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Christine Kavanagh was treasure to the school community of St. Mary Academy Bay View. A faith-filled educator, she inspired so many with her passion for the arts and a personal commitment to … more
“A lot,” my mom said. “A whole lot.” And she went back to washing the dishes.I shrugged and laughed, and pressed her for an actual answer.“Honestly, I don’t know, … more
From the Council of Trent in the sixteenth century until the Second Vatican Council in the twentieth century — that’s four hundred years — the Gospel passages at Sunday Mass were … more
PROVIDENCE — Providence College (PC) announced today that Eric Sung, Dr. Tuba Agartan, and Dr. Nicholas Longo are the recipients of the College’s first National Endowment for the Arts … more
WEST WARWICK — Fourth grader Chase Pinheiro, 10, was on his way to baseball practice when he noticed a woman near the road. She looked cold and was asking drivers for food and money. The … more
WARWICK — Bishop Hendricken High School will host a COVID-19 Booster and Vaccination Clinic for students, faculty, staff, families, alumni and the general public on Wednesday, Jan. 26, from … more
St. Pius V School in Providence is taking part in a 4-month course using the Air Force Association’s Cyberpatriot program. Under the leadership of CW3 Johan Calderon (MS, Cyber Security, MS, IT … more
Free Income Tax Preparation (VITA)PROVIDENCE — IRS-certified volunteers at Amos House, a fully handicap-accessible agency at 460 Pine Street in Providence, prepare free income tax returns for … more
In my nearly forty-nine years as a priest, I have celebrated Holy Mass thousands of times. And even though it has become a very familiar part of my routine, sometimes in saying Holy Mass new … more
NORTH SMITHFIELD — While the pace of life has slowed considerably for Bishop Emeritus Louis E. Gelineau, the sixth Bishop of Providence, at 93, he still remains active to the extent that he can … more
LINCOLN — Normand Bernard “Bill” Belisle, 92, of Manville, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 at HopeHealth Hulitar Hospice Center, Providence. He was the beloved … more
PROVIDENCE — Due to a steady decline in the number of parishioners and sacramental activity resulting in a lack of parish community life; in response to the request of the pastor/administrator, … more
WASHINGTON — On the weekend of January 22-23, Catholics throughout the United States have an opportunity to help the Church’s formation of missionary disciples in Central and South … more
WOONSOCKET — Mount St. Charles Academy hockey coach Bill Belisle, class of ‘48, passed away on January 13 at the age of 92. Belisle began coaching at Mount St. Charles Academy in 1975 and … more
Three students from Saint Raphael Academy in Pawtucket received the Sacrament of Confirmation at Mass this past December. The students (pictured from left to right), Ema Gomes, Theresa Valencia and … more
The annual Mass for Life: “An Invitation to Pray for All Human Life” was celebrated on Saturday, Jan. 15, at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence. Bishop J. Tobin was the … more
PROVIDENCE — The 2022 Catholic Charity Appeal is officially underway in the Diocese of Providence with a goal of $6.8 million, the same as it was in 2021, with parish goals also remaining the … more
WASHINGTON (CNS) — The 49th annual national March for Life — with a rally on the National Mall and march to the Supreme Court Jan. 21 — will go on as scheduled this year amid a … more
PROVIDENCE — Christine Dwyer Kavanagh, 69, of Barrington, died very peacefully on Thursday, January 6, 2022, at her home. Christine was the beloved wife of Donald J. Kavanagh, Principal of La … more
WASHINGTON — Bishop David J. Malloy of Rockford, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on International Justice and Peace issued the following statement … more
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