Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel will be observed Monday evening

St. Kevin Parish will host the Deanery Holy Hour for Life on the Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel on Monday, July 16 at 6 p.m.  The evening will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, praying of the Rosary, reflections, silent adoration, Litany of Loreto, and benediction.  A Mass will be celebrated at 7 p.m. in praise of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  All are welcome.

St. Kevin’s to honor Fr. Bob Hawkins on his retirement

July 12—Fr. Bob Hawkins, who served as co-pastor at St. Kevin’s, is retiring from his current assignment as pastor at St. Luke’s Parish in Barrington.  In gratitude for his dedication and  extraordinary priestly ministry to the Diocese of Providence, St. Kevin Parish will honor Fr. Bob at the noon Mass on Sunday, Aug. 12.  A brunch will be served in Fr. O’Hara Hall immediately following Mass.  Tickets are $15 per person and reservations can be made at the parish office until Wednesday, Aug. 8.  Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. until noon.

Local Boy Scout asks your help with Eagle Scout Project

July 12—William Swicki of St. Kevin’s Troop 63 is collecting items for Pet Refuge, a no-kill, non-profit animal shelter.  Collection boxes are located at the doors of both St. Kevin’s and St. Benedict’s until July 22.  Donation suggestions include:

  • canned and dry adult cat food
  • canned and dry kitten food
  • catnip toys
  • KMR Kitten Milk Replacer Powder for kittens (available in pet stores and animal hospitals)
  • 33-gallon trash bags
  • paper towels
  • large plastic totes
  • bleach, laundry and dishwasher detergents