Special Event Listings for 10.19.23


Day of Prayer for the Health and Wellness of Clergy and Men and Women Religious
RHODE ISLAND — A Day of Prayer for the Health and Wellness of Clergy and Men and Women Religious will take place on Friday, Oct. 20. The main event for the day will be a live-streamed Mass from the Our Lady of Hope Chapel on Saint John Vianney Center’s campus at 11 a.m. The goal of this day is to raise awareness of the need to support our men and women in Church ministry and to pray for them in solidarity as one community of faith. There is no cost to participate. For more information, please visit
Weekly Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
CUMBERLAND — Our Lady of Fatima Church, One Fatima Drive will offer Silent Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament every Friday. The schedule is as follows: 2- 5 p.m., Exposition of the Most Blessed Sacrament; 5 p.m. Holy Hour; 6 p.m. Mass; 6:30 – 8 p.m., Adoration and Benediction. The parish will also host a Eucharistic Revival event on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. with praise and worship music. All are invited.
Fall Dinner at Sacred Heart Church
EAST PROVIDENCE — Sacred Heart Church, 118 Taunton Ave., will hold their annual Fall Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 21, at 6.30 p.m. in the church hall. The menu features Portuguese soup, salad, pork loin with roasted potatoes, fried fish fillet with rice, soda and dessert. Beer, wine, and wine coolers sold separately. For ticket information please contact the Rectory at 401-434-0326 by October 18.
Pizza on the Patio
PROVIDENCE — Attend an evening of prayer and fraternity for high school and college-aged men who are discerning God’s will during Pizza on the Patio at Our Lady of Providence Seminary, 485 Mt. Pleasant Ave., on Sunday, Oct. 22. Please R.S.V.P. by Oct. 21 to Father Ryan Simas at 401-331-1316 or
Saint Jude Triduum
PROVIDENCE — Saint Agnes Church, 351 Branch Ave., will hold its annual Novena in honor of Saint Jude on Sunday, Oct. 22, Monday, Oct. 23, and Tuesday, Oct. 24. Mass and Novena prayers will be offered at 6 p.m. The theme for this year’s St. Jude Triduum is “Personality Types and Spirituality.” All are welcome.
Fay Rozovsky Lecture in Jewish-Catholic Dialogue
PROVIDENCE — On Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 6 p.m., in Ruane 105, the Jewish-Catholic Theological Exchange will host the annual Fay Rozovsky Lecture in Jewish-Catholic Dialogue. Brother Guy Consolmagno, S.J., director of the Vatican Observatory, and Dr. Peter Saulson, professor emeritus of Physics, Syracuse University, will participate in the dialogue “Faith in Science: Catholic and Jewish Perspectives on Creation and the Cosmos.” A reception with kosher options will follow in the Great Room. This event is open to the public and can also be viewed on Zoom. Register:
Harvest Dance
WARREN — St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 500 Metacom Ave., will hold a Harvest Dance in the church hall on Saturday, Oct. 28. Deja Vu /4'S Country will provide musical entertainment from 5:30-8:30 p.m. There will be a small admission fee at the door which includes coffee, tea and pastry. The kitchen will be open selling sandwiches and soft drinks, or you may bring your own. There will be a raffle, silent auction, and 50/50 split the pot. If you can, please bring a pastry to share. There will also be a representative from Paparazzi Jewelry with a display of jewelry for sale. Plan to join us for an enjoyable evening of music and fellowship with friends.
Seminarian dinner
WOONSOCKET — The Woonsocket Council #113 will host a pasta and meatball dinner to benefit seminarians on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5 – 7 p.m., in the Good Shepherd School gym, 1200 Mendon Road. Dinner consists of pasta, homemade meatballs, salad, garlic bread, dessert, coffee, tea and soda. Children under 5 eat for free. To purchase tickets, please call Joe Crisafulli at 401-241-0362, Paul Lavallee at 401-651-5533, or visit the St. Joseph rectory office.
2023 Human Life Guild Day
PROVIDENCE — The 2023 Human Life Guild Day will take place on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, beginning with Holy Mass in the cathedral celebrated by Most Rev. Richard G. Henning, D.D., S.T.D., Bishop of Providence; with Rev. W. Ryan Connors, S.T.D., Dean of Men and Professor at Saint John’s Seminary, Boston, homilist. Mass will be followed by brunch and local Catholic speakers in the lower cathedral. Advance registration required by October 25. To register, visit
Open House at St. Mary Academy Bay View
RIVERSIDE — St. Mary Academy Bay View will hold an open house on Sunday, Oct. 29, at noon. Visitors can explore the campus and speak with students, faculty and coaches about the many academic programs and opportunities that make the St. Mary Academy Bay View experience extraordinary. Pre-register at
Holiday Bazaar at Our Lady of Czenstochowa Parish
COVENTRY — Our Lady of Czenstochowa Parish, 222 MacArthur Blvd., will host a Holiday Bazaar on Sunday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 – 10 a.m., and Polish and American food will be served from 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (or until sold out). The event will include raffles, children’s booths, crafts, theme baskets, bake shop and more. Frozen Polish food will also be available until sold out. For more information, call 401-821-7991, or visit
Concert at St. Jude to benefit food pantry
LINCOLN — A Benefit Concert for the Northern Rhode Island Food Pantry, with music by Diane Walsh and friends, will take place on Sunday, Oct. 29, at 2 p.m. All proceeds go to support the pantry. The event will take place at St. Jude Church. If possible, please bring a canned good or non-perishable food item donation.
Parish Yard Sale
NORTH KINGSTOWN — St. Francis de Sales Parish, 381 School St., will hold its annual indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, Oct. 28, and Sunday, Oct. 29, from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., rain or shine. Items include jewelry, housewares, toys, games, electronics, CDs, furniture, books and baked goods. The kitchen will be open for refreshments.
Mass for Recovery
PORTSMOUTH — The next Mass for Recovery at St. Barnabas, 1697 E. Main Road, will be offered on Sunday, Oct. 29, 5 p.m. These Masses, to which all are welcome, provide an opportunity for people to come together in faith, as we seek God’s mercy, kindness and grace, with special prayer intentions dedicated to those in recovery. If you or a loved one struggles with alcohol, drugs, addictions, mental distress, or you support folks who suffer from the effects of these issues, you are encouraged to attend. For more information about this Mass, upcoming Masses, or the work of the St. Matthias Ministry, please contact Deacon John,
Catechesis of the Good Shepherd at St. Pius V
PROVIDENCE — St. Pius V School is offering Level 1 Catechesis of the Good Shepherd to 3-6 year-old children Wednesdays 8 – 9 a.m. There are still seven spots available. Reasonable fee. Please contact Mrs. Wilkins at or call 401- 421-9750.
Rhode Island Catholic Women’s Conference
PROVIDENCE —The Rhode Island Catholic Women’s Conference will take place on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m., at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, One Cathedral Square. The afternoon will include prayer, fellowship, faith-inspiring talks by dynamic speakers, Holy Mass, confessions, Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, live music ministry, vendors and a coffee an’ and lunch. Infants in arms are welcome. Registration required, visit,