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WOONSOCKET — For the past two decades, parish volunteers and parish priests have offered a welcoming invitation to Saint Joseph Church, an invitation to return to the Lord in the Sacrament of … more
Anne Marie Quatrucci was consecrated a virgin during a Mass celebrated by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin at St. Timothy Parish, Warwick, on Thursday, Feb. 2. Pictured, from left, Father Dean Perri, pastor of … more
St. Athanasius (293 A.D. – 373 A.D.) was bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, and a noted Eastern Christian leader of the 4th century. He is remembered especially for his role in the conflict with … more
Every so often, the Church’s discipline sparks intrigue, especially in a state as culturally Catholic as Rhode Island. Such was the case last week when The Providence Journal’s food … more
ARBUTUS, Md. — The canonization cause of Mother Mary Lange, founder of the world’s first sustained women’s religious community for Black women, has taken a step forward. Sister … more
NARRAGANSETT — Rev. Joseph P. Henry, 91, Pastor Emeritus of SS. John and Paul Parish, Coventry, died Thursday, March 2, 2023.Born in Providence, Rhode Island, son of the late Patrick C. and … more
SMITHFIELD — Rev. Roger A. Houle, 71, Pastor Emeritus of St. Joseph Parish, North Scituate, died Monday, February 27, 2023. Born in Woonsocket, Rhode Island, son of the late Leo and Liliane … more
You’ve probably seen the TV commercials for the Progressive Insurance Company in which a counsellor, a “Parenta-life Coach” identified as Dr. Rick, tries to stop young adults from … more
Pregnancy centers and maternity homes generally agree that making childbirth free in the United States would empower women to choose life.But, some specify, it would help in varying degrees.Leaders … more
EAST PROVIDENCE — It was during his evangelical work in 1948 with The Christophers that the late Father Edward H. Flannery, a former managing editor of the Providence Visitor, began to do … more
PROVIDENCE — The 2023 Faith Formation Convocation will be held in-person at Bryant University on March 18. This special event is an opportunity to grow in personal and missionary discipleship … more
PROVIDENCE — On Monday, March 6, members of the House Judiciary Committee met to discuss two bills of particular interest to the pro-life community.H-5006, popularly known as the Equality in … more
‘40 Cans for Lent’BRISTOL — Knights of Columbus Bristol Council #379 is holding a “40 Cans for Lent” program for families, from now through April 9. All donations can be … more
WARWICK — On Friday, March 3, Coadjutor Bishop Richard G. Henning received a warm welcome to Bishop Hendricken High School during his first visit to a Diocese of Providence high school. During … more
PROVIDENCE — Local youth and adults were honored at this year’s diocesan Catholic Youth Ministry and Scout Awards, held at the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul on Sunday, March 5.Bishop … more
Harrison Butker of the Kansas City Chiefs, who kicked the winning field goal in this year’s Super Bowl, is a deeply committed Catholic, who isn’t shy about proclaiming his faith publicly. … more
When you’re a pastor and an ex-police officer, you likely notice things that other pastors, who do not have a background in law enforcement, miss. Such was the case on February 12, when four … more
St. Justin Martyr (100 A.D. -165 A.D.) was a native of Rome but well-travelled and conversant with both the Greek and the Jewish thinkers of his day. As an early Christian defender of the faith, he … more
Come and See, a night of praise and adoration, was held on Saturday, Feb. 25 at McVinney Auditorium, Providence. The event organized by the Brotherhood of Emmaus began with a greeting and words of … more
I recently came across a random online posting that lists “5 things nobody has in their home anymore.” The list includes DVDs, CDs, a file cabinet, a wall calendar and take out menus. … more
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