Announcement

 

St. James Church, 33 Division Street in Manville, RI is hosting an All-You-Can-Eat Pasta and Meatball Supper on Saturday, February 23, 2019 (snow date of Sunday, February 24) from 4:00-7:00PM in its Father Brindamour Hall.  The meal, which also includes salad, rolls, dessert and beverages, costs $8.00 per person ($5.00 for children 10 and under).  Tickets should be purchased in advance by calling the parish office at 766-1558.  They will also be available at the door. The proceeds from this event will benefit the parish’s social ministry programs.

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