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Week 2: Easter Blessings

Week of Monday, April 6

During the week of Monday, April 6, Friar TIES featured events and resources that help you celebrate the Easter holiday while staying at home. We hope to bring the Easter spirit a little closer to you through faith, food, family, and friendship.

Livestreams: Holy Week Masses

4:30 p.m. EST | Thursday, April 9 
Mass of the Lord’s Supper on Holy Thursday

3 p.m. EST | Friday, April 10  
Celebration of the Passion of Christ on Good Friday

8 p.m. EST | Saturday, April 11 
Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday

11 a.m. EST | Sunday, April 12 
Mass of the Lord’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday

Enjoy livestreams of the Holy Week Masses, live from the Priory Chapel.  

Masses will be streamed on Facebook and YouTube.  

mass livestreams

Listen up: Catholic Social Teaching and COVID-19 – Dr. Holly Taylor Coolman and Dr. Dana Dillon

Live now | Monday, April 6

Dr. Holly Taylor Coolman and Dr. Dana Dillon share their perspectives as educators and theologians on social distancing, remote learning, and how Catholic social thought provides a framework for navigating the COVID-19 pandemic. Coolman is assistant professor of theology and chair of the Department of Theology, and Dillon is associate professor with a joint appointment in theology and public and community service studies and associate director of the Development of Western Civilization program. Coolman has written reflections on her family’s experience under self-quarantine and spiritual fitness in the face of pandemic for America Magazine. 

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You can also listen to Providence College Podcast on your smart speaker! Just say, “Alexa/Google Home, play the Providence College Podcast.”

Bonus Podcast: Providence College Campus Ministry presents Easter In Quarantine

An Easter Family Recipe with Lidia Bastianich

Live on Facebook at 6 p.m. EST | Tuesday, April 7 

PC’s favorite grandmother Lidia Basitianch, acclaimed restaurateur, cooking show host, and author, will share a message for the PC community as well as a favorite Easter recipe, seared lamb chops. Lidia’s grandson Miles is a member of the Class of 2022. 

Celebrate Holy Week at Home with Rev. James Cuddy, O.P. ’98 and Joe Carr ’83 

Noon EST | Wednesday, April 8

How can we embrace our faith while practicing social distancing? Rev. James Cuddy, O.P. ’98 and Joe Carr ’83 will lead a Zoom meet-up filled with tips on how to celebrate Holy Week while in isolation. The pair will then lead a discussion on how we can lean on our faith during times of crisis. 

hear the recorded zoom call

#FriarFriday: Share your Friared up Easter photos 

All day | Friday, April 10

Everyone could use a little holiday cheer right now! Inspired by Kristen Collins ’95,  a driving force  behind the Front Steps Project (an initiative where photographers document families at home during the pandemic), we’re asking you to share your Easter family photo or show off your Easter decorations. Use the #FriarFriday hashtag and tag  @pc_alumni on Twitter or  @provcollege_alumni  on Instagram and we may feature your posts on our accounts. 

Virtual Veritas Podcast 

Our newest podcast features daily reflections on the scripture readings by PC Dominicans. 

Submit a prayer intention 

The Dominican community invites the PC community to submit prayer intentions for those impacted by COVID-19.   

More spiritual resources 

Visit the COVID-19 website for even more ways to be spiritually present during this time.   

providence college’s response to covid-19