With Knights' help, Bishop McVinney School hoists American flag over campus for first time

PROVIDENCE — For 97 years, the two-story red brick building on Gordon Avenue across from St. Michael Church has served as a place of learning, first as a parish school, and now as the home of …

St. Luke Pastor blesses heirloom Rosary beads passed down to young student

St. Luke Church Associate Pastor Father Mark Gadoury was recently asked if he would bless some very special rosary beads for Mason, a kindergarten student at St. Luke’s School in Barrington. …

Special guest speaker visits St. Joseph School to discuss environmental sustainability in Africa

Special guest speaker Allen Ottaro, founding executive director of Catholic Youth Network for Environmental Sustainability in Africa (CYNESA) recently visited St. Joseph School in West Warwick. …

Bishop Thomas J. Tobin signs decree recognizing new Catholic high school in Diocese of Providence

PROVIDENCE — On Monday, Nov. 21, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin signed a canonical decree approving the establishment of the Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Hope, a new Catholic high school for the …

The Lord is doing great things for us, especially in our Catholic schools

Last year, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of our diocese with the theme “The Lord Has Done Great Things for Us; We are Filled with Joy” (Ps 126:3). Indeed, He has! We always have …

Prout students present Bishop Tobin with $1,000 check for Hurricane Ian relief efforts

Students at The Prout School in Wakefield raised $1,000 to benefit the Diocese of Providence’s support for Hurricane Ian relief efforts. The strong Category 4 storm ravaged Florida’s …

Beyond Grateful for St. Augustine School

St. Teresa of Calcutta said, “Be thankful for small things, it is in them that your strength lies.” The St. Augustine student council put together 26 baskets, including all of the …

Rhode Island teen honored to speak with Pope Francis about the concerns of youth in America

PROVIDENCE — With 11 other youths from around the United States, 16-year-old Olivia Marcoux of Rhode Island recently found herself with a grand view of Saint Peter’s Basilica, surrounded …

Salve Regina celebrates Diamond Anniversary by torchlight

NEWPORT — Salve Regina University recently celebrated its 75th Anniversary with a visit from a very distinguished guest indeed: the Venerable Mother Catherine McAuley, founder of the Religious …

Loving commitment of donors and diocese makes completion of Prout’s Meghan C. Cooney Field a reality

WAKEFIELD — Two decades since the idea was first conceived for a first-rate athletic field for The Prout School students to play soccer and lacrosse, the field has now successfully been …

Saint Paul School begins 100th year with Mass of Thanksgiving

CRANSTON — Alumni, teachers, staff, students and their families filled Saint Paul Church in Cranston on Sunday, Sept. 18 to take part in a Mass of Thanksgiving and look back on a century of …

Salve Regina University partners with University of Saint Joseph on pathway to master of social work degree

NEWPORT — Salve Regina University and the University of Saint Joseph (West Hartford, Conn.), both Mercy institutions, have partnered to develop a pathway leading to a bachelor’s degree …

Providence College to Launch new school of Nursing and Health Sciences

PROVIDENCE — Providence College (PC) President Father Kenneth R. Sicard, O.P., has announced that the College will launch a new School of Nursing and Health Sciences (SNHS). The new school will …

Saint Philip Community Assisted Partnership Program hits the nail on the head

The Saint Philip Community Assisted Partnership (C.A.P.) Program is a new and exciting learning initiative, designed exclusively for middle school students at St. Philip School, Greenville. Through …

Young men learn about Our Lady of Providence Seminary at College Fair

Seminarians Aidan Blanchette and Anthony Caruso represent Our Lady of Providence Seminary at the 2022 Bishop Hendricken College Fair in Warwick. Our Lady of Providence Seminary is a regional seminary …

Sacred Heart School Players to present ‘Jewel of India’

EAST PROVIDENCE — Just before the pandemic, Karen Nerney, a fourth grade teacher at Sacred Heart School and director of the Sacred Heart Players, felt called to write a play about St. Teresa of …

Starting the school year with 'faith as our guide'

On September 8, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin celebrated the Opening of School Mass at Bishop Hendricken High School in Warwick. “With faith as our guide, we look forward to a productive, safe, and …

St. Joseph's Parish gives back to its Woonsocket community with $25,000 gift

WOONSOCKET — On Tuesday, Nov. 29, Father Ryan Simas, pastor of St. Joseph’s Parish in Woonsocket, gifted $25,000 to the city of Woonsocket.Father Simas met with Mayor Dan Gendron of …
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