AFF YEAR-ROUND OPPORTUNITIES

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  • Small Christian Communities

    Meeting frequency, times, and dates vary by group. 


    Contact Pastoral Associate Betty Schwandt at betty.schwandt@raphael.org for times and groups offered.

  • RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)

    For people who are seeking to receive the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, First Communion, and Confirmation, or to be received into the Catholic faith. 


    Monday evening. Begins in September and ends with Easter Vigil.


    Contact Judy Mayo via email for more info.

  • RCIC (Rite of Christian Initiation of Children)

    For youth who are seeking to receive the Sacraments of Initiation: Baptism, First Communion, and Confirmation, and to be received into the Catholic faith. 


    Monday evenings. Begins in September and ends with Easter Vigil.


    Contact Judy Mayo via email for more info.

  • Adult Confirmation

    For adults who’ve completed most of their religious education or attended Catholic school.


    Sessions are offered during Lent, leading to Confirmation at Easter Vigil. 


    Contact Pastoral Associate Betty Schwandt at betty.schwandt@raphael.org for info.

  • Stepping Stones

    A support group ministering to anyone who has lost a loved one. The group gathers twice per month—one afternoon and one evening.


    February 8, March 8, April 13, May 10, June 14.


    Contact Pastoral Minister Paula Rieder at paula.rieder@raphael.org for info.

  • Financial Peace University

    This 9-week program teaches priority-setting, living, decision-making, and communication skills at St. Raphael.


    Thursday evenings from 6–8 pm

    March 31–May 26


    Contact Bob and Peggy Wilms via email for info.