Special Event Listings 06.06.19


Wax Museum Presentation at Woodlawn Catholic Regional School
PAWTUCKET — The public is invited to Woodlawn Catholic Regional School, 61 Hope St., on Thursday, June 6, between 6 – 8 p.m. for a ‘Wax Museum.’ Come learn from students who have researched famous and prominent people of American history. For more information, call the school at 723-3759.
Saint Anthony Church to host annual feast of patron saint
NORTH PROVIDENCE — Saint Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Ave., will host the 41st annual Feast of Saint Anthony outdoors on the parish grounds on Thursday, June 6 and Friday, June 7, from 5 – 11 p.m.; Saturday, June 8, noon – 11 p.m.; and Sunday, June 9, 1 – 6 p.m. Live entertainment, an indoor flea market, grand raffle, food, full bar for 21+, games and rides will be available. All proceeds benefit parish ministries for the poor and homeless. For more information visit

On the Calendar at McVinney Auditorium
PROVIDENCE — Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m.: Athenas en Concierto - Todo es Tuyo Tour, presentado por Saint Patrick Church. For more information or to purchase tickets to any upcoming events, visit or call the McVinney Box Office 401-278-4588.
Yard Sale at St. Agnes Church
PROVIDENCE — St. Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will host a parish yard sale on Saturday, June 8, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. No early birds will be allowed in. Rain date is Saturday, June 15. The yard sale will include seasonal and Christmas items, household goods, adult and children’s clothing, toys, pictures, decorative items, books, records, games and more. The kitchen and grill will be open for hamburgers and hot dogs. All are welcome. For more information, call the rectory at 861-7265.
Mass for healing offered at St. James Chapel
CHARLESTOWN — A Mass for healing will be offered at St. James Chapel, 2079 Matunuck Schoolhouse Rd., on Sunday, June 9 at 2 p.m. by Father Paul Desmarais, pastor of St. Mary/St. James Parish. Those whose health is seriously impaired by sickness or old age may receive the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick within Mass. For more information, call 401-364-7214 or visit
SPRED Mass scheduled at St. Joan of Arc Parish
CUMBERLAND — All are invited to a Mass and free buffet celebrating SPRED on Sunday, June 9 at 11:30 a.m., at St. Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Road. SPRED is a ministry that brings differently-abled people of all ages more deeply into their parish community. All are welcome.
SS John and Paul Parish to Host Deanery Holy Hour
COVENTRY — SS John and Paul Parish, 341 South Main St., will host the Deanery IV Holy Hour for Life on Thursday, June 13, at 7 p.m. Come join for praise and worship. All are welcome. Bring a friend.
Strawberry Festival Dinner
NORTH SCITUATE — St. Joseph Parish will host the annual Strawberry Festival Dinner on Friday, June 14 from 5 – 7 p.m. in the church hall, 144 Danielson Pike. The menu will be a ham and barbecued chicken dinner including potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, cornbread muffins, beverages and strawberry shortcake for dessert. Tickets bought at the door will be sold at a higher price so it is recommended that you call 647-2255 for reservations.
Day of Recollection
TIVERTON — Father Pio Mandato will conduct a Day of Recollection on the “Four Last Things:” Death, Judgment, Heaven and Hell, at Holy Ghost Church, 316 Judson St., on Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. For more details, visit

St. Peter and Paul Church Healing & Anointing Mass

WEST WARWICK — A Healing and Anointing Mass will be held on Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m. in the church at 48 Highland St. A luncheon menu of chicken soup, tuna and chicken sandwiches, pasta and fruit salads, pizza, dessert, coffee, water, etc. will be hosted in the church hall following the Mass. For reservations or information please call Ginny Bunn at 828-1713 or Lucille Simas at 828-1167. All are welcome to come and receive this special gift of healing and anointing. The church and hall are handicap accessible.

