Welcome - From Fr. Bob


Welcome to the Church of Saint Francis Xavier, a Parish of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Belleville located in Carbondale, Illinois.  

We are located on the corner of Poplar and Walnut (Highway 13 going East), minutes from the SIU campus.

We are joined in partnership with the faith community of SIU-Carbondale Newman Catholic Student Center.

We appreciate your continuous donations that support the Good Samaritan House and the Warming Center of Carbondale.

Location / Mailing Address

Church of Saint Francis Xavier
303 South Poplar Street
Carbondale, IL

Parish Partnership Mass Times


Monday: 12:15 pm Mass and Holy Hour at Saint Francis Xavier
Tuesday: 5:15 pm Mass at Newman Center
Wednesday: 9:00 am Mass at Newman Center
Thursday: 5:15 p.m Mass at Newman Center
Friday: 5:30 p.m. Mass at Saint Francis Xavier


Saturday: 5:30 p.m. Mass at Saint Francis Xavier
Sacrament of Reconciliation: Saturday 4:30 - 5:00 p.m. or by appointment

Sunday: 9:00 a.m. Mass at Saint Francis Xavier
Sunday: 11:15 a.m. Mass at Newman Center (Livestream here)
Sunday 12:15 p.m. Spanish Mass at Saint Francis Xavier 
Sunday: 5:15 p.m. Mass at Newman Center (During School Year)

Newman Catholic Student Center is located at
715 South Washington Street, Carbondale


Office Hours

Monday through Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.


  • Sun, Jul 21st

  • Sun, Jul 14th


Registered members of the parish regularly receive envelopes.  If you are a registered parishioner and have moved or have not received envelopes for several months please contact the parish office at (618) 457-4556

Diocese Link