Due to road construction that is now in effect on Monroe Ave you will need to take an alternate route to get to the Cathedral. Please see the Directions page for more information...
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St Francis Xavier Cathedral

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Most Rev. David L. Ricken

Pastor and Rector:

Rev. Joseph E. Dorner


Rev. Brian Belongia


Thomas J. Mahoney

Conrad J. Kieltyka




As the Cathedral Church of the Diocese of Green Bay, St. Francis Xavier Cathedral is the example of joyful faithfulness to Jesus Christ and His Catholic Church to all peoples and parishes within our Diocese.  The Cathedral was consecrated on Nov 20 1881 and is the home of the Green Bay Diocese museum.  The facility is open at 8 am weekdays.  Guided tours may be arranged through the parish office.

Music Ministry serves from the choir loft



We offer many ways to worship God including Daily Mass, Adoration & Benediction each Wednesday, Saturday Vigil and Sunday Masses.  Please join us in prayer or visit our Mary's or Rosary Garden.


We serve the community through St Vincent DePaul, NEW Shelter meals, Sacraments of Baptism, Penance, First Eucharist, Confirmation, Matrimony and Anointing of the Sick.  Other ministries include Music, Liturgical, Call to Holiness, Welcoming, Evangelization, Youth, Women's Group and Esto Vir Men's Group.

Monroe Ave Construction Update - 05/25/2014

As of May 27th thru the end of October construction will be in progress on Monroe Ave. Access to the Cathedral parking lot will only be from Madison St (one way north) or the Alley way from Walnut St. Please directions page for routing options. Read more

Cathedral Open Hours Changes - 05/24/2014

Due to the new Mass times, the Cathedral will not be open until 10 am on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The church will close after the 8:30 am Mass on Fridays during the summer (except for First Friday muffins) beginning Friday May 16th thru Friday Aug 29th.

Weekday Mass Schedule Changes - 05/19/2014

Weekday Masses will be held at the Cathedral on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 am. Tuesday and Thursday masses are available at 8:30 am at our sister parish St. John the Evangelist just a few block south on St John St. at Jefferson/Madison Ave Read more