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St. Francis Xavier Church


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St. Francis Xavier Church The St. Francis Xavier Church is one of Burlington's older churches, built in 1901. It replaced a frame building built in 1871.Parishioners excavated a basement beneath the existing building in 1954 and outfitted it as a church hall.

Mass was offered by missionary priests as early as 1859 in the Burlington area. Services were held in a log hut, a carpenter shop and a blacksmith shop. In 1871, Father Heller formed the ten Catholic families into a parish and construction of their first church at Third and Garrettson was completed in the summer of 1871.


Address: 214 Juniatta St.
Phone: 620-364-2416

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St. Francis Xavier Church

The St. Francis Xavier Church is one of Burlington's older churches, built in 1901. It replaced a frame building built in 1871.Parishioners excavated a basement beneath the existing building in 1954 and outfitted it as a church hall. Mass was offered by missionary priests as early as 1859

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