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TO THE EDITOR: I deeply appreciate having a local Catholic paper, so thank you for all the work you do. However, I have to say I’ve never disagreed with you so sharply as I did when you … more
TO THE EDITOR: I get my news primarily from television and radio. I gave up subscribing to a secular newspaper decades ago when I noticed that I just never took the time to read it each day. I … more
PROVIDENCE — Providence College (PC) has announced that it has received a $1 million donation to support both student-athletes and other prospective students in accessing a PC education. The … more
Students from Saint Augustine School in Providence made 297 cards for veterans this past week. The special cards, made in recognition of Veterans Day, Nov. 11, were dropped off at the VA Hospital in … more
PROVIDENCE — Cemeteries throughout the Diocese of Providence were in full patriotic display this past weekend, with the graves of military veterans decorated for Veterans Day.Any Catholics … more
PROVIDENCE — Following a year in which a global pandemic posed significant challenges to schools everywhere, the Diocese of Providence’s Catholic Schools Office is reporting an increase … more
PROVIDENCE —Secretary for diocesan Catholic Charities and Social Ministry James Jahnz appeared at a press conference Monday led by Gov. Dan McKee to announce relief efforts underway in the … more
I don’t travel too much anymore. I don’t look forward to it and I don’t enjoy it, especially now with the extra burden of all of the Covid restrictions, as necessary as they might … more
Parish bazaar and giant flea marketMANVILLE — Saint James Church, 45 Division St., will hold its annual parish bazaar and giant flea market on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in … more
PROVIDENCE — Spencer Gregory, 20, remembers writing his first song when he was only five years old. With a musical upbringing, much of his love for music … more
PROVIDENCE — Hundreds of sixth, seventh and eighth graders from Catholic schools throughout the Diocese of Providence filled McVinney Auditorium in Providence and Holy Apostles Church in … more
BURRILLIVLLE — St. Thérèse Church and Shrine of the Little Flower, a mission of Our Lady of Good Help, celebrated the Feast of Thérèse of Lisieux for the 98th time … more
DENVER — Since 2004, more than 13,000 college students, chaplains and FOCUS missionaries have served on over 1,000 FOCUS mission trips around the world, making FOCUS Missions the largest … more
In memory of their loved ones in heaven, students in the Greater Woonsocket Catholic Regional School System took part in a special All Souls’ Day prayer service on Nov. 2. Students, faculty and … more
The St. Joseph School community took part in a “Pink Out” for Katie’s Fund For Kids, raising more than $1,500. Katie’s Fund For Kids provides school supplies to students and … more
It has been a labored few months for the pro-life community. The new administration has done everything they can to increase funding and access to abortion here in the United States and globally. … more
Catholics fond of statues and pictures of medieval male saints like Francis of Assisi and Anthony of Padua and Thomas Aquinas and Bernard of Clairvaux can easily conclude that all men of that era … more
A major issue in bioethics today involves “informed consent,” but some try to make everything about consent. This is especially notable when it comes to ethical discussions around the … more
NORTH PROVIDENCE — Barbara Jean (Vernile) Primeau, 75, of Meadow View Blvd., North Providence, completed her earthly journey on October 28, 2021. She was the beloved wife of 43 years of John R. … more
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