St. Raymond, located in Alameda County, is one of 82 parishes belonging to the Diocese of Oakland.

The Oakland Diocese serves Alameda and Contra Costa counties in the San Francisco Bay Area. The current estimated population of Alameda and Contra Costa counties is over 2.8 million people with a Catholic population estimated at 550,000.

Serving the needs of the faithful in the Diocese are 345 priests, 110 deacons and 455 religious brothers and sisters in 82 parishes, 11 pastoral centers and other diocesan offices. Including religious education programs, there are over 45,000 students under Catholic instruction in the Diocese at 41 elementary schools, 8 high schools, two Catholic colleges and several schools of religious formation.