Hope and Cope support group to meet
PORTSMOUTH — The St. Matthias Ministry Hope and Cope Support Group will meet on Sunday, June 16, from 5 - 6 p.m. in the chapel meeting room, under the chapel, at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 E. Main Road. If you know someone who is supporting a loved one or friend in need of recovery or currently in recovery yourself, then this group is for you. This program is free and provides a wonderful focus on Catholic Spirituality to support recovery. No registration is required. For more information, send an email to Deacon John Silvia at
St. Thomas More Praise & Worship
NARRAGANSETT — Please bring a chair and join St. Thomas More Parish on Wednesday, June 19 for Praise & Worship on the lawn of Gazebo Park by the sea wall in Narragansett. Live music will be provided by Ryan Tremblay and his band starting at 7 p.m. Tremblay is an International Christian recording artist from the Diocese of Providence. In January 2019, he performed at World Youth Day in Panama and has just released his second CD entitled “Trust.” The public is welcome to attend this free event. For more information, call the parish at 401-789-7682 or visit
Saint John the Baptist to host Yard Sale
PAWTUCKET— Saint John the Baptist will host a Yard Sale, on Saturday June 22 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the church, 69 Quincy Ave. For more information, call 722-9054.
Corpus Christi Celebration
TIVERTON — The Vatican International Exhibition - The Eucharistic Miracles of the World will be on display on June 23, throughout the day at Holy Ghost Church on 316 Judson St. There will also be a Solemn Eucharistic Procession following the 10:30 a.m. Mass on the same day. For more information, visit
Corpus Christi procession at St. Mark Church
CRANSTON — Come pray and walk together with the Lord on Sunday, June 23 at St. Mark Church, 9 Garden Court. The celebration will consist of Solemn Mass at 11 a.m., a traditional Eucharistic Procession of song and prayer, followed by Benediction and concluded with a Coffee &. The procession will travel the city block of the St. Mark grounds.
Our Lady of Czenstochowa to host Polish Festival
COVENTRY — The parish will hold a Polish Festival on Friday, June 28, from 5-10 p.m.; Saturday, June 29, from 5-10 p.m.; and Sunday, June 30, from noon until 4 p.m., on the school grounds located at 222 MacArthur Blvd. and Rte. 117. The event will feature games, crafts, raffles, cow chip bingo and more. Polish and American food will be available, including golombki, pierogi, kapusta soup, kielbasa sandwiches, chowder and clam cakes and hot dogs. Musical entertainment will include Dennis Polisky, The Maestro’s Men and the Eddie Forman Orchestra. Free admission and parking are available. For more information, call 401-821-7991 or visit our website
Silent retreat offered
DIGHTON, Mass. — All are invited to a special silent retreat on Saturday, June 29, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Dominican Sisters of the Presentation, 3012 Elm St., Dighton. The day will include Mass, prayer, reflections, quiet time and exposition of the Blessed Sacrament. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, call Donna Costa at 774-644-5878 or e-mail Free will offering and lunch included.
The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola
WARWICK — Called By Name Ministry will offer The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola — A Retreat in Daily Life. This is a lived experience of praying, meditating and reflecting on Scripture in order to grow in union with God and to discern God’s will. The retreat will be offered on Thursday evenings from Sept. 19, 2019 through May 21, 2020, from 6:30 - 8 p.m. at St. Catherine’s Church, 3252 Post Road. For more information, call Deborah Notarianni at 401-742-7637 or Sue Geraghty at 508-479-3841.
Ignatian Volunteer Corps seeks volunteers
PROVIDENCE— The Ignatian Volunteer Corps is currently seeking volunteers to start in the Fall of 2019. Each volunteer commits to serve two days per week for 10 months at an agency working with individuals struggling with poverty and marginalization. Volunteers also take part in monthly opportunities for spiritual growth. Placement sites are located in the Providence, Worcester and Boston areas. If interested, please contact Dave Hinchen, IVC NE Regional Director at (617) 571-3838. Visit for more information.