Welcome to St. Raphael and St. Rose parishes
Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Holy Day of Obligation
-Vigil Mass at St. Raphael on Thursday, December 7th at 6:00 p.m.
- Mass at St. Rose on Friday, December 8th at 8:00 a.m.
Scam Alert! Scam e-mails and texts continue to circulate! If someone contacts you via e-mail or texting and claims to be "Fr. James" wanting you to get gift cards or money for him, be aware that this is a SCAM! Father will not ask anyone to get gift cards, gift vouchers, etc. - ever!
St. Raphael Church
5779 Seville Rd.
Duluth MN 55811
Find us on a map here
General contact e-mail: [email protected]
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - Noon
Saturday: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday: 8:00 a.m.
Wednesday: 8:00 a.m.
Wednesdays after the 8:00 am Mass; 8:30 am- 9:30 am
Saturday: 4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
To give electronically to St Raphael Church, click here:
St. Rose Church
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: [email protected]
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.
To give electronically to St Rose Church, click here:
Persons are excused from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays or Holy Days under the following circumstances:
- 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).
- You exhibit flu-like symptoms.
- 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).
- You care for the sick, homebound, or infirmed.
- You are pregnant or you are 65 years of age or older (per the CDC’s recommendation for high-risk individuals).
- 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).
- 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.
- Father James Bissonette, Pastor
- Thomas Kubat, Deacon
- Carl Provost, Deacon
- Paul Sever, Deacon
- Marci Golen, St. Raphael & St. Rose of Lima Secretary
- Wanda Blaskowski, Business Manager/Bookkeeper for St. Raphael and St. Rose
- Kathy Ellingson, St. Raphael & St. Rose Director of Religious Education
- Annette Merritt, St. Raphael Music Director
- Maureen Breemeersch, St. Rose Music Director
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