We are the people of St. Francis Xavier Church, a Roman Catholic Community, serving Otisville and the surrounding rural areas in the northeast corner of the Lansing Diocese.
We strive to be open to the Holy Spirit in promoting Christian unity, peace and friendship.
We proclaim the Good News of Jesus Christ by growing in faith and by serving the spiritual and corporal needs of our brothers and sisters.
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The Catholic Diocese of Lansing is moving forward on a historic journey to raise $65 million in its first-ever comprehensive diocesan-wide campaign titled Witness to Hope. Based on the vision of Bishop Boyea’s pastoral letter Go Announce the Gospel of Jesus Christ, this campaign will advance the ability of our parishes, as well as our diocese, to fulfill the shared mission given to us by Jesus for years to come. For more information go to https://witnesstohope.net.

To donate please click here or drop your pledge card in the collection basket. Pledge cards are available in the office or in the vestibules of the church.

Mass & Reconciliation Times

Tuesday Reconciliation 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday Mass 6:30 p.m.
Saturday Reconciliation 4:00 p.m.
Saturday Mass 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Mass 10:00 a.m.

Advent & Christmas Schedule 2017

Sunday, December 10th ~ 6:00 p.m.                                          Christmas Caroling with SS. Charles & Helena

Sunday, December 17th ~ 3:00 p.m.                                           Advent Penance Service at SS. Charles & Helena

December 24th ~ 5:00 p.m.                                                         Christmas Eve Mass

December 25th ~ 10:00 a.m.                                                        Christmas Day Mass

January 1st ~ 10:00 a.m.                                                               News Years Day Mass


Parish News


Business Manager

Charles & Helena and St. Francis Xavier, sister parishes, are seeking a Business Manager for 29 hours a week. Must be a practicing Catholic. Responsible for assisting the Pastor in the stewardship of parish finances. Responsibilities includes; cash management, account analysis, quarterly/annual financial statements, processing payroll, maintain employee benefits and personnel files, and oversees management of facilities. Additional duties include supervising secretaries, bookkeeper, and maintenance staff of both parishes. Works in close collaboration with the Pastor and Finance Council. To view the job description and apply for the position click here.