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In his final public Mass as the eighth Bishop of Providence, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin officiated the Rite of Candidacy at St. John Seminary in Brighton, Massachusetts, for Diocese of Providence … more
WESTPORT, Mass. — Robert “Rocket” McCarthy, 78, of Westport, peacefully passed away on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Massachusetts General Hospital. He was the beloved husband of … more
PROVIDENCE — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence has announced that on Saturday, May 13, the Most Reverend Richard G. Henning, S.T.D., will ordain Jairon Gabriel Olmos Rivera, 31, to the … more
May 1, 2023 I have fought the fight; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith. (2 Tim 4:7) On this day dedicated to St. Joseph the Worker, and as we begin this month dedicated to our … more
May breakfast at St. Anthony Church NORTH PROVIDENCE — The Holy Name Society at St. Anthony Church will hold a May breakfast on Saturday, May 6 from 8 -11 a.m. and Sunday, May 7 from 8 a.m. … more
During the annual Priests Study Day at the Crowne Plaza, Warwick, held on May 1, Bishop Richard G. Henning honored the 2023 Reverend Jubilarians, with those in attendance pictured at top. 25 … more
WARWICK — Rhode Island Catholic staff were honored on Friday, April 28, at the Rhode Island Press Association’s annual awards banquet, which was held at Chelo’s on the Waterfront in … more
CRANSTON — Longtime Catholic Chaplaincy Coordinator for the Intake Center and the Adult Correctional Institute Martha Paone was honored in a special and lasting way as she retired after more … more
WARWICK — Christopher Sanders ‘23 has been named Bishop Hendricken High School’s 2023 Man of the Year, the highest honor bestowed on a student. Man of the Year is presented annually … more
PORTSMOUTH — Portsmouth Abbey School is proud to present the artwork of Rhode Island abstract artist William Grosvenor Congdon (1912–1998) through an exhibition titled “A … more
The children of Saint Margaret School and Parish, Rumford, made their First Holy Communion on Sunday, April 30, with Father Jeremy J. Rodrigues, S.T.L., pastor. If your child made their first … more
I used to be spiritually allergic to Marian devotion. Even though I grew up saying the rosary with my family, I never really understood the idea of being devoted to Mary, specifically. Asking saints … more
Cambridge historian Richard Rex has provocatively proposed that Catholicism today is embroiled in the third great crisis of its bimillennial history. The first crisis was the fierce, Church-dividing … more
The ancient Jews had two places of prayer. After the Hebrew Scriptures were translated into Greek by the seventy scholars in Alexandria, Egypt, the synagogue system grew steadily throughout the … more
PROVIDENCE. — The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has accepted the resignation of Most Reverend Thomas J. Tobin, D.D., from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Providence. As required by the … more
PROVIDENCE — With two months left to go in the 2023 Catholic Charity Appeal, the annual collection has reached 80% of its goal to raise $7 million.During the Lenten season, pastors and laity … more
PROVIDENCE — Bishop Thomas J. Tobin, on Monday morning, blessed a plaque affixed to the back wall of the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul dedicated to Barbara and her late husbad Ralph Papitto, … more
The current government-run model of a “one size fits all” educational system in Rhode Island is no longer working. In his April 7, 2023 article in the Boston Globe, reporter Dan McGowan … more
On April 11, 1963, John XXIII issued the encyclical Pacem in Terris, a powerful call for a world in which there were neither victims nor executioners that cemented the pontiff’s reputation as … more
Modern believers have probably acquired more information about Biblical shepherds from Christmas cards than from the Scriptures themselves. Generally thought to be gentle, kindly, caring men, … more
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