Special Event Listings for 06.20.24


Gabriel’s Trumpet to hold sidewalk sale
COVENTRY — Gabriel’s Trumpet Catholic Bookstore, 477 Washington St., will be hold a sidewalk sale on Saturday, June 22, from 10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Items for sale include framed prints, statues, rosaries, books and CDs and other miscellaneous items.For more information, call the store at 401-823- 4884.
Knights Kandi Drive
PORTSMOUTH — The local Council 3618 of the Knight of Columbus will host its annual Kandi (Tootsie Roll) Drive on Friday, June 21, from noon – 6 p.m., and Saturday, June 22 from noon – 3 p.m., in front of Clement’s Market, 2575 East Main Road. All proceeds benefit the James L. Maher Center which fosters independence, opportunity, employment for people with developmental and other disabilities.
Polish Fest
WOONSOCKET — St. Stanislus Kostka Parish, 174 Harris Ave., will host the 15th annual Polish Fest on Saturday, June 22. Traditional Polish food will be available starting at noon, to eat in or take out. DJ Zaba will provide music for dancing from 3 – 10 p.m. Attractions for children, and games of chance will be ongoing throughout the day.
Holy Hour for Vocations
PROVIDENCE — In preparation for the ordination of Rev. Mr. Joseph Brodeur and Rev. Mr. Jairon Olmos-Rivera, we will gather the night before on Fri., June 28 at 7 p.m. in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence for a Holy Hour for Vocations, Most Rev. Richard G. Henning, Bishop of Providence, presiding, and Rev. Christopher J. Murphy, Rector of Seminary of Our Lady of Providence and Director of Pre-Ordination Formation for the Diocese of Providence, will serve as homilist. All are welcome.
Magnificat breakfast
GREENVILLE — The Magnificat Ministry Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 29, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at St. Philip Parish Center, 622 Putnam Pike. The guest speaker will be Monique Moussot. For registrations and further information, contact Linda Gatta at 401-864-7731.
Presbyteral Ordinations of Rev. Mr. Joseph Brodeur and Rev. Mr. Jairon Olmos-Rivera
PROVIDENCE — On Sat., June 29 at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence, Most Rev. Richard G. Henning, Bishop of Providence, will celebrate Holy Mass with the ordinations of Rev. Mr. Joseph Brodeur and Rev. Mr. Jairon Olmos-Rivera to the Sacred Priesthood. All are welcome! Can’t join us in the Cathedral? Watch the livestream on the Diocese of Providence YouTube channel,

Blood drive
WOONSOCKET — The Woonsocket Knights of Columbus Council #113 will sponsor a blood drive on Sunday, June 30, from 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., in the Father Blain Hall, St. Joseph Church, 1200 Mendon Road. Appointments may be made online at and use code 0592. Walk-in donors are also welcome. With the summer months approaching, the Blood Center is in need of donors. Free t-shirts will be given to all donors during the drive.
Knights plan golf tournament
RICHMOND — The Knights of Columbus Pope Pius XII Council in Narragansett will host its 12th annual Golf Tournament at the Richmond Country Club, 74 Sandy Pond Road, on Saturday, August 10. To date, the tournament has provided over $76,000 in seminarian scholarships and more than $40,000 to local charities. Shotgun start at 8 a.m. Steak fry lunch at 1 p.m. Tee sign sponsorships are also available. For more information on either, visit or email