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Special Event Listings 10.11.18

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National Alliance on Mental Illness Rhode Island support group offered at Holy Family Parish

PAWTUCKET — National Alliance on Mental Illness Rhode Island support group at Holy Family Parish will be offered the second Wednesday of every month, 6:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s church hall, 195 Walcott St. This is a confidential and safe support group for adults living with Mental Illness.

Annual Pasta Dinner at Saint Francis of Assisi Parish

WAKEFIELD — Saint Francis of Assisi Parish will hold their annual pasta dinner on Friday, Oct. 12, from 5-7:30 p.m. in Father Greenan Center, which is located behind the church on High Street. Adult dinners are $10, take-out $7 (excludes beverage), children $5 and five and under free. Dinner tickets are to be purchased at the door. Featured this night will be an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for themed baskets as well as the drawing of the annual raffle.

St. Joseph Church to host flea market

CUMBERLAND — Saint Joseph Church, 1303 Mendon Road, will hold an indoor flea market on Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Refreshments will be available. Drop off items at the parish center on October 9. No shoes, televisions, gym equipment or computers; please only new clothes. Small electronic appliances are accepted. For more information, call Maureen at 658-4449.

Second annual Fall Family Fun Festival

PAWTUCKET — Woodlawn Catholic Regional School will hold its second annual Fall Family Fun Festival at 396 Weeden St., on Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Yard Sale begins at 8 a.m. Bring a friend and join us for music, games, prizes, food and more.

SS. John and James to host yard sale

WEST WARWICK — SS. John and James, 17 St. John St., will host a yard sale on October 13 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. Drop off dates are October 11 from 2:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. and October 12 from 2:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. at the cafeteria. (No clothes, record albums or electronic equipment. For more information call, 821- 7661.

St. Francis de Sales Parish to host Yard Sale

NORTH KINGSTOWN — St. Francis de Sales Parish, 381 School St., will hold an annual indoor yard sale on Saturday, Oct. 13 and Sunday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., rain or shine. Items include jewelry, housewares, toys, games, electronics, CD’s, furniture, books and baked goods. The kitchen will be open for refreshments.

Autumn Pilgrimage

PROVIDENCE — Magnificat, Our Lady of Divine Providence, will lead a Mystery Pilgrimage on Saturday, Oct. 13, to allow men and women to explore their faith and view God’s splendor on a bus journey that will depart at 9 a.m. and return at 4:30 p.m. Participants will enjoy artistic creations and encounter inspiring teachings and prayer along the way. A full lunch, snacks and a raffle is included. For tickets, call Linda at (401) 864-7731.

Prout School to hold Open House

WAKEFIELD — The Prout School, a Catholic, coeducational, college-preparatory high school will hold an Open House for prospective students on Sunday, Oct. 14 from 1 - 4 p.m. and November 5 from 6 – 8 p.m. For more information, please call Admissions Director Sharon DeLuca at 789-9262, Ext 514 or visit www.theproutschool.org.

St. Mary Academy - Bay View to offer open house

RIVERSIDE - St. Mary Academy - Bay View, an all-girls, Catholic, independent, college preparatory school will hold an all-academy Open House & Expo for prospective students and their families interested in preschool through grade 11. The event will take place on Sunday, October 14, from 1-3 p.m. For more information, please contact Monica Rangel, Director of Admissions at 401-434-0113 ext.150 or visit bayviewacademy.org.

October Devotions to Honor Mary

PROVIDENCE — St. Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will celebrate special October Devotions on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in the church. The evening will include the Scriptural Rosary, music, homily, Litany to Mary and will conclude with Exposition and Benediction.

AARP Smart Driver Course to be offered at The Villa

NORTH SMITHFIELD — The Villa at Saint Antoine, 400 Mendon Road, will host an AARP Smart Driver Course on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 9:15 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. Please register by calling 767-2574. Cost: $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. The course, offered by AARP and presented by Helmut Reinhardt, is the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed specifically for people older than 55 years old. By taking the course, you could be eligible for a multi-year discount on your auto insurance.

Catholic Mom’s Group to meet

PROVIDENCE — Catholic Mom’s Group will meet on Wednesday, October 17, 6 p.m. at Holy Ghost Church, 472 Atwells Ave Providence, The group will meet in the church hall located in the basement. The group is intended to provide support, friendship and the affirmation of our role as Catholic Mothers. Pre-registration is no longer required, drop-ins are welcome. For more information, please visit: www.catholicmomri.com/events

What does the #MeToo Movement have to do with Humanae Vitae?

NEWTON, Massachusetts — Join author Dr. Peter Kreeft, The Dating Project’s Dr. Kerry Cronin, author and theologian Dr. Angela Franks and Catholic Medical Center of NH OB/Gyn Dr. Sarah Bascle on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 6:15 – 9 p.m. at Mt. Alvernia High School, Newton, Massachusetts, as “The Sexual Revolution, 50 Years Since Humanae Vitae” is screened and discussed. To register, visit bit.ly/hvpm or visit bostoncatholic.org/familylife.

Apostle Church will host baked ham dinner

WARREN — St. Thomas the Apostle Church will host a baked ham dinner on Saturday, Oct. 20, serving from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Tickets are $13 for adults and $6 for children under 12. To purchase tickets call 245-4469 or 245-4488.

