Special Event Listings 06.06.24


Knights to host free outdoor movie nights
CRANSTON — Knights of Columbus, Rev. Richard A. Donnelly Council No. 322, will host free outdoor family movie nights at St. Mark Church in the parish field, 31 Poplar Drive. Gates open 45 minutes before the film’s start time. The schedule is as follows: Night at the Museum — Friday, June 7, 8:30 p.m.; National Treasure: Book of Secrets — Saturday, June 22, 8:30 p.m.; Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian — Friday, July 26, 8 p.m.; Ant-Man — Friday, Aug 16, 7:30 p.m.; Star Wars (VII): The Force Awakens — Friday, Aug 30, 7:30 p.m.; Spider-Man: Homecoming — Friday, Sept 13, 7 p.m.; The Avengers — Friday, Oct 4, 6:30 p.m. Seating will be available but limited. Please consider bringing your own chairs and blankets to enjoy the movie. Hot dogs, hamburgers, popcorn, candy, and drinks will be sold.
Presbyteral Ordinations of Rev. Mr. Joseph Brodeur and Rev. Mr. Jairon Olmos-Rivera
PROVIDENCE — On Sat., June 29 at 10 a.m. in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence, Most Rev. Richard G. Henning, Bishop of Providence, will celebrate Holy Mass with the ordinations of Rev. Mr. Joseph Brodeur and Rev. Mr. Jairon Olmos-Rivera to the Sacred Priesthood. All are welcome! Can’t join us in the Cathedral? Watch the livestream on the Diocese of Providence YouTube channel,

Biblical workshops at St. Pius V.
PROVIDENCE — Saint Pius V Catholic Church, 240 Eaton St., will hold a workshop entitled: “A Biblical Walk Through the Mass” with Edward Sri on the following dates: June 11; June 18; June 25 and July 2. The workshops will take place in Caffe Lepanto following the noontime Mass.
Take out Thursday at Holy Angels Church
BARRINGTON — Take-Out Thursday, a charity food sale, will be held at Holy Angels Church on June 13, in honor of the Feast Day of St. Anthony of Padua. A carryout menu offering options of “The Franciscan Ten-Inch Grinder,” “The Friar Baked Spinach Tart,” and “The Saint of Miracles Turkey Dinner” will be available. Assorted sweets and desserts will be sold separately until they sell out. Ordering is open for a limited time, while quantities last, and proceeds will benefit the efforts of the Holy Angels Social Outreach Ministry, whose mission is to provide for those in need. For more information on Take-Out Thursday, and to order, please call or text Judy at 401-578-0090 or Barbara at 401-249-1104.
Faith on Fire Summer Series
GREENVILLE — Young adults (ages 18-29) are invited to an evening around the fire, Fridays: June 14, July 26, August 9, 7- 9 p.m., at St. Philip Church, which includes a talk from a local priest/speaker, fellowship, and snacks and s’mores. These are free events. Bring a friend. For more information contact

