Fortnight For Freedom from June 21, to July 4

“Fortnight for Freedom,” the fourteen days from the vigil of the Feast of St. Thomas More, June 21, to July 4, Independence Day, to pray for the protection of our liberty. St. Raymond’s will observe the Fortnight in the following ways. All parishioners are strongly encouraged to take part! Click here to print information page. Click here to print prayer package for home use. Click here to print Litany of Saint Thomas More.

Christ House Committee Needs Volunteers For June 29th and 30th!

St. Raymond’s Christ House Committee is serving up Dinner for guests at Christ House in Alexandria on 30 June.   We are serving up BBQ Sandwiches (coleslaw, optional) with Potato Salad, House Salad, Watermelon, and Chocolate Cake.  Suggested recipes and Sign-up sheets are available in the narthex.  Because of the 4th of July holiday and since we have a BBQ Chef who stepped up to “smoke” all the meat, we are accepting $ donations in lieu of a meat dish.  Drop off food items at the parish hall kitchen window on Thursday (6:30 – 7 pm) or Friday (6:30 – … Continue reading

Summer Reading Program

Welcome to the 10th Annual Saint Raymond of Peñafort Summer Reading Program June 24 – August 28, 2017 Nine weeks of Summer Reading Fun! Click here for the form.   Truly great books are available in our Parish Library. Open Saturdays: 1-5 pm and Sundays: 9:45am – 1:45pm.

Adult Bible Study

Please note, the Adult Bible Study group will break for the summer after next week’s class.  If you are interested in participating, they will resume classes in September.

What We Believe And Why We Believe it.

The last of the Sunday evening classes at St. Raymond’s is this Sunday, May 7th.  The topic is “Who Am I to Judge? A discussion of eloping others understand that the moral life is not relative.” Class is in the narthex of the church from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Hope to see you there! No RSVP necessary.

Modified Weekday Mass Schedule

MODIFIED  Weekday Mass Schedule April 24th – May 5th   St. Raymond’s will be following a  Modified WEEKDAY Mass Schedule   Monday, April 24th through April 28th   Monday, April 24th – 8am Mass ONLY   Tuesday, April 25th – 6:30am Mass ONLY   Wednesday, April 26th – 8am Mass and 7pm Mass   Thursday, April 27th – 6:30am Mass ONLY   Friday, April 28th – 8am Mass ONLY   Monday, May 1st through May 5th   Monday, May 1st – 8am Mass ONLY   Tuesday, May 2nd – 6:30am Mass ONLY   Wednesday, May 3rd – 8am Mass and 7pm Mass   Thursday, May 4th – 6:30am … Continue reading

Thank You From Christ House!

Many thanks to all of you generous folks who helped fill the fridge, freezer, and pantry of the Missionaries of Charity of St. Theresa of Calcutta today with wonderful foods for their Easter Sunday Lunch for their guests!  We delivered 13 hams, 13 Frozen Mixed Vegetable (1 and 2 pound bags), fresh green beans,  19 pounds of butter and five cases of sodas. Saint Raymond’s Christ House Committee thank you as do the very grateful Sister Missionaries of Charity.  May God reward your kindness and generosity.  May we each enjoy a blessed Holy Week. To God be all the glory! -St. Raymond’s Christ … Continue reading

Easter Food Project Donations Needed!

St. Raymond’s Christ House Committee   FOOD COLLECTION for a special Easter Food Project   To BENEFIT The Missionaries of Charity (St. “Mother” Theresa of Calcutta Sisters) EASTER DINNER at Queen of Peace Mission in Southeast Washington, D.C.   Mother Superior of the Missionaries of Charity asked if our Committee could provide :   v     Hams, spiral sliced ( 3 Total Needed) v     Vegetables (5 Total Needed – 2 lb. bags)   To sign up, email Christ House Committee: ChristHouseCommittee@StRaymonds.org   DROP-OFF is EARLY next week! MONDAY, April 10th — between 8:30 am and 5:00 pm OR TUESDAY April 11th —  between 8:30 … Continue reading