5:30pm Mass will resume this Sunday, August 9th.
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Adult Scripture Study

Welcome to the St. Raphael Scripture Study Community! 

Where disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ open and empty themselves to the Holy Spirit who guides us and instructs us in moving the faith from the head to the heart. 


ALL ARE WELCOME. Contact mbfinster@tampabay.rr.com for more info.  


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WHAT IS MEANS TO BE A CATHOLIC CHRISTIAN: A LECTURE SERIES BASED ON THE BOOK "MERE CHRISTIANITY" BY CS LEWIS STARTS JULY 13 7:30- 12 weeks

In the classic Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis, the most important writer of the 20th century, explores the common ground upon which all of those of Christian faith stand together. Bringing together Lewis’ legendary broadcast talks during World War Two from his three previous books The Case for ChristianityChristian Behavior, and Beyond PersonalityMere Christianity provides an unequaled opportunity for believers and nonbelievers alike to hear this powerful apologetic for the Christian faith.

 

Consoling the Heart of Jesus- Begins Saturday, July 25th at 3pm

You will learn about God's infinite mercy and how we can give him joy, consoling his heart, by accepting his love and trusting in him completely.  We'll discover how suffering can actually help us grow spiritually closer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wisdom and Works of Mercy- Begins Wednesday, August 5th 12pm

Wisdom and Works of Mercy is a 10 week study is a summary of Church teaching and Catholic wisdom and to offer various works of mercy, apostolate suggestions, programs and support.  The book, The "One Thing" is Three is read over the 10 weeks and the group gathers to discuss. 

 

Lectio Evangelization- Begins Wednesday, August 12th at 7pm

Lectio Evangelization is a 10 week study, by Dr. Mary Healy, combining insightful biblical study with Church teaching and practical advice to show how modern Catholics can effectively impact their world for Jesus Christ.
 

Lectio Prayer- Two Opportunities, Tuesdays beginning August 11th at 9:15am or Wednesdays beginning August 12th at 7pm.

Lectio Prayer is a 6-Week program breaking open the principles of Lectio Divina, praying with the scriptures.  Dr. Tim Gray guides us through the simple steps for finding intimacy with God through prayer.  Both opportunities will be on Zoom.  Lectio Prayer is a prerequisite to SEEL.  For more information on the program contact Harriet Learson at 210-722-0948 or hlearsonphd@gmail.com

 

 

Divine Mercy Chaplet & Rosary- Everyday at 3pm

 

Welcome! We would love to have you join us on Wednesdays as we open the Word of God and encounter Jesus through each other, small groups, and study of The Bible and the Sacrametnts.

Applying the Scriptures to our everyday life can be a daunting task, but it is much easier when you aren't doing it alone.  At bible study, you will have the opportunity to build lasting friendships in Christ through praying and sharing the Word of God together.  We hope to see you there!


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SMALL GROUPS

In addition to our weekly meetings, we have a vibrant community of small in-home-groups that meet throughout the year.  These small groups grow together in Catholic Christian Community with a special focus on varying devotions.

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