Fr. Healey is joined by Fr. Gaffney, Fr. Barrow, Fr. Bodah, Fr. Henry and Msgr. Halloran and the Irish OLM Servers at the St. Patrick's Day Mass.

Fr. Healey is joined by Fr. Gaffney, Fr. Barrow, Fr. Bodah, Fr. Henry and Msgr. Halloran and the Irish OLM Servers at the St. Patrick's Day Mass.

 OLM Lector, Sinead Campion, offers the readings in her native Irish.

OLM Lector, Sinead Campion, offers the readings in her native Irish.

On Saturday, March 17th, Fr. Bernard A. Healey, Pastor of Our Lady of Mercy Church celebrated the Mass of the Feast of St. Patrick.  Fr. David Gaffney, Rector of the Seminary of Our Lady of Providence, served as the homilist.  Readings in the Irish language were offered by OLM Parishioner Sinead Campion, a native of Ireland.  Irish hymns were sung and a reception featuring Irish Coffee and Irish Soda Bread followed. 

 

 

 OLM Parishioners and guests celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

OLM Parishioners and guests celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

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On Monday, March 19th, Auxiliary Bishop Robert Evans of Providence celebrated the Mass for the Solemnity of St. Joseph in Italian.  Fr. James Ruggeri, Pastor of St. Patrick's Church in Providence, offered the homily.  Andrea Minopoli of La Masseria Ristorante on Main Street offered a reading in his native Italian and Dr. Anthony Bruzzeze offered a reading in Italian.  OLM parishioners and guests enjoyed a reception with Italian Coffee and zeppole after the Mass!

 Bishop Evans and local clergy gather with the OLM Italian Altar Servers on St. Joseph's Day!

Bishop Evans and local clergy gather with the OLM Italian Altar Servers on St. Joseph's Day!

 Fr. James Ruggeri preaches on the life and virtue of St. Joseph!

Fr. James Ruggeri preaches on the life and virtue of St. Joseph!