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From the Archives: Love and Service to All

In this undated photo, Franciscan Missionary of Mary Sister Virginia Daly handles the records as teenagers dance. Sister Daly died on August 22, 2010 at St. Antoine Residence in North Smithfield at …

Father Michael Brunner, O.S.B., blessed as fourth Abbot of Portsmouth Abbey

PORTSMOUTH — Father Michael Brunner, O.S.B., was officially blessed by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin as the fourth Abbot of Portsmouth Abbey on Saturday, May 7, in a rite known as the “Blessing …

Providence College students welcomed into the Church

PROVIDENCE — On Sunday, May 1, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin administered the sacraments of initiation to a series of students in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults program at Providence …

The faithful raise a toast to life and liberty at St. Clare Parish

WESTERLY — With the joys of Ecclesiastes in mind, which tells us that to everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven, St. Clare Parish, on May 4, hosted the first …
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Witnessing To The Faith

If you follow Catholic news at all, you’re no doubt aware that Cardinal Joseph Zen, 90 years old and former bishop of Hong Kong, was recently arrested by the Chinese Communist government and …

SCHOOLS & SPORTS

Bishop Hendricken introduces Hendricken Cares

WARWICK — Bishop Hendricken High School is proud to announce the launch of Hendricken Cares, a new initiative aimed at helping students navigate wellness, and the challenges that come with it, …

Saint Margaret students show great compassion in helping those experiencing homelessness

RUMFORD — On Thursday, April 28, students from Saint Margaret School were provided a unique opportunity to tour “Shower to Empower.” Shower to Empower is a mobile unit which …

First Holy Communion

After much preparation, the second graders from St. Joseph School in West Warwick celebrated their First Holy Communion on May 1.
OPINION

Faith must always take precedence over works

Certainly, the longest running feud within the Judaeo-Christian tradition is the struggle between faith and works. The first generation of Christians inherited from their Jewish ancestors a tendency …
AROUND THE DIOCESE

Special Event Listings for 05.19.22

Support group for those who have lost a spouseWESTERLY — If you are searching for hope and peace after the death of your spouse, St. Pius X Church invites you to participate in the Season of …

Abortion and Intimidation

If your argument is not so great, just intimidate.That’s the contemporary philosophy of the “woke progressives” who currently control most of the secular media and academic …

Parental Rights in Peru

It’s no secret that parental rights are currently under attack in many communities nationwide. This is being done by politicians, teachers and school board members who are intent on educating …