Prayer Requests

Please include those identified below in your prayers. These prayer requests have been submitted by brother Knights.

Requests From Our Councils

From Council: 113
Submitted on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 for:
Donna Guevremont

For the repose of the Soul of Donna Guevremont and God's comfort to embrace her family. Donna is a sister to our late Brother Bud Garceau (FDD/PGK)

From Council: 113
Submitted on Monday, August 3, 2020 for:
Al Brien

For the repose of the Soul of Al Brien and God's Comfort to embrace his family

From Council: 113
Submitted on Monday, August 3, 2020 for:
Fr.Bob Perron

For the repose of the Soul of Fr. Bob Perron one time Pastor of All Saints, our host Parish

From Council: 113
Submitted on Sunday, July 26, 2020 for:
Gerry L'Esperance

From Council: 113
Submitted on Sunday, July 26, 2020 for:
Roland Falcioni

Roland , recently diagnosed with lung cancer, is a Cousin of DD Jack Tracy

From Council: 113
Submitted on Sunday, July 26, 2020 for:
Armand Dufresne

From Council: 113
Submitted on Sunday, July 26, 2020 for:
Ray Riel

State Council Requests

Submitted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 for:
PSD. FM Normand Charpentier

PSD, FM Normand Charpentier passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 5, Please keep Norm, and the Charpentier family in your prayers.

Submitted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 for:
Fr. Bob Perron

Please keep Father Perron in your prayers.

Wake will be held on Thursday Aug 6, 2020

O’Neil Funeral Home
3102 Mendon Rd
Cumberland, RI

Funeral Will be Aug 7 2020 at 9:30 am
Holy Spirit Church
1030 Dexter st
Central Falls, RI


Rev. Robert P. Perron, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, August 1, 2020. Born in Central Falls, RI, he was the son of the late Alfred and Florence (Lefebvre) Perron. He was educated at St. Matthew School, Central Falls and attended Our Lady of Providence Preparatory Seminary in Providence, RI. He attended Our Lady of Providence Seminary College in Warwick, where he was awarded the Baselin Scholarship to the Catholic University of America in Washington DC, where he received his B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy. Upon completion of his studies at Catholic University, he attended St. Bernard Seminary in Rochester, NY where he received a Master of Divinity degree and Master of Systematic Theology degree.

Father was ordained to priesthood on June 6, 1981 by Bishop Louis Gelineau. He served as assistant pastor at St. Lucy, Middletown (1981). During his stay in Middletown he received a Master of Education degree specializing in counseling and guidance from Providence College. He also co-founded Lucy’s Hearth, a temporary shelter for women and children. His assignments in the priesthood include: Assistant pastor at Our Lady of Mercy, East Greenwich (1986); and member, team ministry, St. Michael, Providence, (1988); as pastor, Notre Dame Central Falls (1992) founding Holy Spirit Catholic Community; as pastor, All Saints Catholic Community Woonsocket (2001); administrator, St. Joseph and Sacred Heart, Pawtucket (2007). In 2009, he was appointed pastor of the newly formed Holy Family parish which consists of Our Lady of Consolation, Sacred Heart, and St. Joseph parishes, Pawtucket.

He then was assigned to Saint Joseph Church, West Warwick, and then to Saint Michael’s Church, Providence. 

He is survived by his sister, Joanne Cranshaw and her husband, Tom, his niece, Cherie Perron and three nephews, Thomas Perron, Stephen Cranshaw and David Cranshaw. He was the brother of the late Thomas Perron. 

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to a concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial Friday at 9:30 AM in Holy Spirit Parish, 1030 Dexter Street, Central Falls. The burial will be private. Visiting hours Thursday from 4-7 PM in the O’Neill Funeral Home, 3102 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Due to current restrictions, social distancing and face masks are required.

Guests will be allowed into the funeral home as space allows. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Haitian Project, PO Box 6891, Providence, RI, 02940, in memory of Father Bob, would be greatly appreciated.

Submitted on Friday, July 17, 2020 for:
PGK Tony Andrade from East Providence Council #1528

Please keep Tony Andrade and the Andrade family in your prayers.

Calling hours on Monday 07/20 from 9AM to 11AM
St. Francis Xavier Church
81 North Carpenter St.
East Providence, RI 02914

Mass @ 11AM.

Burial to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetary (East Providence).

Antonio Andrade

Antonio Andrade, 94, of Riverside passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at the Philip Hulitar Hospice Center. He was the husband of Phoebe (Mello) Andrade to whom he was married 68 years.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Antone and Rose (Leitao) Andrade. Mr. Andrade was a salesman for the former Lewis-Williams Furniture Store in East Providence for many years. After retiring from the furniture store he worked as an attendant at Silver Spring Golf Course. He was an Army-Air Force veteran of World War II and a member of the American Legion Post # 10, Riverside. Mr. Andrade was a communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church for many years and was very active with the Knights of Columbus. He was a member of the East Providence Council #1528, Knights of Columbus for 63 years and also served as a Grand Knight from 1987-1988 and was a past Treasurer of the Council for many years. He was a past President of the Past Grand Knights Association and a 4th Degree Member of Pope Pius X Assembly, #1060. He was a member of the former Surf Raiders Fishing Club and an avid New England Patriots fan. He will always be remembered as a loving husband and father who was loved by all.

Besides his wife he leaves one son, Ronald J. Andrade of Riverside, two grandchildren, David Andrade and Lisa Huguenin and her husband Max, four great grandchildren, Cole, Paige, Piper and Nolan and his daughter in law Joann Andrade. He was the father of the late Donald J. Andrade and brother of the late Rose Wathey and Arthur Andrade.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 11:00 AM in St. Francis Xavier Church, 79 North Carpenter Street, East Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday morning from 9-11 in St. Francis Xavier Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the East Providence Council #1528, Knights of Columbus, 3200 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence, RI 02915 would be appreciated.