St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral

Year Established: 1834

Address: 626 4th Street Alexandria LA 71301
Mailing Address:
Phone: 318-445-1451
Fax: 318-445-1433
Office Hours: Monday-Friday
8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil: 4:00 pm
Sunday: 9:00 am, 11:00 am, 5:30 pm
Weekdays: Monday-Friday 12:05 pm
Holy Days: Vigil, 4:00 pm; Feast Day, 12:05 pm and 5:30 pm
Confession: 30 min. before daily Mass; Sat. 3:00-3:45 pm; Sun. 4:45-5:15 pm


First Friday Adoration: 11:00 am
First Friday Mass: 12:05 pm
First Saturday Adoration: 8:15 am
First Saturday Mass: 9:00 am
Stations of the Cross: Fridays 5:30 pm (during Lent)
Rosary: First Saturday 8:30 am

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Msgr. James Ferguson , JCL
Cathedral Rector and Defender of the Bond for Tribunal

Deacon Richard Mitchell
Vice Chancellor/Director of the Diaconate/Director of Stewardship and Public Relations

Deacon Jason Lavergne
Director of Office of Religious Education and Faith Formation

Joshua Zona
Music Director

Arlene Ryder

Mary Lou Maples

Nick Lena