On behalf of St. Francis Xavier Parish, I would like to welcome you to our school. It is my hope that you find our school and our community to be a place that helps your entire family grow in faith and love.
I personally could not be more excited to be joining the Saint Xavier team as the new pastor. In particular, I am excited to be serving at the only parish in this region with a Pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade school. As you may know, St. Francis Xavier High School is the only Catholic high school between Topeka and Salina in northern Kansas.
As a Catholic school student, teacher, and chaplain, I have had a lifetime of experience working with Catholic schools, and I am dedicated to making St. Francis Xavier Catholic School the very best that it can be. This mission, however, will also require your assistance and your prayers.
May God bless you, and I hope you feel free to come and speak with us about the wonderful opportunities we have for you here at Saint Xavier.
Sincerely in our Lord,
Fr. Gale Hammerschmidt
St. Xavier Catholic School