Welcome to Saint Timothy’s and St. Rita's Church’s website. Our site contains information on all the pertinent details, times and contact names for all our parish programs and special events as well as holy days and secular holidays. We hope you find our site to be informative as well as inspirational and we welcome your comments and suggestions to make our site more useful to you in the future.
St. Timothy's and St. Rita's strives to have a warm, open, and inviting atmosphere for everyone - from children to seniors. Our mission is to be a parish family - a family of believers - one with the Lord and one with each other.
St. Timothy's is located at 1799 Warwick Avenue; Warwick, RI 02889. Our phone number is 401-739-9552.
St. Rita's is located at 722 Oakland Beach Avenue; Warwick, RI 02889. Our phone number is 401-738-1800.
Faith Formation Office for both parishes: 921-0712
Abstinence from meat on Ash Wednesday and the Fridays of Lent (for those 14 and older) is
required by Church law. Also, Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fasting: those
between the ages of 18 and 59 should eat less, meaning, take no solid food between meals and
only one full meal that day. Serious health conditions excuse a person from these precepts.
Pastors and parents are encouraged by the law of the Church to ensure that minors who are not
bound by the law of fast and abstinence are educated nonetheless in an authentic sense of
Following the implementation of the revised Code of Canon Law on November 27, 1983, the
National Conference of Catholic Bishops in the United States determined that the rules of fast
and abstinence which have existed for the last several years in this country be
maintained. Namely, that the faithful observe suitable penitential practices on all Fridays
throughout the year. These penitential practices need not include abstaining from meat.
However, as indicated above, the faithful must not eat meat on all the Fridays of Lent as well as
on Ash Wednesday. They must also observe faithfully the fast regulations as they have been
stated above in accord with the universal law of the Church (Cf. Code of Canon Law, Canons
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Easter Sunday Schedule
Saturday, April 16—Easter Vigil
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April 11 to April 13
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First Saturday Confessions
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Masses and Devotions
St. Timothy Church
Sunday Vigil (Saturday) 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 7:00 and 9:00 a.m.
Mon. thru Sat. at. 8 a.m. at St. Timothy's
Holy Day Masses
Holy Day: Vigil 7:00 p.m. and Holy Day 8 a.m. at St. Timothy's and 12 noon at St. Rita's.
Divine Mercy Adoration Chapel opened daily 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday thru Saturday
Sacrament of Reconciliation:
Saturday: 3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the confessional First Saturday Confessions First Saturday of the month 6:30a.m. to 7:45 a.m.
St. Rita Church
Saturday: 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10:30 a.m.
8 a.m. at St. Timothy Church Mon.-Sat.
12 Noon at St. Rita's
Special Devotions - 3 p.m. Friday's Divine Mercy Chaplet.
First Friday Devotions - 7:00 p.m. at Saint Rita's.
Adoration will be from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet, Litany of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Consecration to the Sacred Heart of Jesus
and Benediction will take place at 7:00 p.m.
Rosary 7:35 a.m. Mon-Saturday at St. Timothy's
Confessions - by appointment
- Father Dean Perri, Pastor St. Timothy's and St. Rita's
- Deacon Ken Andrade, Deacon Assistant, RCIA, Flame of Love
- Mrs. Joan Smith, Secretary- St. Timothy Church
- Mr. Mark Smith, Facilities Manager - St. Timothy Church
- Miss Katherine Harrington, Accountant - St. Timothy Church & St. Rita Church
- Ms. Linda Ferri, Weekend Sarcistan - St. Timothy Church
- Mrs. Marcia Beagan, Music Director- St. Timothy Church
- Linda Ferri, Secretary - St. Rita Church and Groceria (Food)
- Mrs. Ginny Conway, Youth Faith Formation Coordinator St. Timothy's and St. Rita's Parishes
- Mrs. Marcia Beagan, Music Director - St. Rita Church
- Mr. Steve Diel, Maintenance/Weekend Scaristan St. Rita Church
- Mr. & Mrs. Robert & Gail Schoeninger, SPRED (Special Religious Ed) St. Rita Church
Monday thru Friday:
Hours 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
St. Rita Church
Tuesday thru Friday:
9 a.m. to 2 p.m..