Special Event Listings for 07.13.23


Monthly SoulCore Session
TIVERTON — A monthly SoulCore session will take place on Saturday, July 15, at 9 a.m., at Holy Ghost Church, 316 Judson St. For full details visit or contact Joy at

Free Afternoon of Music
WARREN — St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Ave., will offer a free afternoon of music on Sunday, July 23. The band 4’S County/Deja Vu will be playing outside from 1-4. The event will move inside if rain is in the forecast. The kitchen will be open selling sandwiches and soft drinks. Tickets will be available for purchase for a raffle and 50/50 split the pot drawing. Bring your comfortable lounge chair or use one of our chairs.
Father Tetrault’s paintings on exhibit
PROVIDENCE — The late Father Raymond Tetrault’s paintings will be on exhibit at the Sprout Gallery, 166 Valley St., Building 6M, Suite 103, through July 28. The gallery will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. A reception will be held on Gallery Night, July 20, from 5 to 8 p.m. All are invited.
Celebrate the Centennial of the Shrine of St. Theresa of the Child Jesus
HARRISVILLE — On July 23, noon, Mass and Reception with Bishop Salvatore R. Matano, Bishop of Rochester, NY; August 4, 6:30 p.m., lecture on St. Therese, presented by Bishop Robert J. McManus, Bishop of Worcester, Mass.; August 20, noon, jubilee Mass and dedication of the new Rosary Walk, with main celebrant Bishop Robert C. Evans; October 1, noon, celebrations for the Feast of St. Therese of Lisieux. For more information, visit or email

Blessed McGivney Feast Day Raffle
CRANSTON — Rev. Richard A. Donnelly, Council No. 322 of the Knights of Columbus, is conducting a $5,000 Raffle in honor of the Feast of Blessed McGivney. Enter for your chance to win. Only 150 tickets will be sold. Those interested in purchasing a ticket can find the flyer online at The drawing will be held on August 13, 2023, at St. Mark Church, 9 Garden Court.
Masses Interpreted in ASL for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing
PROVIDENCE — The Diocesan Ministry for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing will host Masses each Sunday, 9:15 a.m., at St. Patrick Church, 244 Smith St. For more information, call Irma Rodriguez at 401-278-4578 or email at

‘Come Holy Spirit Come’
NARRAGANSETT — All are welcome to join “Life in the Spirit,” a six-week seminar on Wednesdays at St. Thomas More Church. This is an opportunity to develop a deeper relationship with God and a greater understanding of the Roman Catholic Church. This seminar is taking place from now until July 26 with Diane Costantino and clergy from 7-8:30 p.m., in the parish hall, 53 Rockland St. Books provided and no registration required. For more information, visit

Take-Out Thursday
BARRINGTON — Take-Out Thursday will be held at Holy Angels Church on July 27. A carryout menu offering options of rotini pasta salad, deluxe cheesesteak subs served with tater tots, and honey BBQ chicken served with coleslaw and cornbread is available, along with watermelon and lemon-blueberry pound cake. Advanced ordering is necessary, and orders will be accepted while quantities last. For more information, please call or text Judy at 465-8439 or Barbara at 249-1104. Proceeds from Take-Out Thursday will benefit the efforts of the Holy Angels Social Outreach Ministry, whose mission is to provide for those in need.
Share your lifetime of experience through Ignatian Volunteer Corps
PROVIDENCE — Ignatian Volunteer Corps is an opportunity for adult men and women “50 and better” to offer their skills, wisdom, and life experience in service to those in need. In return for a commitment of 1 or 2 days a week with a local service opportunity, the IVC program provides monthly spiritual guidance for personal reflection, prayerful conversations with fellow IVC members, and occasional retreats. Together, we hope to see the face of Christ in those we serve. IVC serves schools and a variety of nonprofits throughout the New England area. For more information on IVC, contact Dave Hinchen, New England Regional Director, visit or email

Tri-parish Tent Revival ‘Living in the Spirit’
CHARLESTOWN —The parishes of St. Pius X, St. Mary’s/St. James Chapel and St. Francis of Assisi/St. Romuald Chapel will host a three-night Tent Revival, “Living in the Spirit,” on July 24, 25 and 26 from 6 - 8 p.m., at St. James Chapel, located at 2079 Matunuck School House Road. Each night will begin with praise and worship music led by Christian artist Jon Polce, followed by teaching and witness talks on opening ourselves to allow the Spirit of God to live within us. The third night concludes with speaker Walter Burke, Jr. of the “Burke Family Singers” fame, as he prepares us with a deeper understanding of how to receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit.
Request for prayers
CRANSTON — Inmates of the Rhode Island Department of Corrections ask for your prayers. If you, your parish or your prayer group wish to be assigned an individual person (or more) to pray for, please contact the Catholic Chaplain’s office via email at
St. Bartholomew Church plans Summer Festival
PROVIDENCE — St. Bartholomew Church, 297 Laurel Hill Ave., will hold its 55th annual Summer Festival, on church grounds, on August 4, 5, and 6, from 5 – 10 p.m. Italian, American and Spanish foods will be available for purchase, as well as children’s rides and games by Okees Amusements. Nightly musical entertainment will be offered, with the Gemini Band performing on Saturday night from 6 – 10 p.m. For more information, please call 401-944-4466 or visit
Join the Christian Brothers at their Sunset Soiree
NARRAGANSETT — Calling all LaSalle, St. Raphael, De La Salle Academy graduates and friends of Christian Brothers Center. Join the Brothers for their annual Sunset Soiree on Saturday, August 12, 5 – 8 p.m., at 635 Ocean Road, Narragansett in the Brothers’ Courtyard. The evening will include beer, wine, cocktails, and a scrumptious soiree menu, door prizes and more. For more information, please contact Cheryl at or 401-789-0244 X 102.

Young Adult Summer Series: Theology on Fire

GREENVILLE — St. Philip Church, will host Theology on Fire Fridays 7-9:30 p.m.: July 28 (with speaker Father Scott Carpentier) , August 25 and September 22. Young adults, ages 18-29, are invited to casual evenings by the fire with social time, a talk and refreshments. Join for Adoration in Our Lady’s Chapel at 6:30 p.m., then head to the back of the property to our St. John Paul 2 Grotto/Fire Pit area. In the case of rain, meet in the St. Philip School Library which is behind the playground.

The Mass of "God the Father"

JOHNSTON — The Mass of "God the Father" will take place this year in Our Lady of Grace Church, George Waterman Road, on Sunday, August 6 at 3 p.m.  This year marks the 18th Mass for God the Father in the Diocese of Providence.  All are welcome to participate.  

Little Sisters of the Poor to hold Summer Soirée

PAWTUCKET – The Little Sisters of the Poor of Pawtucket will hold a Summer Soirée on Wednesday, August 23, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Jeanne Jugan Residence, 964 Main St., Pawtucket. Tickets are $50 per person and include wine and craft beer as well as small bites from area restaurants. The event will take place outdoors in the residence’s garden. Mystery wine bags will also be available for purchase, with all proceeds supporting the Little Sisters’ mission of caring for the elderly poor. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available online at For more information on the Summer Soirée, email or call 401-305-4001.