Care Ministry is a one-on-one program that believes we are a people called by God and empowered by the Spirit to continue the work of Jesus. Our mission is to respond through a listening presence to the needs of others as a continuation of Jesus’ ministry of healing through home visits. We can provide you or a loved one with home visits from a trained Care Ministry member.
Communion to the Homebound
If you or someone you know would like to receive the Body of Christ, but are not able to make it to Mass, we offer communion to the homebound delivered by a trained minister.
Nursing Home Visits
Our trained Care Ministers visit people in nursing homes at scheduled times to offer support, companionship, and prayer.
If you would like someone to pray for you or a loved one, request to be put on the prayer chain and our volunteers will add your intention to our daily prayers.
Let St. Raphael bring comfort and joy to you or a loved one in need of healing through the gift of a prayer shawl that has been made by our volunteers while they pray.
Wings Divorce Recovery & Support Group
This Oshkosh/Fox Valley group provides support in rebuilding your life and self after separation, divorce, or loss of a relationship. Social events and retreats open to anyone are organized throughout the year as well. To register, or for more information about the groups, social events, and retreat opportunities, contact Tanya Hielke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Women's group: one Friday per month from 6–7:15 pm at Emanuel UCC in Oshkosh
Men's group: last Monday of the month from 6–7:15 pm at St. Raphael the Archangel Catholic Church
Stepping Stones Bereavement Support Group
This is a social support group for those who have lost a loved one. Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month at 6 pm.
Our next gathering is Friday, March 9 at St. Raphael Fish Fry. Social gathering at 5:30 pm in room 107, supper sit down at 6 pm. Please contact Betty at 233-8044 to RSVP.