Knights to host Chowder, Clam Cake dinner

NORTH KINGSTOWN — The Knights of Columbus will hold a Clam Cake and Chowder Dinner at the Council Hall, 1265 Tower Hill Road, on October 20, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Red and white chowder and clam cakes will be served. The cost is $13 and all you can eat. Cash Bar and raffles. Please call 295-0507 for reservations and leave a name and number of people or contact a Knight.

One day only Barn Sale at St. John Neumann Parish

EAST FREETOWN, Massachusetts — St. John Neumann Parish, 157 Middleboro Road, East Freetown, Massachusetts, invites all to their “One Day Only Barn Sale” being held in their parish barn, on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Rain or shine. The Barn Sale has a large variety of items available to choose from.

St. Mary planning Autumn Angel Bazaar

WEST WARWICK — St. Mary Church, 68 Church St., will host its Autumn Angel Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 21, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The bazaar will feature raffles, themed baskets, a penny social table, roll-up tables, lottery tree raffle, handmade crafts, baked goods, garden decorations, jewelry, a Christmas corner and stocking stuffers. The kitchen will serve breakfast and lunch.

Families encouraged to participate in St. Pius X annual Walk for Life

WESTERLY — St. Pius X Church will hold its annual Walk for Life on Sunday, Oct. 21. The three-mile walk will begin around noon at St. Pius Church and walkers will process through the town of Westerly, then to the Tomb of the Unborn at St. Sebastian’s Cemetery for a brief prayer service. The walk will end with a light reception at St. Pius Church. Sponsorship forms are available for walkers and all proceeds from the walk will benefit their local pro-life community ministries. The committee is encouraging more families and school children to participate. For further information or sponsorship forms for the walk, please contact St. Pius X Rectory Office (401) 596-2535, stpiusx@cox.net.

Saint Jude Triduum and Parish Mission

PROVIDENCE — Saint Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will hold a Novena for three evenings in honor of Saint Jude on Sunday, Oct. 21, Monday, Oct. 22, and Tuesday, Oct. 23. Mass and Novena prayers will be offered at 6 p.m. The theme of the St. Jude Triduum/Mission is “Hope for the Hopeless.” We will have the veneration of the relic on Monday night. A reception and raffle drawing will follow Mass on the last evening of the St. Jude Triduum.

Sacred Heart Parish to host Deanery IV Holy Hour

WEST WARWICK — Sacred Heart Parish, 820 Providence St., will host the Deanery Hour on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The evening will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, rosary, homily, Litany of Loreto, and benediction. All are welcome. Bring a friend.

Youth, Identity, Same-Sex Attraction and the Church

PROVIDENCE — Avera Maria Santo will be at St. Patrick Church, Providence, on Thursday, October 25 at 7 p.m. to witness her personal experiences regarding “Youth, Identity, Same-Sex Attraction, and the Church.” This will be the final evening of a four part series hosted by St. Patrick Church. Avera Maria is a 21-year-old, vibrant and joyful, up and coming speaker, known for her love of the Catholic Church’s teachings on same-sex attraction. This evening is free. Suggested audience: Middle-School-Age youth and up. Parents are encouraged to accompany their children. A free-will offering will be taken up. More information at www.saintpatrickchurch.net or contact the church office at 401-421-7070.

Holy Angels Parish to host Fall Pasta Dinner

BARRINGTON — Holy Angels Parish will host its annual fall pasta dinner on Thursday, Oct. 25, and all are welcome. Dinner, coffee and dessert will be served in the downstairs, elevator-accessible church hall from 4:30 – 7 p.m. Seating and take-out will be available. The cost of the dinner is only $10 for adults and teens, $5 for children 6 to 12, and free for ages 5 and younger. Advance ticket purchases are appreciated. For more information, call 245-4707.

‘Sexual Revolution, 50 years since Humanae Vitae’ documentary to be screened at St. Pius X

WESTERLY — The St. Pius X Respect Life Committee will sponsor a viewing of the documentary “Sexual Revolution, 50 years since Humanae Vitae” on Friday, Oct. 26, at St. Pius X Church Hall, from 6 – 8 p.m. A presentation following the documentary will be given by Dr. Michelle Cretella. The cost is free but pre-registration is required. Please call (401) 596-2535 ext. 993 and leave a name, contact number and number of attendees. For further information, please contact the St. Pius X Rectory Office (401) 596-2535, or email stpiusx@cox.net.

Harvest Bazaar at St. Elizabeth’s Church

BRISTOL — The Holy Rosary Sodality of St. Elizabeth Church, 577 Wood St., will hold their 46th annual Harvest Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Parish Auditorium (building adjourned to church) from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The event will include specialty booths, handmade items, raffles, bingo, Portuguese and American foods and free face painting from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. All proceeds from our bazaar will go directly to St. Elizabeth Church.

Celebrate St. Pius V 100th Anniversary

PROVIDENCE — St. Pius V Church, Eaton Street, will celebrate its 100th Anniversary with a Mass and reception on Sunday, Oct. 28, at 10 a.m. All current and former St. Pius V parishioners, friends of St. Pius V and St. Pius V school alumni are invited to attend. For more information on upcoming centennial events, please visit www.spvchurch.org or email centennial@spvchurch.org.