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 11, 12, 13,& 14, 2013
JULY 7, 2013, 10:30AM
HOMILIST: Rev. S. Matthew Glover
Chaplain, University of Rhode Island
Fr. Glover and his family are parishioners here at Our Lady of Mount Carmel. He was ordained a priest in 2004 and said his first mass here in June of that year. He is currently the Catholic Chaplain at the University of Rhode Island.
CHIEF MARSHAL'S RECEPTION PARISH HALL 11:30AM - 2:00PM
MANNY & THERESA PASQUAL
Announced Easter Sunday Weekend, 2013
Manny and Theresa have been so involved here in the parish for all thier lives. They were baptized in the parish and married here as well. They have volunteered their time and talent in so many different ways here at Mount Carmel and they have worked each year for so many years at the celebration of the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. To know Manny and Theresa is to know a great happiness and joy, for no matter what work they are involved in, it is always done with a big smile on thier face for the greater honer and glory of God. We know they will lead us well as we give honor and praise to the Blessed Virgin Mary,
Queen of Carmel.
CONGRATULATIONS, MANNY & THERESA!!!
THE THOMAS VENDITUOLI, FAITH IN ACTION AWARD WINNER:
We are very happy to announce that the winner of the
Thomas Vendituoli Faith in Action award,
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
PHILLIP J. DUFOUR
Phillip is no stranger to the workings of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish. A graduate of our school, an Altar Server, MC, and Sacristan, feast worker, and maintenance worker in the summer, Phil does so much around the parish and is always filled with joy and calm as he accomplishes whatever task is given him He was one of the pioneer young people who traveled to the Mustard Seed Orphanage in Nicaragua in the summer of 2012 and this year he will return to Nicaragua as one of the Chaperones for our youth mission trip. He has an apostolic ministry of visiting the sick at Kent County Hospital on a weekly basis. He will be entering his senior year at Providence College in September and is currently residing at Our Lady of Providence Seminary, in his fourth year, as he discerns a calling to the Priesthood.
PREPARATION FOR FEAST:
For our Triduum this year we will have some of the former assistant pastors who have served our parish over the years.
JULY 8, 2013, 7:00pm
Rev. Michael Sisco
Assistant Pastor, 2008-2011
Currently Pastor Blessed John Paul II Parish, Pawtucket
JULY 9, 2013, 7:00pm
Rev. Giacomo Capoverdi
Assistant Pastor 1997 - 2003
Currently Pastor Immaculate Conception Parish, Westerly
JULY 10, 2013, 7:00pm
Rev. Dean Perri
Assistant Pastor 2005-2008
Currently Pastor of Our Lady of Loreto, East Providence
Judge, Marriage Tribunal
SPECIAL EARLY BIRD FOOD NIGHT:
THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
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.