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Essential Workers Honored in Mass of Thanksgiving

PROVIDENCE — In the midst of a global pandemic, whether you tended to the medical or spiritual needs at the bedside of COVID-19 patients, kept order in the streets as a law enforcement officer, …

Rhode Island Catholic, El Católico win 27 national Catholic Press awards

CHICAGO — Rhode Island Catholic and its Spanish language publication, El Católico de Rhode Island, were honored on Thursday, June 10, with a combined 27 awards by the Catholic Media …

Diocese recruiting candidates for its next class of permanent deacons

PROVIDENCE — Do you have what it takes to answer the call for a few good men who are discerning a vocation to serve in the permanent diaconate? Bishop Thomas J. …

Blessings as they Begin their Holy Ministry

PROVIDENCE — Following a year of great challenges, it was indeed a cathartic moment for the large gathering at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul Saturday for the ordination to the priesthood …
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Jesus Doesn’t Take A Vacation

Summer is a time when many of us take a step back from our normal routines and unwind a little bit. The slower schedule at work and school, and the nicer weather (at least here in the north), afford …

OPINION

The Gospel is more than a biography; it is salvation history

Now that the Church’s liturgy is back in Ordinary (that is, numbered) Time, the Gospel account according to St. Mark will be proclaimed from Catholic pulpits until Advent. St. Mark’s …
SCHOOLS & SPORTS

PC students get a dynamic, pro-life lesson in fatherhood

PROVIDENCE — “We need our mother AND our fathers. Children flourish best in that kind of home,” Ryan Bomberger said in delivering a recent Zoom presentation on Fatherhood to the …
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Summer Hours at Gabriel's Trumpet Catholic BookstoreCOVENTRY — In appreciation for all that our volunteers do and to enable them to spend time with their families, Gabriel's Trumpet Catholic …

EDITORIAL
What would our Founding Fathers say? What would our Founding Fathers say? This is something to consider as Independence Day approaches. What would our Founding Fathers say if they were able to survey the current state of affairs in the …
EDITORIAL
John the Baptist and the Desire to ‘Fit in’ “The desire to fit in is the root of almost all wrongdoing.” Those are the words of Christopher Freiman, a philosophy professor from the College of William and Mary. And his point is …