St Francis Xavier Church

As we approach the Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola on 31st July, please join us in praying a novena over these next 9 days from each of our Jesuit parishes in England and Scotland. Today's novena comes from St Francis Xavier Church in Liverpool, affectionately known by the congregation as 'SFX'. Fr Denis Blackledge SJ (pictured giving communion in his visor) describes some of the work:''Fr General, Arturo Sosa in Rome, has asked Jesuits worldwide to concentrate on four areas and that's what...
When I celebrated mass publicly for the first time in almost four months on Tuesday 7th July, which happened to be my 47th anniversary of priesthood, I did something for the very first time at mass in those 47 years of priesting โ€“ wore a visor to give out communion.Liverpool Archdiocese has been meticulous in laying down practical rules and regulations to enable mass to be celebrated during the covid-19 era. The aim is to provide as secure a situation as possible to maintain high standards of...
Irene, Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, Ian and Karen at the Pilgrimage Party
A group of parishioners and volunteers from Farm Street Church joined the Westminster Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes. The journey started on 21st July, with the different parishes, chaplaincies and the youth services travelling to the sanctuary by air and train. Cardinal Vincent Nichols welcomed the pilgrims in France and at home with a video. A reflection for each day was shared by various bishops and priests. Throughout the pilgrimage, more videos were shared on Facebook and Twitter with live...