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Holy Eucharist



"The Body of Christ.  Amen."


"I am the living bread that came down from heaven; if anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever;… he who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life and … abides in me, and I in him." (John 6:51, 54, 56)

Celebrated each day at Mass  
Daily Mass (Monday - Saturday) 8:30 AM 
Vigil (Saturday) 5:00 PM
Sunday Masses 7:30, 9:00, 10:45 AM & 12:15 PM

Home Visit  
Contact Barry O'Donnell 630.615.7613
Parishioners are available to visit the homebound and share the Eucharist.

Hospital Visit
Contact: Barry O'Donnell 630.615.7613
Trained ministers of care visit Catholics at Edward Hospital. These ministers talk, listen, pray and share the Eucharist. Let us know if you or a loved one will be hospitalized.

~Please do not rely on the hospital informing us of your hospital stay~

Nursing Home – Manor Care Health Services  
Contact: Barry O'Donnell 630.615.7613
Trained ministers of care visit Manor House Nursing home and distribute the Eucharist.

First Eucharist for Children 
Contact: School Office - 630.615.7634
                 RE Office - Michelle Sadler 630.615.7642
Celebration of First Eucharist is held in the spring of second grade. Students enrolled at St. Raphael School are prepared during regular religion class time. Children not enrolled in the school are prepared through the RE program (learn more about the Children’s Sacramental Programs).

First Eucharist for Adults
Contact: Deacon Kurt Lange 630.615.7607
Are you a baptized Catholic who seeks to complete your initiation through the sacraments of Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation? If so, the Christian Initiation Ministry for Adults at St. Raphael welcomes you. Learn more about RCIA at St. Raphael.


 * Photograph used with permission from Kramer Photographers.
Stop by room 162 and view the originals.