On Wednesday, June 29, at 6 p.m., Bishop Thomas J. Tobin will celebrate Mass at St. Theresa Church, 265 Stafford Road, Tiverton and will bless the pilgrims from the Diocese of Providence who will be attending World Youth Day in Poland in July. For more information, call 624-8746.
Please keep the pilgrims who will be representing our diocese in your prayers. Their pilgrimage will begin on July 23rd.
You can follow along with live updates and photos from their journey at the following social media outlets:
Catholic Youth Ministry - Diocese of Providence
All youth under aged 21 who have made Search are invited to PHASE II at the Fr. Marot CYO Center in Woonsocket on Saturday, July 10 (10:00 am) to Sunday, July 11 (11:00 am). See attached flyer for details and permission slip. Transportation is available from the Rejoice in Hope Youth Center to the Fr. Marot CYO Center.
Together 2016 is an event that seeks to bring together Christian youth from around the country to stand for Jesus on the National Mall on July 16, 2016. There will be speakers, Christian music artists and many other activities for young people to unite in their faith in Christ.
Pope Francis has issued a person invitation to all Catholic Teens to participate in the event.
Watch the video here: And click here for more info about Together 2016.
Please keep all the youth from our diocese who will be attending the Steubenville East Catholic Youth Conference at UMass Lowell July 15 - 17 in your prayers. We wish you a blessed trip!
The 2016 National Conference on Catholic Youth Ministry will take place December 1 - 3 in San Jose, California. Registration opens June 15 for this opportunity to learn from and connect with other youth ministry leaders.
Visit www.nccym.info for registration and more info.
Beginning on Monday, March 28, Catholic Youth Ministry of the Diocese of Providence starting hosting a grief support group for high school teens on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. at the Rejoice in Hope Youth Center in Cranston. The support group will offer a safe haven for teens to discuss the process of grief and what it means to them. Each session will focus on a new area of grief. Please RSVP to 942-6571 if planning on attending and spread the word to anyone in this age group who may be experiencing a painful loss.
An informational flyer can be found here.