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Living Lent

by Michael Mitchell

By virtue of our Baptism, we not only journey as individuals, but also as a community of faith, and together we reflect on the three pillars of Lent – Fasting, Almsgiving, and Prayer – and how our parish community takes an active approach to fulfilling them: Fasting: Purple slips of paper at each of the […]

Catholic Charity Appeal

by Michael Mitchell

The annual Catholic Charity Appeal supports numerous minis-tries and programs of the Diocese of Providence which provide social, educational and spiritual sup-port to thousands of Rhode Islanders each year regardless of race, creed or background. To those who have already made their donation we say “Thank you.” Every gift, regard-less of size, helps us to […]

Religious Formation Notes

by Michael Mitchell

Grades Pre-K- 7: There is No class on February 18th for the holiday, (President’s Day). No class on February 25, (end of school vacation). Grade 5 Reconciliation in the church during class time 10:15 will be as follows: Classes 5A & 5B: March 4 Classes 5C & 5D:  March 11 Grade 7 Retreat/Mass Parish Hall […]

Catholic School Tuition Aid

by Michael Mitchell

Our parish policy is to allocate catholic school tuition assistance to parishioners using a needs-based formula. This year we will again utilize the services of FACTS which is the same process used by the schools in the diocese and most other parishes to allocate their financial aid. We hope by utilizing FACTS we can more […]

Quote of the Week

by Michael Mitchell

“What are you giving up for Lent? I am giving up more of me and filling that void with more of Christ Jesus. ‘He must increase… I must decrease.’ (John 3:30) Let us walk that hard road with him and be filled with compassion. Then we can have compas-sion for our brothers and sisters on […]

Peace and Justice News

by Michael Mitchell

SAVE THE DATE: SATURDAY, MARCH 3. All parishioners are invited to join in a lenten day of service and advocacy on behalf of others in the local community. So far we have committed to cooking a meal for Welcome House, preparing lunch for Habitat Restore volunteers, presenting a musical program for Brookdale Nursing Home, and preparing food […]

Veteran’s Corner

by Michael Mitchell

Here are the results of the CTK Veterans Committee survey conducted in the past three weeks.  Number of veterans who completed the survey – 59 Number of veterans in each branch: Army- 25 Marines – 7 Navy – 15 Air Force – 12 Coast Guard – 0 CTK Parish veterans are comprised of both retired […]

Journey to Jerusalem—Food for the journey

by Michael Mitchell

As you go through Lent, the Wellness Group invites all parishioners to increase their fitness by walking daily and to strengthen spiritual wellness, by reflecting on the scripture readings that tell the stories of Jesus’s ministry. We are asking that you try to walk the same distance that Jesus and his disciples did during His […]

Parish Council Update

by Michael Mitchell

Recently, the parish finance council completed a review of the first half (July 1-December 31) of the current fiscal year. In short, revenue from the weekly collections increased $8,500 from 2016, while expenses were down $35,000 from the previous year. This contributed to an increase in the parish’s net income by a total of $65,000. […]

Ash Wednesday Schedule

by Michael Mitchell

FEBRUARY 14 Ashes will be distributed at all Masses 7 a.m., noon, 5 p.m., 7 p.m. in the Church Lenten Fast and Abstinence Regulations Abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday and the Fridays of Lent (for those 14 and older) is required by Church law. Also, Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are fast days: those […]