St Francis xavier is a Catholic church, located in parklands Nairobi. The church was founded in 1968 by the Holy Ghost Fathers also known as the Spiritans under the Archdiocese of Nairobi. It was later handed to the Missionaries of Africa.
St Francis Xavier has experienced tremendous growth in the number of parishioners over the years; as a result the church founded St Margaret church which serves as an outstation for the main parish. Currently OQLP has sitting capacity of 2000 to 3000 people.
The Parish however has unique features which are embracing both the poor and the rich who live side by side even though drastically opposed to one another.
A survey carried out few years ago established that over 50% of the parishioners live in the informal settlement.
The priority of the church however is to build and strengthen the small Christian communities and to minister through them.
Our mission is to nurture the spirit and create a strong community of believers.