175th Anniversary Events at St. Raymond


St. Raymond parish in the Bronx will celebrate its 175th anniversary with nine days of events beginning with a Mass in the parish church celebrated by Cardinal Dolan Saturday, Sept. 16, at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are required for the Mass.

Other anniversary events include a Eucharistic procession through the streets of the Parkchester section of the Bronx, Sunday, Sept. 17, 1 p.m.; and Eucharistic prayer and adoration, Monday to Friday, Sept. 18-22, from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Also Sept. 18-22, evening prayer will be offered at 6:30 p.m.

Open house will be held at St. Raymond Academy for Girls, Monday, Sept. 18; St. Raymond High School for Boys, Tuesday, Sept. 19; and St. Raymond Elementary School, Wednesday, Sept. 20. Times at each school are 4 to 8 p.m.

An anniversary gala will take place at Marina Del Ray, the Bronx, on Sunday, Sept. 24, beginning at 1 p.m. Anniversary gala tickets are $75 per person.

Father James Cruz is the pastor of St. Raymond.

Information: (718) 792-4044, or rectory0531@aol.com


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