Upcoming Events

  • Mom's Group Book Read

    Every other Wednesday

    January 17–April 11

    9:30-10:45 am

    Jan 17 , 31; Feb 14, 28; Mar 14, 28; Apr 11


    The Grace of Yes: Eight Virtues for Generous Living

    By: Lisa Hendey


    Bestselling author and speaker, Lisa M. Hendey shares how generous living isn't just about putting money in the collection basket during Mass or always being the one who steps up to help. If you'd like to join the Mom's Group in reading and discussing the book, you can purchase the book online on Amazon and come to the first discussion on Wednesday, January 17 from 9:30-10:45 am. We'll discuss the preface & Chapter 1 at the first meeting. We'll meet every other Wednesday through April 11 at 9:30 am to discuss a new chapter. Bring your under school-age children along.

  • St. Raphael Middle SChool Retreat

    Saturday, February 3 from 1-6 pm

    Are You Ready for an EPIC experience?


    Where: St. Raphael the Archangel Church


    When: Saturday, February 3rd, 1-6 pm (5 pm Mass included)


    Why: To help middle school youth form a deeper relationship with Jesus, their peers, and their parish family and to have fun while they are doing it!  


    Details: The retreat will focus on how Jesus walks with us every day and calls us to strive for sainthood, placing our hope in Christ.  


    RSVP: The retreat is free but space is limited. Please fill out the registration and return it to St. Raphael ASAP.


    Questions: Contact Tommy Nelson (tommy.nelson@raphael.org) or Jessie Adrians (jessie.adrians@raphael.org


  • Holy Hour of Adoration

    1st Tuesday of the month

    4:15-6:15 pm

    Feb 6 - Mar 6 - Apr 3 - May 1

     

    Come spend time with Jesus in the Eucharist at any time between 4:15 and 6:15 pm for however long you can.

  • Life Line Screening

    Thursday, February 8

    Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings will be at St. Raphael on Thursday, February 8.


    Ultrasound screenings to identify risk factors for Cardiovascular disease include: Carotid Artery (plaque buildup - a leading cause of stroke), Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (an enlargement or weak area in the main blood vessel that carries blood from the heart to the rest of the body), Peripheral Arterial Disease (hardening of the arteries in the legs) a Heart

    Rhythm Screening (an EKG to detect Atrial Fibrillation-irregular heartbeat) and an Osteoporosis Risk Assessment for men and women. 


    Being proactive about your health by knowing your risks helps you and your doctor address problems early.

    Register online TODAY at lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle and receive your “Community Circle” discount and your Preferred Appointment!

  • Bible Study & Breakfast

    2nd Saturday of the Month at 8 am

    at Fr. Carr's Place 2B Chapel

    Feb 10, Mar 10, Apr 14, May 12, Jun 9, Jul 14, Aug 11, Sept 8, Oct 13, Nov 10, Dec 8


    Lead by Fr. Dave Duffeck. Reference materials and breakfast provided at no charge. Please bring your own Bible.

  • Chaplet of DIVINE Mercy

    2nd sunday of the month after 9 am Mass

    Feb 11 - Mar 11 - Apr 8 - May 13

     

    Join us to learn about and pray the Chaplet of Divine Mercy in St. Martin Chapel after the 9 am Mass. The image and instructions are available in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel at all other times for those who wish to come in and pray it.

  • Cupid's Cafe

    February 11 After each Mass

    Not the same old, same old Pancake Breakfast! Give your sweetheart a break and join the Knights in Cupid’s Café (Good Samaritan Hall) after each Mass February 11. 


    Of course there will be pancakes and French toast, but healthy options will also be served: Mixed Berry Topping, Fresh Mixed Fruit, Strawberry Yogurt, Chicken Sausages, Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries, and Orange Juice and Mimosas! 


  • Daring to Walk the Walk

    Mondays at 6 pm

    Feb 12, 19, 26; Mar 5, 19, 26; Apr 16

    Learn how to walk in Love, Sacrifice, Forgiveness, Humility, Thankfulness, Prayerfulness, and Faithfulness.

  • Brewing the Faith

    1st & 3rd Monday of the Month at 7 pm

    February 5: Los Riveras

    February 19: Buffalo Wild Wings. Olympic viewing party.


    This Young Adult Ministry event brings Catholic young adults together in a casual social environment to enjoy food, drinks, and fellowship at a new local bar/pub each on the first and third Monday of the month. Contact Young Adult Ministry Coordinator Kayla Gruse for more info.

  • Mardi Gras Celebration

    Tuesday, February 13 from 5:30–7:30 pm

    Come join in the Celebration! 

