Sunday, January 12, 2020

Fr. Kevin's homily for the Baptism of the Lord

Fr. Kevin's homily for the Baptism of the Lord, preceded by the Gospel of St. Matthew 3:13-17. Given on Sunday, January 12, 2020, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, Florida.

St. Raphael Confirmation Class 2020


Photo by Jane Winstead

Sunday, October 27, 2019

Deacon Jim's Homily: God's mercy is not a competition

Deacon Jim Grevenites' homily for the 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time  at St. Raphael Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, Florida, delivered on Sunday, October 27, 2019. Video by T. Allan Smith. Audio by Jeff Keller.

Sunday, September 29, 2019

The Feast of St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael, Archangels

St. Raphael parish celebrates the Feast of St. Michael, St. Gabriel, and St. Raphael, Archangels. From Catholicculture.org: The liturgy celebrates the feast of these three archangels who are venerated in the tradition of the Church. Michael (Who is like God?) was the archangel who fought against Satan and all his evil angels, defending all the friends of God. He is the protector of all humanity from the snares of the devil. Gabriel (Strength of God) announced to Zachariah the forthcoming birth of John the Baptist, and to Mary, the birth of Jesus. His greeting to the Virgin, "Hail, full of grace," is one of the most familiar and frequent prayers of the Christian people. Raphael (Medicine of God) is the archangel who took care of Tobias on his journey.

ABOVE: Deacon Jim Grevenites' homily for the Feast of Saints Michael, Gabriel, and Raphael, Archangels  at St. Raphael Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, Florida, delivered on Sunday, September 29, 2019. Video by T. Allan Smith. Audio by Jeff Keller. (Downloaded from LIVE broadcast on Saint Raphael Messenger on Facebook and posted on YouTube. Please follow our pages.)

BELOW: Fr. Tim and Fr. Kevin during masses on Sunday, September 29. Photos by Jane Winstead



Monday, August 12, 2019

Father Tim's homily: Faith is not idle

Father Tim Sherwood's homily for the 19th Sunday of Ordinary Time, delivered on Sunday, August 11, 2019, at St. Raphael Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. Video by T. Allan Smith. Audio by Jeff Keller. Theme music: Deliberate Thoughts by Kevin MacLeod.