Special Event Listings for 11.09.23


Funny4Funds Comedy Night to help families in need
COVENTRY — The St. Vincent de Paul Society Coventry Conference and Blessing Council Knights of Columbus will sponsor a comedy fundraiser on Friday, Nov. 17 at the SS John & Paul Parish Center, 341 S. Main St. Doors at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. All proceeds will help needy families in Coventry. For tickets, or to donate or sponsor the event, visit:, or contact, 401-477-4144.

Mass of Remembrance for Father Tetrault
PROVIDENCE — An outdoor Mass of Remembrance for Father Raymond Tetrault will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11 at 1 p.m. at Roger Williams Park. The day includes Mass, outdoor potluck and memorial bench ceremony for Father Tetrault. Enter through the Park Avenue entrance. Bring a lawn chair and food to share after Mass as well as stories about Father Raymond. Rain date is Sun., Nov. 12.
St. Joseph’s Christmas Bazaar scheduled
CENTRAL FALLS — St. Joseph Church will host a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 11, from noon – 5 p.m. in the parish center across from the parish, 391 High St. The event will include Polish food, prizes, games, white elephant table and pictures with Santa.
Saint Anthony Church to host Holiday Bazaar
NORTH PROVIDENCE — Saint Anthony Church, 1413 Mineral Spring Ave. will host a Holiday Bazaar and Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event will feature a grand raffle with more than $8,500 in cash prizes, gift baskets, jewelry, crafts, toys, children’s games, the kitchen is open for lunch. For more information, call 401-353-3120.
Knights plan Veterans Day Mass and Statue Rededication
WOONSOCKET — The Woonsocket Council #113 Knights of Columbus will host a Mass and a rededication of the St. Michael the Archangel Statue in front of St. Joseph Church, 1200 Mendon Road, on Monday, Nov. 11. This statue was originally purchased by the Veterans of St. Joseph Parish in 1961. The service will take place approximately at 9 a.m., following a memorial Mass in the church at 8 a.m. All veteran groups are most welcome. Every Veterans Day the Woonsocket Knights of Columbus honor their past members of the council during this Mass.
Parish Bazaar & Giant Flea Market
MANVILLE — St. James Church, 45 Division St., will hold its annual Parish Bazaar & Giant Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Father Brindamour Church Hall (bazaar and kitchen), and the St. James School building (flea market). Parish crafts such as wreaths, centerpieces, handmade ornaments, handcrafted jewelry, crochet and knit goods will be for sale as well as gifts for adults and children and baked goods featuring items such as cakes, pies, fudge, cookies, etc. There will be several raffles: a penny social; split the pot; gift certificates and gift baskets. The kitchen will be open all day serving muffins, hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, French fries, dynamite sandwiches, soup and beverages. For more information, please call St. James Church Rectory at 401-766-1558.
St. Vincent de Paul Church to host Harvest Bazaar
COVENTRY — St. Vincent de Paul Church, 6 St. Vincent de Paul St., will host a Harvest Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The event will feature Madeleine’s Kitchen, basket raffle, crafts, baked goods, Grandma’s attic, raffles, grocery bingo, a lottery tree and balloon animals from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Christmas Bazaar at Sacred Heart
WEST WARWICK — The annual Sacred Heart Church Christmas Bazaar will be held at the church hall, 820 Providence St., on Friday, Nov. 10 from noon to 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. The event will feature arts and crafts, penny social, jewelry, wine booth, roll-ups, basket raffle, home goods, and our famous homemade pastry. The Mrs. Claus’ Attic will be larger than before. Kitchen is open throughout the event. Friday night will feature chowder and clam cakes.
Holiday Bazaar
JOHNSTON — A fundraising Holiday Bazaar featuring food, a straw game, raffles, a silent auction, and many vendor tables will be held at St. Robert Bellarmine Church Hall, 1804 Atwood Ave., on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and from 6-7:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Robert’s Food Shelf and Outreach Ministries. The event will feature fun and fellowship while helping parish neighbors. For general information, contact Sandy at 401-946-3262 or Terry at 401-331-7075.
Saint Kevin Church’s Christmas Bazaar
WARWICK — Saint Kevin Church’s annual Christmas Bazaar will be held on November 11, at Bishop Hendricken High School, 2615 Warwick Ave., from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The old-fashioned bazaar features more than 300 chances to win. Booths include a Christmas raffle with three cash prizes, a penny social, a straw raffle, liquor baskets, wine cork pull, white elephant, school children’s raffle and a vender raffle area. There will also be a Christmas décor table and a craft area where you will find adorable handmade critters, crocheted and handmade items.
St. Anthony Christmas Bazaar slated
WEST WARWICK — St. Anthony Church, 1 Sunset Ave., will host a Christmas Bazaar on November 11, from 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.; and November 12 from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. The event will feature Portuguese food, baked goods, malassadas, raffles, bingo and much more.
