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PAWTUCKET-There was nothing wrong with the boiler at St. Cecilia School last week. But with many Rhode Islanders finding it difficult to afford to heat their homes this winter, students here held an unusual fundraiser designed to give them a greater appreciation of their plight. more
LINCOLN — Members of the sixth grade religious education class at St. Ambrose Church learned some important lessons about Christian stewardship, compassion and cooking last Sunday when they sponsored a Super Bowl Sunday bake sale to benefit Catholic Relief Services Haiti Relief Fund. more
PROVIDENCE— Nearly one month since the massive earthquake shook Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince, the grief for some still feels like yesterday. more
EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I.– Serving 52 parishes in the East Bay area for over 29 years, the Emmaus Youth Center is holding its annual phone-a-thon during February school vacation, on Tues., Feb. 16th & Thurs., Feb. 18 from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. at the center, located on Metropolitan Park Drive. more
KINGSTON—The first time that Michael saw Jacky was at the beginning of her freshman year, catching her eye as she sang at the University of Rhode Island’s Newman Club. Committing their hearts to the faith and to each other in marriage, the couple has the university’s Catholic center to thank. more
NORTH SMITHFIELD — The second floor dining room at the St. Antoine Residence looked more like a Parisian runway last Thursday when residents gathered to share warm smiles and exhibit colorful millinery creations during the residence’s fifth annual Red Hat Tea Party. more
PROVIDENCE —History was made in the Diocese of Providence in 1984 when LaSalle Academy, St. Mary’s Academy of the Visitation and St. Patrick’s High School merged to create a new co-educational high school on the La Salle campus. more
PROVIDENCE—Mallory Moreau was a little apprehensive at first after hearing some of the stories of what it could be like to donate blood. more
CUMBERLAND—Two Mercymount Country Day seventh graders have learned some very important lessons at an early age that will help guide them for the rest of their lives. more
Pope Benedict XVI has declared the period of June 19, 2009 to June 19, 2010 as the Year for Priests. During this period, Rhode Island Catholic will present a series of interviews with diocesan and religious order priests ministering in the Diocese of Providence. Priests are chosen at random and sent a list of questions. The responses are published as written by those who have answered the call to serve Christ and His church. more
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