A CATHOLIC CHARITY APPEAL SUPPORTED MINISTRY: For decades, the Catholic Youth Ministry for the Diocese of Providence has helped to provide a solid foundation for the youth of the area, particularly through the work of two local youth centers — Rejoice in Hope in Cranston and the Father Marot CYO Center in Woonsocket.
Rhode Island Catholic Executive Editor Rick Snizek interviewed Dr. Timothy P. Flanigan, M.D., a deacon in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Providence, who serves as a professor of medicine at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University — as well as a physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases at The Miram and Rhode Island Hospitals — about the best ways, in matters of health and faith, to deal with the developing strain of coronavirus known as COVID-19.
The Diocese of Providence, Office of Faith Formation, has announced that out of an abundance of caution amid Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, and after careful consultation with the Rhode Island Department of Health and Bryant University, the 2020 Faith Formation Convocation scheduled for this Saturday March 14, 2020 has been cancelled.
On Tuesday, Feb. 25, after delivering powerful testimony at the Rhode Island Statehouse, well-known pro-life advocate Christopher F. Young, 51, of Narragansett, died while driving home with his family.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- The fast-paced nature of the digital age can cause young men and women to focus more on capturing moments for their social media rather than experiencing them, Pope Francis told Catholic young people.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Dioceses nationwide are taking precautions to guard against the spread of the coronavirus and reminding parishioners to take commonsense steps related to hygiene in their personal lives.