April 12, 2016
By RICK SNIZEK, Editor
Over the next several weeks, Rhode Island Catholic will feature profiles of the 15 winners in the 10 categories of the diocese’s 2016 Lumen Gentium Awards. The honorees will be awarded during a dinner at Twin River Event Center in Lincoln on Wednesday, May 18. Guests wishing to purchase tickets to the dinner — whose proceeds will benefit St. Martin de Porres Multi-Purpose Center and Fruit Hill Day Care for Seniors — are asked to register online at www.dioceseofprovidence.org/lumen-gentium-awards. For any questions about the event, please call 401-277-2121.
EAST PROVIDENCE — For Joseph Carter Sr., the idea of using one’s God-given talents to help better the lives of those around him was born at the age of 14 as he walked home one day along the streets of his native Riverside.