Monday, May 8, 2017


Obituary for parishiioner, Pat Cheney

Patricia Ann Cheney, 83, of Louisville, formerly of Mt. Washington, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Treyton Oak Towers. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier and St. Louis Bertrand Catholic Church. Pat also served as a former church secretary at All Saints Catholic Church in Taylorsville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas R. Cheney; and her parents, Robert and Helen Kaelin Wright. Pat is survived by four daughters, Sharon Cheney, Charlotte Sanders (Ernie), Sandra Warden, and Yvonne Richardson (Mark); one son, Thomas G. Cheney (Tammy); along with 13 Grandchildren; 15 Great Grandchildren; and one Great-Great Grandson.

 Funeral mass will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday at St. Louis Bertand Catholic Church with burial to follow in St. Michael's Cemetery. Friends may visit from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 12 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home, Mt. Washington. Memorial gifts are suggested to Treyton Oak Towers Employee Christmas Fund.

Please pray for Pat's eternal rest and joy in the Kingdom, and peace and comfort for her family and friends.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Obituary for parishioner, Gladys Louise Fulkerson

Gladys Louise Fulkerson, 89, of Mt. Washington, passed away March 18, 2017.  She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Mt. Washington.  She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Fulkerson and a son, Eddie Fulkerson.  She is survived by five sons, John Robert, Charles Ray, James Larry (Rita), Mark Anthony, and Francis Joseph (Tracy) Fulkerson;  three daughters, Jeanne Marie Wissel (Charlie), Jaqueline Collleen Uncleback (Kenny), and Charlotte Elizabeth Shoemaker (Bryan);  two sisters, Patsy Brown and Marilyn Summitt;  along with eighteen grandchildren and twenty great-granchildren. 

Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Mt. Washington with entombment to follow in Resthaven Memorial Park.  Visitation will be 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

An App for Catholic Life Every Day

As technology has progressed the smartphone, tablets, and other electronic devices have become the preferred means of communication in our everyday lives. Not only has this phenomenon influenced the way we communicate as individuals, it has also influenced the way parishes communicate and convey information.

Since May, the myParish App has provided a means for parishioners, and really anyone,  anywhere the means to stay connected with Saint Francis Xavier throughout the week with notifications and updates of parish activities sent on App.

myParish is a first-of-its-kind app for iOS and Android devices to help build a stronger Catholic community and better engage the New Evangelization promoted by Pope Francis and U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

In addition to notifications and updates of parish activities, You may enjoy many useful resources and features to complement your daily faith life, such as, periodic nine day novenas, daily refections, and prayers, confession and prayer time reminders, daily Mass readings, and daily Mass videos from Catholic TV,  quick access to parish contacts and bulletins. The ability to submit prayer requests, receive MassMode reminders to silence your phone before Mass, and much more.

If you are a Saint Francis Xavier parishioner, a friend of Saint Francis Xavier, or just want to know what is happening at Saint Francis, this is your invitation to go to the Apple App Store for IOS devices, or Google Play for Android devices to download the myParish App and select Saint Francis Xavier, Mt. Washington, KY as your parish of choice. Our zip code 40047.

Monday, December 12, 2016

Obituary for Francis Earl Kirchdorfer

Francis Earl Kirchdorfer

November 20, 1926December 9, 2016

Francis Earl Kirchdorfer, 90, of Louisville, passed away Friday, December 9, 2016 at his home.  He was a native of Louisville, a retired employee of International Harvester, former driver for Greater Louisville Funeral and Limousine Service, an Army veteran, and a member of Most Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Carol Jean Kirchdorfer; and his son, Ronnie Earl Kirchdorfer Sr.  He is survived by his daughter, Debbie Ray; along with 4 Grandchildren, Brandy Campbell, Mic Ray, Ronnie Kirchdorfer Jr. and Ashley Kirchdorfer & 6 Great Grandchildren, Dylan, Charity, Jace, Jasper, London, and Riley.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at McFarland-Troutman-Proffitt Funeral Home with Deacon Gerry Mattingly, St. Francis Xavier, Mt. Washington presiding. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens.  Friends may visit from 2 to 8 p.m. Monday and after 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Please pray for Francis' eternal rest and joy in the Kingdom, and peace and comfort for his family and friends.