Ask the Newly Ordained
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Father Brian Morris Q: Why was Sunday (January 14) the Second Sunday in Ordinary Time instead of the First Sunday in Ordinary Time? The previous Sunday was the Epiphany, the Sunday before that was … more
“Ask the Deacon” features three Transitional Deacons who will be ordained June 3 to the priesthood in the Diocese of Providence — Deacons Brian Morris, Joseph Brice and Stephen Battey — who … more
“Lemony fresh!” Those are the words I said to my two newly ordained brother priests, Father Stephen Battey and Father Joseph Brice, after I wiped the chrism off my hands with the maniturgium and … more
By Father Stephen Battey Each year on October 31, countless children dress up in all manner of costumes and visit their local community with the hopes of bringing home bags of sugary treats. While … more
By Father Jean Joseph Brice Anyone who takes some time to look can see the evidential crises facing our world today. On a broad perspective, it is clear that the search for meaning is becoming … more
“Ask the Newly Ordained” features Fathers Brian Morris, Joseph Brice and Stephen Battey — who respond to questions about the faith from Rhode Island Catholic readers. It is often said that … more
By Father Stephen Battey Q. Why do parishioners bring up gifts of bread and wine during Mass? We’ve all experienced it at one time or another; the priest stands at the foot of sanctuary and … more
“Ask the Deacon” features three Transitional Deacons who will be ordained June 3 to the priesthood in the Diocese of Providence — Deacons Brian Morris, Joseph Brice and Stephen Battey — who … more
By Father Jean Joseph Brice On Ash Wednesday, if a stranger had visited our world for the first time, he would have noticed something saliently striking. Young, old, men, women, office and street … more
Though there are many different kinds of candles in a typical parish church, this question is most often directed to the practice of lighting votive candles. These candles, which are smaller than the … more
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