Faithful to the Teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, Saint Raphael Parish and School promotes the Universal Call to Holiness for all the People of God

Upcoming Events

How to Pray – a series led by Fr. Altier

Many people struggle with the question of how to pray.  This is nothing new; the Apostles asked Jesus to teach them how to pray.  We are offering a course on how to pray.  We will cover a variety of topics including the differences between vocal and mental prayer, some of the different spiritualties in the… [Continue]

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Rosary Society Bunco Night

Thursday, February 23th, Marian Hall.

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Fr. Ubald is Coming to St. Raphael

Healing Mass on February 26, at 3 pm, in the main church.

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Ash Wednesday Mass Schedule

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Stations of the the Cross During Lent

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Latest News

Corned Beef OK on Lenten St. Patrick’s Day, Archbishop Hebda says

Chancellor: Catholics who eat meat on March 17 should make another sacrifice Catholics abstain from eating meat on Fridays during Lent, but Archbishop Bernard Hebda granted a dispensation from the practice for St. Patrick’s Day, which falls on a Friday this year. Susan Mulheron, chancellor of canonical affairs for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis,… [Continue]

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Catholic Services Appeal puts faith into action for ‘least of these’

Last fall I was able to join several other priests in hearing confessions for more than 100 college students who were on retreat from the University of Minnesota Newman Center at St. Lawrence. Recently, Archbishop Bernard Hebda celebrated the sacrament of confirmation for three inmates at Lino lakes state prison. In October, I led eucharistic… [Continue]

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Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

“‘I have to pray for someone who has harmed me?’ Yes, that he will change his life, that the Lord will forgive him,” the pope said.

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The rosary and the renewal of politics

Catholics at the Capitol, March 9, 2017

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Even complaining to God is a form of prayer, pope says

“Faith is not just silent acceptance…”

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Today's Events

February 27, 2017
  • Reconciliation
    Starts: 7:30 am
  • Mass
    Starts: 8:00 am
  • Smith Bookclub
    Starts: 7:00 pm
  • St. Michael Circle
    Starts: 7:00 pm
  • Cognitio Bible Study
    Starts: 7:00 pm
  • Latin Schola
    Starts: 7:30 pm

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Mass & Confesion Times

Weekday Masses

Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m.

Lord’s Day Masses

Saturday: 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 & 10:30 a.m.

Reconciliation (Confession)

Monday - Friday: 7:30–7:50 a.m.
Saturday: 7:30-7:50 a.m., 8:30-9:30 a.m. & 4:00-5:15 p.m.