Welcome to St Francis Xavier

Catholic Community

A welcoming, generous, faithful community

following and learning about Jesus Christ.

Adoration will be on June 14th and 28th from 4-7pm. Thank you for spending time with Jesus.

About St. Francis Xavier

Catholic Community

St. Francis Xavier parish is a growing community of disciples of Jesus Christ committed to loving God, loving others and making disciples.


As Roman Catholics, we seek to honor our faith tradition by authentically and creatively presenting it in our community especially to Catholics who have become disconnected to the Church. 

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Fr. Ron Weyrens


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Fr. Tom Knoblach

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Fr. Doug Liebsch

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ACC New Mass Schedule


After reviewing this past year and in light of Fr. Doug’s reassignment, beginning the weekend of July 3/4 our Mass schedule will be:

Saturday evenings: 
5:00pm Sauk Rapids  

5:00pm Sartell 

7:00pm St. Stephen

Sunday Mornings:

8:15am Mayhew Lake

9:00am Sauk Rapids

9:30am Sartell

10:00am St. Stephen

This schedule requires Fr. Ron and Fr. Tom to preside at 3 Masses each weekend while also securing retired priests to cover a Mass each weekend. The schedule will remain through the Summer and be reviewed throughout the year. 

Ministry Perspectives – Reflections from our Pastoral Team


A Prayer for Graduates
Heavenly Father, We ask your blessing upon all those who will graduate this year celebrating with diploma or degree in hand. We thank you for the unique gifts found in each graduate and we pray that they will go forth with knowledge and dreams and creativity that only you can ensure. May they remain ever close to you as they begin a new phase of life and may they be a light to the world as they continue to grow in wisdom, age and grace. Help them to remain strong and make right decisions about their future. Convince them that they have within them what they need to succeed. Touch their hearts with your love that they might live convinced of your presence with them in the Holy Spirit. With pride in their accomplishment, we rejoice with them as we pray in the name of your Son, our Lord. Amen. Congratulations Class of 2021!

The One In Christ ACC Planning Council is looking for more parish members to become involved in the work of the Stewardship, Evangelization and Young Adult engagement committees of our ACC to share their creative ideas and to foster communication with parishioners. This is an opportunity to participate more deeply in your faith and help drive the direction of our Catholic community.

Contact any one of your parish representatives or your parish office

if you are interested or want to learn more. 
Candice Koopmeiners

Frank Rajkowski

Adam Vonderahe

Fr. Ron Weyrens

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We are a Welcoming Catholic Community called by God to ​follow Jesus Christ.​

​​Our faith leads us on a path of hope as we worship together support each other, and promote life-long education.​

​We join together in loving and sensitive outreach to all people.​