     

    Details:

    5:30 - Dinner provided by Cousin’s Subs

    6 Comedy City Family-Friendly Improv Show

    7 - Procession to bury the Alleluia

    7:30 - Leave in reflective silence


    What to bring:

    A heart for Jesus

    Friends and family members

    Laughter

    Dish to Pass (optional but appreciated) by family last name: 

    • A-G: Fruit Dish
    • H-L: Something salty (chips/cracker etc)
    • M-R: 12 pack of diet or regular soda or juice boxes (water provided by the parish) 
    • S-Z: Veggie Dish


    Registration forms are due Thursday, February 8, so we know how much food to order. Spaces are limited so turn in your registration ASAP! 


    Questions: Call Jessie Adrians 233-8044 or e-mail jessie.adrians@raphael.org

  • Friday Fish Fry

    Lenten Fridays 4:30-7 pm

    February 16, 23

    March 2, 9, 16, 23

  • Chili Cook-off Fundraiser

    Saturday, February 17 from 6-9 pm

    Fundraiser for “Wheelchairs for Nicaragua,” sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Proceeds from this chili cook-off will help provide wheelchairs for those in need in Nicaragua.


    $25 entry fee. Sign up boards are now in the gathering space.


    1st Place - 50% of entry fees

    2nd Place - 30 % of entry fees

    3rd Place - 20 %  of entry fees

    ...plus a Peoples Choice Award!


    Delicious Food and Fun, Craft Beer and Soda, Delectable Desserts.

    Ticket prices TBA.

  • Book Study & Discussion: Evicted

    Sunday, February 18 at 6 pm

    Sunday, March 4 at 6 pm

    First night of discussion on parts 1 & 2 of the book: 

    Sunday, February 18 at 6 pm

     

    Second night of discussion on part 3 of the book: 

    Sunday, March 4 at 6 pm


    Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, the Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times best seller by Matthew Desmond, takes readers into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee, where families spend most of their income on housing and where eviction has become routine—a vicious cycle that deepens our country’s vast inequality. Join this group read, which will be led by Human Concerns Committee members and will explore this issue and how it relates to those living in poverty in Oshkosh and surrounding areas of Winnebago County. It’s not just happening in “the big cities.”


    Books can be purchased on Amazon, ordered in the library loan system (multiple copies available), or, if you’d like Betty to order one for you, call the parish office at 233-8044 by noon on Monday, January 22 (cost is $15). 

  • Soup & Study

    Lenten Tuesdays 12-1 pm

    February 20, 27

    March 6, 13, and 20


    This year’s Soup and Study will offer an opportunity to learn about Forming Moral Consciences and Moral Decision Making involving specific Topics TBA. 


  • A Journey through the Stations of the Cross with Brian Keliher

    Tuesday, February 20 at 6:45 pm

    Join Brian Keliher as he prayerfully uses his artwork to lead us through the Stations. Brian's art will help us reflect on God's presence on our journey of joy and suffering, as we follow Jesus on the way to the cross and resurrection.

  • Parish Mission

    March 11, 12, 13

    6:30 pm Mar 11/12, 6:45 pm Mar 13

    Fr. Luke Ferris will be our guest speaker at our 4th Parish Mission. The theme is Letting God Come Close: Three Evenings of Intimacy with God on the 3 evenings of March 11 (6:30 pm), 12 (6:30 pm), and 13 (6:45 pm). Fr. Luke speaks from his heart to yours. You won't want to miss any part of this major event in our parish! Come, enjoy the talks, fellowship, and hospitality. Grow closer to Jesus this Lent through our Parish Mission.

  • Mary, the Model Disciple

    Monday, April 9 at 6:30 pm

    Mary is the first disciple of Jesus. She lived a life of perfect discipleship. What can we learn from her? Fr. Edward Looney will speak on Mary, the Model Disciple on Monday, April 9 at 6:30 pm.

  • Vacation Bible School 2018

    August 6-10 from 9-11:45 am

    St. Raphael's VBS 2018 theme is Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus. VBS is for kids grades PK-5. We meet every day August 6-10 from 9-11:45 am.


    Registration coming in May. 

  • St. Faustina and the Divine Chaplet of Mercy

    Date TBA

    Fr. Michael Warden will share some of St. Faustina’s spiritual journey and how the Divine Mercy image came to be, its meaning, and how to pray the Divine Chaplet of Mercy.


    Date to be announced soon.

If you are a group leader and would like your St. Raphael event on this page, fill out the Upcoming Events Form. For more information on any of these events, you can call the parish office at 920 233 8044.