The annual Xavier Knoll Mission Festival has new children’s games this year along with a bounce castle and face painting. “Local artisans” will have hand-crafted items for sale. The mission tent has an especially fine collection of items and books for sale. On Sunday afternoon, there will be a classic car show for those who admire autos from the 1950’s, 60’s, 70’s, etc. in pristine condition. Upholding a long-standing tradition there will be an outdoor Mass on Sunday, June 23rd at 10:30 AM featuring the St. Alphonsus Bell Choir.
The Mission Sending Ceremony will take place at the Eucharistic Celebration on Sunday. Fr. Edgar Ruiz, s.x. will be assigned to Indonesia and leave the USA after the Festival. Fr. Joe Matteucig, s.x. has been reassigned to Taiwan. Fr. Joe will leave the USA at the end of August 2019 and should reach Taiwan in November, after a bit of rest in Italy.
USA Xaverians 2019 Retreat
Keep up with current “events” at Fatima Shrine, Xavier Knoll, and the Provincial House.
Common Ground Meetups in Wayne, NJ and Framingham, MA
Conversations Among Humanists, Atheists and Religious Believers is a joint program of the Xaverian Missionaries of the USA and United Kingdom which seeks dialogue among atheists and religious believers. How can religious people, atheists and humanists find ways to bring good into the world together?
- Our NJ meetings take place on the last Sunday of the month at 3:00 PM at the Provincial House, 12 Helene Court, Wayne, NJ JOIN US
- Our Massachusetts meetings are usually on the last Sunday of the Month at 4:30 PM at Edwards Church UCC, 39 Edwards Street, Framingham, MA. JOIN US