Welcome to St. Raphael's Church

Mass Schedule
Saturday: 5:00 PM

Sunday: 10:30 AM

Daily Mass: Tuesday & Wednesday 8:00 AM

Saturday: 4:00 PM
And by appointment

We are now clustered with St. Rose of Lima in Proctor and St. Philip Neri in Saginaw.  Click here to see their website!

IMPORTANT: Bishop Sirba has decreed that St. Philip Neri parish will merge into St. Rose of Lima parish on July 24, 2016.  Official copies of the Decree can be found on bulletin boards in all three parishes in our cluster, and by clicking here.

Fr. Joe's Blog

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/101815.cfm Throughout Sacred Scripture, we can find numerous examples of God telling His Church ... Read More »

Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time


http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/100415.cfm People in general seem to like traditions.  We like that we can ... Read More »

Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

  http://www.usccb.org/bible/readings/092715.cfm The readings for today remind us that God bestows His blessings upon ... Read More »


Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 AM - 12:00 Noon




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Mass Times

Saturday: 5:00 PM
Sunday: 10:30 AM
Daily Mass: Tuesday - Wednesday 8:00 AM

Diocese News

Bishop Paul Sirba: In this Year of Mercy, summer is the time to work on our relationship with Jesus

Summer is the perfect time for us to work on our relationship with Jesus Christ. It isn’t expensive, but it will cost you your life. Cardinal Francis George, OMI, former Archbishop of Chicago, recently deceased, used to remind people “that the poorest of the poor is not the one who lacks material things but the one who does not know Jesus Christ.”

Bishop Paul Sirba

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Rare opportunity to experience relics of Fisher and More draws more than 150

More than 150 people came to Queen of Peace Church in Cloquet June 27 to view and venerate the relics of two English martyrs — St. John Fisher and St. Thomas More — during the hour and a half the Strength of the Saints tour’s visit to the Diocese of Duluth.

It was the second Minnesota stop on the tour, after a similar event in St. Paul the evening before.

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Minnesota bishops release statement on the expiration of the Minnesota Child Victims Act

The Catholic Bishops of the State of Minnesota issued a joint statement May 25, the day which marks the expiration of the Minnesota Child Victims Act, which allowed civil suits on sexual abuse cases that were previously outside the statute of limitations. The statement apologizes to all who have been hurt by sexual abuse and thanks those who have come forward, reiterating the Church’s commitment to "work every day to make sure our churches, schools and communities are safe for all people – especially children."

Read the full statement here. 

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