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

During this time of pandemic, we continue to celebrate Mass on Saturday at 5:30pm and Sunday at 9:00am, as well as a Spanish Mass at 12:15pm on Sunday afternoons.  For information about how to live stream our Masses at the Newman Center, please visit siucnewman.org.  To register to attend our weekend liturgies in person, please visit signup.siucnewman.org and follow the guidelines listed there.

Our daily Masses are currently Monday through Friday at 9:00am at the Newman Center (until August 14th).  You do not need to register to attend, and you can also view them at our Facebook live stream video page.

On Friday, August 14th, we will celebrate and live stream Mass at 5:30pm at the Newman Center for the Feast of the Assumption.  On Monday, August 17th, our regular daily Mass schedule will resume (St. Francis:  Monday at 12:15pm, Wednesday at 7:20am, Friday at 5:30pm; Newman Center: Tuesday at 5:15pm, Thursday at 5:15pm).

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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

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


  • Thu, Aug 13th

  • Wed, Aug 5th

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