Welcome To St. Francis Xavier Church
✟ Our Mission Statement
Saint Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Parish family, which offered refuge to the injured at the Battle of Gettysburg, continues to offer a place of healing and hope by proclaiming the Word through worship, Sacraments and service to all in need.
Lenten Regulations For Ash Wednesday & Fridays
The norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, you are permitted to eat one full meal. Two smaller meals may also be taken, but not to equal a full meal.
FRIDAYS DURING LENT:
The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Latin Catholic Church from age 14 onward.
The Bishop's Annual Lenten Appeal
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Because of your generosity to the Lenten Appeal, individuals, families, and local communities experience the merciful presence of Christ through the many services and outreach programs provided throughout the Diocese of Harrisburg.
May the Lord give you His blessing of peace and joy.
"Best Lent Ever"
Downloadable Resources For Lent
Find Best Lent Ever posters, flyers, a program guide, bulletin ads, pulpit announcements, and more.
The Battle of Gettysburg & St. Francis Xavier Church
"For God and Country" July 1-3, 1863
For three sultry days in July 1863, two armies collided in the fields and orchards and woods around Gettysburg in a violent struggle to decide the fate of our country. Our Church was one of the first buildings to open its doors to the wounded.
From The Desk Of Our Pastor
St Francis Xavier Church Blog
Personal messages, announcements, encouragements and reflections to the Parish from the desk of Father Bateman.
St. Francis Xavier School
Escuela San Francisco Xavier
465 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325
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