Welcome to  St. Francis Xavier Church Willard, Ohio


Reverend George Mahas

St. Francis Xavier Church Mass Times 


   Saturday 4:00 p.m.
   Sunday 10:30 a.m. 

   Sunday 12:30 p.m. Celebrated in Spanish                        


   One half hour before Mass



Adoration is held the First Friday of the month. 


First Friday Adoration hours:

      Friday 9:30 am until Benediction at noon.


Come and sit with our Lord anytime during those hours for as  long as you like. 



   Thursday, 8:30 a.m. 

   Friday, 8:30 a.m. 

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Sacrament of Baptism  - If you are expecting a child, the best time to prepare for Baptism is before your child is born.  Please call the parish office to register for your Baptism class.

Sacrament of Reconciliation  - will be held one half hour before each weekend Mass or by appointment.

Sacrament of Holy Matrimony - As soon as a couple makes a decision to marry and at least six months prior to the anticipated  wedding date, they are to make arrangements with the pastor in order to begin the various steps for the marriage preparation program.

Pastoral Care of the Sick - Those weakened by age, afflicted by serious illness, or preparing for a serious operation should receive this sacrament.  Please call the Parish Office for arrangements.

Shut-ins - If you or a family member are shut-in and wish to receive Holy Communion on Sundays, please contact the Parish Office.

Annulment - Have you been thinking about getting an annulment? If so we now have a team that can help you through the process. There are 4 ladies who went through 21 hours of education and training with Msgr. Christopher Vasko, JV, JCD and continued training. If you are interested in pursuing an annulment or have questions, please contact Fr. George or Sheila Hershiser. 419-935-1149

Sunday Readings

Short Calendar  

Always check the Parish Bulletin for the most recent activities & calendar is subject to change.

(RE= Religious Education)

RE times – Grades 1-6 - 6:45-7:45 p.m.

Grades 7-12 - 7-8:00 p.m.


January 2: 55 + Club 3:00 p.m.

January 6: School Resumes

Wed. Jan. 8: RE grades 1-12 Confirmation Saint Report due

January 9: Liturgy Meeting 5:30 p.m.

School Council Meeting…..7:00 p.m.

January  10: End of 2nd 9 weeks

Tues. Jan 14: Adult Formation at 6:30 p.m. 

Wed. Jan. 15: RE grades 1-12 Confirmation Letter to Fr. Due

Wed. Jan. 15: RCIA class at St. Francis 7-8 p.m.

Thurs. Jan. 16: Little Flowers Girls Club

Mon. Jan 20: NO School

Tues. Jan 21: Adult Formation

January  21: Grade Cards go home….please sign and return envelope

Wed. Jan 22: RE grades 1-12 Confirmation Service Report due

Friday, Jan  25: Night at the Races at 5:00 p.m. 

Tues. Jan 28: Adult Formation

Wed. Jan. 29: RE grades 1-12

            School Delayed Start

Wed. Jan. 29: RCIA class at St. Francis 7-8 p.m.

January 26 – Feb 1: Catholic Schools Week

Mass of the Epiphany - Hispanic Community Tradition 

Reverencing the baby Jesus.