Haunted Labyrinth to benefit Rejoice in Hope Youth Center
CRANSTON — The Haunted Labyrinth, located at the Rejoice in Hope Youth Center, 804 Dyer Ave., will take place from 7 - 10 p.m. on the following dates: Oct. 15-17; 22-24; and 29-31. For more information, visit hauntedlabyrinth.com. All proceeds to benefit Rejoice in Hope Youth Center.
Gregorian Concert Choir is seeking singers
PROVIDENCE — The Gregorian Concert Choir is seeking singers for its 2021-2022 season. For more information, please call Monsignor Anthony Mancini at 331-2434.
Public Square Rosary to take place in Arctic
WEST WARWICK — All are invited to join in a Public Square Rosary on Saturday, Oct. 16, at noon, rain or shine, at the Majestic Gazebo in Arctic. This Public Square Rosary, sponsored by the America Needs Fatima organization in conjunction with the Legion of Mary of St. Anthony Parish, will be one of over 20,000 rallies that will take place all across the United States. For further information, please contact Kathy Sawey at 330-6257. Covid safety protocols in place, please wear a mask if you are not vaccinated and keep a safe and respectful distance.
Gloria Purvis to speak at Diocese of Providence 150th Anniversary event
PROVIDENCE — As part of the Diocese of Providence 150th Anniversary celebration, Gloria Purvis will visit McVinney Auditorium, on Saturday, Oct. 16 at 11 a.m., to speak on “Born and Unborn: The Integrity of the Human Person in The Womb and Society.” Purvis, a national pro-life speaker as well as a radio personality and Catholic commentator, will speak on confronting enduring evils such as abortion and racism. Prior to the presentation, all are welcome to attend the Human Life Guild Mass for Life at 9:30 a.m. in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence. Security will be provided. This event is co-sponsored by the Knights of Columbus and the diocesan Office of Life and Family. For more information or to register, visit www.dioceseofprovidence.org/events/gloria-purvis. Registration suggested but not required.
St. John Neumann Church to host Barn Sale
EAST FREETOWN, Mass. — St. John Neumann Church, located at 157 Middleboro Road, East Freetown, Mass., invites all to their “One Day Only Barn Sale” being held Saturday, Oct. 16, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
St. Pius X Walk for Life
WESTERLY — St. Pius X Church, 45 Elm St., will host the annual Walk for Life, on Sunday, Oct. 17, at noon. Gather at St. Pius X Church for a one-mile walk and brief prayer service at the Tomb of the Unborn at St. Sebastian’s Cemetery. For those unable to walk and/or would prefer to pray in silence, there will be Eucharistic Adoration at noon ending with Benediction. Following Benediction, an outdoor collation will be held outside (weather permitting). Children are welcome to walk and pray with us. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blessing of Health Care Workers
PROVIDENCE — At Saint Sebastian Church on Providence’s East Side, there will be a blessing of health care workers at the 9 a.m. Mass on Sunday, Oct. 17. Whether you are a surgeon or a nurse, a secretary at a hospice facility or a manufacturer of medical implants, come to ask the Lord to bless your work through the intercession of Saint Luke, doctor, artist and evangelist. Please email email@example.com with any questions.
Bible Study at St. Agnes Church
PROVIDENCE — St. Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will hold its monthly Bible Study on Monday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. in the rectory. The topic will be “Environmental Spirituality in the Bible.” All are welcome.
Women of Grace Study Program
EAST PROVIDENCE — St. Martha’s Church will host the Women of Grace Study Program, "Full of Grace: Women and the Abundant Life” starting on October 20. The group will meet once a month on Wednesday morning after the 9 a.m. Mass. Discover the gift of authentic femininity, holiness of life and God's awesome purpose and mission for you in the world today. Join and find out how you can fulfill your calling as a woman of grace in the world today. For more information, contact Roberta Morency 401-245-6623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SLATERSVILLE — A Pro-Life Mass to pray for those who have experienced abortion will take place on Thursday, Oct. 21, at 7 p.m., at St. John the Evangelist Church, 63 Church St. This Mass will be offered for anyone wanting to show respect for life and receive healing. All men and women who are suffering from terminal illness, experienced miscarriage, abortion or loss of a child are welcome.
