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 bring his light to the streets of Cranston on Sunday, June 11, at St. Mark Church, 9 Garden Court. The celebration will consist of a solemn Mass at 10 a.m., a Eucharistic procession of song and prayer, followed by Benediction and will conclude with a light reception in the parish field. The procession will travel the city block of the St. Mark grounds.
Mary, Mother of Mankind Beer and Wine Tasting Fundraiser
NORTH PROVIDENCE — Church of Mary, Mother of Mankind, 25 Fourth St., will host a beer and wine tasting fundraiser on Saturday, June 10, from 5-7:30 p.m. in the parish hall. Tickets include food and live music. This is a 21+ event. For more information, call the office at 401-231-3542.
Knights to host breakfast
NORTH KINGSTOWN — The Knights of Columbus will hold a breakfast at the council hall, 1265 Tower Hill Road, on Sunday, June 11, from 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. The menu includes eggs, bacon, French toast, home fries, pastries, juice, coffee and tea. Children 6 and under eat for free.
Patronal Feast of Sacred Heart Church
EAST PROVIDENCE — The Patronal Feast of Sacred Heart Church, 118 Tauton Ave., will take place June 9-11. The event will include food, malassadas, games, music, live auctions, raffles and many opportunities to attend Holy Mass. On Sunday, June 11, 12:30 p.m., there will be a procession with the Blessed Sacrament and the statue of the Sacred Heart and Blessed Mother through the neighborhood, concluding with Benediction in front of the church. For a full schedule of events visit tinyurl.com/sacredheartfeastep2023.
40 Hours Adoration at St. Mary Mission
WEST WARWICK — SS. John and James and St. Mary Mission Parish will host a 40-Hour Adoration devotion of the Blessed Sacrament in preparation for the Solemnity of Corpus Christi, Sunday, June 11. The 40 Hours will be at St. Mary Mission Church, 70 Church St., and begin Thursday, June 8, 5 p.m., and conclude Saturday, June 10, at 9 a.m. For the schedule and/or to register for a specific hour go to www.ssjohnandjames.com and click the Digital Signup. The schedule will include times for Mass and the Liturgy of the Hours. Adorers are welcome at any time.
WARWICK — A prayer service will be held on June 15, 7 p.m., in St. Timothy Church,1799 Warwick Ave., in reparation for actions to be taken by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The prayer service will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, Adoration, chaplet of the Precious Blood of Jesus, Litany of the Precious Blood of Jesus, and veneration of the crucifix of Jesus, and Benediction. For more information, call 401-739-9552.
Young Adult Summer Series: Theology on Fire
GREENVILLE — St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, will host the Young Adult Summer Series: Theology on Fire, Fridays June 16, July 28, August 25 and September 22, from 7-9:30 p.m. Young adults, ages 18-29, are invited to casual evenings by the fire with social time, a talk and refreshments. Come for Adoration at 6:30 p.m. in Our Lady’s Chapel, then head to the back of the property to the St. John Paul II Grotto fire pit area.
Adoration at Our Lady of Fatima Church
CUMBERLAND — Our Lady of Fatima Church, One Fatima Drive, will offer the following upcoming events centered on the Blessed Sacrament: Silent Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday from 2-8 p.m.; Monthly praise and worship with Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, at 7:30 p.m., June 17 (music by Lisa Mongeau and Susan Alves) and July 15 (music by Justin P. Dery.) This will be a special event for all youth attending the Steubenville East Youth Conference. Weather permitting, this Adoration will take place at the outdoor shrine. Please bring your own folding chair. If the weather does not cooperate the event will move inside the church. For more information, call 401-723-6719.
Family Field Day
NORTH EASTON, MASS. — Play fun games, participate in Rosary and Mass, and enjoy the beautiful park-like grounds of the Museum of Family Prayer at the Father Peyton Family Field Day, June 17, 1 p.m.. at the museum, 518 Washington St., North Easton, Mass.
BARRINGTON — Holy Angels Church will host Take-Out Thursday, a charity food sale, on June 22. A carryout menu offers options of a cherry tomato summer salad, spinach strombolis and chips, and stuffed shells dinner with meatballs, Caesar side salad and bread, is available. Ordering is open for a limited time, while supplies 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, please call or text Barbara at 249-1104 or Lorraine at 529-0238.
Presbyteral Ordination of Rev. Mr. Patrick Ryan
PROVIDENCE — On Saturday, June 24, at 10 a.m., Bishop Richard G. Henning will celebrate Holy Mass with the ordination of Rev. Mr. Patrick Ryan to the Sacred Priesthood. If unable to attend Mass, you may watch the livestream on the Diocese of Providence YouTube
COVENTRY — Our Lady of Czenstochowa Polish Festival will be held on Friday, June 16 and Saturday, June 17, from 5 – 9 p.m., on school grounds, 222 MacArthur Blvd. The event will feature Polish and American food (including frozen golombki and pierogi for sale), games, raffles, cow chip bingo and much more. Free admission and parking. For more information, call 401-821-7991 or visit olcsvp.org.
Giving Thanks for Essential Workers
WAKEFIELD — The third annual Mass of Thanksgiving to God for All Essential Workers will be held on Sunday, June 25 at 9 a.m., at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 114 High St. The celebrant will be Bishop Richard G. Henning. Join in prayer for all essential workers, including healthcare professionals, first responders, clergy, educators, community, and social workers, those in the service-industry, the National Guard and all who keep the community safe each day. There will be a collation following the Mass. All are welcome. Mass will also be live streamed at stfranciswakefield.com.
Summer Camp for High School boys an opportunity to grow in faith
PROVIDENCE — All Catholic boys of high school age are invited to attend a Quo Vadis Days Camp to spend time with other young men discovering their purpose in life while having fun. The camp will be held from July 30 – August 2 at the Seminary of Our Lady of Providence. The camp welcomes ninth-12th grade boys, including recent graduates, and seeks to empower young men through friendship, faith and vocational discernment. This year’s theme “…I will show you the way to Heaven” comes from St. Jean Vianney’s promise to a young boy who showed him the way to his parish in Ars, France. Quo Vadis Days Camp is led by priests and seminarians of the Diocese of Providence and is supported by the Office of Vocations. The camp will include reflections from priests and laymen, Mass, an outdoor challenge course, sports and games, Eucharistic Adoration, and other fun activities. For more information, please contact Fr. Murphy at FatherCJM@gmail.com.