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Special Event Listings for 11.12.20


Healing Prayer Service at Mother of Mankind
NORTH PROVIDENCE — A Healing Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 7 p.m. at Mary, Mother of Mankind Church, 25 Fourth St. The Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick will be offered for those whose health is seriously impaired by sickness or old age.

Little Sisters to host annual Turkey Drop
PAWTUCKET — The Little Sisters of the Poor request donations during their annual Turkey Drop at Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., held November 15-21, between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The generous offering of frozen turkeys will be used for Thanksgiving and meals throughout the year. Social distancing protocols will be in place to accept donations. For more information or to make delivery arrangements, call 401-723-4314.

Cemetery clean up
WARREN — Saint Mary of the Bay and Saint Jean Baptiste Cemeteries are requesting that all items be removed from graves before November 13. After that date, the staff will remove anything in front of each marker except for planted items.

Knights of Columbus Woonsocket Council #113  sponsoring charitable events throughout the month of November:
1.  Operation Rovac (Remembering our Veterans at Christmas) throughout the month of November.  Collection boxes have been placed in the Catholic churches throughout the city of Woonsocket to collect new items that will be donated to our Veterans at Christmas. Items such as sweatshirts, sweaters, coats, gloves, toiletries, combs, brushes, etc. may be dropped off.  Sizes from M to 4X.

2.  A Blood Drive will be sponsored by the Knights on Sunday, November 22, at St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road. Woonsocket between 9 a.m. -1 p.m..  Give the gift of life to others.
3.  A Drive-By Toy Drive to benefit the children in the Woonsocket area on Saturday, November 28, at All Saints Church, Rathbun Street, Woonsocket, between 10 a.m.-2 p.m.  The Knights are asking for donations of a new, unwrapped toy for a boy or girl.  The toys will be given to the Woonsocket Police Department, which will distribute them to needy children throughout the city at Christmas.
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