Holy Name of Jesus Parish Brunch and Fellowship
PAWTUCKET — Holy Name of Jesus Parish on Camp Street will host its annual gathering for brunch and joyful fellowship at Le Foyer Restaurant, 151 Fountain St., on Sunday, Nov. 12, at noon. All are invited, especially former Holy Name parishioners and alumni, neighbors and friends. For tickets, please call the rectory at 401-272-4515. Come to Mass before brunch. View Mass times at
Little Sisters of the Poor to hold annual their annual Turkey Drop
PAWTUCKET — The Little Sisters of the Poor humbly request donations during their annual Turkey Drop at Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St. Each day from November 12-18 between 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., the Sisters will gratefully accept generous offerings of frozen turkeys which will be prepared for Thanksgiving Dinner and for resident meals throughout the year. For more information or to make special delivery arrangements, please call 401-723-4314.
Frassati: A discernment group for young men ages 17-28
PROVIDENCE — Are you discerning the priesthood? Or do you know a young man discerning the priesthood? The Vocations Office of the Diocese of Providence is hosting “Frassati,” a discernment group for young men ages 17-28 every second Tuesday of the month starting November 14 at 7 p.m., at Our Lady of Providence Seminary, 485 Mt. Pleasant Ave. This is an evening of prayer and fraternity for high school and college-aged men who are discerning God’s will. For more information, contact Father Ryan Simas, Vocations Director, at or 401-331-1316. Learn more at
St. Mary Academy Bay View to host an Open House
RIVERSIDE — St. Mary Academy Bay View will host an Open House on Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 6:30 – 8 p.m. Get to know the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools by taking a tour of campus and meeting school leadership and admissions teams.
Day of Recollection for men and women religious
NARRAGANSETT — The Office for Religious will host a Day of Recollection for all men and women religious in the diocese, on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., at the Christian Brothers Residence, 635 Ocean Road. Please rsvp by November 10. For more information please contact Sister Elizabeth Castro, HMSP, at 401-278-4633 or
Holly Jolly Christmas Bazaar
WOONSOCKET — St. Joseph Parish, 1200 Mendon Road, will host a Holly Jolly Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event will include yard sale items, large gift baskets and penny social baskets. Grand prize raffles include New England Patriots, WooSox and other local event tickets, money trees, and much more.
Black Catholic History Month Celebration
PROVIDENCE — Holy Name of Jesus Church, 99 Camp St., will host special workshops in honor of Black Catholic History Month, on Saturday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The schedule for “From Surviving to Thriving” workshops – Spiritually, Family, Parish and Financially, is from 9 -9:45 a.m. Morning Gathering, registration and light refreshments at 10-10:30 a.m. Praise and worship with the Holy Name Gospel Choir from 10:30 -11:15 a.m. Keynote speaker Father Jean Joseph Brice will present from 11:15 a.m.-noon. Morning workshop, 12 – 12:45 p.m. Lunch; 1-1:45 p.m. Afternoon workshop 2-2:45 p.m. Group Discussion 3 p.m. Confessions and meditation and 4 p.m. Mass. Call 401-272-4515 to register and for additional information.
Magnificat Breakfast
GREENVILLE — Magnificat “Our Lady of Divine Providence” An International Women’s Ministry will hold it’s next breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at St. Philip Parish Center, 622 Putnam Pike. The guest speaker will be Father James Sullivan, O.P. with music with Jon Polce. To register or for more information, contact Linda Gatta 401-864-7731, or visit
Catholic Near East Welfare Association Reception
PROVIDENCE — Following the 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, Nov. 18, Bishop Richard G. Henning will host a reception in cathedral hall. The reception will feature a presentation by representatives from Catholic Near East Welfare Association. CNEWA rushes humanitarian aid to displaced families; provides health care to the most vulnerable; assists victims of human trafficking, and supports the education and formation of priests, religious sisters and lay leaders in the Middle East, Northeast Africa, India and Eastern Europe. Their team will take questions from the audience and Bishop Henning will also share a reflection about the importance of their work. Light refreshments will be served. To attend, call or email Tim McCaig at 401-865-6851 or
Saint Francis of Assisi Bazaar scheduled
WAKEFIELD — Saint Francis of Assisi will hold their annual bazaar on November 18, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in Father Greenan Hall, which includes more than 15 craft and vendors tables, silent auction, bake sale, and a cafe for drinks and a lunch menu.
Saint John Paul II Parish Christmas Bazaar
PAWTUCKET — Saint John Paul II Parish, 755 Central Ave., will host a Christmas Bazaar on Friday, Nov. 17, from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; and Saturday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. (ticket sales end at 1:30 p.m.). The bazaar will feature raffles, food, a silent auction, a variety of shopping including books, crafts, tools, plants, vendors and much more. The hall is handicap accessible. Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item to help stock our St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantry. For more information, call 401-722-1220.
SPRED: We are looking for someone to share their faith with us
RHODE ISLAND —Many parishes have openings for adults to share their faith and people with disabilities of all ages: St. Patrick, Providence; St. Timothy, Warwick; St. Joan of Arc, Cumberland; St. Theresa, Nasonville; St. Kateri, Exeter; St. Philip Greenville; and more. All you need is to “love your faith and a have big heart.” The Diocese of Providence will provide training. Will you pray and consider helping us to prepare to receive sacraments and grow in a community of faith? Call Irma for more information 401-278-4578 or email at