God calls all Christians to be saints -- not plastic statues of saints, but real people who make time for prayer and who show loving care for others in the simplest gestures, Pope Francis said in his new document on holiness.
Many people admire St. Padre Pio, but too few imitate him, especially in his care for the weak, the sick and those who modern culture treats as disposable, Pope Francis said during Mass at Padre Pio's shrine.
The “Strengthening Your Parish & Diocesan Outreach to Parishioners with Disabilities” seminar offers the unique opportunity to become familiarized with Pastoral Statements of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, which calls all of us to invite and welcome all people.
Calling hours will be on Friday, April 13, 2018 from 4:00 – 7:30 PM in Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Traverse Street, Providence, followed by a parish Mass at 7:30 PM. A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial for the repose of Father’s soul will be offered on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Providence. Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.
The Rhode Island House Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on Planned Parenthood's EXTREME abortion bill (2018 - H7340) for TODAY Tuesday, April 10. In order to stop this bill, a LARGE pro-life turnout is CRITICAL. Your pro-life voice and presence is needed! Please act now!
The dinner supports the diocesan pastoral care programs: St. Gabriel’s Call (pregnancy outreach), Project Rachel/Rachel’s Vineyard (post-abortion ministry) and My Child…My Gift (pre-natal diagnosis ministry). All are invited!
Calling hours will be on Thursday, April 5, from 4 – 7pm at the O’Neill-Hayes Funeral Home, 465 Spring Street, Newport. A Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 10am at St. Joseph Church, Mann Avenue, Newport. Burial will follow in St. Columba Cemetery, Middletown.