News for January 9th

Happy-New-Year Catholic

Happy New Year!

Did you get a chance to read the church bulletin from last weekend? If not, click HERE.

Looking for a way to celebrate the legacy of Rev. King on his Birthday? Here are some opportunities:

  • US Bishop’s Letter on Racism Join the St. Raymond Church Family in reading portions of the US Bishop’s recent Pastoral Letter on Racism on Rev. King’s Birthday Commemoration, January 21st from 9am until Noon at the parish. The time will include reading and study, shared conversations and hope-filled resolutions for turning ideas into actions. All are welcome
  • Community Meeting with State Rep. Chris Rabb Join our State Representative, his staff and other community organizers for brunch and an energizing conversation around transforming Philadelphia more and more into a City of true brotherly love and sisterly affection. Join us Monday, Jan. 21st starting with lunch at 12:30pm and the afternoon concluding at 2:30pm. The session will be held at St. Raymond School Hall. For information, please contact: Carla Johnson, 215-242-7300
  • Bishop Braxton Lecture Bishop Braxton from Bellville, IL will give a lecture on the issues Rev. King would be passionate about were he living today on Monday, Jan. 21st at 7pm in the Chapel of St. Joseph at St. Joseph’s University, located at 5600 City Avenue in Philadelphia. The address will be preceded at 6:30 p.m. by a music prelude by the Phila. Catholic Mass Choir. If you would like transportation, St. Athanasius is offering a bus for $5; call 215-548-2700. Want more info? Please contact: Fr Richard Owens 215-587-3541. Free parking is available off of 54th St. in the Hawks Landing parking garage.

We begin a new Bible Study on Wed., January 16th at 7pm in the Rectory basement. The topic will be Women in the Bible. We will look at two women each week. All are welcome to join us in person or via Live Stream.

The American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive at St. Raymond – Friday, January 25th, in the Hall from 2:30pm to 7pm. Sign- up at the back of the church on Jan. 12, 13, 19 and 20. Sign-up Online.