Employee Directory

Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence

One Cathedral Square
Providence, Rhode Island 02903
401.278.4500 (Main phone)
401.831.1947 (Main fax)



Bishop’s Office
The Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, D.D., Bishop of Providence
401.278.4500  Fax: 401.278.4654

Administrative Secretary to the Bishop
Rev. Jeremy J. Rodrigues, S.T.L.
401.278.4500

Auxiliary Bishop’s Office/ Priest Personnel
The Most Rev. Robert C. Evans, D.D., J.C.L.
401.278.4500

Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia 
Rev. Msgr. Albert A. Kenney, S.T.L.
401.278.4500

Chancellor
Rev. Timothy D. Reilly, M.A., J.C.L.
401.278.4500

Judicial Vicar, Diocesan Tribunal
Rev. Msgr. Ronald P. Simone, M. Div., J.C.L.
401.278.4666  Fax: 401.278.4622

Bishops Emeriti
The Most Rev. Robert E. Mulvee, D.D., J.C.D
The Most Rev. Louis E. Gelineau, D.D., S.T.L., J.C.L.
401.278.4679

Ministerial Services
The Most Rev. Robert C. Evans D.D., J.C.L.
401.278.4518

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Secretariat for Planning and Financial Services
Rev. Msgr. Raymond B. Bastia, M. Th., MA, Vicar
Mr. Michael F. Sabatino, CPA, Chief Financial Officer
401.278.4540

Secretariat for Catholic Charities & Social Ministry
Mr. John J. Barry III, Secretary
401.421.7833

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Anchor of Hope Scholarship Fund
401.277.2121

Archives
401.278.4522

Bishop’s Partnership in Charity
Stewardship & Development Office
401.277.2121

Diocesan Facilities Department
Ms. Carol Ann Nelson, Director
401.278.4636  Fax: 401.278.4658

Building Maintenance
Mr. Don Pimental, Superintendent
401.278.4511

Canon Law Department
Rev. Timothy Reilly
401.278.4520, 278.4663

Catholic Charity Appeal (CCA)
Mr. Robert Corcoran, Director
401.277.2121

Catholic Foundation of Rhode Island
Ms. Andrea Krupp, Director
401.277.2121

Catholic Relief Services (CRS)
Mr. John Barry, Secretary for Catholic Charities and Social Ministry
401.278.4520

Catholic Schools Office/ School Department
Mr. Daniel Ferris, Superintendent
401.278.4550

Catholic Scouting
(Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Campfire)
Rev. Angelo N. Carusi, Chaplain
Mrs. Suzanne Folcarelli, Coordinator
401.278.4625; 278.4626

Catholic Youth Ministry (CYO/CAL)
Ms. Louise M. Dussault, Director
401.278.4626

Communications
Press, TV, Public Relations
Ms. Carolyn Cronin, Director
Ms. Karen Davis, Public Affairs Manager
401.278.4600

Diocesan Telecommunications Network of Rhode Island
Catholic Cable Television
Ms. Susan McCarthy, Coordinator
401.278.4609

Evangelization & Faith Formation
Lisa M. Gulino, Director
401.278.4646

Fiscal Office
Ms. Cheryl Brennan, Assistant Controller
401.278.4616  FAX 401.751.6808

Human Resources (HR)
Mr. John Bittner, Director
401.278.4584  FAX 401.751.0049

Management Information Services (MIS)
Ms. Margaret Ryan, Director
401.278.4611

Marriage Tribunal
Rev. Msgr. Ronald P. Simone, M. Div., J.C.L., Judicial Vicar
401.278.4666

Office for Multicultural Ministry
Rev  Nolasco Tamayo Alvarez, Director
Mrs. Patty January, Black Catholic Ministry
Mr. Silvio Cuellar, Hispanic Ministry
401.421.7833

Parish Financial Assistance
Ms. Catherine Messier, CPA, Director
401.278.4544

Pastoral Planning
Rev. Msgr. Jacques L. Plante, Director
401.278.4610

Permanent Deacons
Deacon James Walsh, Director
401.278.4650

Priests’ Ongoing Formation
Rev. Christopher Mahar, Director
401.331.1316

Priests’ Personnel
The Most Rev. Robert C. Evans, D.D.,  J.C.L., Director
401.278.4518

RI Catholic Newspaper
Official weekly newspaper of the diocese
Mr. Rick Snizek, Editor
401.272.1010

Society for the Propagation of the Faith
401.278.4500

Stewardship and Development
Mr. Robert J. Corcoran, Director
Mr. Robert Spirito, Associate Director, Parish Services
401.277.2121

Worship Office
Rev. Jeremy J. Rodrigues, S.T.L., Director
401.278.4586

Vocations Office
Rev. Carl Fisette, Director
Email: cfisette@catholicpriest.com
401.331.1316,  FAX 521.4192
Website: CatholicPriest.com

St John Vianney Residence For Retired Priests
493 Mount Pleasant Ave
Providence, RI 02908
401.331.9870

Additional Contacts:

Catholic Athletic League (CAL)
Mr. Phil Ricci, Administrator
c/o 804 Dyer Avenue, Cranston 02920
401.942.6571

Catholic Campus Ministry
Office: Rhode Island College Donovan Dining Center
Unity Center, 600 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI 02908-1991
401.456.8168
Email: RIC Campus Ministry

CYO Centers
Fr. Marot CYO Center
PO Box 518, 53 Federal Street, Woonsocket 02895
401.762.3252
Rejoice in Hope Youth Center
804 Dyer Avenue, Cranston 02920
401.942.6571  FAX 401.942.6771

Mother of Hope Camp
(three-season camp)
Mail to: Box W, Chepachet 02814
Location: 1589 Putnam Pike (Route 44), Chepachet
Miss Maria Piccirilli, Camp Director
401.568.3580 (Year round)

Project Hope/Proyecto Esperanza
Mr. James Jahnz
401.728.0515,  728.2330 (Fax)

Senior Care Facilities

Mrs. Wendy Fargnoli, Executive Director of Senior Care
401.767.3500
St. Antoine Residence
10 Rhodes Ave., North Smithfield 02896-6999
401.767.3500  FAX 769.5249

St. Clare-Newport
Ms. Mary Beth Daignault
309 Spring St., Newport 02840-0065
401.253.6909

Villa at St. Antoine’s
400 Mendon Rd., North Smithfield 02896
401.767.2574

St. Joseph Health Services of RI
Our Lady of Fatima Hospital
200 High Service Ave., North Providence 02904
401.456.3020

St. Martin de Porres Multi-Service Center
Ms. Esther Price, Coordinator
160 Cranston St., Providence 02907-2396
401.274.6783

Cabrini Fund Child Care Scholarship Program
Ms. Kathleen McKeon
401.421.7833

Chaplaincy at State Hospitals & Prisons
Martha Paone
401.462.5215
Martha.Paone@doc.ri.gov

Community Services & Catholic Charities
Kathleen M. McKeon
401.421.7833 ext. 206
kmckeon@dioceseofprovidence.org

Elder Services
Hector Munoz
401.421.7833 ext. 211
hmunoz@dioceseofprovidence.org

Life & Family Ministry 
Carol A. Owens
401.421.7833 ext. 218
rl.outreach@dioceseofprovidence.org

Health Care Ministry 
Fr. Joseph F. Craddock
401.421.7833 ext. 204
jmonteiro@dioceseofprovidence.org

HIV/AIDS Ministry
Jim Jahnz
401.421.7833 ext. 207
jjahnz@dioceseofprovidence.org