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Special Event Listings for 07.22.21

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Ignatian Volunteer Corps needs your help
PROVIDENCE — The Ignatian Volunteer Corps is currently seeking volunteers age 50 and older to start in the fall of 2021. Each volunteer commits to serve one to two days per week for 10 months at an agency working with individuals struggling with poverty and marginalization. Volunteers also engage in monthly opportunities for spiritual growth in the Jesuit tradition. 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 the Ignation Volunteer Corps website for more information: www.ivcusa.org/new-england.
Capuchin Sister, Rhode Island native, to speak on her special devotion to St. Joseph
NARRAGANSETT — All are invited to visit St. Thomas More Church at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 23 when Sister Christina, a Capuchin Sister of Nazareth from Williamsport, Pennsylvania, will speak about St. Joseph and share her devotion during this year dedicated to him. Sister Christina will offer her talk following the 9 a.m. Mass. All are welcome to join in person or watch via livestream from www.stthomasmoreri.org and choose ‘watch live/archived videos.’

Mass at Holy Name to be celebrated in the Dominican Rite; Friars to preach on Mission in Kenya
PROVIDENCE — On July 25 at Church of the Holy Name of Jesus, 99 Camp St., the 7:30 a.m. and the 11 a.m. Masses will be celebrated in the Dominican Rite by Father Antoninus Samy, O.P., of Providence College. Father Samy will preach a mission appeal on behalf of the Dominican Friars mission in East Africa at the parish during the weekend of July 24 – 25. He will speak about the good work of the Dominican friars who serve in the mission, where they are engaged in the work of evangelization and faith development in the poor and underserved areas of Kenya severely impacted by the pandemic. Friars depend on the support of the faithful here at home. For more information, call 272-4515 or visit www.holynameprovidence.org.

Our Lady of Fatima Church to host a night of adoration and praise
CUMBERLAND — Our Lady of Fatima Church, One Fatima Way, will host a night of Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament with live praise and worship music on Saturday, July 24, at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/olfchurch.

Masses for Recovery St. Barnabas
PORTSMOUTH— The next Mass for Recovery will be offered on Sunday, July 25, 5 p.m., in the chapel meeting room, under the chapel, at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 E. Main Road. It will also be streamed on youtube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXV1QfZiqUk2zC1-44UBgRQ. These Masses, to which all are welcome, provide an opportunity for people to come together in faith to seek God’s loving kindness and grace with special prayer intentions dedicated for those in recovery. If you or loved ones struggle with alcohol, drugs, addictions, mental distress, or support folks who suffer from the effects of these issues, you are encouraged to attend. For more information about this Mass, upcoming Masses, or the work of the St. Matthias Ministry, please contact Deacon John, deaconjohn@jsilvia.com

Praise and Worship Celebration
NORTH PROVIDENCE — Mary, Mother of Mankind Church will host an evening of praise and worship on Saturday, July 31, from 5 – 7 p.m. All are welcome to participate and transformed by the Holy Spirit.

Afternoon of Music at St. Thomas the Apostle Church
WARREN — St. Thomas the Apostle Church on Metacom Ave., will hold its last afternoon of music on August 1. Gary James Farias will perform outside from 1-4 p.m. Admission is free. Sandwiches, malassadas and beverages will be available for purchase. A representative of Paparazzi jewelry will also be present with a display of items for purchase.

St. Anthony Parish to hold annual feast
WEST WARWICK — St. Anthony Parish in West Warwick will host their annual feast on August 13, 14 and 15. The feast will begin Friday, Aug. 13 at 11 a.m. with the sale of fish and chips, with normal activities beginning at 5 p.m. The feast will open on Saturday, Aug. 14, at 5 p.m. On Sunday, Aug. 15, malassadas will be sold at 10 a.m., Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m., and the procession will leave the parish grounds at 2 p.m. A variety of Portuguese and American food will be sold. Weekend entertainment by DJ John Bolarinho and on Saturday a special appearance by the Portuguese band Starlight. For more information visit www.stanthonysww.com or email matthew@stanthonysww.com.

St. Bartholomew Church plans Summer Festival
PROVIDENCE — St. Bartholomew Church, 305 Laurel Hill Ave., will hold its 53rd annual Summer Festival on Saturday, Aug. 7, from 3 - 8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 8 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The festival will feature Italian, American and Spanish foods. Rain or shine. For more information call 401-944-4466 or visit www.stbartschurchri.org.

Summer Bazaar at Jesus Saviour Church
NEWPORT — Jesus Saviour Church, 1 Vernon Ave., will host a summer bazaar from August 12 – 14, from 5 – 11 p.m. each evening. The bazaar will feature major raffles, bingo, pull tabs and booths, assorted games and white elephant. Homemade fava, chourico sandwiches and homemade pastries will be available for purchase. Admission is free.

Knights to host Lobster Roll Fridays
BRISTOL — Knights of Columbus Bristol Council #379 will host Lobster Roll Fridays from now until Friday, August 27, 4 - 7 p.m., at Seabra Supermarket, 1150 Hope St., Bristol. Order online at www.kofc379.org.

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