Can you proclaim the scripture at Mass so that God’s Word is living and effective? If so, please contact the Liturgy Office. There will be a two part training for new lectors on Sat., Oct. 20 from 9:30 – 11:30 am and Tue., Oct. 30 from 7 – 9 pm.
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Additional adorers are needed for Eucharistic Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in the Chapel at the 3, 5, and 7 p.m. hours on the first Thursday of each month. Please let the Liturgy Office know if you can make this commitment.
40 DAYS FOR LIFE is a focused pro-life campaign that brings together the body of Christ for 40 days of prayer, fasting, and peaceful activism. During these 40 days, we ask God to end abortion and transform our world from a culture of death to a culture of life. Forty Days for Life is gearing up and Planned Parenthood […]
For those who would like grief support and guidance, St. Raphael’s Bereavement Ministry is offering a six-week Grief Support Group which will begin on Thursday, October 2ndat 7 p.m. in the Founders Room. Please contact Barry O’Donnell at 630-615-7613 for more information. Sharing the Journey When a loved one passes, we honor them with […]
Is the Lord calling you to be an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion? If so, training for new Ministers of Communion will be Tuesday, Sept. 25 from 7:00 – 9:00pm in Church. Contact the Liturgy Office if you can attend.
An immunization clinic will be held Tuesday, September 25 from 10:00am to 1:00pm in room 162. Immunizers will be available with flu and pneumonia shots. Other immunizations are available upon request. Immunizations can be billed to Medicare, BCBS PPO, Aetna, and Cigna. The cash price is $30 for a standard flu vaccine. Flu vaccines can be given to anyone over the age of 12. Financial […]
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.
Director of Maintenance St Raphael Parish is seeking to hire a full time Director of Maintenance. The Director of Maintenance supervises all aspects of maintenance to insure a safe and efficient physical plant on a twenty-four hour, seven days a week basis. The Director of Maintenance works with the staff to coordinate the use of […]
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 […]