For nearly 200 years, Saint Raphael Church and Mission San Rafael Arcangel have served as significant historical, cultural and spiritual centers in our community. Today, our parish community continues this tradition as we come together regularly to pray, worship, learn, share and serve as disciples of Christ. We encourage you to browse our website to learn more about who we are as a faith community and how you can be a part of all that we do!
Our Location1104 Fifth Ave. San Rafael, CA 94901 Phone: 415.454.8141 Fax: 415.454.8193
Monday-Friday 9:00am-12:30pm / 1:30-6:30pm
Daily: 6:30am & 8:30am
Saturday: 8:30am & 5:00pm
Sunday: 7:30am, 9:00am & 10:30am in the church and 10:30am at St. Sylvester Chapel
Sunday: 12:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday 9:00am in the Mission
Sunday 11:00am in the Mission
Saturdays 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Sunday – Friday: By appointment
SAINT RAPHAEL SCHOOL “HEART TO HEART” GALA – FEBRUARY 14
Share your love with Saint Raphael School and join us for a gala dinner and auction. The evening will be held at Marin Catholic and will include a reception, dinner, silent and live auctions and dancing. To order tickets, contact the School Office at 454-4455. Reservations are required.
SAINT RAPHAEL SCHOOL ONLINE AUCTION NOW OPENED THRU FEBRUARY 1 Great items are available! Go to www.biddingforgood.com/straphael to browse and bid today! All proceeds benefit Saint Raphael School.
FAMILY MASS – FEBRUARY 8
All school-aged children are invited to participate in the 9:00am Family Mass. Come and join the new Children’s Choir, which will rehearse just once a month on the Thursday prior to the Mass (next rehearsal is on February 5 from 5-6pm). For more information about other ways you can participate and to sign up, contact the Parish Office at 454-8141.
NEW ALTAR SERVER TRAINING – FEBRUARY 10 & 21
Students who are in 4th grade or older (from parochial, private or public school) are invited to be an altar server at Saint Raphael. Trainings will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 3:30pm and Saturday, Feb. 21 at 10:00am. Click here for more information or contact Fr. Andrew Spyrow to sign up at 454-8141 ext. 12 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
DINE & DONATE TO BENEFIT THE PRESCHOOL – FEBRUARY 8
Don Antonio Trattoria will donate 20% of your bill to the Preschool on Sunday, February 8 from 5:00-9:30pm–dine in or take out! Click here for flier (you must present the flier when ordering).
NEW PARISH FACEBOOK PAGE
Come and visit the parish’s new Facebook page and be sure to “like” us to learn about upcoming events, important announcements and to see photos of parish activities. Click here to visit page.
We invite you to reflect on the readings for the Advent and Christmas seasons:
Readings for December 14, 2014 (Third Sunday of Advent): Isaiah 61:1-2a, 10-11, Luke 1:46-50, 53-54, 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24, John 1:6-8, 19-28
Readings for December 21, 2014 (Fourth Sunday of Advent): 2 Samuel 7:1-5, 8b-12, 14a, 16, Psalm 89, Romans 16:25-27, Luke 1:26-38
Readings for December 24, 2014 (The Nativity of the Lord Vigil): Isaiah 62:1-5, Psalm 89, Acts 13:16-17, 22-25, Matthew 1:1-25
Readings for December 25, 2014 (Midnight Mass): Isaiah 9:1-6, Psalm 96, Titus 2:11-14, Luke 2:1-14
Readings for December 25, 2014 (Christmas Day): Isaiah 52:7-10, Psalm 98, Hebrews 1:1-6, John 1:1-18
Readings for December 28, 2014 (Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph) Sirach 3:2-6, 12-14, Psalm 105, Colossians 3:12-21, Luke 2:22-40
Readings for January 1, 2015 (Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God) Numbers 6:22-27, Psalm 67, Galatians 4:4-7, Luke 2:16-21
Readings for January 4, 2015 (The Epiphany of the Lord) Isaiah 60:1-6, Psalm 72, Ephesians 3:2-3a, Matthew 2:1-12
Readings for January 11, 2015 (The Baptism of the Lord) Isaiah 55:1-11, Psalm 29, 1 John 5:1-9, Mark 1:7-11