Wednesday, February 9, 2022, Governor McKee announced a Friday, February 11 end to state mandates requiring masks and/or proof of vaccination for most indoor venues across the State of Rhode Island, which includes all churches.
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.
Father John L. Wydeven, 78, a priest of the Archdiocese of the Military Services, and Chaplain at the Veterans’ Administration Hospital, Providence, died Monday, January 31, 2022. All are invited to a brief prayer service on Wednesday, February 9, at 11:30 a.m., at Anderson Winfield Funeral Home, 2 Church Street, Greenville, RI. Private burial will be in Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter, RI.
Due to the expected winter weather conditions with freezing rain and slick roads, the Chancery Office Building, located at One Cathedral Square, Providence, RI, will close early today at Noon. We will reopen Monday, February 7 at 8:30 a.m.
Please pray for all those who have made commitments in the consecrated life, and be sure to thank them on their special day. May they continue to be inspired by Jesus Christ and respond generously to God's gift of their vocation.
February 2nd is, of course, Groundhog Day, when lots of Americans pause early in the morning to watch a furry little rodent from Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania predict the weather for the next six weeks....