Welcome to 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


Video Message from Bishop Braxton

Noon Prayer: Friday, March 27th

March 24th Update From Bishop Braxton

All masses and liturgies and parish events are cancelled! 

Fr. Bob will begin live streaming masses this Sunday, March 22, at 9am and 9am daily, except Saturday. You can watch the live stream on Saluki Catholics Facebook page:
Fr. Bob's Homilies
4th Sunday of Lent

Bishop Braxton Cancellation Information


Welcome all those visiting our Parish.  

What's Going on at Saint Francis Xavier?

Monthly Calendar

March 2020

February 2020

January 2020








Mass Times

Parish Partnership Mass Times
Monday: 12:15 p.m. Mass and Holy Hour at Saint Francis Xavier
Tuesday: 5:15 p.m. Mass at Newman Center
Wednesday: 7:20 a.m. Mass at Saint Francis Xavier
Thursday: Mass at Newman Center 5:15 p.m.
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
Spanish Mass: Sunday 12:15 p.m. at Saint Francis Xavier
Sunday: 5:15 p.m. Mass at Newman Center

Services will be live streamed from Saint Francis Xavier only.

Holy Thursday, April 9
Saint Francis Xavier-7:00pm

Good Friday, April 10
Saint Francis Xavier-3:00pm

Easter Vigil, April 11
Saint Francis Xavier-8:00pm

Easter Sunday, April 12
Saint Francis Xavier-9:00am

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.

9 a.m. - Noon


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