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N.Y. Cardinal Timothy Dolan to speak at Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul

PROVIDENCE — New York Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan will make a special visit to the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul where he will speak on Sunday, May 15 at 5 p.m. The special event, which is …

Faith in action: Knights of Columbus hosts Habitat for Humanity event

On April 28, the St. Augustine Knights of Columbus hosted Mark Kravatz, executive director of Providence Habitat for Humanity, who spoke on volunteer opportunities with the organization. Since 1987, …

The Fifth Bishop of Providence: Bishop Russell J. McVinney

As the Diocese of Providence celebrates its 150th anniversary through June 26, 2022, Rhode Island Catholic is featuring profiles of the men who have served as diocesan shepherds through its …

From the Archives: 1984

Clockwise from above, couples enjoy the 50s themed dance at the St. Teresa Parish festival in Pawtucket; an Immaculate Conception Church procession in Westerly; Three-year-old Elizabeth Holbrook with …

Priest Jubilarians honored for their many years of devotion to God's people

During the annual Priests Study Day at the Crowne Plaza, Warwick, held on April 25, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin honored the 2022 Reverend Jubiliarians. Bishop Tobin expressed his sincere gratitude to all …
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St. Dymphna, Pray for Us

Do you know the story of St. Dymphna? Dymphna lived in Ireland in the seventh-century, and was just 15 years old when she was killed because she rejected the sexual advances of her mentally deranged …

SCHOOLS & SPORTS

Monsignor Clarke School represents Diocese of Providence at national conference

NEW ORLEANS — Monsignor Clarke School principal, Dr. Arthur Lisi, and the school’s director of admissions and development, Sara Marshall, were invited to present at the National Catholic …

Reading Week at Bishop McVinney School

During Reading Week at Bishop McVinney School, Providence, diocesan Vice Chancellor Father Nathan Ricci stopped by the school to visit and read to the 5th grade class from the book “He Leadeth …

Helping Catholic schools make some beautiful music

PROVIDENCE —The soft strum of ukulele strings echoed in the hallways of Sacred Heart School in East Providence. As excited as they were unsure, students opened boxes, then held their new …
OPINION

Dehumanizing One Another

A female sharpshooter nicknamed “Lady Death” has recently become a Ukrainian folk hero for defiantly attacking Russian soldiers undercover. The young markswoman fought for several years …
AROUND THE DIOCESE

Special Event Listings for 05.12.22

First Five Saturdays at Mount CarmelBRISTOL — The Knights of Columbus and the Faith group at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish’s morning Masses are following the Blessed Mother’s …

Catholics must elect leaders who show unconditional respect for human life

What is the choice? Is it to kill or not to kill an innocent, defenseless human being? A majority of elected RI representatives and senators have already passed a radical New York pro-abortion law …