Update: April 7th

Please refer to this page for general information about STFX Faith Formation and Youth Ministry events and programming in regards to COVID-19. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us for any questions, pastoral needs, spiritual needs, questions or concerns!

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Growing in Faith at Home as a Family

We urge parents, teens and children to find other ways to dive into your faith. We encourage families to spend more deliberate time in family prayer experiences at home, as well as setting aside “quiet time” for their families to take personal prayer time each day.


We also urge parents to take advantage of Formed.org, an online platform of Catholic content for all ages that is completely free to our parishioners! To access Formed.org, you will need to register if you are not already. To do this

  • From the FORMED.org home page select “Sign Up”
  • Select “I belong to a Parish or Organization”
  • Type “St Francis Xavier, Buffalo MN” and select when it appears
  • Type your name and email address

At-Home and Online Resources

DamascusLIVE

Join the Damascus Missionaries for some prayer, worship and fun! You can watch live or go back and watch past videos.

  • Prayer Lab: 9:30-10:00am
  • Worship & Intercession: 2:00-3:00pm
  • Night Live: 6:30-7:30pm
Click on image above to join their daily live stream. 

 


Virtual Holy Week Retreat

This week-long virtual retreat begins Palm Sunday (April 5) with Mass from the Saint Paul Seminary and culminates with the Easter Vigil Mass from the Cathedral of Saint Paul April 11. Each day has two parts:

  1. Mass or prayer at 9 a.m. followed by directed Lectio Divina.
  2. Evening session at 7 p.m, consisting of conferences from Archbishop Bernard Hebda, Bishop Andrew Cozzens, Father Charles Lachowitzer and Father John Ubel.

All of the events will be live streamed or recorded and available on this page (archspm.org/holyweek) for all who would like to participate.


D-Group and Youth Ministry: DIGITAL SAFETY POLICIES

All Youth Ministry/YDisciple volunteers should not meet on any video media with a teen one-on-one without a parent present on their end or another E3 volunteer at your end, this type of private (one-on-one) communication is discouraged.

Reminder: Our policy requires all private (one-on-one) and personal (information that is specific to the personal lives of either party) digital communication between volunteers and minors to be documented and passed along to parents and/or parish staff.


 

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