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A Roman Catholic Parish serving Mount Pleasant & North Providence since 1929

Mass Schedule

Posted on Nov 21, 2019

 
 
Monday, November 11 – Saint Martin of Tours
  7:00 AM – Memorial – Doris L. Crepeau
 Veteran’s Day – NO 5:30 PM MASS
Tuesday, November 12 – Saint Josaphat
7:00 AM – 8th Anniversary – Paula E. Bonner
Wednesday, November 13 – Saint Frances Xavier Cabrini
  7:00 AM – 2nd Anniversary – Barbara Lamy
  5:30 PM – Birthday Memorial – Gilda Pollard
Thursday, November 14 – Weekday
  7:00 AM – 5th Anniversary – Constance Viccione
Friday, November 15 – Weekday

Friday, November 22 – Saint Cecelia
7:00 AM  
5:30 PM – Anniversary Memorial – Anthony & Theresa Rao
Saturday, November – 23- Weekday
8:00 AM – 1st Anniversary – Rev. Thomas J. Ertle, O.P.
Vigil – Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe
5:00 PM – 4th Anniversary – Gilbert Michaelowicz
Sunday, November  24 – Our Lord Jesus Christ,
King of the Universe
7:00 AM – 5th Anniversary – Virginia Smolley
9:30 AM – Memorial – Emidio & Viola Palmisciano
11:30 AM – Memorial – Thomas & Medelyn Flaherty
5:30 PM – Memorial – Raymond Primeau  

Monday, November 25 – Weekday
7:00 AM – For the People of Saint Augustine Parish
5:30 PM –   8th Anniversary – Stephen Gianinni
Tuesday, November 26 – Weekday
 7:00 AM –     Special Intention
Wednesday, November 27 – Weekday
7:00 AM – Memorial – Ann Marie Menna
5:30 PM – 36th Anniversary – Francis Ambrose Lennon
Thursday, November 28 – Thanksgiving
  9:00 AM –  For the People of Saint Augustine Parish
Friday, November 29 – Weekday
7:00 AM  
5:30 PM – Memorial – Cavalloro & Doti Families
Saturday, November 30- Saint Andrew, Apostle
8:00 AM – Memorial – Lillian Michel
Vigil – First Sunday of Advent
5:00 PM – 3rd Anniversary – Salvatore Spadaro
Sunday, December 1 – First Sunday of Advent
7:00 AM – 54th Anniversary – William DeLuca
9:30 AM – Memorial – William & Ann Doonan
11:30 AM – Memorial – Bruzzese & Baccala Families
5:30 PM – 5th Anniversary – Emma Joan Gilmartin
 
   
 
 
 
 
 
   
 

  
 

 
                                 
 
 

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The Pastor’s Corner

Posted on Nov 21, 2019

   

Dear Parishioners

 THANKSGIVING DAY MASS

Thanksgiving Day is upon us this week and I invite all parishioners and any visiting relatives and friends to participate in our Thanksgiving Day Mass at 9:00 AM this Thursday. Note that this will be the only Mass that day, as it is appropriate for us to gather at one celebration of the Eucharist as one community of faith to give thanks.

Many people comment that Mass on Thanksgiving Day is one of those occasions that seems particularly special, meaningful and uplifting. Although Thanksgiving is not a Holy Day of Obligation on the liturgical calendar, it is a kind of “natural Holy Day,” so to speak. Thanksgiving is embedded in our  identity as Americans, and what the day celebrates makes it a natural occasion to gather to celebrate the Eucharist, as we acknowledge God as the source of every grace and blessing for which we should be thankful. In addition, it is important for us as a parish to continue to build up our life together by celebrating these special liturgical events when possible (You may even spot a young child clad as a pilgrim or Native American at Mass).

Please make every effort to begin your Thanksgiving Day by joining us at the 9:00 AM Mass. Invite a neighbor or friend. Make time to give thanks at God’s altar before the feasting of food, family and football begins.

ANNUAL COLLECTION-STATUS UPDATE

Thanks to all who have already donated to the Annual Collection. Special thanks to all who so generously exceeded the $200.00 requested per family. In about 4 weeks, we have approximately $60,000 toward our budgeted goal of $100,000. This is about $14,000 behind where we were last year at this time (even with the Grateful for God’s Providence Campaign underway). Not sure exactly why the figures are lagging a bit this year, but let this serve as a gentle reminder to those who have NOT given, to please do so. You may place your donation marked “Annual Collection” in any collection basket, drop it in the rectory mail slot, US mail or via on-line giving. We hope to get near or reach our goal before everybody’s holiday and heating bills arrive.

                                                    Father Forcier

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