Many of our children are grieving a loss through death, divorce, or other types of separation. Perhaps you have experienced one of these traumatic events yourself. These children need YOU, and your desire to help them in a confidential, peer support group. Our Rainbows program will be starting again early in September, and now is […]
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This program is structured, age-specific, peer support groups, facilitated by adults, for children who are grieving the loss of a family member as a result of death, divorce, or other traumatic separation event. Children are able to grieve, communicate and heal among peers; they no longer feel alone in their grief; and can gain confidence […]
DEPART/RETURN FROM CHICAGO $4199 p.p. Double $800 Single Supplement Join our pastor, Fr. Daniel Bachner on a spiritual journey where it all began. Fr. Dan will visit the places where Jesus was born and lived, preached and healed, died and rose. This is an opportunity to renew your mind, spirit and faith. Father Dan has […]
The Sunday Nursery will be closed during the month of July for more extensive cleaning. We will announce here when it will reopen in August.
Following Christ’s teaching on hospitality, all wishing to become parishioners are invited to gather after 9:00am Mass of the 1st or 3rd Sundays of most months. We are honored by your presence in our parish family. Just follow the “link” from the church. Our members will assist with materials, answer questions and provide information about your […]
Offered once a year – typically in September.
• Aunt Mary’s Storybook Project – an annual fundraiser supporting prison ministry. This initiative enables inmates to record themselves reading books to their children. The books and CD recordings are then given to the child. • JUST of DuPage – offers opportunities to volunteer at the DuPage County Jail.
St. Raphael supports parish and Diocesan efforts to be involved in mission activities locally, nationally and internationally. This involves possible volunteer workers, fundraising and support efforts for the mission activities. One ongoing fundraising activity is the Gift Cards for Good program. Purchasing gift cards through this program provides a percentage of the gift card purchase […]
St. Raphael Knights of Columbus sponsor a monthly service hosted at St. Margaret Mary Church in Naperville. Shift volunteers are needed for 5:30-9:00pm, 9:00pm-12:00am, 12:00-3:00am, 3:00-5:30am, 5:30-8:00am. Food donations are also needed for dinner and breakfast. Date: second Thursday of the month Time Commitment: 4 hours per month Contact: Barry O’Donnell at (630) 615-7613 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Service Ministry & Pastoral Care office provides the following list of support groups at St. Raphael or in the local area. Bereavement Support Groups Contact: Barry O’Donnell at (630) 615-7613 or email@example.com
New Beginnings is a self-help support group where people help people through the difficult experience of death of a spouse, divorce, or in the process of divorce. We are a non-profit ministry of St. Raphael Catholic Church in Naperville. Our focus is on the Spiritual, Intellectual and Emotional growth of our members. People from all […]
High Blood Pressure is a silent disease which is a contributing factor to many serious illnesses. Be proactive about your health and have your blood pressure checked by one of our registered nurses! Third Weekend of the Month (August – June) • after the 5:00 p.m. Mass on Saturday • after the 7:30 a.m., 9:00 […]
Willing parishioners provide services to parishioners that need assistance. As a need is surfaced a notification is sent out to those on the team. Some of the services are leaf raking and yard work, minor household chores or repair, and other assorted tasks. Date: Year round Time Commitment: According […]
Open to anyone who has suffered the loss of a loved one. The group meets weekly for a six-week time period. Offered once or twice a year. Time Commitment: Meets for 6 weeks, once or twice a year. Contact: Barry O’Donnell at (630) 615-7613 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Samaritan Ministry administers 40% of our 5% parish tithe (or 2% of Sunday collections excluding Easter). Non-profit organizations seeking funding are invited to submit an application for this portion of our tithe each November. Members of our Samaritan Ministry meet each January to discern the recipients of the current fiscal year’s tithe. These parish […]
Members of this ministry work to preserve the dignity of every human life from conception to natural death and support pro-life activities. With the Diocesan Life Office, educational resources on life issues such as caring for the aged, the death penalty, opportunities for political action, pastoral care services for crisis pregnancies and post-abortion reconciliation are […]
Discover how God is active in the lives of the men of St Raphael; an opportunity to meet and grow in faith with your brothers in Christ. Pray together, share your stories, support one another as life happens to all of us. Social activities, spiritual events and service projects highlight this mission. There are currently […]
1215 Modaff Rd.
Naperville, Illinois 60540
Parish Office: 630-355-4545
Parish Office Hours
Monday - Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 12:00pm