Welcome to St Francis Xavier Cathedral
The oldest Roman Catholic Church in the Commonwealth of The Bahamas
The cornerstone of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral on West & West Hill Streets in Nassau, was laid in 1885 under the supervision of the resident priest, Father John O'Keefe. The church was consecrated by the Archbishop of New York Michael A. Corrigan in 1887; find out more...
The Marriage Preparation Course continues on Wednesday, 15th May, 2013 beginning at 7:30 at Emmaus Centre.
Rehearsal for students receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation on Sunday 19th May will take place here at St. Francis on Tuesday, 14th May at 6:30 p.m. Parents and sponsor must be in attendance. Please be on time
The Neophytes Mass will take place here at St. Francis on Wednesday, 15th May at 7:30 p.m. In support of those persons who were recently received into the Catholic Church, we ask parishioners to attend.
On the Feast of the Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi), Sunday 2nd June, 2013, the Sacrament of First Communion will be celebrated at the 8:30 a.m. Mass. A special Eucharistic Devotion comprised of Adoration and Benediction will take place at St. Francis at 5pm. All are invited. A special invitation is extended to those children who would have made their First Communion at the 8:30 a.m. Mass.
The annual parish family picnic of St. Francis Xavier Cathedral will take place at Nirvana Beach, West Bay Street on Sunday, 9th June, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. A bus will leave the priory grounds at 10:30 a.m. to and another at 1:30 p.m. for Nirvana Beach and will return at 6:00 p.m. Hot Dogs, Hamburger sandwiches and water will be provided. All are invited to spend some time in fellowship at the beach.
Our CCD programme continues on Monday, 13th May at 6:00 p.m. and on Saturday, 18th May at 10:00 a.m. Confirmation II students and students enrolled in the First Communion classes are required to attend the 8:30 a.m. Mass each Sunday through Sunday, 2nd June, 2013
There will be no Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) on Wednesday, 15th May. All are asked to attend the Neophytes Mass at 7pm here at St. Francis
The youth of our parish are invited to join the Youth Group. Meetings are held on Fridays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Catholic Heritage resumes on Tuesday, 21st May. Interested persons are invited
Please be prepared to give your pledge to one of our appeal members as we move "Onward Together in Faith: Give Your Gift today!"