Annual Snowflake Bazaar planned
COVENTRY — Saints John and Paul Parish will hold the 64th annual Snowflake Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 24, from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m., in the parish center, 341 South Main St. The event will include a variety of holiday booths featuring gifts, jewelry, knitted items, religious items, sports memorabilia and more. The event will also feature many raffles and themed baskets. Children may also have their photo taken with Santa, make arts and crafts and play games. The kitchen will also be open for breakfast and lunch.
Magnificat Prayer Breakfast
GREENVILLE — The Magnificat Women's Ministry invites all to a Prayer Breakfast at St. Philip's Parish Center, 622 Putnam Pike, on Saturday, Oct. 23, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. The theme "For Such a Time As This"(Esther 4:15-16) will be presented by team members and music provided by John Polce. Registration is required for breakfast. Contact Linda Gatta, coordinator, at 401-864-7731.
WOONSOCKET — The Social Justice Committee of Holy Trinity Parish will sponsor a presentation and discussion on immigration on Sunday, Oct. 24, from 9 - 10:15 a.m. The presentation will be led by Genesis Flores, a parishioner at Holy Trinity and an Immigration Case Worker in the Diocesan Office of Immigration and Refugee Services. The presentation will be held in the parish Hospitality Room. Also on the weekend of October 23/24, the Social Justice Committee is collecting kitchen and cooking items to help Afghan evacuees who are settling in Rhode Island.
Saint Jude Triduum
PROVIDENCE — Saint Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will hold a Novena for three evenings in honor of Saint Jude on Sunday, Oct. 24, Monday, Oct. 25, and Tuesday, Oct. 26. Mass and Novena prayers will be offered at 6 p.m. The theme of the St. Jude Triduum is “The Law of Prayer is the Law of Belief.” The raffle drawings will follow Mass on the last evening of the St. Jude Triduum.
Saint Joseph's Church to hold indoor Flea Market
CUMBERLAND — Saint Joseph's Church, 1303 Mendon Road, will hold an indoor Flea Market on Saturday, Oct. 30, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the parish center. A refreshment stand will be available. Drop off for items at the parish center will be on Monday, Oct. 25. No shoes or clothing, except new. For table information, please contact the office at 401-333-4013
St. Robert Bellarmine Church to host Trunk or Treat event
JOHNSTON — St. Robert Bellarmine Church, 1804 Atwood Ave., will host a Trunk or Treat on Oct. 30, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., with free admission. The event will include food, music, games and prizes for most creative costume, funniest costume, best saint costume and best decorated trunk. To enter your decorated car, contact Dina Veiga at email@example.com, by Oct. 27.
Holly Berry Bazaar
WEST WARWICK — SS. John and James Parish and St. Mary Mission will hold the annual Holly Berry Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., in the cafeteria of the school building at 17 St. John St. West Warwick. The bazaar will feature crafts, knit and sew, jewelry, roll-ups, gifts, raffles, a Lottery Tree, baked goods, Santa and more. For more information, call 821-7661
Harvest Festival at Holy Ghost Catholic Church
TIVERTON — Holy Ghost Catholic Church on Judson Street will hold a Harvest Festival on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 14 from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. The festival will feature holiday and handmade items, books, themed gift baskets, an assortment of raffles, Children’s Corner — games and face painting, a café serving food and lots more. Purchase raffle tickets for a grand prize of $2,000, second prize of $750 and third prize of $500 at the festival or by calling the Parish Office at 624-8131 or visit www.holyghostcc.org.
Mother of Life Pregnancy Center to host annual Rose Gala
RIVERSIDE — Mother of Life Pregnancy Center will host its biggest annual fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 19, 6–10 p.m., at the scenic Squantum Association, 947 Veterans Memorial Parkway. The evening will feature a cocktail hour, sit-down dinner, silent auction, paddle raise, and brief, moving presentations by special guests sharing their pro-life stories. Tickets may be purchased online at motheroflife.org (Rose Gala tab) or by phoning 401-421-0820.
An Afternoon to Honor Mary and Jesus
PROVIDENCE — Bishop Thomas J. Tobin will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the Legion of Mary in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul at 1 p.m. on November 21. All are welcome. The Legion of Mary was founded by Frank Duff and devoted lay people in Dublin, Ireland, on Sept. 8, 1921, the Birthday of Mary. The celebration of the centenary will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, a Holy Hour of Adoration and Benediction. A collation will follow. For more information on this event visit thelegionofmaryri.com.