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  • Mission Statement

    St. Francis Xavier Parish, founded in Newtowne after the landing of the Ark and Dove on St.​​​​​​​ Clement's Island, exemplifies an open-hearted community.  As the oldest Catholic Church in the original 13 colonies, we continue to embrace our legacy in serving Christ and embody His teachings.

  • 2023 Lent-Triduum-Easter Schedule

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  • Holy Mass 

    • Saturday Vigil 4:00 PM EnglishEnglishEN
    • Sunday 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN 11:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN
    • Mon Tue Thu Fri 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN
    • Wednesday 6:30 PM EnglishEnglishEN
    • First Saturday 8:00 AM EnglishEnglishEN Adoration from 7:30-7:55 am
  • Live Stream Masses

    Our Vigil Mass every Saturday at 4 PM can be viewed live stream using this link:


  • Confessions

    3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

    7:30 am - 7:45 am; 10:30 am - 10:45 am

    Confessions are also available by appointment:  Please email Fr. Ryan at [email protected]

    Confessions are heard in the church confession room (in the sacristy).

  • Weekday
    Holy Hours

    Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday:
    7:00 am - 7:55 am


  • Contact Us

    St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
    21370 Newtowne Neck Road
    Leonardtown, MD  20650


    Parish Office:
    Phone: 301-475-9885

    Parish Administrator:
    Rev. Ryan Islo Pineda
    Email:  [email protected]

  • Today's Readings

  • Calendar - Church and Parish Activities

  • Join us for our Holy Days

  • Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

    Are you interested in becoming Catholic?

    Or do you know someone (a friend, a spouse or a relative) who is interested in becoming a Catholic.
    Perhaps, you are an adult Catholic and you have not been confirmed yet.

    Or probably, you just want to learn more about the Catholic faith.

    For more information, please email Deacon Joel at [email protected]

  • New Parishioners

    Please pick up a registration form in the back of church, or click here for a printable form. After you fill out the form place it in the collection basket, drop off at the parish office, mail to the address in the contact button or scan and email to the parish office.

  • Virtual Tour

    Take an exciting virtual tour of our church, grounds and cemetery by clicking here.

  • If there is a problem with an online donation check here.

  • Online Giving