Spiritual Direction

See what the deeper path of spiritual direction has to offer you. Contact Deacon Kurt for more information.

Christ Renews His Parish weekends

A weekend renewal experience given to you as a gift from your fellow St Raphael parishioners. Meet some new friends, become closer to old friends. Listen, learn, find the Lord in deep and special ways. Dress is casual, food is abundant, sleep at home, know the Holy Spirit is present. Come and experience CRHP!

Women’s Weekend – February 25 and 26, 2017

Men’s Weekend – April 1 and 2, 2017


Registration Link

CREEDS lectures and outlines can be found by clicking here.

Throughout the Diocese


Explore the possibilities of religious life and priesthood by gathering with religious women and men and other young adults.  Additional information is available at the Joliet Diocese Vocation website at www.vocations.com. Read about John Horan, a seminarian who is also a St. Raphael parishioner.


Cursillo (short course in Christianity) is a weekend retreat experience outside of the parish with others from around the Joliet Diocese. Cursillo is an opportunity to form community with other Catholics and clergy members. It is immersed in Catholic Doctrine and the Sacraments. Information is available at  www.jolietcursillo.org. For information about Fourth Day Grouping at St Raphael, please contact Deacon Kurt at 630-615-7607.

Spirituality and Prayer

Prayer services, seminars, workshops, retreats in the Diocese meant to kindle the Spirit inside of you.