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.


CATHOLIC SERVICES APPEAL: For more information about the 2020 Catholic Services Appeal and to watch the CSAF video (located on the Home Page), please visit their website at: or you can go directly to the video by clicking VIDEO

DISCIPLE MAKER INDEX SURVEY: The Church of St. Raphael is participating in a parish survey about discipleship conducted by the Catholic Leadership Institute as part of the Archdiocesan Synod Process. Please help us by participating in a 10-15 minute survey online.  The survey can be accessed via smartphone, tablet or computer at from February 1 – March 1 and will ask you to reflect on your own spiritual growth and enable you to provide feedback on our parish’s efforts to help you grow. To go directly to the online survey click HEREWe strongly encourage taking the survey online if possible.  Completed paper copies of the survey may be dropped off at the Parish Office or placed in the designated slot in the Information Desk located in the Upper East Gathering Space.  NOTE: All completed paper surveys must be received in the Parish Office no later than Monday, March 2 so that they can be mailed to the Catholic Leadership Institute for processing. All survey responses will be confidential and the parish will only receive information about the community as a whole.

Journeying to Joy! Guide your family's Lent to the joy of Easter: Lenten Morning of Reflection for Mothers of Young Children - February 29, 2020 at the Church of St. Raphael from 8:30 am - 12:00 pm - Gather with other moms of young children for Mass, breakfast, and inspiring talks with useful Lenten tips for your family. Nursing babies always welcome!  Cost:  $20 (scholarships available). Guest Speakers: Jean Stolpestad and Katie Danielson.  Sponsored by the Cana Family Institute.  Learn more and register by clicking HERE

"Who Am I to Judge?" Responding to Relativism with Logic and LoveAdult Study/Discussion Group continues Monday, March 2nd at 7:00 pm in Marian Hall. The topic of the March 2nd session is called What is Truth? Answering Common QuestionsPlease join us!

Tuesday Evening Adult Catechesis with Jacob Nelson - Adult Catechesis nights continue Tuesday, March 17th at 6:30 pm in Marian Hall. The topic of the March 17th session is called Social Ethics.    Please join us!!

Lenten Retreat - Church in Crisis: How to be a Light in the Darkness - Saturday, March 28th from 8:00 am - 2:30 pm at Maternity of Mary Catholic Church.  This retreat is presented by Fr. Robert Altier, and sponsored by Catholic Parents OnLine.  For more information about this retreat click HERE.  To print out a registration form click HERE.  To register online, click HERE.


News & Events

Venezuela Mission “Did You Know?” Updates

As a way to help us become more aware of our archdiocesan mission in Venezuela, Fr. Denny Dempsey has created a “Did You Know? series which looks at what is… [Continue]


We have two new adult education study opportunities beginning the week of January 13th!

SYNOD 2021

Synod 2021…

 Archbishop Bernard Hebda, the Shepherd of our local Church, the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, has called a Synod for the year 2021. I would like to explain to you what a Synod is, the purpose of it, and some of the events that will be leading up to it and that will begin this Fall.


Have you checked out FORMED.ORG?  It is our FREE Gift to you and your family!!  (Parish Code:  YZG3V4)  Now it is just a click away by going to our custom… [Continue]

Mass & Confession Times

 Weekday Masses

Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m.                                                                                                                                        Wednesdays:  6:30 am and 8:00 am.                                                                                                                            Extraordinary Form: First Friday 7:00 p.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.


February 27, 2020
  • Reconciliation
    Starts: 7:30 am
  • Daily Mass
    Starts: 8:00 am
  • Senior Cards
    Starts: 1:00 pm
  • The Bell Choir
    Starts: 7:00 pm
  • St. Raphael Prayer Group
    Starts: 7:00 pm
  • Festival Planning Kick -Off
    Starts: 6:30 pm


7301 Bass Lake Road • Crystal, MN 55428