On behalf of the St. Raphael Parish community, welcome to our web site! St. Raphael’s is a large (5500 families) Roman Catholic
parish located in East Meadow, Long Island, New York.
The parish was founded over 60 years ago, and continues to be a
growing and welcoming community of disciples of Jesus Christ.
Mission Statement says, we companion one another through active
participation in worship and in service.
The abundant gifts with which God has blessed us are evidenced in
over 50 parish ministries, as well as in our relationships with family,
friends and larger community. We
seek, find, and celebrate God’s loving presence in all aspects of our
On June 26,
2004, our parish celebrated the dedication of our new church building.
The building process of several years was always rooted in prayer
and has brought forth a beautiful and welcoming worship space as well as
having deepened our experience of being a community of “living
stones with Jesus as our cornerstone."
Pastoral Team and staff of the parish are present to be of service. If we can help you in any way, please do not hesitate to
patron, St. Raphael, we seek to be companions on the journey and
messengers of healing. We
are the church together. Enjoy
your cyberspace visit — and come visit us in person!
Fr. Tom Haggerty