Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The ordination of priests

Photos by Jane Winstead 
The ordination of Victor James Amorose, IV and Clement Timothy Cocoran, III, at the Cathedral of St. Jude the Apostle on May 19. Deacon Amorose served as a transitional deacon at St. Raphael.

Friday, May 18, 2012

Fr. Tim's homily – Being a friend of God

Father Tim Sherwood's homily for the Sixth Sunday of Easter at St. Raphael Catholic Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. Theme music: Deliberate Thoughts by Kevin MacLeod; End tag: St. Raphael Praise Band — Amazing Love

Order Rays tickets this weekend

DIOCESE FAMILY DAY AT THE RAYS: This is this last weekend to turn in order forms and money for the Diocese of St. Petersburg Family Day on Sunday, June 3. Print out the order form and turn it in to the Parish Office or Youth Ministry with your check.

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Give blood! Be a hero! Eat steak!

Florida Blood Services will hold a blood drive at St. Raphael parish on Sunday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. All Lifesaving Blood Donors will receive a HERO inspired T-shirt and a coupon for $5 off with the purchase of two entrees at Outback Steakhouse.

PLUS, donate blood or platelets twice between May 1 and August 31 and receive a FREE STEAK DINNER courtesy of Outback Steakhouse, plus be entered to WIN Outback for a Year and a suite package from the Tampa Bay Rays!

Be a Hero to patients and their families and your Florida Blood Services will make a $5,000 donation to Operation Homefront, which provides assistance to our troops, their families and wounded warriors when they return home.

Make an appointment!

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Royals Cup Golf Tournament

Photo by Jane Winstead
Calling all Golfers!  Royals Cup Golf Tournament!  Friday, May 11 at the Vinoy Golf Club.  1 p.m. shotgun start. The cost is $120 per person and includes Greg Norman golf shirt, refreshments during registration, and dinner after the tournament in the Parish Center.  Please contact Jenn Taylor at if you are interested in playing.