Special Event Listings for 02.08.24


Chesterton Academy Open House
WARWICK — Chesterton Academy, 610 Jefferson Blvd., will host an Open House on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 9 a.m. For more information, visit or contact 401-287-2280,

Knights of Columbus plan breakfast
NORTH KINGSTOWN — The Knights of Columbus will hold a breakfast at the council hall, 1265 Tower Hill Road, on Sunday, Feb. 11, from 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. Children 6 and under eat for free.
Enjoy a Beer with the Bishop
PROVIDENCE — All are welcome to attend an evening with Bishop Richard G. Henning, beginning with an informal talk followed by an opportunity for the audience to ask questions and engage in conversation. The event will take place on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m., at McVinney Auditorium, 43 Dave Gavitt Way. Beer and wine available for purchase, Mardi Gras themed snacks will be provided. Free admission. Register at

Fish and Chips at St. Theresa Church
NASONVILLE — St. Theresa Church, 35 Dion Dr., will hold their annual fish and chips dinners on the Fridays of Lent from 4 - 7 p.m. Dine -in or take-out, baked fish and grape-nut pudding will be available also. For more information, call 401-568-8280, Mon. through Thu. from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Fridays from 4-7 p.m. call 401-568-3057.
Global Rosary for World Priest Prayer Event
NORTH EASTON, Mass. — Congregation of Holy Cross will offer a live Global Rosary for World Peace Prayer event on Friday, Feb. 16. This digital prayer event will begin live from Rome at 10 a.m. ET in collaboration with Holy Cross Family Ministries. Join in-person at the chapel at Father Peyton Center at 518 Washington St., N. Easton, Mass., from your parish, or from the comfort of your own home. For more information about this live online prayer event visit

St. Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance
PAWTUCKET — St. John Paul II Knights of Columbus Council #12613 will hold a St. Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance on Saturday, Feb. 17, 6 p.m., at St. John Paul II Parish in the church hall, 745 Central Ave. A cash bar will be available and live music performed by Dynamite Rhythm. For tickets and more information please contact Al Nunes 401-723-2307 or Bruce Guindon 401-474-0371.
Lenten Taize Service
EAST FREETOWN, Mass. — St. John Neumann Church invites all to their Lenten themed Taize Service on Sunday, Feb. 18, at 7 p.m. The theme is “Walking Toward Emmaus.” This service is a combination of songs, reflections and readings. The church is located on Route 18 – 157 Middleboro Road in East Freetown, Mass. Take Chace Road exit off Route 140.
St. Francis of Assisi Church plans Lenten Mission
WAKEFIELD — St. Francis of Assisi Church, 114 High St., will offer a Lenten Mission with Deacon Art Miller, Feb. 19-21 at 6:30 p.m. The theme will be “Love Heals the Wounds That Time Cannot.”
Dr. John Bruchalski to speak at St. Pius X
WESTERLY — Dr. John Bruchalski, author of “Two Patients,” will speak at St. Pius X Church, 45 Elm St., on Friday, March 8, 7 p.m. Two Patients is the story of how a physician who practiced abortion came to question the medical status quo and to pioneer an approach to reproductive medicine that respects female fertility, honors the dignity of unborn children, and offers care to patients regardless of their financial situation. Such health care, writes Dr. John Bruchalski, is merciful medicine, and his memoir gives a glimpse of just how merciful the relationship between a doctor and his two patients - mother and child - can be. There will be a free-will offering at this event. For more information, email Valerie at or visit

Women’s Retreat with Danielle Bean planned
WESTERLY — St. Pius X Church, 45 Elm St., will host Women’s Retreat with Danielle Bean, on Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The day will include Holy Mass, confessions, and talks. Preregistration is required. Visit to register by March 1. For more information, contact Debra Carey at 401 596-2535 x3 or

Little Sisters of the Poor plan 16th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Fundraiser
SEEKONK, Mass. — The Little Sisters of the Poor Jeanne Jugan Residence of Pawtucket will hold its 16th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Dinner and Fundraiser at The Old Grist Mill Tavern on Monday, March 18, from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. This annual event supports the Little Sisters’ mission of serving the elderly poor and will include a traditional corned beef and cabbage dinner along with a “Pot of Gold” drawing and homemade scones for sale. Dine-In or Carry-Out. Tickets are limited and must be purchased by March 1st at or by calling 401-723-4314. The Old Grist Mill Tavern is located at 390 Fall River Avenue in Seekonk, Mass.
Bring a NET Ministries Retreat to your parish
RHODE ISLAND — NET Ministries, a national evangelization organization that ministers to teens through powerful retreats, will be coming to the Diocese of Providence in the Fall of 2024. Any Catholic school or parish interested in scheduling a retreat during this time period can contact Diane Castro at Multi-parish retreats are encouraged as well. For more information on NET retreats, visit