Below is a letter received by the Communication Office of the Providence Diocese to be shared with all parishioners and personnel. If you have any concerns or questions please contact Father Scott Carpentier at 401-568-2411.
Click on the ob-ed link below to read the full summary submitted by Kevin O’Brien, Director of Compliance.
To: PastorsFrom: Communications OfficeDate: August 27, 2018RE: Ob-ed by Kevin O’Brien
Dear Msgr. /Father:Below is an op-ed written by Kevin O’Brien, director of the Office of Compliance that was published in the Providence Journal this past weekend. Please consider posting it on your parish website, in your church bulletin as well as on social media pages.Thank you,Communications Office
View Mass on Facebook
New: Click on the link below to view Mass via video or live stream at St. Joseph’s and St. Partick’s Church on our Facebook page. (Note you must be on Facebook to view.)
St. Joseph’s Church Mass Schedule 2020
Saturday: 4:00 P.M.
Sunday: 8:00 A.M.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. Mass at St. Patrick’s Church
Refer to the bulletin or click on St. Patricks website link below for more information.
Pastor’s Announcements (7/2020):
Returning to Mass during COVID 19 brings new guidelines and structure. Access to Mass will be limited to 137 parishioners (25% capacity) per Mass (or 90 parishioners at St. Patrick’s). Wearing a face mask is strongly recommended for everyone’s safety and if you are sick you must stay home. Please refer to the Providence Diocese website for further COVID 19 details and guidelines https://dioceseofprovidence.org or contact the inter-parish office at 401-568-2411.
Pastor’s welcome: https://youtu.be/AT5-bhJLdZk
Parishioners are dispensed from weekly Mass and Holy Days of Obligation until further notice. For more information click on, “What Catholics Do When They Cannot Attend Holy Mass, https://stjosephri.org/wp-content/uploads/WHAT-CATHOLICS-DO-WHEN-THEY-CANNOT-ATTEND-HOLY-MASS.pdf. You may view St. Joseph’s weekly pre-recorded Masses on You-Tube https://www.facebook.com/stjoesstpats/live/or watch Mass on the TV network EWTN channel 22 for Cox or channel 285 for Verizon.
New Email Address: The new email address to contact the Inter-Parish office of St. Joseph’s and St. Patrick’s Church is http://mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Reminder – St. Patrick Cemetery Clean-up is underway. Please remove old or faded arrangements, statues etc to prepare for Spring.
Saturday – May 22nd, 4-8 p.m. (rain date June 12, 2021) Enjoy ‘Live Music” at the Pavillion Stillwater Mill Center, Tinkham Lane. Sponsored by St. Patricks. More info to follow in future bulletins.
Friday, June 4th – St. Joseph’s annual 20 week club dinner will be at the Village Haven at 6:30 p.m. Tickets in advance are $50. Refer to this week’s bulletin (1/24/21) for more information.
New Facebook: St. Josephs Church and St. Patrick’s Church is now on Facebook. View weekly Mass / https://www.facebook.com/stjoesstpats/live/
Religious Education 2020/2021– For parents/guardians with children attending religious education classes the Faith Formation 2020/2021 Registration forms and Welcome/Information Letter can be found under the Religious Education Tab.
Mass Book: The 2021 Mass book is in, and available to book your 2021 Masses. Call the parish office to schedule your Masses or reserve the Sanctuary/Tabernacle Lamp in memory of your loved ones.
Food Pantry – Non perishable food, grocery gift cards, gas cards, pet food, and cash are always needed, especially during the COVID-19 and times of high unemployment. Thank you in advance for your generous donations. The 2021 calendar St. Patrick’s Food Pantry 2021.