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St Francis Xavier Chapel - Japanese Catholic Center

Japanese Catholic Center

  Advent & Christmas Schedule

Sunday, December 16, 2018
Advent Retreat: after 10 am Mass (Bilingual)

Monday, December 24, 2018
Christmas Eve Mass at 5:00 p.m. (English)

Tuesday,   December 25, 2018
Nativity of the Lord - Christmas Masses:
8:30 a.m. (Japanese) & 10:00 a.m. (English)



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​​​St. Francis Xavier Church

We of Saint Francis Xavier Chapel,as members of the Body of Christ, are called to announce in word and in deed the Good News of the Lord Jesus, through the presence and power of the Holy Spirit. 

We recognize our community's call to holiness based on mutuality, reciprocity, and interdependence and its ministry focusing on Japanese Catholics while also welcoming all in our greater community.


Saturday Evening (Vigil Mass)

5:00 pm



8:30 am


10:00 am


Weekdays (Mon-Fri)

12:05 pm


​Holy Days that fall on weekdays are celebrated at the 12:05pm Mass unless otherwise noted.