This Friday, January 24 four busloads of St. Raymond parishioners will drive down to the Mall to proclaim the good news of the Gospel of Life, including the Lord’s call to all of us to love our neighbor, even if our neighbor is a tiny unborn baby. Sign-up sheets for… Continue reading
Troop VA-0683 Mulch Fundraiser Think Spring! Support Trail Life Troop VA-0683 Buy top-quality mulch and topsoil for your yard and garden! Our Trail Life troop (Troop VA-0683) is pairing with Silverbrook Nursery and Landscaping to sell quality mulch and topsoil as its one and only fundraiser! Just $4.50 for a… Continue reading
Support those that March for Life: Your prayers, mass attendance, adoration time, and, yes! crock pot specialties are all needed to support those who will visibly stand for life in D.C. on Friday, January 24th. We need 25 crock pots to feed the 4 busloads of parishioners attending the event. Please sign up to drop off a labeled pot of chili, soup, or pan of mac & cheese to the parish hall before/after the 10:30 Mass or at 3:00 pm on the date of the march to help welcome home the marchers. Then join them for dinner at 4:30 and hear about their experiences witnessing for life. If you cannot stay, please pick up your crock pot by 7:00 p.m. Rolls, cookies, and fruit are also needed. Remember, you don’t have to march to support the March for Life! Kitchen helpers are needed too! Please sign up with your specialty via easy to use Signup Genius link go to https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f4aa5ab28a7fe3-march2
or contact Sheri Burns at email@example.com to let her know how you can help.
Each Month that contains a fifth Friday, Saint Raymond’s Christ House Committee hosts a dinner. Our next one is January 31st.
Volunteers are needed. To sign up, click here.
Food Drop-off Days & Times / Parish Hall/Kitchen*:
1) Thursday, 30 January (6:20 am – 5:30 pm)
2) Friday, 31 January (6:20 am – 12 noon)
* You may call Maria at 571-259-7379 (c) if you need a time outside this range or email the Committee at ChristHouseCommittee@StRaymonds.org to arrange a separate delivery time.
If you would like to help but don’t have time for “home-made” we will accept a monetary donation at the parish office. When you give a donation, office staff will give you a receipt for your records.
We are looking for a volunteer to help transport meal items on Friday, leaving the parish at 2 pm and volunteer is NOT required to stay. Thank you for helping us serve Jesus in our brothers and sisters in Christ.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
Future 2020 Meal/Service opportunities are scheduled for:
1) May 29th
2) July 31st
3) October 30th
New Volunteers are always welcome!
Christmas Ends, But… Today we end the season of Christmas. But as this special liturgical celebration of Christmas ends, the celebration of the essence and meaning of Christmas must continue. By that I don’t mean the secular or sentimental celebration of Christmas, but rather the celebration of the fact that… Continue reading
Listen to the audio version of Fr. De Celles’ homily for the Solemnity of the Feast of St. Raymond of Penafort, January 7, 2020 here. Continue reading
We will have a Modified Weekday Mass Schedule
Jan. 9 – 17, 2020
Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:00 am only
Tuesday & Thursday 6:30 am only
Wednesdays 7:00 pm
Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord January 5, 2020 Homily by Fr. John De Celles St. Raymond of Peñafort Catholic Church Springfield, VA Today, of course, we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord, the day the “magi from the east” came to visit and worship the Child Jesus.… Continue reading
Listen to the audio version of Fr. De Celles’ homily for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, January 5, 2020 here. Continue reading
Epiphany. Today we celebrate the Epiphany of the Lord, commemorating the visit and adoration of the Magi to Christ in Bethlehem. It has historically been celebrated on January 6th since at least the 3rd century, but is celebrated in the U.S. on the Sunday falling between January 2nd and January… Continue reading