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WEST GREENWICH — When Kerrie Lesneski found out she was pregnant she couldn’t have been more surprised. She was in complete shock and already five months into her pregnancy. more
PROVIDENCE — As the nation and state’s jobless rate continues to rise and more Rhode Islanders find themselves stretching limited household budgets, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence today announced a new, limited, program to assist the unemployed by offering a limited number of gift cards for a local department store. more
PROVIDENCE — Good Friday presented an excellent opportunity for Christians worldwide to carry Christ's cross, reflect on their faith and serve God. Amanda Laiter, 16, and her father Frank, 44, took that opportunity and walked in the path of the Lord last Friday morning. more
PORTSMOUTH — It was quite a feat to accomplish a project of such magnitude for a 17 year-old. more
PROVIDENCE — Advocates for traditional marriage and supporters of same-sex unions have released various reports on gay marriage and its affects on society. A 2006 report released by the Institute for American Values, entitled "Why Marriage Matters: Twenty-six Conclusions from the Social Sciences," states in that in 1960, five percent of children were born outside of wedlock in the United States. more
PROVIDENCE — Recent victories by gay-rights advocates in Vermont and Iowa over same-sex marriage has put the divisive issue in the spotlight once again in Rhode Island. Advocates on opposite ends of the spectrum continue to tussle over the definition of marriage. more
May breakfast set at Our Lady of Loreto EAST PROVIDENCE — The Social Ministry Committee of Our Lady of Loreto Church, 346 Waterman Avenue, will sponsor a May breakfast, Sunday, May 3 … more
PROVIDENCE —?The Elizabeth Ministry is a diocesan outreach program that empowers women to reach out to each other for support. For 11 years, this ministerial program has been the parish response to needs of women during the joys and sorrows of childrearing years. St. John Vianney Church in Cumberland is one of several parishes that still provide this important ministry. more
PROVIDENCE — The current economic downturn experienced throughout the nation and world has affected the diocesan Lay Employees’ Retirement Plan in many critical ways. more
PROVIDENCE — Many gathered at, what Bishop Tobin called, “one the most beautiful and important liturgies in the liturgical year of the Church,” the annual Chrism Mass, celebrated at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul on Monday evening. more
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