An ACTS Retreat is a parish-based event which offers parishioners an opportunity to experience the love of Jesus Christ. This in turn fosters a desire for intentional discipleship. ACTS Retreats are given by parishioners for parishioners, and in this way, serve to build Christian community at a parish.
apostolate of our lady of guadalupe
We are an apostolate devoted to spreading the knowledge, devotion, and love of our heavenly mother under the title of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Meetings: 4th Saturday of each month in the Rectory at 10:00 a.m.
catholic daughters of the americas
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas is one of the oldest and largest organizations of Catholic women in the Americas. They donate to charities, administer scholarship programs and strive “to be helping hands where there is pain, poverty, sorrow or sickness.” The CDA motto is “Unity and Charity.”
Meetings: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. in the Rectory, August - May
Knights of columbus #7563
Informed by our core principles of charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism, the Knights of Columbus is the world’s largest Catholic benefit society, open to practicing Catholic men 18 years or older in union with the Holy See. Founded in the basement of St. Mary’s Church in New Haven, CT in 1882 by Venerable Father Michael J. McGivney, the Knights of Columbus today has a membership of more than 1.9 million members across the globe. As the world’s largest Catholic fraternal organization, the Knights of Columbus has provided both financial aid and volunteer hours to organizations to parishes and communities around the world.
Meetings: Every 3rd Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hut
For over 40 years, the St. Raphael Men’s Association has been assisting St. Raphael Parish Church, St. Raphael Parochial School, and members of the St. Raphael community, both monetarily and through good old-fashioned hard work. Every year, the Men’s Association raises $15,000 to $20,000 to provide scholarships and other necessities to St. Raphael School, to help ensure that Religious Formation continues to provide quality catechesis for our youth, and to help our fellow Christians in need via donations to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. Whenever needed by a St. Raphael group or ministry, the Men’s Association never hesitates to jump right in and volunteer manpower or assist with a monetary donation.
Meetings: Every 1st Wednesday of the Month, 6:30 p.m.,In the St. Raphael Rectory