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In this special edition, Rhode Island Catholic takes a look at Bishop Thomas J. Tobin's 18-year legacy in the Diocese of Providence in recognition of his retirement & 50th anniversary of … more
  PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island General Assembly recently completed its 2023 legislative session. Over the course of the 2023 legislative session, several bills of importance … more
WASHINGTON (OSV News) — The proposed “Care for Her Act” promises to provide what its title suggests: support for women, specifically pregnant and parenting women. National pro-life … more
PROVIDENCE — “Catholic schools – the value is indisputable, and yet there are … staffing challenges that affect teaching nationwide, but certainly affect Catholic schools as … more
NASONVILLE — The Shrine of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus was established as a parish in the Nasonville section of Burrillville on August 23, 1923, by then-Bishop William Hickey. For the past … more
In a scene from George Orwell’s “1984,” an interrogator tells the protagonist Winston Smith: “In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would … more
When I was recently visiting with friends, a group of young girls was playing in a neighboring yard. Every few minutes, for more than an hour, one of them would scream at the very top of her lungs. A … more
The various books in the New Testament were not written days or even weeks or even months after Jesus returned to his Father in heaven. The sacred written word had at least 30 years to mature and … more
Reminiscent of advice once given to Peter Parker (aka Spider-man): with freedom comes great responsibility. One winter when I was in the fourth grade, my mother allowed me to join my friends, snow … more
On July 16, 1945, the first atomic bomb, codenamed Trinity, was detonated over the desert in southern New Mexico. For more than 30 years there has been an annual witness of prayer at what is known as … more
Monthly SoulCore Session TIVERTON — A monthly SoulCore session will take place on Saturday, July 15, at 9 a.m., at Holy Ghost Church, 316 Judson St. For full details visit www.soulecore.com or … more
PROVIDENCE — St. Pius V School recently honored longtime teacher and principal Sister Shirley Jeffcott, O.P., with its highest honor, the Veritas Award, which is customarily bestowed annually … more
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mark Berchem became aware of how he influenced his children after seeing a family photo taken about 18 years ago that showed him and his son throwing rocks into Lake Superior … more
It has been a singular blessing to be appointed by Pope Francis to minister in the Diocese of Providence. I am doing my best to learn the ways and the beauty of my new Rhode Island home. There are so … more
PROVIDENCE — For the second year in a row, the Catholic Charity Appeal has exceeded its goal in the Diocese of Providence. As of June 26, the 2023 Appeal has reached $7,245,238 in pledges and … more
On June 29, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul — the patrons of our diocese. These two men were, unquestionably, the greatest leaders of the early Church, yet both … more
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is an anti-Catholic hate group, made up of drag queens whose specialty is blasphemy and sacrilege. When it was announced that the “Sisters” were to be … more
On first encountering Father Victor B. Galeone at Baltimore’s St. Paul Latin High School in September 1965, my freshman classmates and I didn’t imagine we were meeting the future bishop … more
There are more than 900 churches in the city of Rome. Wikipedia curiously notes that “most, but not all, of these are Catholic.” Of these near thousand churches, 66 are designated as … more
  TO THE EDITOR:   I am writing to take exception to the editorial “Work Requirements have a Theological Basis,” (June 15). As the editorial notes there is … more
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