Welcome to St. Raphael and St. Rose parishes


JOB POSITION: Business Manager/Bookkeeper

The parish cluster of St Raphael and St Rose Catholic Churches in Duluth is seeking a qualified individual to manage all accounting and business-related tasks. This position includes, but is not limited to, handling payroll, accounts payable, contributions and monthly close.
An Associate degree in Accounting and/or two (2) years of experience are required; as is a clear criminal background check. This position is 20-22 hours per week, with a wage rate of $20-22/hour depending on qualifications. Benefits include vacation time, personal leave, and a retirement plan. This position does have the possibility of becoming full-time.
To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Fr. James Bissonette, Pastor, 5779 Seville Rd, Duluth, MN 55811
For questions about the position or to request a full Job Description, please contact Fr Bissonette at 218-729-7537 or raphaelchurch@yahoo.com


The Ministries Appeal has begun! Monthly contribution envelopes will be available in the vestibule for those who would like them. There are three easy ways to give: mail, online, or in the basket at your parish. Please click here for Bishop Daniel Felton's introduction to The Ministries Appeal:


Scam Alert! Scam e-mails and texts continue to circulate claiming to be "Fr. James" and asking gift cards or money. Please know  that this is a SCAM!  Father will not ask anyone to get gift cards, gift vouchers, etc. - ever!

St. Raphael Church

St. Raphael Church

5779 Seville Rd.
Duluth MN 55811

Find us on a map here

Phone:  218-729-7537

General contact e-mail:  raphaelchurch@yahoo.com

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Mass Schedule
Saturday: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.

Eucharistic Adoration 
Wednesdays after the 8:00 am Mass;  8:30 am- 9:30 am

Saturday: 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Mass Intentions
If you would like to schedule a Mass Intention, the stipend is now $10 and is payable online. Contact the parish secretary here.

To give electronically to St Raphael Church, click here:


St. Rose Church

St. Rose ChurchChurch Location:
2 Sixth Avenue
Proctor, MN 55810                         
Find us on a map here.

Please mail contributions & correspondence to the mailing address:
St. Rose Church, 5779 Seville Rd, Duluth, MN  55811

Phone: 218-729-7537 or 218-624-0007
General contact e-mail: saintroseproctor@qwestoffice.net

Mass Schedule
Sunday - 8:00 am
Thursday - 8:00 am
Friday - 8:00 am 
First Saturday - 8:00 am

Eucharistic Adoration: Begins Fridays 8:30 a.m. and ends Saturdays 7:45 a.m. with Benediction. People can stop in any time during this period. Hand sanitizer is available. 

Sunday 7:30 - 7:50 a.m.

Mass Intentions: If you would like to schedule a Mass Intention, the stipend is now $10 and is payable online. Contact the parish secretary here .

To give electronically to St Rose Church, click here:


Parish News

Persons are excused from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays or Holy Days under the following circumstances:

  1. You have reason to believe your health would be significantly compromised if you were to contract a communicable illness (i.e., you have underlying conditions or are in a high-risk category).
  2. You exhibit flu-like symptoms.
  3. You have good reason to think you might be asymptomatic of a contagious illness (e.g., you were in recent contact with someone who tested positive for a contagious illness such as COVID or influenza).
  4. You care for the sick, homebound, or infirmed.
  5. You are pregnant or you are 65 years of age or older (per the CDC’s recommendation for high-risk individuals).
  6. You cannot attend Mass through no fault of your own (e.g., no Mass is offered; you are infirm; or, while wanting to go, you are prevented for some reason you cannot control, such as your ride did not show up).
  7. You have significant fear or anxiety of becoming ill by being at Mass.

If situations 1 through 3 apply to you, prudent concern for your neighbor should lead you to stay home.
If you fall within situations 4-7, please exercise good judgment, consider the common good, and know you would not be held to the obligation of attending Mass.
For further questions about the application of any of these situations, please contact the St. Raphael office.

*Those who come to worship may choose to wear a mask or may choose to not wear a mask. If you need a mask, free masks are available. If you are not feeling well, please stay home for your own safety and the safety of others. 

St. Raphael and St. Rose now have online giving available! Links to online giving can be found in the parish's respective sections up above. 
Norman Ohme, St. Rose parishioner, passed away March 1, 2024
Lois Schwarzkopf, St. Rose parishioner, passed away March 12, 2024
George Lagios, St. Rose parishioner, passed away April 22, 2024


Parish Registration

The form for Registering at St. Raphael Parish can be found here.

The form for Registering at St. Rose Parish can be found here.

More information on parish registration here.


FORMED: Our parishes have a subscription to this online Catholic resource of programs, movies, studies, e-books, children's content and much more!  Be sure to check this out. New content added often!

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