Church Rebuilding
St. Francis Xavier Church was damaged during the earthquake and aftershocks of January, 2010.
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The church needed major repairs before it could be used again. Mass was being held under tarps in the school yard. Fr. Nexcene reported that despite the lack of a church building, the faithful are still gathering to worship. Over 2000 people participated in their Stations of the Cross during Holy Week and 1000 people participated in a 3 day retreat at the beginning of Holy Week.