​​​St. Francis Xavier Church

Archbishop Gomez and his brother bishops in California are urging Catholics to oppose SB 360, which would revoke the “Seal of Confession” for priests and tens of thousands of Catholics in the State

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St Francis Xavier Chapel - Japanese Catholic Center

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A Roman Catholic Parish of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

#Keep the Seal 


Our faith is under attack. We need your immediate help to save the Sacrament of Confession!

California Senate Bill 360 seeks to remove the privacy right to confession for priests and the thousands of people who work for the Catholic Church in California. We need your help to tell legislators that they cannot change the way we practice our faith!


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 12:05 pm Mass unless otherwise noted.

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 Mission Statement  

We of Saint Francis Xavier Chapel,as members of the Body of Christ, are called to announce in word and 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.

Photos from our St Francis Xavier Festival, December 9, 2018.

Thank you to Jose Rivera for sharing his photos with us. 

​222 S. Hewitt Street   Los Angeles, CA 90012​   Tel: (213)626-2279    Email: Info@sfxcjcc.org

Japanese Catholic Center