Bishop Thomas Tobin

Prayers answered: Diocese of Providence sees decades-high number of new seminarians

By Perry West, Catholic News Agency, Aug 6, 2020 The Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, is welcoming eight new seminarians this year - the highest number of incoming seminarians in nearly four decades. “Some great news to share: The Providence Diocese is welcoming 8 new seminarians this... read more

Pockets Of Light . . . Let’s Stand By Our Good Shepherds

By Joseph Matt, Wanderer, June 27, 2019 Amidst all the chaos, scandals, ambiguous interpretations, and assaults on Catholic teaching within the Church today — it is difficult not to be discouraged as a Catholic. The continuing barrage of scandal and apostasy emanating from the highest... read more

Should Catholics attend ‘pride’ events?

By Mary Farrow, Catholic News Agency, June 14, 2019 On June 1, Bishop Thomas Tobin of Providence tweeted that Catholics should not attend Pride events during the month of June, which is commemorated as “Pride Month” throughout the United States. “A reminder that Catholics should not... read more

Priest: What the Church needs today is clergy who’ll face martyrdom gladly

By Fr. Michael P. Orsi June 13, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Amid the great scandal that never ends — that, indeed, seems only to get worse and worse — the tendency among many priests is to put on a smiling face, preach about God’s love, and hope they don’t lose too many parishioners to the... read more