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The Rev. Jennifer Pedrick, rector of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, gives a blessing to Georgia, a chocolate lab owned by Ken Hileman (left), during Sunday’s morning service. Photo by Jim McGaw.

All creatures great and small blessed in Portsmouth

All creatures great and small blessed in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — They didn’t throw anything into the collection plate, but it didn’t matter. The four-legged friends who came out to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church this weekend were warmly welcomed just like all other parishioners. In honor of St. Francis, the patron saint of animals, the church hosted special “Blessing of the Animals” Masses on Saturday


Cyclists roll through East Providence to assist with affordable housing efforts

EAST PROVIDENCE — Congregants of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church on Warren Avenue in city played host to a gaggle of adventurous and amiable young people over four days this week, the group associated with the  non-profit Bike & Build Inc. committed to assisting in the construction of affordable housing nationally. The riders were housed at

Roger Williams University freshman Vanessa Song places bread batter into a pan at St. Mary's Episcopal Church. Students baked 38 loaves of bread for Bristol Good Neighbors.

Roger Williams students volunteer in Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH — Steph McAuliffe was happy to be applying a coat of green paint to an exterior door of the Gibbs House at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church Monday. “We lucked out compared to the (students working in) the garden,” said the freshman at Roger Williams University, which sent students to the church all day as part