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.  For information about how to livestream  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.

Please Continue Your Parish donations-We support Good Samaritan House!

NOTE: Livestream Mass Sunday and Wednesday - see below for details

Click the image below to visit the Diocese website 

The Vocations Office has just begun a new initiative of St. Andrew Dinners to promote priestly vocations.  The first dinner will be held in September at Gibault High School.  Spread the word - here is your opportunity for high school and college aged-men and their parents to meet with Bishop McGovern, Father Nick Junker, and others for a meal and discussion.



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Mass Times

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: 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

* These Masses are live streamed.

Fr. Bob



Office Hours

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

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