Special Event Listings for 06.27.24


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.

Biblical workshop
PROVIDENCE — Saint Pius V Catholic Church, 240 Eaton St., will hold a workshop entitled: “A Biblical Walk Through the Mass,” with Edward Sri on the July 2. The workshop will take place in Caffe Lepanto following the noontime Mass.

Msgr. Sabourin Vacation Bible Camp
PROVIDENCE — The annual Msgr. Sabourin Vacation Bible Camp will be held Mon., July 15 through Fri., July 19 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at St. Patrick Church, 244 Smith St. Camp is bilingual and wheelchair accessible and is being offered for children ages 10 and up and for adults with disabilities. The camp is hosted by the Diocese of Providence’s Office of the Apostolate with People with Disabilities and St. Patrick Church, Providence. Volunteers welcome. Registration a must for campers and volunteers. Please visit for more. For more information, contact Irma I. Rodríguez, director of the Office of the Apostolate with People with Disabilities at 401-278-4578 or

Free Afternoon of Music
WARREN — St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Ave., will hold a free afternoon of music on Sunday, July 21. Gary James Farias will provide the entertainment from 1 - 4 p.m. outside on the church grounds. The kitchen will be open selling sandwiches, malasadas and beverages. You may bring your own food and drink. The event will also feature split-the-pot and raffles. Bring a chair or use one of ours.

Arts Week at Chesterton Academy
WARWICK — Take advantage of the opportunity to experience Chesterton Academy, 610 Jefferson Blvd., during Arts Week, July 22-26 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Open to seventh and ninth graders. Visual Arts and Art History (9-11:30 a.m.) and Performing Arts & Acting Intensive (12-4 p.m.). Learn more and register or call 401-287-2280, email:

Outdoor movie nights
CRANSTON — The Knights of Columbus, Rev. Richard A. Donnelly Council No. 322, will host free outdoor family movie nights at St. Mark Church, in the parish field, 31 Poplar Drive. Gates open 45 minutes before the film’s start time. The schedule is as follows: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian — Friday, July 26, 8 p.m.; Ant-Man — Friday, Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m.; Star Wars (VII): The Force Awakens — Friday, Aug. 30, 7:30 p.m.; Spider-Man: Homecoming — Friday, Sept. 13, 7 p.m.; The Avengers — Friday, Oct. 4, 6:30 p.m. Seating will be available but limited. Please consider bringing your own chairs and blankets to enjoy the movie. Hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, candy, and drinks will be sold.

Summer Tent Revival
CHARLESTOWN — St. Mary’s and St. Francis of Assisi parishes welcome the community to attend the Summer Tent Revival July 29-31, 6 – 7:30 p.m., at St. James Chapel, 2079 Matunuck School House Road. The guest presenter will be Deacon Art Miller. For more information, contact Deacon John Dowd at 401-783-4411.

Basketball Clinic at Chesterton Academy
This summer, Chesterton Academy, 610 Jefferson Blvd., will host its first basketball clinic for seventh and ninth graders the mornings of July 29 - July 31. Participants will be taught basketball skills and fundamentals including handling, passing, dribbling, shooting, and rebounding. Register at: Please reach out with any questions, or 401.287.2280.

A Day with Mary
WEST WARWICK — St. John and James Parish will host a Day with Mary at St. Mary Mission Church, 70 Church St., on Saturday, August 3. The schedule is as follows: 8 a.m. Holy Mass (Latin), with the Our Lady of Fatima procession, crowning of Our Lady, Rosary and mediations; 10 a.m. coffee break; 10:20 a.m. Fatima video and presentation in parish hall; 11:10 Q and A with priest; 11:25 Meditation on the Brown Scapular; 11:45 a.m. Enrollment in the Brown Scapular and investiture in the Miraculous Medal; 12 p.m. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament; 1:10 p.m. Benediction; 1:25 p.m. Farewell procession. For more information, call Brother Leo Mary, FTI at 401-644-3699.

Faith on Fire
GREENVILLE — Young adults (ages 18-29) are invited to an evening around the fire, Fridays: July 26, August 9, 7- 9 p.m., at St. Philip Church, which includes a talk from a local priest/speaker, fellowship and snacks and s’mores. These are free events. Bring a friend. For more information contact

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

Knights plan $5,000 Raffle
CRANSTON — Rev. Richard A. Donnelly, Council No. 322 of the Knights of Columbus will conduct a $5,000 Raffle in honor of the Feast of Blessed McGivney. Only 150 tickets will be sold. Those interested in purchasing a ticket online at The drawing will be held on August 11, at St. Mark Church, 9 Garden Court.

Are You Called to be a Deacon?
RHODE ISLAND — Deacons are men who love God and love the Church; they feel called to serve in a more committed way. The role of the deacon is to be a helper of the bishops and priests and to proclaim by his life the Church’s call to serve the needs of others. What does it take to become a Permanent Deacon? Learn more by registering for the final session being held Thu., June 27 at 7 p.m. at Holy Ghost, Tiverton: or

Seeking Athletic Coaches
WARWICK — Chesterton Academy of Our Lady of Hope high school in Warwick is a member of the Rhode Island Interscholastic League. For the 2024-2025 school year, the school is seeking part-time or volunteer coaches for JV teams in the following sports: Fall: Cross country, soccer (assistant coach); Winter: Basketball, wrestling; Spring: Volleyball, track. For more information, or to apply, contact