Special Event Listings for 03.04.21


Zoom Lenten Series
PROVIDENCE — A Zoom Lenten Series will take place on the following dates: March 4, entitled “Called to Mercy;” March 11, entitled “Turning the Other Cheek;” March 18, entitled “Living Simply,” and March 25 entitled, “The Catholic Worker: Love Lived Out.” For more information, visit This series is sponsored by Saint Patrick Church, Providence College Campus Ministry, and the Providence Catholic Worker Development Group.
Stations of the Cross at St. Romuald Chapel
SOUTH KINGSTOWN — All are welcome to attend a unique experience of the Stations of the Cross as seen through the eyes of Mary, taking place every Wednesday until March 31 at 12:30 p.m., at Saint Romuald Chapel, 61 Atlantic Ave., in Matunuck.
Curbside clam cakes and chowder
PAWTUCKET — The Knights of Columbus will host curbside clam cakes and chowder on Fridays during Lent, from 5 – 7 p.m., March 5, 12, 19 and 26, on Norfolk Avenue, behind St. Cecilia School. Call in your order Monday - Friday before 5 p.m. by leaving a message at 401-573-5596. All orders are curbside delivery. All proceeds to benefit Knights of Columbus charities. This event is sponsored by the Pawtucket Knights of Columbus Councils: Delaney - St. Teresa Council # 57 and St. John Paul II Council #12613. The event will be canceled if a parking ban is issued in Pawtucket due to inclement weather.
Knights to host Lenten Fish Dinners
PORTSMOUTH — Father Christopher S. Rooney Council Number 3618 of the Knights of Columbus will host take-out Lenten dinners at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road,on the Fridays of March 12, 19 and 26 from 5 – 8 p.m. The menu includes baked fish, coleslaw, clam chowder, rice pilaf, roll and dessert. Meals will be served by drive up only: a runner will take your ticket and bring your meal out to you. Please note: Tickets must be purchased at least one day in advance and are available at the offices of St. Barnabas, St, Anthony’s and the Senior Center. No tickets will be sold at the door. Tickets can also be preordered online as follows: For March 12:; For March 19:; For March 26: Proceeds to benefit both churches and the senior center.
St. Theresa Shrine to offer fish ‘n’ chips dinners during Lent
NASONVILLE — St. Theresa Shrine, 35 Dion Drive, will offer a fish and chips dinner on the Fridays of Lent. The dinners will include a large or small portion of fried fish, coleslaw and rolls. The dinner will be available from 3 – 7 p.m., for take-out only. Pick up will be in the church hall on a first-come, first-served basis. Social distancing will be maintained.
Mary, Mother of Mankind announces Lenten schedule
NORTH PROVIDENCE — All are invited to Mary, Mother of Mankind Church, 25 Fourth St., every Monday during Lent for Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament at 6 p.m.; Rosary at 6:30 p.m.; Confession 6-7 p.m.; Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m.; and Benediction at 7:30 p.m.
Chowder and Clam Cakes
PROVIDENCE — St. Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will open the kitchen in the church hall on all Fridays in Lent (except Good Friday) to provide chowder and clam cakes from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. There will be no dine-in, but takeout can be ordered, and there will be curbside delivery in the parking lot. Call in your order ahead of time each Friday by phoning 401-338-2567. When you arrive, come in and pick up your order or call that number again when you arrive, and someone will bring your order to your car.
Lenten Mission at St. Francis of Assisi
WAKEFIELD — St. Francis of Assisi Parish will hold its annual Lenten Mission Monday through Wednesday, March 8, 9 and 10. Father John Unsworth, pastor emeritus of St. Bernard’s in Wickford, will preach on the theme of “Journeying in Place During the Ongoing Pandemic.” If we cannot go on pilgrimage, we can make a virtual pilgrimage based on scripture. Father Unsworth will hear confessions from 6-6:45 p.m. each evening and celebrate Mass and preach at 7 p.m.
St. James Church to host take-out pasta supper
MANVILLE — St. James Church, 33 Division St., will host its annual pasta supper as a take-out event on Saturday, March 13 (snow date of Sunday, March 14) from 5-7 p.m. The meal includes pasta, meatballs, salad and zeppole. Drive up to the church parking lot where you will be directed to a parking space, stay in your car and place your order. Your order will be delivered to your car. Tickets will only be available at the event. The proceeds from this event will benefit the parish’s social ministry programs. For more information, please contact the parish office at 401-766-1558.
All Day Confessions at St. Joseph Church
WOONSOCKET — St. Joseph Church, 1200 Mendon Road, will hold All-Day Confessions on Saturday, March 13, from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. in the church. There will be 2 – 3 priests available to hear individual confessions throughout the day. All confessionals will be screen only due to Covid-19 precautions. For more information, contact the church at 766-0626 or visit
St. Joseph Men’s Guild to host blood drive
CRANSTON — Immaculate Conception Church St. Joseph Men’s Guild will host a blood drive on Monday, March 15, from 3 – 7 p.m., in St. Joseph Hall, next to Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Drive. Donations by appointment only. Please visit to schedule an appointment (sponsor code 0205) or call the Rhode Island Blood Center at 800-283-8385. Eat, hydrate and bring your driver’s license or another form of identification.
Mary, Mother of Mankind Church to offer Healing Prayer Service
NORTH PROVIDENCE — A Healing Prayer Service will be held on Wednesday, March 17, 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. All are welcome.