Welcome to the parish website for St. Eugene’s Church. “The Church of Saint Eugene is a community of believers seeking to grow in the faith of Jesus Christ through His Eucharist and by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church. The Church of Saint Eugene welcomes all God’s people through liturgy, sacraments, outreach to our neighbors in need, and by following the example of Jesus Christ. Through works and actions we strive to meet the spiritual, physical and temporal needs of all generations, especially our young. By encouraging one another, we grow in faith and we demonstrate our life in the Holy Trinity by sharing the Good News of Jesus and by being an active voice in our society. With God’s help, we remain a community united in Faith, Hope and Charity.” Please visit these pages to learn more about our vibrant faith community!
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The St. Vincent dePaul Society, would like to thank all parishioners who donated in any way to our Thanksgiving & Christmas Food Baskets and Giving Tree. Your thoughtfulness and generosity made it possible for many families to have a special celebration. Thank you for you continued support.
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Infant of Prague
Lost Children of WWII
Schonbrunn Palace Vienna, Austria
St Vitus Cathedral Prague, Czech Republic
Auschwitz Death Camp
My sincere thanks to all who contributed, in any way, to the huge success of our YARD SALE. It was most edifying to see you work together in rain and heat, with such dedication and commitment! What a superb group of workers St. Eugene Parish is blessed with! You are the “unsung heroes” who tirelessly worked long hours before, during and after the yard sale. Through the intercession of St. Eugene, may our good Lord continue to nurture, love, guide, and shower you with His blessings.
- "The starting point of salvation is not the confession of the sovereignty of Christ, but rather the imitation of Jesus’ works of mercy through which he brought about his kingdom. The one who accomplishes these works shows that he has welcomed Christ’s sovereignty, because he has opened his heart to God’s charity", (Pope Francis Homily on feast of Christ the King 2014).
Mass Book Open
If you want to schedule Masses for 2018, please call or visit the rectory, Monday through Friday between 9AM–3PM. Weekend and Holy day Masses $25.00 and Weekday Masses are $10.00 and sanctuary candles are $10.00.
Our young people are enrolled with many devoted catechists volunteering their time and talent to help form future generations of believers. I want to express my profound appreciation to these parishioners for giving up their time and devoting their energy teaching the young. Our Lord warned adults not to prevent the children from coming to Him, for such as these does the Kingdom of God belong. Parents are, above all, the first and most important teachers of religion and we who teach and preach can only build on the foundation provided by parents. In addition to bringing their children to religion classes, parents are encouraged to attend Sunday Mass with their children; for the faith to be experienced it must be enlivened spiritually with the grace of the Sacraments, especially the sharing of God’s Word and His Body and Blood, gifts given to us at each and every Mass. It is the house, that is, the life, built on the solid rock of faith rather than the shifting sands of ease and comfort that sustains in time of trial and difficulty; that trials and difficulties come is without question—that we can be sustained in the face of these depends on how well we have built, have practiced, have nurtured our faith, particularly with the living Body and Blood of Christ, the Eucharist, each and every Sunday. Faith is living and dynamic: if not fed, it grows weak; if not practiced, it grows rusty; if not shared, it grows cold; if not lived, it dies.
JOIN OUR PARISH
Welcome to St. Eugene Parish, a Roman Catholic community committed to the Gospels. Please call the parish rectory at (401) 568-5102 to register with the parish or to receive budgets. If you are moving out of the parish, please call us so we may update our records. If you have a question for the pastor, please call Father Varghese at the rectory or see him after any Mass. Register by downloading a parish registration form. Completed registration forms (click here) can be returned by mail, brought to the parish office, or dropped in the collection basket at any weekend mass.
St. Eugene Church is now using a new service called Parish Giving that will allow parishioners to have their weekly contributions deducted from their checking account or credit card. The link is: www.sainteugeneschurch.com/parish-giving/
I pray your Lent is off to a good start. Remember that all those penitential practices (increased prayer, fasting, self-denial, giving to the poor, attendance at daily Mass and Stations of the Cross) are all meant to open your heart more to the love of our heavenly Father. (Read more)