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BLOCK ISLAND — Mary Donnelly passed away peacefully at her home on May 12, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. Mary was 94 years old, born December 14, 1927, to Frank and Rosina Shaw of … more
By Laura KilgusAssistant EditorPORTSMOUTH — Bring chairs, blankets, coolers and snacks and relax by the bay as students from Catholic schools across Rhode Island inspire through the gift of the … more
Blessed Joachim Fiore was an eleventh century Cistercian abbot who believed that history, like the Holy Trinity, could be expressed in three basic stages: The Age of the Father, corresponding to the … more
BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops approved their statement on the Eucharist with 222 “yes” votes Nov. 17, the second of two days of public sessions during their Nov. 15-18 fall … more
WARWICK — It was over a year-and-a-half ago that the Diocese of Providence announced the winners of its 2020 Lumen Gentium Awards, with plans made to honor them at a ceremony and banquet … more
For more than 50 years, the Father Marot CYO Center has provided young Catholics in the northern part of the diocese with a place for faithful fellowship — a mission made possible by the … more
It is incredibly fitting that Mary Donnelly, 93, received a Lumen Gentium Award in Community Service and Charitable Outreach, as she has given back to her community her entire life.Donnelly’s … more
The Elmhurst Boys of St. Pius V Church, Providence, were honored with a Lumen Gentium Award in Community Service & Charitable Outreach.The Elmhurst Boys is a … more
When she was a senior at a public high school, one of Julia Ferreira’s teachers told her that churches were a place for the elderly, not the young.He had meant the comment to be dismissive. … more
As suggested by their title, the Lumen Gentium Awards are meant to acknowledge good works and lives of service which can serve as a “Light to the World” and an inspiration to others. The … more
At the beginning of every semester, Linda LaPlume works with her students in order to create a curriculum which reflects their interests. Recent topics have included Catholic environmental ethics and … more
It was early in the 1960s that a 20-year-old Robert Orabone first signed up to serve as an usher at the 10 a.m. Mass at St. Ann’s Church in Providence. More than half a century later, Orabone … more
PROVIDENCE — Megan O’Brien Crayne recalled a young student who in high school was trying to decide whether to attend Georgetown University or Brown University.“Multiple people told … more
In every Catholic parish throughout Rhode Island, the lay faithful are busy distributing Holy Communion to the homebound, lectoring, serving at the altar and teaching catechism, to name just a few … more
Margaret “Madge” Thombs remembers growing up when every single Catholic young man at some point was asked if he had ever thought of becoming a priest.“And every young woman asked … more
Most, if not all, of the 1,000 registered families at Our Lady of Fatima Church know Jack Costa on a first-name basis.“Our Lady of Fatima Church has basically been my second home,” said … more
Margherite Garrahy has been a longtime staunch advocate for the sanctity of all human life — from conception until natural death — through her support of a variety of pro-life initiatives … more
Former R.I. Gov. Donald Carcieri, who served from 2003-2011, and his late wife Suzanne, who passed away in 2018 at the age of 78, were honored with a Lumen Gentium Award for Public Service for their … more
Lillian McIntyre has been called a “crusader for all that is good in Catholic education.”For more than 50 years, McIntyre has worked tirelessly in service to children across the Diocese … more
Before she passed away on April 25, 2021, at the age of 94, Sister Mary Bernice Pikul, C.S.S.F., sat down with Rhode Island Catholic to reflect on her life of service as a Felician Sister in response … more
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