• Experience

    Experience

    Our first experience of God is so important, we either experience Him as the police guard that wants to punish or as Creative Love that awaits.
    - Pope Benedict XVI

  • Community

    Community

    We do more to help others experience conversion and make progress by encouraging them in the positive aspects of their lives than by condemning their errors. Good is more real than evil, and it overcomes evil.
    - Fr. Jacque Philippe

  • Tradition

    Tradition

    In an age that has thrown off all tradition, the only rebellion possible is orthodoxy.
    - Peter Kreeft

  • Encounter

    Encounter

    Man cannot live without love. He remains a being that is incomprehensible for himself, his life is senseless, if love is not revealed to him, if he does not encounter love, if he does not experience it and make it his own, if he does not participate intimately in it.
    - Pope John Paul II, Redemptor Hominis, 10

  • Mystery

    Mystery

    It is the source of all true art and all science.
    - Albert Einstein

  • Worship

    Worship

    If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
    - C.S. Lewis

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SOLEMNITIES OF ALL SAINTS & ALL SOULS

All Saints Day, November 1st, is a Holy Day of Obligation. Masses will be celebrated as follows:

Tuesday, October 31 - 7:00 pm Vigil

Wednesday, November 1 - 8:00 am, noon and 7:00 pm (bilingual)

All Souls Day:

Thursday, November 2 - 7:00 pm

 

 

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About The Church

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

The beginnings of the Church in this area of coastal Georgia date back some four hundred years, long before Oglethorpe established himself at Frederica. From 1566-1742 Spanish missionaries labored, suffered, and were martyred in this locality for the cause of the faith. In 1791 the island of Jekyll was purchased by the du Bignon family. From time to time the head of this family arranged to have a visiting priest celebrate Mass for his family and his slaves.

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Mass Times

SATURDAY 5 PM / 7 PM

SUNDAY 8:30 AM / 11 AM
6:00 PM (Spanish)

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