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Diocese names new executive director of Catholic Foundation of Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE — This summer, the Diocese of Providence not only welcomed Rich Popovic to the new position of executive director for the Catholic Foundation of Rhode Island, but with the approval …

Trip to Green Bay is ‘something I will never forget’ says priest, Packers fan

PROVIDENCE — A lifelong fan, Father Ray Suriani, pastor emeritus of St. Pius X in Westerly, was recently gifted with tickets to a Green Bay Packers game to mark end of his treatment for cancer. …
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History of Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul makes it a fitting centerpiece for anniversary observance

The decision to open the diocese’s observance of the 150th anniversary of its establishment by holding a ceremony in honor of Mary, the Mother of God, in the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul …
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Getting to Know Your Seminarians: Lucas Manzo

Learn more about the Office of Vocations at catholicpriest.com Get to know a little more about the men you are praying for as they continue to prepare for the priesthood. Age: 23Year of Study: …

Bishop Tobin to recognize 150 Acts of Charity during diocesan 150th anniversary celebration

PROVIDENCE — Bishop Thomas J. Tobin has launched a diocesan initiative to recognize 150 unsung individuals/groups from among the diocesan family who will perform new or increased volunteer …
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The Word Of God Is Our Light

One of my favorite verses about the Word of God comes from Psalm 119: “Your word, O Lord, is a lamp for my steps and a light for my path.” The Word of God as a lamp to light our path …

SCHOOLS & SPORTS

As new president is installed, Providence College looks forward to the future with confidence

PROVIDENCE — Providence College celebrated the inauguration of its 13th President, Father Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P., on Friday, Oct. 1, in a formal ceremony attended by representatives of the …
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We become part of the tapestry

For some time upon receiving Holy Communion, I have tried to focus on three things for which I am deeply grateful: the divine plan, the Blood of Christ and Our Lady’s fiat. Each requires a …
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Special Event Listings for 10.21.21

Haunted Labyrinth to benefit Rejoice in Hope Youth CenterCRANSTON — The Haunted Labyrinth, located at the Rejoice in Hope Youth Center, 804 Dyer Ave., will take place from 7 - 10 p.m. on the …

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Blessed Carlo Acutis: An Inspiration for Young People Carlo Acutis was only 15-years-old when he died of leukemia in 1996. His mother has described him as “a normal boy in many ways” but “very obedient” and “very …
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‘Follow the Science,’ but with proper qualifications In dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, many of our civil leaders have urged us to “follow the science.” So have many doctors and health care workers. This past July, for example, the …