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Serving from the Start: Diocese has a long history of lovingly helping neighbors in need

PROVIDENCE — Throughout its existence, Catholic Charities and Social Ministry in the Diocese of Providence has consistently risen to meet the needs of those who are in the most dire of …

Cathedral renovations complete in time for anniversary

PROVIDENCE — Just in time to mark the 150th anniversary of the Diocese of Providence, the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul has emerged from recent major renovations strengthened, reinvigorated …

Auxiliary Bishops of the Diocese of Providence

Throughout this anniversary year, Rhode Island Catholic has featured profiles of the seven former bishops who have led the Diocese of Providence over the last 150 years. Here, we feature a …

Honoring the work of religious brothers & sisters

Many active members of the religious orders, religious Sisters, Brothers and Priests, have served and continue to serve in the Diocese of Providence throughout its history. They have given witness in …

At OLP, Jesus is ‘source and summit’ for generations of seminarians

PROVIDENCE — For 150 years, the priests in the Diocese of Providence have brought Christ to the lay faithful through their preaching and the celebration of the sacraments. They have served the …
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Three Keys To The Future

The observance of the 150th Anniversary of the Diocese is nearing an end. For several months now we’ve had a number of devotional, educational and cultural events. This diocesan paper has …

OPINION

The Spirit of the Lord is upon the Diocese of Providence

Worshipers who joyously and gratefully gather at the Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul this coming weekend to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Diocese of Providence will notice …

God’s goodness can be found in 150 years of vocations

Shortly after 10:30 in the morning on the seventh day of July 1872, the 45-year-old Thomas Francis Hendricken entered the sanctuary of the old Cathedral church in Providence. The Providence Visitor, …
EDITORIAL

Since Hendricken’s arrival, Providence still leads us to Heaven

In the mid-90’s, my classmates and I explored the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul for the first time. St. Catherine Parish’s Director of Religious Education, Martha Capaldi, arranged a …