Please join us at our celebratory Gala on Friday, November 8th at the beautiful Coronado ballroom. The evening kicks off with cocktails and a silent auction. Guests will then enjoy a seated dinner, live auction, and dancing to Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes. 6:30 PM Cocktails, Hors d'oeuvres, and Silent Auction 7:45 PM Seated dinner 8:45 PM Remarks, Live Auction and Fund the Need 9:30 PM Dancing to Sarah Jane and the Blue Notes 11:00 PM Evening Concludes Cocktail Attire and Complimentary Valet. Known locally as College Church, St. Francis Xavier is both a full parish with over 850 families and the spiritual home of nearly 13,000 Saint Louis University students. This unique relationship creates the lively, diverse congregation. The strong alumni connection accounts for the nearly one hundred weddings celebrated each year at the church. The parish is known for its liturgical music, outstanding religious education program, and dedicated social ministry work and advocacy.