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St. Barnabas Church

Welcome to St. Barnabas Parish!

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Know that you are always welcome … and we look forward to being with you!




Holy Thursday - Mass of the Lord's Supper - Thursday, April 18th - 7pm.  Adoration will follow in the Parish Hall until midnight.  Please consider spending some time with Our Lord.    


Good Friday - Stations of the Cross will be held at 3:30pm in the Church, followed by Soup in the Parish Hall.  All are invited to join us. 

The Good Friday Service - The Passion of Our Lord - will be held at 7pm.


Holy Saturday - The Easter Vigil Mass - will be celebrated at 7:30pm.  All are invited to join with us for this beautiful celebration.  Following the Vigil Mass all are invited to the Parish Hall for refreshments and fellowship. 

Easter Sunday Masses will be celebrated at 8am and 10:30am.



Further Information: 

  1. To sign the online petition provided by RI Right to Life, click here.

  2. An urgent call is put before all Catholics, Christians and faithful by the Catholic Conference of RI.  Click here.

  3. For a legal analysis as to what the proposed bills say, and the effect they will have on law in Rhode Island, click here.

  4. For the TRUTH about recent polls claiming overwhelming support of the bills by Rhode Islanders, click here.

  5. For answers to questions you may have regarding late-term abortions, click here(Note: graphic descriptions contained within.)

Our Mission

The mission of Saint Barnabas Parish is to foster an environment in which Jesus Christ becomes vital to our everyday living.

We celebrate our union with Jesus Christ through worship, education, outreach, and evangelization.

With the time, talents, and treasures of the members of our parish community we serve our brothers and sisters in Christ through the traditions and teachings of our Roman Catholic faith.

Parish Office

1697 East Main Road, Portsmouth, RI  02871


Office Hours:  

Monday thru Thursday                                        8:30am. to 4:00pm.

and Sunday - 9am to 12pm


Contact Numbers:

Parish Office:  401-683-1343

Faith Formation Office:  401-683-3147

Parish Fax:  401-683-5065

Mass Times


Saturday - 5:00 PM
Sunday - 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM


Monday thru Friday - 9:00 AM

Ongoing Special Liturgies:

Mass for Recovery - (Quarterly)  -  Sunday - Apr. 28th - 5PM

Youth and Family Mass  -  (Monthly)  -  Sunday - May 5th - 5PM 


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Wednesday from 9:30am to 12:30pm                     in the Church


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