Father Joshua A. Barrow is a native of Warwick where he was educated at the public schools and graduated from Pilgrim High School. He grew up  a parishioner of  St. Timothy Church in Warwick. After high school, Fr. Barrow entered Our Lady of Providence Seminary and graduated from Providence College with a B.A. in Philosophy.  Bishop Thomas Tobin then assigned him for priestly formation and theological studies to the Pontifical North American College in Rome, Italy. Father was ordained a priest by Bishop Tobin for the Diocese of Providence  in June 2015.  He served as the Associate Pastor of St. Thomas More Church in Narragansett, RI for the summer of 2015.  In the fall of 2015,  Father Barrow returned to Rome for graduate studies in theology at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas.   After completing an S.T.L Degree in Dogmatic Theology  this past spring, Father Barrow was assigned as the Associate Pastor of  Our Lady of Mercy Church on July 1, 2016.  Father Barrow also serves as the Spiritual Director of Our Lady of Mercy School.