Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
Every Wednesday from 9:30 to 5:30
The Lady Chapel
Holy Name Parish, 99 Camp Street, Providence
Mass at 9:00 a.m.
Benediction at 5:30 p.m.
Divine Mercy Chaplet at 3:00 p.m.
Confession 4:30-5:25 p.m.
for Vocations to the Priesthood
Seminary of Our Lady of Providen
485 Mt. Pleasant Avenue, Providence, RI
A Vocation View:
claims, “Anyone committed to the
truth hears my voice.”
Commit yourself to truth and heed the voice of
If you think God is calling you to be a
priest, visit our website at www.catholicpriest.com
or call Fr. Michael Najim at 831-8011
Office of Vocations: 831-8011
website at: www.catholicpriest.com
Vocations to the
priesthood are everyone’s responsibility. Are you interested
in learning more about the seminarians and priests of the
diocese of Providence? We invite you to receive our semiannual Vocation
Update. There is no charge and your name and contact
information will not be shared with anyone. To receive
our newsletter, please call the Office of Vocation at 831-8011.
You will have the option of receiving the newsletter
electronically or by mail.
the Baptist Church (St. Jean Baptiste)
11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
use the Bullocks Street entrance to the parish hall)
following ministries are available through the Respect Life Office
for those who seek emotional and spiritual healing from an abortion
Rachels Vineyard Retreats
– A weekend retreat that provides participants an opportunity to
process their pain and sorrow, to form a spiritual connection with
their child(ren), to experience the compassion and forgiveness of
Jesus and to begin a journey toward healing.
Healing the Wounded Heart
– A weekly support group that deals with the emotional and
spiritual conflicts associated with an abortion.
– A ministry of healing and reconciliation comprising one-on-one
sessions with a priest who will welcome and counsel in a prayerful
atmosphere of respect and sensitivity.
requests are strictly confidential. For more information or to
register, contact Kristin Caproni (401) 421-7833 X119 or e-mail email@example.com
from the Bishop’s Catholic Committee on Scouting
aware that any registered Catholic Cub Scout, Boy Scout or Girl
Scout can earn religious emblems? There are age appropriate awards
for each level of scouting. All religious emblems booklets can be
purchased through the Office for Comprehensive Youth Ministry in the
Diocese of Providence. For more information on any Scout Award,
please contact the Office for Comprehensive Youth Ministry Scouting
Consultant at 401-278-4625.
Support Group Meetings
& 4th Weds.
& 3rd Thurs.
& 3rd Mon.
& 3rd Thurs.
further information about groups or
issue, contact 421-7833.
La Salette Retreat House,
947 Park St. in Attleboro, MA, offers programs with a professional
facilitator. For dates and times or to request a flyer, please visit
the Website: www.lasalette-shrine.org
or call (508) 222-8530.
MARRIAGE PROBLEMS? Stress; poor communication?
Retrouvaille, a French word meaning rediscovery, is a Christian program for married
couples experiencing trouble in their marriage. The program helps
couples put the pieces back together and rebuild loving relationships.
Retrouvaille is Catholic in origin and orientation, but is open to
all married couples regardless of religious background. The weekend
and post sessions focus on rebuilding marriage through better
communication, listening and understanding. Rediscover love, trust
and respect with your spouse. Call today to begin the healing process.
All inquires are strictly confidential. There is no group discussion.
For more information call 1-800-470-2230
or go to www.retrouvaille.org
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
gardening give you a sense of wonder and fulfillment? On your
wedding day, you lovingly planted the seeds of a lifelong
A Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend will give you the “gardening
tools” you need to help your marriage grow and blossom.
There are weekends each moth in New England.
For more information,
call Ray & Beth Ginepro at 1-800-710-WWME
visit our webpage at
Worldwide Marriage Encounter is endorsed by
Diocese of Providence.
Friendly Visitor Program
Looking for Volunteer Coordinators
Neighbor Friendly Visitors are adults of all ages who are able to
make at least one visit, weekly, to provide companionship to
individuals in the community and in long term care facilities, who
have little opportunity for socialization.
If you or someone you know may be interested in starting or
coordinating a NFV Program in your parish, contact Joan LaPlante
at 421-7833 ext. 124 or firstname.lastname@example.org
& Community Notices
Sexual Abuse Reporting and Assistance
The Roman Catholic
Diocese of Providence is committed to responding immediately to
allegations of sexual misconduct. To report incidents of known or
suspected sexual abuse by clergy or others associated with the
Catholic Church in Rhode Island, call the Diocesan Office of
Education and Compliance:
To seek assistance for
victims or family members call, the Diocesan Office of Human
Formation and Outreach:
Michael D. Hansen
To reach either
individual by mail, write to the respective office at:
from the Chancellor’s Office
There have been a number
of inquires regarding the organization operating under the name “St.
Patrick’s Catholic Church” at 2068 Cranston Street in
Cranston, RI. This organization is affiliated with the National
Catholic Apostolic Church and is in no way associated with
or approved by the Roman Catholic Church. In spite of
announcements that may imply the contrary, the sacrament rites and
services provided at that church are not acceptable
and are performed without the permission or approval of
the Diocese of Providence.