AROUND THE DIOCESE

Special Event Listings for 10.29.20

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Lincoln Council Knights of Columbus to host blood drive
LINCOLN — The Lincoln Council Knights of Columbus will be hosting a blood drive on Monday, Nov. 2 from 3-7 p.m., at the Columbus Club, 171 Jenckes Hill Road. Appointments are recommended and can be made by contacting the Rhode Island Blood Center at www.ribc.org/drives. Walk-ins will be permitted if safe space is available at time of arrival. Eat, hydrate and bring identification. It is safe to donate. One donation can help 3 people.

First Saturday Devotions to Our Lady of Fatima
PROVIDENCE — The St. Augustine Council of the Knights of Columbus, the Men of St. Joseph, and Relevant Radio will host the First Saturday Devotions to Our Lady of Fatima on November 7 at St. Augustine Church, 20 Old Road, beginning with the Sacrament of Reconciliation 3:45 - 5 p.m.; the Holy Rosary in music and song at 4 p.m.; private meditation on the mysteries of the Rosary at 4:30 p.m.; and Mass with Holy Communion beginning at 5 p.m. All are invited on each of the first Saturdays for this beautiful and special devotion to Our Lady of the Rosary.

Mary, Mother of Mankind to host outdoor Harvest Festival
NORTH PROVIDENCE — Mary, Mother of Mankind Church, 25 Fourth St., North Providence, will host an outdoor Harvest Festival on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., in the parish piazza. The festival will feature jewelry, gift baskets, Christmas items and a raffle table. There will be a food truck as well as water and soda for purchase. For more information, call the rectory at 401-231-3542.

Saint Raphael to host Virtual Information Session
PAWTUCKET — Saint Raphael Academy will host a Virtual Information Session Saturday, Nov. 7, at 10 am. Registration for all events is required. Please visit saintrays.org/admissions/visiting-sra to register for one or more events. Families of students who are interested in entering as freshmen in the fall 2021 and current high school students who are interested in transferring will have the chance to connect with our administrative team, teachers, and students to take away a full sense of life at SRA. Topics will cover everything from academics to athletics and performing arts to traditions, as well as an overview of the application process. Additionally, Saint Raphael Academy will host a Virtual Student Ambassador Panel on Tuesday, Nov. 10, at 7 p.m. and a Virtual Coffee with the Administration on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Both events are a way to discover the vibrant community at Saints.

Hope and Cope meetings
PORTSMOUTH — The next Monthly Hope and Cope group meetings at St. Barnabas Church, 1697 East Main Road will take place at 5 p.m. on November 15 and December 20. For in-person Masses and gatherings, all social distancing protocols must be followed.

Cemetery clean up
WARREN — Saint Mary of the Bay and Saint Jean Baptiste Cemeteries are requesting that all items be removed from graves before November 13. After that date, the staff will remove anything in front of each marker except for planted items.

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