Advent Communal Reconciliation

Area Communal Reconciliation Services being held during Advent include:


St. Boniface, Scipio - Dec 16 - 5:00pm

St. Teresa of Avila - Dec 19 - 7:30pm

Sacred Heart, Emporia - Dec 20 - 7:00pm

Seminarian Holiday Well Wishes

If you would like to send holiday well wishes to our Parish Seminarians, please feel free to use the following addresses:

Deacon Nicholas Ashmore:  Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, 5200 Glennon Drive, Saint Louis, MO 63119 

Deacon Dan Weger:  Mundelein Seminary, Univ. of St. Mary of the Lakes, 1000 East Maple Avenue, Mundelein, IL 60060

Brother Brent Stull: 123 East 13th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202  

The Leaven Subscription

The Leaven newspaper from the Archdiocese is sent to every home that is registered under our 4 parishes. The subscription rate is $21 per household. Renewal fees have now been assessed to each of our parishes. Please use your collection envelope or drop the payment in the collection with memo ‘Leaven’. If you are unable to pay the full renewal, we ask that you help in any way that you can. Thank you for your continued support.

Jan 23 - Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University

Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University will be offered at St. Francis Xavier, Burlington starting January 23 at 6:30 pm. This 9 week course will be led by Stan and Janet Wahlmeier and is open to everyone in the community. Cost will be around $100 for materials. You can preregister at: and for more information please contact the office, or you can also contact Stan or Janet directly at 620-203-1775 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Home-bound Visits

Please notify the main office if you know of anyone that needs/or would like to be added to the nursing home or home-bound lists for any of our 4 parishes. Father has a schedule to visit with parishioners and we don’t want to leave anyone off the list that may need/want the Sacramental graces he can provide especially during the coming holiday months.

Anyone wishing to become a designated Home-bound Minister that can deliver communion, please contact the office or notify Father Quentin directly. Thank you. 

Facebook Page for the 4 parishes

The 4 Parishes have a new Facebook Page that will contain all event announcements for the parishes as well as weather related information.  Go to the top right hand corner of the website home page and you will see a Facebook logo (blue circle F ) next to a little sheep (which is a FlockNote link)  Click on the 'F logo' and it will automatically link you to our Facebook page.  Once in Facebook, you can like and follow the page and receive all future updates.   

Winter Weather Update Reminder

During bad weather, we will notify you of our 4 parish Mass status by Flock Note, Facebook  and area News broadcasts.  Please check your flock note messages and watch local television stations for cancellations.  God’s blessings to all for safe travels during this wintertime.