Mass, Confession, and Adoration Schedule

Mass Schedule

  • Saturday (Sunday Vigil) – 5:00 pm

  • Sunday – 7:30 am | 9:00 am | 11:30 am

  • Monday-Friday – 8:00 am

Confessions

  • Saturday – 3:30-4:15 pm, or by appointment anytime

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament – Every Friday

  • 8:30am Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Holy Rosary

  • 3:00pm Chaplet of Divine Mercy

  • 6:00pm Benediction and Reposition

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 Stations of the Cross

 Every Friday of Lent – 7:00pm

                                         

Glimpses of God in Science” A Lenten Presentation for Adult Spiritual Enrichment

Please join us on Thursday, February 22 at 7:00pm in the parish center when  parishioner Christopher Deacutis, Ph.D. (Oceanography URI) will speak about the relationship between the scientific facts we know about the material world and our beliefs as Catholics, including aspects of cosmology, investigated miracles, and near-death experiences.

Please click the following link for a PDF listing of Science & Faith Links Web Sites & Videos —   Glimpses Of God websites and videos.  

 

 Lenten Soup & Spiritual Reflection

Tuesday, February 27 from 12:00pm-1:00pm in the parish center.  There is no cost but reservations are required.  

Please call 401-884-2105 by February 22.

 

 A Lenten Evening of  Prayer and Reflection

 Tuesday, March 5 at 7:00pm in the Church

 

 St. Francis de Sales

 Presents

 “Whispers in the Darkness: A Lenten Reflection:

 WHEN: Sunday, March 10 at 7:00 pm          

 Monday, March 11 at 7:00 pm                        

 WHERE:    St. Francis de Sales – Driscoll Hall

Come join us either on Sunday, March 10 or Monday, March 11 at 7:00pm as the St. Francis de Sales Music Ministry is excited to present “Whispers in the Darkness: A Lenten Reflection.”

This theatrical evening focuses on the temptation of sin during our quiet moments when we feel as if no one is watching. The night will consist of dramatic monologues coupled with both Christian and secular music that complement the theme of the evening. Join us in what should be a powerful and moving experience.

 

                             

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How Can We Pray for You?

If you have a specific prayer intention, please feel free to share. Our prayer line is (401) 732-7073. You can also email your prayer intention to pstraussw@aol.com.

Be At Peace Prayer (by St. Francis de Sales)

Do not look forward in fear to the changes of life; rather look to them with full hope that as they arise, God, whose very own you are, will lead you safely through all things; and when you cannot stand it, God will carry you in His arms. Do not fear what may happen tomorrow; the same everlasting Father who cared for you today will take care of you then and every day. He will either shield you from suffering, or will give you unfailing strength to bear it. Be at peace and put aside all anxious thoughts and imaginations.

Diocese of Providence

Diocese of Providence

The Diocese of Providence exists to fulfill the mission of the Universal Catholic Church by being the model of Jesus, teacher, sanctifier, and servant and to proclaim the Good News through evangelization, cathechesis and service.  In recognition of the reign of God in our midst and in response to the Holy Spirit’s persistent movement, we are called to be the presence of Jesus to all.

Click here to visit the website of the Diocese of Providence.

Daily Mass Readings

Lectio Divina, or “Divine Reading,” is an ancient prayer practice in the Catholic Church whereby one reads and contemplates the Scriptures. Reading and praying with the daily mass readings is a wonderful way to pause and spend time with God.

Click here for the USCCB’s Daily Mass Readings.