May 17, 2016
By Lauren Clem, Staff Reporter, RI Catholic
Leading up to the Lumen Gentium Awards banquet, 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 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.
PROVIDENCE — Sen. Harold Metts, retired educator, resident of Providence and deacon at Congdon Street Baptist Church, never expected to be honored with a Lumen Gentium Award from the Diocese of Providence.