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Saint Francis Xavier Parish


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Human Concerns


Supports Others...


The ministries and organizations which fall under this category are those which enable parishioners as individuals and as members of groups that help people with their human needs. These ministries and organizations are about fulfilling the social, ecumenical, inter-religious and service mission of the parish. participants in these groups help people understand and act upon the conviction that social justice and concern for others is constitutive of the Gospel message.

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Beds Plus

  Description:  BEDS PLUS ( B uilding  E cumenical  D iscipleship through  S heltering) is a non-profit agency providing emergency overnight shelter along with assistance to . . .

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Community Nurse Health Center

Description:  Community Nurse, located at 23 Calendar Ave. in La Grange, is the local non-profit community health center. Services include integrated medical care, including prenatal and obstetrical care, dental services, . . .

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Domestic Violence Outreach

  Description:  The St. Francis Domestic Violence Outreach Ministry formed in 2012 after hearing Fr. Dahm, pastor of St. Pius Church, speak about domestic violence.  We strive to bring awareness to this . . .

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Family Outreach

    Description:  The Family Outreach Ministry began in 2009 with the goal of helping families teach children the gift of stewardship. Throughout the year, outreach opportunities are offered so that together, . . .

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Food Pantry

  Loving God, give us our daily bread and remind us to share what we have so all people have their daily bread. Amen.    Our mission is twofold: (1) to provide supplemental nutritious food assistance to those . . .

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Habitat for Humanity

Description:  The SFX Habitat for Humanity ministry helps to build affordable housing for low income families in Clarksdale, Mississippi.  In the process of fulfilling this ministry, SFX parishioners have an . . .

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Helping Hand Center

Description:  Helping Hand is a nonprofit organization serving hundreds of children and adults with disabilities in Cook County and Chicagoland communities.  Their mission is to assist persons with disabilities to . . .

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Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants

  Description:  Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants invites us to be in solidarity with those affected by the immigration detention and deportation system and to work for more just immigration policies. . . .

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Kitchen Angels

  Description:   This hands-on ministry reaches out to those in need by offering a home-cooked meal.   When the parish is made aware of the fact that an individual or family could be . . .

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Knights of Columbus

Description: The Knights of Columbus is the largest Catholic family fraternal organization in the world. It provides an opportunity for the men of the parish to deepen their faith, while it offers support for families . . .

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Peace & Justice

St. Francis Xavier Peace and Justice Ministry   Mission:   • To carry out the teachings of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. • To Work for peace and justice in our community, the world and on . . .

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Prayer Shawl Ministry

The Prayer Shawl Ministry began in 2005 as an extension of the Ministry of Care.  Members lovingly and prayerfully knit and crochet shawls for those who need additional comfort, for example, if they have recently suffered the loss of a . . .

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Protecting God's Children Ministry

  Child sexual abuse is a worldwide public health issue. Child abuse, particularly child sexual abuse, is reprehensible–especially when the wrongdoer is affiliated with the Church. The VIRTUS® programs assist the . . .

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St. Vincent De Paul Society

Description:   Vincentians are united in an international society of charity by their spirit of poverty, humility and sharing, which is nourished by prayer and reflection, mutually supportive gatherings and adherence to . . .

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