St. Raymond - Our Lady of Good Counsel

A Catholic Church with a faithfilled purpose and message! Detroit, MI
St. Raymond - Our Lady of Good Counsel

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20103 Joann St
Detroit, MI 48205-1136



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Who We Are

A welcoming, diversed community of people in the northeast part of Detroit. Come visit us and become a member of a vibrant faith filled Church. Among other things, the Church has a very strong out-reach program to the community, making available to our neighbors many services.

The Church merged with Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish in June of 2011. We are now a new combined Church.

About Us

Down to Earth, Spirit-filled, Friendly, Progressive, Inclusive, Neighborhood-focused

Community Service, Social Justice, Addiction/Recovery, Youth Group, Choir, Dance, Adult Education, Food Pantry, Seniors Ministry

Passionate Reverent, Traditional Hymns, Contemporary, Praise and Worship





Our Services

What are services like?
Are approximately hour to hour and half long. The pastor is vibrant and speaks from the heart. We try to incorporate all styles of music. There are 2 services on a weekend, one on Saturday at 4 pm and Sunday at 10:30 am. After the Sunday service we have a donut/coffee/juice gathering in the Church for everyone to gather and continue the celebration.

What is the community like?
We are a very open and caring Church. Excepting everyone, not matter what. For we are all God's children. Our members care for each other and support one another in times of need.

What if I'm not a Christian?
All faiths are welcome to experience the Catholic Mass. It is a beautiful and moving celebration of thanksgiving of God's love for us shared through his Life, Death, and Resurrection!


Rev. Robert Kotlarz

Rev. Robert Kotlarz

Rev. Robert Kotlarz has been a priest since 1968. All his ministry has been to the city of Detroit Churches. Fr. Bob, as he is called, has been the pastor of this Church since 2002. His education is very broad. He studied in Rome, Italy where is he was ordianed a priest. Fr. Bob taught at the Seminary in Detroit for several years. He was also the secretary to Cardinal John Dearden, Archbishop of Detroit early in his ministry. He brings to our Church a very vibrant message of love and diversity to a neighborhood in need of much support and direction.

What Members Say Add your voice

  • This church allows you the opportunity to grow in Faith and works .the community can become your second family in a short time....want to get involved in parish life??? This is the place..
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