**NOTICE:  We will be using the following Disinfectants** 

Lysol, Clorox, Quats

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As we begin to resume Masses, please remember to consider the following:

If you determine that you fall in the high risk category and will not be attending Mass for your own personal safety please remember to continue participating in the Holy Mass via television, internet, Facebook, etc.  Know that Father Franco prays for you everyday and looks forward to when we can all be united and worship together again.  Please remember, Pope Francis has given and continues to honor the dispensation that relieves you from the requirement/obligation to attend Mass on Sunday. 

Do you or any of your family members demonstrate any of the following symptoms?

  • Cough             

  • Sore throat

  • Shortness of breath   

  • Los of taste or smell

  • Difficulty breathing                                 

  • Diarrhea

  • Chills                                                       

  • Feeling feverish or a temperature greater than or equal to 100 degree fahrenheit

  • Muscle pain     

  • Headache

  • Known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19. 

  • If you are not feeling well, demonstrate any of the symptoms or have been in close contact with a person who is confirmed to have COVID-19, you should not attend Mass.

*Further instructions will be given when you arrive.     

 (Protocols for Resumption of Masses. Diocese of Brownsville, May 5, 2020, p.2)


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Face Masks Required


6 ft Social Distancing

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Wash Your Hands

**NOTICE:  We will begin misting those attending Mass from the neck down with Purell disinfectant.  Please see video below.

  • Remember to reserve your seat for Mass.  Seating is limited due to following 6 ft social distancing.

  • Seating will be assigned. 

  • A color coded Mass card will be handed to the parishoner at the Mass they will be assigned to.   PLEASE DO NOT LOSE YOUR CARD

  • Attendees who attended Mass at 8:00 am on Sunday will continue to attend Mass at 8:00 am on Sunday.  Attendees who attended Mass at 11:00 on Sunday will continue to attend Mass at 11:00 on Sunday.

  • Please arrive 30 minutes before Mass.

  • Gates will close 15 minutes before Mass begins to ensure everyone is seated prior to Mass beginning.

  • Attendees will ENTER the church grounds through the main gates and EXIT through Spruce Avenue Gate

  • All attendees are required to wear a face mask at all times.  If you have a loved one whom you believe will not tolerate wearing the face mask during the entire Mass please consider alternative options such as continued participation of the Mass via television, internet or app for his/her personal safety.

  • Parishioners will form a line if necessary along the sidewalk, making sure to stand in the designated areas keeping 6 ft apart

  • A volunteer will take each parishioners temperature with a touch less thermometer.  If you have a temperature of 100 or greater, you will not be allowed to enter.  This is a preventative measure to prevent the spread of any germs, illness, virus.

  • You will be misted with a disinfectant on your clothes from the neck down on both your front and back side.

  • A volunteer will give you hand sanitizer so you can sanitize your hands

  • An usher will lead you to your assigned seating.  All attendees will be required to sit in the same assigned pew and  seat at every Mass the attendees are assigned to.

  • Ushers will guide you during Communion

  • Ushers will guide you when exiting the Church

  • All attendees will be required to follow directions given by St. Francis Xavier volunteers. 

  • We encourage you to use the restroom at home prior to attending Mass, to minimize the gathering of people in the restrooms at one time and to honor the social distancing guidelines

  • Further instructions will be given when you arrive.  

Thank you for visiting our website, please visit often as we continue to make updates.

St. Francis Xavier Parish

 Contact Information:

(956)797-2666 Main Office

(956)797-3387 Fax


 Physical Address: 

 502 S. Canal St.

 La Feria, TX 78559

  Mailing Address:

  P.O. Box 116

  La Feria, TX  78559-0116