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By RICK SNIZEK Executive Editor COVENTRY — It’s been a busy week-and-a-half for Deacon Patrick Ryan. The Diocese of Providence seminarian, ordained to the transitional diaconate last … more
    On Saturday, June 24, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Nativity of St. John the Baptist. Also, on Saturday, the Church of Providence celebrates the ordination to the … more
Few of the following qualify as “beach reading;” they all qualify as good reading.  In graduate school, I was informed that there was no such thing as “biblical … more
The Old Testament Book of Jeremiah (the longest book of the Bible written by one person) mixes tough personal biography with harsh Jewish history and some hopeful prophecy. Jeremiah was born into a … more
Knights of Columbus plan car wash CRANSTON — The Knights of Columbus, Rev. Richard A. Donnelly Council No. 322, will sponsor a car wash at The Thirsty Beaver Restaurant, 288 Atwood Ave., on … more
Last week, I spoke of my gratitude to, and admiration for, our priests. I also invited all of us to pray for our priests by invoking the mercy of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. This week, I would like to … more
PROVIDENCE — At the request of the pastor/administrator, trustees, and finance councils of the two parishes, and after consulting the diocesan College of Consultors, Most Rev. Richard G. … more
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With the feast of Corpus Christi, the National Eucharistic Revival enters its second year and shifts its focus to parish renewal — a year organizers expect will inspire more parishes to … more
BALTIMORE — Rhode Island Catholic and its Spanish language publication, El Católico de Rhode Island, were honored on Friday, June 9, with a combined 25 awards by the Catholic Media … more
Two weeks ago, I offered some thoughts on the importance of the Church of the home and the crucial role of good mothers and fathers in the spiritual care of their children. That sacred calling is … more
Young Adult Summer Series: Theology on Fire GREENVILLE — St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, will host the Young Adult Summer Series: Theology on Fire, on the following Fridays: June 16, July … more
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As an adolescent, Father Zachary Sexton, O.P., considered himself the “answer guy.” With a Sherlock Holmesian-level of curiosity, he would seek answers to the … more
St. John Paul II Parish, Pawtucket, hosted an International Festival on Saturday, May 20. The evening featured tastings of various delicacies from around the globe as well as International Folklore … more
Earlier this month Congress raised the debt limit and included work requirements for recipients of government aid. The Church’s social teaching necessarily discusses and elaborates on the … more
Saint Paul writes: “but I would have you know, that the head of every man is Christ; and the head of the woman is the man; and the head of Christ is God.” (1 Corinthians 11:3) So, what … more
The four Gospel accounts were not composed by SS. Matthew, Mark, Luke and John sitting around a large table in the Upper Room reviving memories and comparing notes. The Gospel accounts took shape at … more
Living life in this 21st Century is difficult, dubious and conflicting. How do we discern truth? What path should we choose, and which avenues should we trod? In his work, “The Republic,” … more
On Saturday, May 20, Father Vander Martins was installed by Bishop Richard G. Henning as the pastor of St. Elizabeth Parish in Bristol. Bishop Henning served as the principal celebrant with Father … more
The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ CRANSTON — Pray and walk together with the Lord as the faith in the real presence of Christ is expressed in the Blessed Sacrament and … more
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