The Celebration of Christmas at the Cathedral

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Join us for the Celebration of Christmas at the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Cathedral Square, Providence, beginning Christmas Eve, Wed., December 24th, at 5:00 pm. Full schedule here.

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12.21.14 thru 01.02.15: Catholic School Students Perform The Music of Christmas

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(PROVIDENCE, RI) – The Diocese of Providence Office of Communications has announced the airings of The Music of Christmas, featuring students from Catholic schools in the Diocese of Providence.  Schools that participated include St. Augustine School and La Salle Academy, both in Providence, St. Teresa School in Pawtucket and St. Pius X School in Westerly. […]

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Rest in Peace Reverend Tarcisio Bagatin

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BAGATIN, FR. TARCISIO “TERRY” former pastor of Holy Ghost parish in Providence, died in Italy on November 20, 2014 in the Scalabrini Retirement Center of Bassano del Grappa, Vicenza. He was born in Thiene (Vicenza, Italy) on April 5, 1928 and professed his vows in the Scalabrinian Congregation on September 4, 1946. He was ordained […]

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12.22.14: For Men Discerning a Vocation in to Priesthood: Pilgrimage to the La Salette Shrine

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“Lead, Kindly Light!” Join the Office of Vocations on Monday, December 22nd and prepare to welcome Christ, the Light of the World, as we take a pilgrimage to the La Salette Shrine, 947 Park St, Attleboro, MA. We will meet outside the main chapel at La Salette (visible from the main entrance parking lot) at […]

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12.14.14: Bishop Tobin’s Meditation for the Third Week of Advent

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This week the Church celebrates “Gaudete Sunday,” a time in the midst of Advent Season in which we are invited to rejoice. The Entrance Antiphon for the Sunday liturgy sets the tone for the day: “Rejoice in the Lord always, again I say, rejoice. The Lord is near.” (Phil 4: 4-5) “But,” you might say, […]

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Mon., 12.15.14: Advent Masses at our Catholic Cemeteries

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The Diocese of Providence Office of Catholic Cemeteries announces the schedule of Advent Masses to be held at our Diocesan Cemeteries on Monday, December 15th, 2014 at 12:00 pm Noon – fine schedule here. Everyone welcome. “Happy are those who died in the Lord; let them rest from their labors, for their good deeds go […]

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12.14.14: KTHO Benefit Concert

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The Sounds of the Season On Sunday, December 14th at 3:00 pm the Gregorian Concert Choir and Festival Orchestra will present a Concert entitled “The Sounds of the Season” at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in Providence. The Concert which will feature the music of Advent and Christmas will benefit Bishop Tobin’s “Keep […]

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12.12.14: Celebration in Honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Everyone is invited to join the Celebration in Honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Friday, December 12th in the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul, Providence. The schedule for this special evening is as follows: 5:00 p.m. Confessions 6:00 p.m. Prayer of the Holy Rosary & Pro-Life witness by the Morales Family, parents of Baby […]

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12.11.14: From Bishop Tobin – A Pro-Life Pledge to Our Lady of Guadalupe

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Our Lady of Guadalupe, by saying “yes” to God’s gift of life, you brought life to the world. May I, like you, always be prepared to accept the gift of new life. You who told us that you would be our Mother, always keep me close to your motherly heart. May all the sons and […]

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12.07.14: Bishop Tobin’s Meditation for the Second Week of Advent

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Archbishop J. Peter Sartain of Seattle, in his fine book, “Strengthen Your Brothers,” has a beautiful reflection about Advent. He suggests that many people find Advent to be a rather empty, even lonely time. He writes the following: “I wonder if rather than spending time trying to repair our loneliness, we would be better served […]

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