The following is a description of our programs, guidelines and requirements set by the parish and the Diocese of Venice -
Baptism is a time of great joy and celebration for parents, family members and the parish community. It is the first sacrament of initiation and a lifelong journey in knowing, loving and serving Jesus. F or information on baptism as set by the parish of Saint Raphael and the Diocese of Venice please call the parish office at 239-369-1831.
The Marriage Preparation Program at St. Raphael serves to support engaged couples as they prepare to celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage in the Catholic Faith. After meeting with the Pastor couples are matched with a Mentor Couple who will meet with them over a series of 5 sessions in the Sponsor's home. If you are planning to be married please contact the parish office at least six months in advance at 239-369-1831 to schedule a meeting with the pastor.