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PROVIDENCE — Local members of the pro-life community gathered for the Jericho Walk on Saturday, September 23. The Jericho Walk is a yearly event organized by the diocesan Office of Life and … more
WASHINGTON — The federal government appears to be heading toward a shutdown at the end of September, as congressional lawmakers are running out of time to pass legislation funding the … more
WEST WARWICK — Bishop Richard G. Henning installed Father Brian Morris as the new pastor of Christ the King - St. Anthony Parish in West Warwick on Saturday, September 9. Mass was celebrated … more
When God spoke to Moses from the burning bush, Moses feared “looking upon God.” It is not an unreasonable reaction to an encounter with the infinite. Like all human beings, Moses was a … more
Peaceful, Prayerful events for Life PROVIDENCE — The Diocese of Providence Office of Life and Family Ministry will be hosting the following peaceful, prayerful and respectful activities for … more
RIVERSIDE — It seems like just yesterday that Amy Gravell was a student, walking the halls of St. Mary Academy Bay View, delivering a student council speech, or performing in cabaret. Now she … more
CRANSTON — Michael and Gina Conti became engaged to be married in the late 1990s, when they became adult leaders in the teen group at Holy Apostles Parish. They married in 2000, the dawn of the … more
EMMITSBURG, Md. — The year was 1936, and Arthur Burns was in a bind. A direct descendent of Elizabeth Ann Seton, he was scouring the Northeast, looking for proof of her baptism as part of the … more
Friday, Sept. 1 was an exciting day at Our Lady of Mercy School as the day began with the opening school Mass of the Holy Spirit celebrated by Bishop Robert C. Evans, and Father Bernard A. Healey, … more
WOONSOCKET — Good Shepherd Catholic Regional School welcomed some very special guests on September 13 for the blessing of their new gym floor, including Providence College Friar Bryce Hopkins … more
Bishop Richard G. Henning welcomed Providence Mayor Brett Smiley to the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul on Wednesday, Sept. 20, where he was greeted by a delegation of students from St. Patrick … more
 On Thursday, Sept. 21, Bishop Richard G. Henning celebrated Mass for the Bishop McVinney School community at St. Michael Church in Providence. The bishop, who wore the pectoral cross of the … more
The St. Martin de Porres Multi-Service Center, in Providence, held a Unity in the Community event on Thursday, Aug. 31. Bishop Richard G. Henning stopped by to greet the seniors during the afternoon … more
On September 7 it was announced that never-before-seen documents have been recently discovered in the archives of the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. These documents indicate that, during the … more
It’s a rare occasion when the word “unprecedented” can be used for a Church whose history extends over two millennia. Yet something unprecedented happened in the Polish village of … more
The newly-crowned King Charles III of the United Kingdom has two sons who almost daily seize international headlines. William, the Prince of Wales, and his wife Kate happily fill the pages of … more
Catholics of a certain age will remember reciting a set of prayers after Mass called the Leonine Prayers. Introduced by Pope Pius IX in 1859, the prayers were offered in the Papal States for the … more
Few things in this world cause greater heartbreak than watching a child facing an illness that would test even the resolve of grown men and women. Cancer is the worst offender. The mere word sends … more
Bishop Richard G. Henning celebrated Mass for the Our Lady of Grace feast and procession, held on Sunday, Sept. 10 in Johnston. The procession began after Mass and wound through the local streets … more
WEST WARWICK — On Sunday, Sept. 10, Bishop Richard G. Henning led the faithful of St. Joseph’s Parish by celebrating a Mass to open the school year for the 100th anniversary of the … more
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