"Part of being young is desiring something beyond everyday life and a secure job, a yearning for something really truly greater. Is this simply an empty dream that fades away as we become older? No! Men and women were created for something great, for infinity. Nothing else will ever be enough."
- Pope Benedict XVI, Message for the 26th World Youth Day (2011)
These words of our Holy Father touch at a deep seated truth that lies within each of us, but especially our young people. We may find ourselves thinking 'is there more to life than this?' when confronted with the great evil, emptiness, and desperation we experience at different times in our life. Everything we do at St. Francis Xavier, from an ultimate frisbee game, to a Confirmation class, to a mission trip, is aimed at presenting teens with this truly greater thing - Jesus Christ himself. We were indeed created for infinity, and we strive to provide opportunities for all our teens to discover and re-discover this fact.
There are lots of things to do at St. Francis Xavier, many of which are explained in the following pages.