Link for Direct Giving Now Available! Go To “Direct Giving” Tab At The Top of This Site!

Faith Direct provides our parish families with the ability to give to our parish via electronic donation.   People are deciding to use this outstanding program for a variety of reasons.  Here are three that we hear time and again from families who are now giving through Faith Direct:   Simplicity: Imagine not having to write a check each Sunday morning – and no more searching around for your offertory envelopes. People are finding that Sundays are simpler with Faith Direct – so there’s more time to focus on Mass, prayers, and God’s message that day.   Consistency: Many who have … Continue reading

Website Restored

As many of you probably noted, the St. Raymonds website was unavailable from the afternoon of Friday, 10 October to the morning of Monday, 13 October due to an unplanned event at the hosting company. Please let the webmaster know if there are any discrepancies in content or functionality that does not work so that the hosting company can be contacted to restore all services.

Twenty Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Today is “Respect Life Sunday,” beginning “Respect Life Month,” in which the American Bishops call us to remember that over 3000 innocent American babies are killed every day by abortions, over 1 million a year, for a total of over 57 million dead since 1973. But even as horrible as that death toll is, as we mourn the death of all these babies, we can’t forget that abortion has other consequences as well. First and foremost we can never forget or fail to have compassion for those women who have had abortions. The toll it takes on them physically, emotionally … Continue reading

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Sung High Mass on the Solemnity of the Assumption. For the last 3 ½ years we’ve offered the Extraordinary Form Mass (a.k.a.: the “EFM,” “Tridentine Mass” or “Traditional Latin Mass”) on the first and third Fridays of the month. Attendance has been good at these Masses, but I’ve always wanted to expose more of you to this beautiful form of the liturgy. It is, after all, the form of Mass celebrated everywhere throughout the Latin Church for at least 1400 years, up until 1970—the Mass that inspired great saints like St. Francis, St. Therese, St. Ignatius, St. Andrew Dung-Lac, St. … Continue reading