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Mother’s Day gives us a chance to reflect on the meaning of motherhood. God created man and woman as complementary with each other. It should be no surprise that there would be similarities … more
PORTLAND, Maine —  For a priest who eschewed the spotlight as he ministered to the poor in myriad ways, Bishop James T. Ruggieri appeared very humbled as he processed into the Cathedral of … more
“Blessed are you, Lord God of all creation, for through your goodness we have received the bread we offer you: fruit of the earth and work of human hands, it will become for us the bread of … more
Are You Called to be a Deacon? RHODE ISLAND — Deacons are men who love God and love the Church; they feel called to serve in a more committed way. The role of the deacon is to be a helper of … more
The Ascension of Jesus Christ into heavenly glory was not so much the conclusion of his earthly ministry as it was the beginning of his heavenly ministry. Jesus in heaven is still the mediator … more
Many of my family members had a devotion to the Virgin Mary. My late grandmother would constantly request Our Lady’s intercession and would often fall asleep at night while praying the Rosary. … more
WARWICK — Bishop Hendricken High School recently announced that Daniel D’Alessio has been named its 2024 Man of the Year. The Bishop Hendricken Man of the Year award is the highest honor … more
The world always needs Mary. It needs her example; it needs her holiness; and it needs her powerful prayers. But a good case can be made that, in the midst of the disorder, division and confusion … more
PROVIDENCE — The Church is not dead. Not by a long shot. Secular media outlets might make such a claim by pointing toward declining numbers of Catholics in the pews every Sunday, but the Church … more
PROVIDENCE — Spring was in the air for the celebration of Older American’s Month this past Thursday at St. Martin de Porres Senior Center in Providence. In a service initiative led by The … more
PAWTUCKET — In its 39th year of honoring the nation’s most elite high school athletes, Gatorade announced Rory Sullivan of Saint Raphael Academy is the 2023-24 Gatorade Rhode Island Girls … more
Middle school students from Father John V. Doyle School, in Coventry, recently had an exciting visit from Dr. Heimer-McGinn and her team from Brain Waves Rhode Island. Students learned about the … more
Saint Augustine School, Providence, eighth-graders take on the school faculty in a fast-paced basketball game, ending in a win for the students. more
Pilgrimage to the National Eucharistic Congress INDIANAPOLIS — The Diocese of Providence Pilgrimage to the National Eucharistic Congress at Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Indiana, is … more
On May 4, the Church marks the feast day of St. Florian, a third-century Christian martyr. Florian was a high-ranking officer in the army of the Roman Empire. One of his particular duties was to … more
The Catholic Church has dedicated numerous feast days throughout the year to events in the life of Mary and her various titles. The following are some of the feasts of Mary in the month of May: Feast … more
PROVIDENCE — It’s hard for a priest to know all his parishioners personally or to faithfully carry out his plateful of duties alone. To fill this gap, servant-leaders are often assigned … more
Occasionally, in anthologies of popular prayers, one might come across a series of petitions entitled “Mary Stewart’s Prayer,” or, correctly, “Mary Stewart’s … more
By Cole DeSantis Rhode Island Catholic Correspondent PROVIDENCE —St. Adalbert’s Parish in Providence celebrated the 100th anniversary of its founding, with Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop … more
WASHINGTON— On May 11-12, Catholics across the United States will have an opportunity to support the communications ministry of the Catholic Church, both locally and globally through the … more
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