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On June 29, the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul — the patrons of our diocese. These two men were, unquestionably, the greatest leaders of the early Church, yet both … more
The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence is an anti-Catholic hate group, made up of drag queens whose specialty is blasphemy and sacrilege. When it was announced that the “Sisters” were to be … 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
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
Toward the end of his Gospel, St. John recalls an encounter between the Risen Christ and Saint Peter by the Sea of Tiberias. Jesus asks Peter three times if he loves him. Biblical commentators signal … more
Recently, reports surfaced from the Archdiocese of Hartford that a Connecticut pastor uncovered a “Eucharistic miracle” during his parish Mass. Fearing that there weren’t enough … more
This weekend the Church celebrates Trinity Sunday. The dogma of the Trinity—which teaches us that there is one God in three Divine Persons—may sound theoretical and abstract, but in … more
Our Lady has appeared in many places throughout the world in the last two centuries, some of which (such as Fatima and Lourdes) are familiar to most of us. But many Catholics are not aware of the one … more
Students of contemporary American history will recall the national debate in the 1990s over legislative efforts to ban partial-birth abortion. President Bill Clinton twice vetoed a congressional ban … more
In the tech world one word stands out: ChatGPT. This remarkable piece of technology enables users to input a question or request and receive a response. Unlike prior search engines, this tool … more
May is the month Catholic devotion to Mary increases. Praying the rosary before the Blessed Sacrament and the May Crowning by children who received their First Holy Communion are common devotions … more
Anglophile Americans who tuned in to the coronation ceremony of Charles III would have noticed a mysterious screen veiling from public view the anointing of the new king. The inconspicuousness of the … more
Last week, the Vermont state legislature legalized assisted suicide for out-of-state residents. Becoming the first state to permit “assisted suicide tourism,” Vermont will now become a … more
I used to be spiritually allergic to Marian devotion. Even though I grew up saying the rosary with my family, I never really understood the idea of being devoted to Mary, specifically. Asking saints … more
The current government-run model of a “one size fits all” educational system in Rhode Island is no longer working. In his April 7, 2023 article in the Boston Globe, reporter Dan McGowan … more
Recently, Pope Francis appeared in a documentary titled “The Pope: Answers.” In it, he answered questions from a group of 10 young adults between the ages of 20-25 years old. Concerning … more
Here, in the United States and elsewhere, the Church has completed another stage in the Synod on Synodality called the Continental Stage. This worldwide process began in September 2021 with the … more
In any cemetery in Rhode Island, you will be sure to find some visitors at the graves of their loved ones. They might be praying for them or just stopping to recall their influence on their lives. … more
On March 13, Pope Francis celebrated 10 years on the throne of St. Peter. Commentators of every persuasion will adjudicate the Pope’s tenure, undoubtedly disagreeing about his triumphs and … more
This coming Sunday, Catholic churches all over the world will be filled with worshipers proclaiming their faith in the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. That’s wonderful. But many of them — … more
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