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Special Event Listings for 06.03.21

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Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul to offer Eucharistic Adoration
PROVIDENCE — The Cathedral of SS. Peter and Paul will offer Eucharistic Adoration Sundays at noon, and on the first Friday of every month. For more information, visit https://providencecathedral.org/first-fridays.

Annual Global Rosary Relay for the Sanctification of Priests
PROVIDENCE — On Friday, June 11, the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, there will be a rosary for the Annual Global Rosary Relay for the Sanctification of Priests. St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 538 Broadway, will have Adoration throughout the day starting at noon, with a Rosary (sorrowful mysteries) at 5:45 p.m., and Traditional Sung High Mass at 7:30 p.m. Unite, pray the Rosary, and help encircle the world in prayer. This in-person event will also be live streamed.

Knights of Columbus to host breakfast
NORTH KINGSTOWN —The Knights of Columbus will hold a breakfast at the council hall, 1265 Tower Hill Road, on Sunday, June 13, from 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. Scrambled eggs, pancakes, home fries, ham, baked beans, pastries, orange juice, coffee and tea will be served. Children 6 and under are free.

St. Pius X Church to host Blood Drive
WESTERLY — St. Pius X Church will host a Blood Drive for the Rhode Island Blood Center on June 23 from 2 – 8 p.m. in the parish hall, 44 Elm St., Westerly. Donations by appointment. To book your appointment, visit www.ribc.org/drives (Sponsor Code 0904). Donors are asked to eat, hydrate, and bring identification. It’s safe to donate: www.ribc.org/safety.

Cathedral Teen Youth Group to begin
PROVIDENCE — The Cathedral Teen Youth Group will begin Thursdays in June starting on June 24 at 6 p.m., in cathedral hall, 30 Fenner St. For more information, or to register, contact Sister Elizabeth Castro, HMSP, at tyg@providencecathedral.org, or call the cathedral office at 401-331-2434.

Father Robert Randall to celebrate his 70th anniversary of ordination to the priesthood
WAKEFIELD — Father Robert Randall will celebrate the 70th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood at the 4:30 p.m. Mass on Saturday, July 31, at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 114 High St. The Mass will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

Save the date: St. Anthony Parish to hold annual feast
WEST WARWICK — St. Anthony Parish will host their annual feast on August 13, 14 and 15. The feast will begin Friday, August 13 at 11 a.m. with the sale of fish and chips dinners, with traditional events beginning on Saturday, August 14 at 5 p.m. On Sunday, August 15, malassadas will be sold at 9 a.m., and Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. A procession will leave the parish grounds at 2 p.m. A variety of Portuguese and American foods will be sold. Weekend entertainment includes DJ John Bolarinho, and on Saturday, a special appearance by the Portuguese band Starlight. For more information visit www.stanthonysww.com or email matthew@stanthonysww.com.

Regina Coeli Society of St. Mary Church to present shawls to St. Elizabeth Haven for Elder Justice
CRANSTON — In June, the Regina Coeli Society of St. Mary Church will present more than a dozen shawls to St. Elizabeth Haven for Elder Justice. This program provides a variety of services, including housing, to assist victims of elder abuse. All the shawls have been made in a variety of purple colors, the National color of awareness for elder abuse. For more information, call Kathy Bastia 401-490-9333.

Are you looking for a way to serve the needy and grow spiritually?
PROVIDENCE — The Ignatian Volunteer Corps of New England is currently seeking mature men and women (50+) to volunteer at nearby agencies that assist those struggling with poverty and marginalization. Each volunteer commits to 1-2 days per week for 10 months, starting in September, and attends monthly meetings with other volunteers for spiritual reflection in the Jesuit tradition. If interested, please call Abina Hansen, (401) 932-1569 or Regional Director Dave Hinchen at newengland@ivcusa.org, or check out the IVC New England website at www.ivcusa.org/new-england.

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