Are you being called to the Sacrament of Marriage?

Here are some things you need to know.     Couples should be registered with St. Francis Xavier Church, should schedule an  Initial consultation with Parish Priest 6 months prior to wedding, must attend required Diocesan Retreat, must complete meetings with assigned Sponsor Couple, complete Follow up meeting with Priest and submit all required documentation prior to marriage..   For additional information please contact :  Cristina Leal at the parish office (956)797-2666.

Infant Baptisms

We are now taking registrations for our next Baptismal classes that will begin in September.  Items needed in order to register include: copy of child's birth certificate, name of Godparents.  Both parents and Godparents must attend  3  Baptismal classes.  Registration fee is $ 20.   Godparent's should be actively practicing their faith and if married, should be married through the Catholic Church.   For additional information please contact Cristina Leal at the parish office (956)797-2666.

First Reconcilliation

Sacrament of Reconciliation to be celebrated on:



Sacrament of First Holy Communion to be celebrated on:



Sacrament of Confirmation to be celebrated on:


Christian Initiation

How did you feel when you received your sacraments?


"It's an unexplainable feeling.  You feel like the Holy Spirit enter's you.  It's like a much lighter feeling on you.  You get energetic and happy.  That's how I felt and you get this feeling that you are much closer to God. "

- Frances Mata

If you or anyone you know is interested in becoming Christian please contact:

Melissa Mendoza, CRE at 

St. Francis Xavier parish office



Welcome Catechumens!

We want to welcome and keep in prayer the Catechumens who went through the Rite of Acceptance they have declared their intentions to the Church.  God showers his grace upon them.  They are now part of the household of Christ.  The Church nourishes them with the Word of God and sustains them by means of Liturgical celebrations.

Rite of Election at

St. Anthony's in Harlingen, 

Saturday, February 29, 2020

Catechumens: Hervin Herrera, Jose Alfredo Herrera and Christopher Gutierrez

Accompanied by Catechist Sponsors: Ivette Dones Mercado and Maggie Garza

Rite of Initiation to be celebrated on: