God has a plan for each of us! This retreat is for high school seniors, college, and post-college age men interested in or curious about the priesthood. The retreat will be held Friday-Saturday, January 12-13, 2024 at the Seminary of Our Lady of Providence, 485 Mount Pleasant Ave., Providence, RI. Pre-registration required. To recommend a man for this retreat or if interested for yourself, please contact Rev. Ryan J. Simas, Director of Vocations, at 401-331-1316 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (Image: Vocations Office, Diocese of Providence)
Are you discerning the priesthood? Or do you know a young man discerning the priesthood? The Vocations Office is hosting "Frassati," a discernment group for young men ages 17-28 every second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Providence Seminary, Providence.
A Protestant New York socialite and mother of five who became a Catholic religious sister, she founded the first community of women religious in the United States. Her feast day is celebrated today, January 4. (Image: vaticannews.com)
By Joe Bukuras/CNA (National Catholic Register) - Pro-life institutions continued to be targets of pro-abortion attacks in 2023 following the landmark Supreme Court decision in June 2022 overturning Roe v. Wade.
If you are in your 20s or 30s, join us for First Friday devotions. We will have a Eucharistic Holy Hour with recitation of the Holy Rosary, and the sacrament of Confession will also be available. Join us afterward for food and fellowship in the Cathedral basement.
Beginning this Saturday, Jan. 6, is the Visitation of the Missionary Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe to our diocese! Later in January Bishop Henning will celebrate a Mass for Life, Sun., Jan. 21 on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday at Our Lady of Mercy, 65 Third St., East Greenwich at 5 p.m.
Every year on January 1, the Holy Father marks the World Day of Peace with a special message inviting all people to reflect on the important work of building peace. Learn more... (Photo: George Martell)
No matter how late you may have stayed out celebrating New Year’s Eve, remember that January 1 is the Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God. Because this falls on a Monday in 2024, it is not a Holyday of Obligation.
Have you ever attended a Holy Hour Adoration? Adoration is a quiet time spent in prayer before Jesus present in the Eucharist. Join us today from noon to 1 p.m. at the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Providence. This will be offered for Vocations in our Diocese and for the Diocese as a whole.
As we approach the end of this year and the last chance to make a tax-deductible charitable donation to a program that makes a real impact and fulfills a real need for Rhode Islanders, please consider a donation in any amount in support of the Keep the Heat On fund.
"...the angel of the Lord appeared to him in a dream and said, “Joseph, son of David, do not be afraid to take Mary your wife into your home. For it is through the Holy Spirit that this child has been conceived in her. She will bear a son and you are to name him Jesus, because he will save his people from their sins.” - Matthew 1:20-21 (Image: USCCB)
For December 24, the fourth Sunday of Advent, Mr. Adam Habershaw, Seminarian, Fourth College, Seminary of Our Lady of Providence and parishioner at St. Paul Parish, Cranston, explains "The Nativity Story."