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Around the Diocese 10.16.14

First Mass Mob in diocese

PAWTUCKET — A Mass Mob will take place at St. John the Baptist Church, 69 Quincy Ave., on the feast of All Souls, Sunday, November 2 at 1 p.m. An event that began in Buffalo, NY and has been gaining great popularity and success at parishes around the U.S., is a way of sharing the beauty of some of the old city churches and an opportunity to help preserve these churches for the future. This will be the first Mass Mob to be held in the Diocese of Providence. Guests will not be disappointed with the Italian Renaissance style architecture and beautiful details that help to make up the history of this church. All are encouraged to spread the word and invite family and friends to help fill the pews. Coffee and pastry will be served following the Mass. For more information, call 722-9054.

October is for Mary
Historians largely agree that the most important naval battle in human history happened at Lepanto, off the coast of Greece, in October 1571. It marked a decisive defeat of the advance of the Ottoman Empire into the Christian West. The Christians fighting at Lepanto to defend their land — and their faith — were not armed with modern weaponry or more advanced ships. Instead, each fighter was given just one special tool. They were armed with a rosary.
Catholics on Front Lines against Ebola
Last week Dr. Margaret Chan, director general of the World Health Organization, declared the West African Ebola outbreak to be “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times.” Over 4,000 people have died from the Ebola outbreak and fears are widespread that the number could rise dramatically.
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