Father’s Blog

Saying Farewell and the Validity of Sacraments

Dear Parishioners: We say so long to our Summer Seminarian Hiep  this weekend.  After ten weeks, his time at OLM has come to an end ! He leaves for a visit home to his family in Vietnam this week. He then returns to St. John Seminary in late August to [...]

Comings and Goings at OLM

Dear Parishioners: Although its hard to believe our Summer Seminarian Hiep ends his time with us next weekend.  He arrived back in  May and now he has one week left.  The ten weeks have flown by but it has been joy to have Hiep with us here at OLM.                [...]

Giving Thanks for our First Liberty, Freedom of Religion

Dear Parishioners: I hope you had a great celebration of the Fourth of July!  It’s always a great day to celebrate with family and friends with a cookout. I celebrated with my family at my sister’s home in Saratoga, New York.  It was great time with my brothers, sisters, nieces, [...]

Supporting the Missions and Celebrating Our Independence, It’s July!!

Dear Parishioners: In your name, I welcome Salesian Father Sean McEwen who is with us at all Masses this weekend.  Father is here to preach about the good works of the Salesian Fathers, Brothers and Sisters in the Missions.  The Second Collection this weekend is dedicated to supporting the Salesian [...]

Congratulations & Thanks to OLM Senior Altar Servers

The Parish Family of Our Lady of Mercy  offers sincere gratitude to our Senior Altar Servers, Peter Faherty and Daniel Legare, who are moving on to College after 10 years of faithful service to God and Parish.  We wish them best of luck at Boston College and the University of [...]

The Summer Wind Came Blowing In…

Dear Parishioners: Summer has arrived! Hopefully we can begin to enjoy some sunny, warm weather and less rain!  School is out and the summer vacation for all school children has now begun.  The Fourth of July is coming soon! Don’t let the summer go by without taking some time of [...]

O Sacrament Divine! Celebrating Corpus Christi

Dear Parishioners: We offer our congratulations to the OLM School Class of 2017.  These fine young men and women graduated on Monday night.  Their names are in this week’s bulletin.  We wish them well as they prepare to enter high school. We also celebrated “graduation” for our Pre-K and Kindergarten [...]

Congratulations OLM School Class of 2017!!

OLM School Holds 8th Grade Graduation, Honors Awarded East Greenwich, RI – OLM School held graduation ceremonies for its 8th graders on Monday, June 12 at OLM Church.  In a ceremony let by OLM Pastor, Father Bernard A. Healey and OLM School Principal, Scott W. Fuller, the OLM graduates received their [...]

Congratulations Father Morris and Class of 2017!

Dear Parishioners: What a glorious time we had last weekend in the Diocese of Providence, and here at Our Lady of Mercy.  Three fine young men were ordained priests for our diocese and our native son, Father Brian Morris, celebrated his First Mass of Thanksgiving here at OLM. Thankfully the [...]

O Come Holy Spirit! Celebating Pentecost and Our New Priest, Father Brian Morris

Dear Parishioners: What a joyous occasion the Ordination to the Priesthood was for our Church.  On Saturday morning, Bishop Tobin ordained three young men, Father Stephen Battey, Father Joseph Brice  and OLM Native Son, Father Brian Morris, as priests for service in the Diocese of Providence.    Their priestly vocations [...]