Dinner Dance at St. Bernard Church
NORTH KINGSTOWN — St. Bernard Church, 275 Tower Hill Road, will hold a Dinner Dance in honor of their 150th Anniversary, on Saturday, June 15, at the Quonset “O” Club. Ticket information can be found on the parish website: Parishioners, former parishioners, and friends are welcome to attend.
Our Lady of Czenstochowa Polish Festival
COVENTRY — Our Lady of Czenstochowa Polish Festival will be held on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 from 5-9 p.m. on school grounds, 222 MacArthur Blvd. The event will feature Polish and American food, games, music, raffles and more. Frozen golombki and pierogi will be available for sale. Free admission and parking. For more information contact 401-821-7991 or visit
Quo Vadis Days: Summer Retreat
PAXTON, Mass. — The Quo Vadis Days: Summer Retreat for Catholic men of high school age (13-18) will take place Thursday, June 20 - Sunday, June 23, at Anna Maria College, Paxton, Mass. This retreat is an opportunity for these men to deepen their faith, grow in virtue, learn more about all vocations, and better discern God’s call in their lives. Please visit, for more information.
Giant Yard Sale at Holy Name of Jesus Church
PROVIDENCE — Holy Name of Jesus Church, 99 Camp St., will host a giant yard sale on Saturday June 22, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Polish Fest
WOONSOCKET — St. Stanislus Kostka Parish, 174 Harris Ave., will host the 15th annual Polish Fest on Saturday, June 22. Traditional Polish food will be available starting at noon, to eat in or take out. DJ Zaba will provide music for dancing from 3 – 10 p.m. Attractions for children, and games of chance will be ongoing throughout the day.
Sacred Heart Church to hold Golf Tournament
WEST WARWICK — Sacred Heart Church will hold its annual golf tournament on Monday, June 24, at the Richmond Country Club in Hope Valley. The day will start with a putting contest at 11:30 a.m. followed by lunch. Shotgun start will be at 1 p.m. followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Scramble format will be used. Dinner choices are prime rib or baked stuffed chicken. Golf awards following dinner. For more information, please call the rectory at 401-821-4184.
An Exhibit of Eucharistic Miracles at St. Thomas More Parish
NARRAGANSETT —St. Thomas More Parish will host the Vatican International Exhibit of Eucharistic Miracles in the parish hall on Wednesday, June 26, 9:30 a.m. - noon, 5 - 6:30 p.m., and 7:30-8:30 p.m., on Thursday, June 27, 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. and on Friday, June 28, 10:30 a.m. - noon. Eileen Wood will present on Blessed Carlo Acutis on Wednesday, June 26, at 6:30 p.m. and St. Manuel Gonzalez Garcia on Friday, June 28, at 9:30 a.m. Both presentations will be in the church. First-class relics of Blessed Carlo and St. Manuel will be available for veneration. Mass each day at 9 a.m. For more information, please call 401-789-7682 or visit

Holy Hour for Vocations
PROVIDENCE — In preparation for the ordination of Rev. Mr. Joseph Brodeur and Rev. Mr. Jairon Olmos-Rivera, we will gather the night before on Fri., June 28 at 7 p.m. in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence for a Holy Hour for Vocations, Most Rev. Richard G. Henning, Bishop of Providence, presiding, and Rev. Christopher J. Murphy, Rector of Seminary of Our Lady of Providence and Director of Pre-Ordination Formation for the Diocese of Providence, will be preaching. All are welcome.
St. Anthony Church to hold annual feast
WEST WARWICK — St. Anthony Parish, 10 Sunset Ave., will host their annual feast in honor of St. Anthony on June 28-30. Fish and chips will be sold beginning at 11 a.m. on Friday, June 28, and various American and Portuguese foods, along with raffles and games, will be available at 5 p.m. The entertainment for the evening will be the Greg Laboss Trio with Rick Ribb and Rick Couto. The feast will continue on Saturday, June 29, from 5-11 p.m., with entertainment by the Portuguese band, “Os Capitalistas!” On Sunday, June 30, a Mass in honor of St. Anthony will be celebrated by Bishop Richard G. Henning at 11 a.m., and at 2 p.m. a religious procession will take place. A variety of entertainment will be available on Sunday. Following the procession, the marching band will play, and at 5 p.m., DJ John Bolarinho will be playing a variety of Portuguese music and English classics. The feast will remain open until 8 p.m.
Magnificat Breakfast
GREENVILLE — The Magnificat Ministry Breakfast will be held on Saturday, June 29, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., at St. Philip Parish Center, 622 Putnam Pike. The guest speaker will be Monique Moussot. For registrations and further information, contact Linda Gatta at 401-864-7731.
Are You Called to be a Deacon?
RHODE ISLAND — Deacons are men who love God and love the Church; they feel called to serve in a more committed way. The role of the deacon is to be a helper of the bishops and priests and to proclaim by his life the Church’s call to serve the needs of others. What does it take to become a Permanent Deacon? Learn more by registering for an upcoming Information Session at: or