is the oldest Italian Feast in honor of the Blessed Mother
the State of Rhode Island,
by the Italian Immigrants to Bristol, Rhode Island in the
THE FEAST THIS YEAR WILL BE HELD ON
JULY 6 - 13, 2014
JULY 6, 2014, 10:30AM
HOMILIST: Rev. Henry P. Zinno, Jr.
(This year, this mass will also be our commissioning Mass
for our young people who will be going to work
at the Mustard Seed Orphanage in Nicaragua and a time to wish Phillip Dufour God's Blessing as he heads out to theological studies for the Priesthood at the Pontifical North American College in Rome)
CHIEF MARSHAL'S RECEPTION PARISH HALL 11:30AM - 2:00PM
ROBERT AND DONNA MCKENNA
Bob and Donna are such wonderful parishioners who have assisted theparish in so many ways throughout the years. They are tireless feast workers and bring a joy and exuberance to all they do. In leading our feast they will bring great joy to the parish as we give honor to the Blessed Mother of God, Queen of Carmel.
THE THOMAS VENDITUOLI, FAITH IN ACTION AWARD WINNER:
The Thomas Vendituoli Faith in Action award is
given to a young person under the age of 30 who displays the qualities that
were so much a part of Tom Vendituoli's life.
QUENT DICKMANN AND DOROTHY DICKMAN
This brother and sister combo, daughter and son of John and Lisa Dickmann
are so very much active in our faith.
Dorothy was one of our first missionaries to go to Nicaragua, and has assisted at so many parish breakfasts, pasta dinners, feast events, etc. She is completing her freshmen year at Auburn University in Alabama.
Quent has been a altar server and MC, and has worked at the feast for many years. He is a senior at Villanova Univeristy and there has been active in Campus Ministry on the Liturgical Committee serving as a lector and eucharistic minister and training other students to do the same. ROTC, he will be commisioned as an officer in the Navy this May.
PREPARATION FOR FEAST:
JULY 7, 2014, 7:00pm
Msgr. Albert Kenney
Moderator of the Curia, Diocese of Providence
Msgr. Kenney studied at the Pontifical North American College in Rome and was ordained to the Priesthood on September 3, 1994. He works extensively in many aread of Diocesan Adminsitration and resides at St. Luke's Parish in Barrignton, RI
JULY 8, 2014, 7:00pm
Msgr. Anthony Mancini
Rector of the Cathedral of St. Peter and Paul, Providence
Music Director Gregorian Concert Choir
Msgr. Mancini studied at the Pontifical North American College in Rome and at Catholic University of Americna in Washington, DC. He was ordained on April 29, 1978. Fomerly pastor of Holy Cross Church in Providence, he is currently Rector of our Cathedral and the Muscial Director of the Gregorian Concert Choir. Msgr. Mancini gave our Lenten Mission a few years ago.
JULY 9, 2014, 7:00pm
CELEBRANT & HOMILIST:
Msgr. Paul D. Theroux
Former Moderator of the Curia, Diocese of Providence
Currently Pastor, St. Francis Parish, Wakefield, RI
Newly Appointed Pastor of Holy Apostles Church, Cranston, RI
Msgr. Theroux studied for the Priesthood at the American College in Leuven Belgium, and did Canon Law studies at Catholic University in Washington. He was ordained on the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, July 16, 1977. On July 1st of this year he will assume the pastorate of Holy Apostles Parish in Cranston. Msgr. Theroux was Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia for many years.
SPECIAL EARLY BIRD FOOD NIGHT:
THURSDAY, JULY 10, 2014
5PM - 8PM
Fish & Chips, Clamcakes and Chower, Pulled Pork Sandwiches,
Hamburgers and Hot Dogs
and Fr. Zinno's Homemade Lasagna and a few other items.