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.

Announcements

NOTE:  Please be aware that with the melting and re-freezing, there may be some slippery areas on the sidewalks.  Please use caution when entering and exiting the Church and Adoration Chapel.

UPCOMING / ON-GOING EVENTS!

STATIONS OF THE CROSS

FRIDAYS at 1:00 PM and 6:30 PM 

 

MARCH 23RD: ROSARY FOR TRADITIONAL MARRIAGE - Saturday, March 23rd - 12:00 Noon in the Church: Please join the Rosary Society in praying a Rosary for Traditional Marriage! This Traditional Marriage Rosary will be one of over 1,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States on that day. Please join us in offering reparation for the sins and offenses committed against the Immaculate Heart of Mary and pray with us for Traditional Marriage and for the conversion of the United States. Will you be able to join us and other Catholics on this very important day?

MARCH 23rd:  ULTIMATE YOUTH LENTEN RETREAT - Maternity of Mary Church, St. Paul, MN:  This one-day retreat will include lectures by Fr. Robert Altier, girls/boys break-out sessions led by young adults, Q&A, praise and worship music, lunch, Eucharistic Adoration, Confession, and an optional vigil Mass.  Don't miss this opportunity to enter more deeply into your Lenten journey with Jesus.  Register at:   www.LentenRetreat.com

MARCH 26th:  FUNDAMENTALS OF CATHOLICISM CLASS SERIES CONTINUES ~ Fr. Fenelon Conference Room, 6:30 pm:  Do you have questions about the Faith?  Would you like to learn more about the teachings of the Church?  Please join us for a twelve-week course taught by Fr. Altier.  This course covers the basic teachings of the Catholic Faith.  No cost.  See more information under NEWS & EVENTS.

MARCH 30th:  TEEN CHASTITY TALK - A Talk Just for Girls - St. Michael Church, St. Michael, MN:  Come hear speakers Michelle Steele & Angela Beljeski talk about "Dating and Relationships... How far is too far?  The difference between lust and love".   This is a FREE event for girls in grades 9 through 12.  Free gift bag for each person.  RSVP to:  [email protected]

MARCH 31st:  THE POWER OF THE HOLY ROSARY:  Please come join us in the next talk by Fr. Altier on the Power of the Holy Rosary.  NOTE:  This is a date change - was previously scheduled for April 7th.  "...there is no problem, no matter how difficult it is, whether temporal or above all spiritual, in the personal life of each one of us, of our families... that cannot be solved by the Rosary." ~Sister Lucia dos Santos of Fatima.

APRIL 1st:  ADULT STUDY & DISCUSSION GROUP - "THE WILD GOOSE" CONTINUES - Marian Hall:  Monday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm began Monday, January 28th.  If you missed the first few evenings - that's okay!  There are many more sessions.  Please come to any or all of the remaining sessions.  You can watch missed segments of The Wild Goose on FORMED.org.   No cost.  See more information under NEWS & EVENTS.  If you have questions, please contact Shawn at 763-553-9010.

APRIL 5TH:  KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS FISH FRY - Marian Hall 5:00-7:00 PM

APRIL 7th:  PARISH BRUNCH - Marian Hall 9:30 am - Noon.  Please watch for more details!

APRIL 12th:  VIA DOLOROSA - Church 7:00 PM  

More information about these events may be found below under NEWS & EVENTS, and/or the parish bulletin.

Many thanks to all the wonderful parishioners who supported St. Raphael School by purchasing raffle tickets!  We are so grateful for your generosity!

CATHOLIC SERVICES APPEAL CAMPAIGN:  The monies raised in this campaign helps to support the many ministries that are funded by the Catholic Services Appeal Foundation.  Go to the CSAF website at: https://csafspm.org/ to watch the CSAF 2019 video.  The video is available on the home page about half way down the page and is available in both English and Spanish.   OR you can find the video on the Catholic Services Appeal Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/catholicservicesappeal/

News & Events

ADULT STUDY GROUP “The Wild Goose” – beginning Monday, January 28, 2019

You are invited to join us for an adult study/discussion group meeting Monday
evenings from 7:00 – 8:00 pm beginning January 28th.

APOLOGETICS CLASS – TUESDAY, JANUARY 15TH

Have you ever been in a position where you weren’t sure how to speak about, defend or promote the faith?  With a combined 25+ years of experience doing just that… [Continue]

HOLY ROSARY SERIES HOSTED BY ST. RAPHAEL ROSARY SOCIETY – BEGINS JANUARY 20TH

Please join us on the following 1st and 3rd Sundays for a series of talks on the Holy Rosary.  Topics will include: The History of the Rosary, The Promises of the Rosary, How to pray the Rosary, and How to meditate on the Mysteries.

BEAUTY, TRUTH, GOODNESS: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF CATHOLICISM – BEGINS JANUARY 15TH

Do you have questions about the Faith?  Have you thought about learning more about the teachings of the Church?

REACHING FOR FAITH EVENT – “CONVINCED” VIEWING – JANUARY 12, 2019 AT 2:00 PM

You, especially, are invited… to be inspired by the Catholic Church!!  The Reaching for Faith Committee invites you to come and get your faith questions answered.  There are thousands of Christian denominations.  However, only ONE was instituted personally by Jesus.  The CATHOLIC CHURCH. Come view “CONVINCED” on Saturday, January 12th – 2:00 pm in Marian Hall!

Mass & Confession Times

Weekday Masses

Monday - Saturday: 8:00 a.m.
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.

 

March 24, 2019
  • Mass
    Starts: 8:30 am
  • Mass
    Starts: 10:30 am
  • Hospitality Sunday - Respect Life
    Starts: 8:00 am
  • Library Open
    Starts: 8:00 am
  • Additional Lenten Confessions
    Starts: 3:00 pm

Location

7301 Bass Lake Road • Crystal, MN 55428