St Francis Xavier, Falkirk

St Francis Xavier, Falkirk

Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Hope Street, Falkirk, FK1 5AT
Local Authority: Falkirk

Church Overview

Church of 1961 to replace 1843 building destroyed by fire in 1955. Hall church with dramatic stone entrance façade by architect A R Conlin. Twelve-foot statue of St Francis by Maxwell Allan. Statues of the Four Evangelists by Miss E Dempster at the foot of tapered ribs separating five inverted triangular windows. Stations of the Cross on laminated glass panels by Felix McCullough, mosaics by Casa Group, painting of St John the Baptist by Peter Brady.

St Francis Xavier Church is a Destination Hub on the St Mungo Pilgrim Journey.


Sunday 10.00am, 12.00 noon, 1.30pm

Polish Mass: 7.00pm

Monday-Friday 10.00am

Saturday 10.00am; and Vigil Mass 10.30pm

Opening Arrangements

Open 8.00am-6.00pm


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St Francis Xavier, Falkirk


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