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11.12.15: Lessons from Laudato Si’: On Climate & the Common Good

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The Office of the Bishop & The Office of Faith Formation offer an evening of Lessons from Laudato Si’: On Climate & the Common Good on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Bishop McVinney Auditorium, 43 Dave Gavitt Way, Providence, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Door open at 6:30pm. Welcome by Bishop Thomas J. Tobin. Pre-registration is […]

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Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church on Federal Hill to Close Indefinitely

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Church has significant physical and structural deficiencies (PROVIDENCE)- Due to concern for the health and safety of his parishioners, Rev. Joseph Craddock, pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Providence, has requested that OLMC be closed indefinitely due to significant physical and structural deficiencies.  After consultation with diocesan staff, the Diocesan Consultors and […]

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11.08.15: Closing Mass for the Year of Consecrated Life

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Please join us as we give thanks to God for the contributions of our local Consecrated men and women religious on Sunday, November 8th at 1:00 p.m. in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, 30 Fenner Street, Providence, RI. Our main celebrant is Bishop Robert C. Evans, Auxiliary Bishop of Providence; our homilist is Rev. […]

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From Bishop Tobin: WITHOUT A DOUBT – Engaging the World Can Be Risky Business

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Okay, I have a confession to make. I support the sale of contraceptives. I don’t want to, and I don’t like it, but I do. I’ll explain in a moment, but first, a little background. More.

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Mon., 11.02.15: All Souls Day

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Heavenly Father, You sent Christ Jesus your Son to wash away the sins of all mankind through His perfect sacrifice, and you cleansed our departed brothers and sisters in the waters of baptism. May His perfect sacrifice free them from the power of death and give them eternal life. In your mercy, O Lord, grant […]

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Mon., 11.02.15: All Souls Day Masses at our Catholic Cemeteries

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“Happy are those who die in the Lord; let them rest from their labors, for their good deeds go with them.” – Revelation 14:13 The Diocese of Providence and Office of Catholic Cemeteries will be holding All Souls Day Masses on Monday, November 2nd, 2015 beginning at 12:00 Noon. Find the schedule here.

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Sun., 11.01.15: Solemnity of All Saints

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“After this I had a vision of a great multitude, which no one could count, from every nation, race, people, and tongue. They stood before the throne and before the Lamb, wearing white robes and holding palm branches in their hands…. [One of the elders] said to me, ‘These are the ones who have survived […]

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Diocesan Immigration Office ready for call to action in Syrian refugee crisis

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PROVIDENCE — The image was terrible and disturbing, and for many around the world, put a face to the conflict in Syria that could no longer be ignored.  More.

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Tues., 10.27.15: Lecture – “Mount Tabor: the ‘Place’ of Consecrated Persons in the Church”

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Join lecturer, Rev. Romanus Cessario, O.P., S.T.D., Professor, St. John Seminary, Boston and Contributor to Magnificat beginning at 7:00pm in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Lower Hall, 30 Fenner Street, Providence, RI 02903. Father Romanus Cessario is a member of the Order of Preachers (Dominicans). He will present the Church’s document Vita Consecrata […]

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Sat., 10.24.15: Altar Server Appreciation Mass

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“Being close to Jesus and knowing him in the Eucharist through your service at the altar, enables you to open yourselves to others, to journey together, to set demanding goals and to find the strength to achieve them.” – Pope Francis to Altar Servers, August 4, 2015 Saturday, October 24th, at 11:00 a.m., the Office […]

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