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Wed., 10.08.14: Legal Professionals to gather for Annual Red Mass

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(PROVIDENCE, RI) – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence in conjunction with St. Thomas More Society will host the annual Red Mass on Wednesday, October 8th at 5:00 p.m. in the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul in Providence. The Most Rev. Robert C. Evans, Auxiliary Bishop of Providence, will serve as the main celebrant […]

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Wed., 10.01.14: Diocese holds Prayer Vigil for Victims of Domestic Violence

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Auxiliary Bishop to offer prayers (PROVIDENCE, RI) – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence today announced that the diocese will participate in a statewide event marking the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month 2014. Auxiliary Bishop Robert C. Evans will lead diocesan staff and others in prayer on the steps of the Cathedral of SS. […]

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09.25.14: Bishop Tobin’s Statement on Catholic Politicians and Abortions

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It is always disappointing when a Catholic candidate for political office abandons the teaching of the Church on the dignity of human life for the sake of self-serving political gain. Such actions demonstrate an inexcusable lack of moral courage. The Bishops of the United Sates addressed this situation in saying that when a Catholic, in […]

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From Bishop Tobin: Pray for Priestly Vocations

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We have entrusted our renewed diocesan efforts to promote vocations to the priesthood in the Diocese of Providence to the patronage of St. John Paul II. St. John Paul was a wonderful shepherd and he had an intense personal love for our Lord Jesus Christ, His Church, and the Holy Priesthood. He reminded us also […]

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From Bishop Tobin: Divorced and Remarried Catholics – We’ve Got to Do Something!

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In October a number of bishops from around the world will meet with Pope Francis in Rome to discuss the “Pastoral Challenges to the Family in the Context of Evangelization.” A similar meeting in October of 2015 will follow-up on the same topic. Although the discussion of the pastoral care of the family will be […]

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SAVE THE DATE: 11.02.14 – St. John the Baptist hoping ‘Mob’ will fill every pew

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PAWTUCKET — A historic Pawtucket church is looking to fill every pew for an upcoming Sunday Mass through an initiative that has been sweeping the national faith community like wildfire. St. John the Baptist Church, 69 Quincy Ave., will host a “Mass Mob” on Sunday, Nov. 2 at 1 p.m. All faithful are encouraged to […]

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Senior Priest Retirement Fund, Sept. 20th and 21st

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The Priest Retirement Fund is the primary means by which those Catholic Priests who have served for decades in the Diocese of Providence are cared for in their later years – years that are spent in active ministry. The Service Continues For years after parish and other assignments, priests in the Diocese of Providence continue […]

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09.21.14: Diocese to Recognize Milestone Wedding Anniversaries

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Bishop to Offer Special Blessing to more than 240 couples 2 Couples celebrating 70 years! (PROVIDENCE, R.I.) – Couples from all across the state celebrating milestone wedding anniversaries will gather together with their families this Sunday at 1:00 p.m. in the Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul for a special ‘Wedding Anniversary Mass’ celebrated by […]

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Bishop Tobin to begin year of Holy Hours to pray for increased vocations

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PROVIDENCE — In a new monthly initiative designed to focus greater awareness across the diocese on the need to encourage more vocations to the priesthood, Bishop Thomas J. Tobin will begin a yearlong series of Holy Hours with a visit to Saint Pius X Parish in Westerly on Tuesday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m.  More. […]

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Local Catholics hold prayer services, raise awareness for oppressed Christians worldwide

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PROVIDENCE — He spoke about the crisis in Iraq and Syria for less than four minutes during a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception on August 28. Still, in that small allotment of time, he was able to convey an inspiring message.  More. (Jessica A. Botelho, RI Catholic, Staff […]

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