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Pastoral Care

Have you heard that annulments take years to process and cost thousands of dollars? Have you heard that someone with children or someone who had been married a long time cannot get an annulment? Have you heard that your ex-spouse must cooperate in th...

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The purpose of the Career Transition Networking Group is to encourage networking as an effective tool in the job search, provide insights into effective networking and establish a network of contacts as a "jumping off" point for a networkin...

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Parishioners may request a buffet luncheon at St. Raphael immediately after a funeral Mass for their loved one. Members of our faith community are "on call" to prepare food and bring it to the Church, or to help serve the lunch. There is no...

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Parishioners sew a lap-sized blanket and enclose a prayer citing; "You are Covered in Prayer." Blankets are distributed to parishioners or friends and family of parishioners who are hospitalized or suffering from illness. Recipients wil...

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Stephen Ministry is a group of lay people who are trained to provide one-to-one Christian care to hurting people in our parish.   Stephen Ministry is based on the idea that all Christians are ministers. The responsibility for passing on God&rsqu...

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Parishioners visit the homebound, those in hospitals, and those in nursing homes to pray with them, share the Eucharist, and to serve as a listening presence. Parish priests are also available for the Sacraments of Anointing the Sick, and Reconciliat...

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At St. Raphael, each and every parishioner is a valued and treasured member of our parish family. Throughout the year we host events for our new families who have joined our parish. It is a means for us to welcome them to our parish community and a w...

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