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  • Mission Statement

    St. Francis Xavier Parish, founded in Newtowne after the landing of the Ark and Dove on St.​​​​​​​ Clement's Island, exemplifies an open-hearted community.  As the oldest Catholic Church in the original 13 colonies, we continue to embrace our legacy in serving Christ and embody His teachings.

  • Holy Mass 

    • Saturday Vigil 4:00 PM EnglishEnglishEN
    • Sunday 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN 11:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN
    • Mon Tue Thu Fri 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN
    • Wednesday 6:30 PM EnglishEnglishEN
    • First Saturday 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN Adoration from 7:30-7:55 am
  • Live Stream Masses

    Our Vigil Mass every Saturday at 4 PM can be viewed live stream using this link:

    www.facebook.com/stfrancisxavierchurchmd

     

  • Confessions

    SATURDAYS
    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

    SUNDAYS
    7:30 am - 7:45 am; 10:30 am - 10:45 am

    Confessions are also available by appointment:  Please email Fr. Ryan at PinedaR@adw.org.

    Confessions are heard in the church confession room (in the sacristy).
     

  • Weekday
    Holy Hours



    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
    7:00 am - 7:55 am

     

  • Contact Us

    St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
    21370 Newtowne Neck Road
    Leonardtown, MD  20650

    Facebook: 
    www.facebook.com/stfrancisxavierchurchmd

    Parish Office:
    Phone: 301-475-9885

    Parish Administrator:
    Rev. Ryan Islo Pineda
    Email:  PinedaR@adw.org

  • Today's Readings

    • Reading 1  Is 66:10-14c
      Responsorial Psalm  Ps 66:1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 16, 20
      Reading 2  Gal 6:14-18
      Gospel  Lk 10:1-12, 17-20 
      or   Lk 10:1-9
  • Calendar - Church and Parish Activities

  • Support the Annual Appeal by visiting appeal.adw.org
  • Please visit appeal.adw.org

  • Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

    Are you interested in becoming Catholic?

    Or do you know someone (a friend, a spouse or a relative) who is interested in becoming a Catholic.
     
    Perhaps, you are an adult Catholic and you have not been confirmed yet.

    Or probably, you just want to learn more about the Catholic faith.

    If this is the case, join the RCIA. Atlhough formal classes will begin in September, you can begin the conversation with Fr. Ryan.  Send him an email at PinedaR@adw.org

     

  • New Parishioners

    Please pick up a registration form in the back of church, or click here for a printable form. After you fill out the form place it in the collection basket, drop off at the parish office, mail to the address in the contact button or scan and email to the parish office.

  • Virtual Tour

    Take an exciting virtual tour of our church, grounds and cemetery by clicking here.

  • Online Giving

  • If there is a problem with an online donation check here.