bath Basket
Candle Basket
Camping Basket
Holiday Basket
Night Out Basket
These are just a few ideas that have worked in the past
and are fun and easy to put together. If you would like to
donate a basket or items for a basket please bring them
to the school office. We appreciate your support. If you
have any questions please call Lisa Rose 801-966-1571
ext. 118
Todays Readings
Reading I
Jonah 3:1-5, 10
Responsorial Psalm
25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9(4a)
Reading II
1 Corinthians 7:29-31
Mark 1:14-20
The Pastoral office has sent the Contribution Reports
on the 14th, of January.
reminder there is no parking overnight from November
1st to March 31st in the parish parking lot. If your
vehicle breaks down, it is the vehicle operators
responsibility to have the vehicle towed. If a vehicle is
not removed from the parking lot, your vehicle will be
towed at the owner’s expense.
Are you looking to serve your community?
February 17th, 2015 Saint Francis Xavier will be
serving at The Soup Kitchen. If you can assist please
arrive at St. Vincent de Paul, 437 W 200 S in Salt Lake
City at 11 am, service starts at 11:30 am.
¿Está buscando a donde dar servicio comunitario?
Cada mes nuestra parroquia está encargada para
servir en El Comedor San Vicente de Pablo, si están
interesados en dar su servicio, tomara acabo el 17 de
Febrero en 437 W 200 S en Salt Lake City a las 11 de
la mañana y la misa empieza a las 11:30 am.
National Catholic Schools Week 2015 will be
observed in dioceses around the country Jan. 25–
31. This year’s theme “Catholic Schools: Communities
of Faith, Knowledge and Service,” focuses on the
important academic, faith-building and societal
contributions provided by a Catholic education.
Wendover Bus Trip 28 February 2015, leaves
parking lot at 9:00AM and returns 8:00PM,
Sign up at coffee bar $20.00 to reserve seat.