Welcome to the website of St. William Church. We are a vibrant Catholic faith community located in the heart of the Norwood neighborhood of Warwick.

Latest News and Updates

Mass Cancelled January 7

Saturday, January 7th, 2017

The 4:00 Mass on Saturday, January 7 is cancelled due to the snowstorm.

Snow Policy Reminder:

If Warwick public schools are closed due to snow, there will not be a 9 am weekday Mass.  Walking through the parking lot to the door of the church can be dangerous even if the lot has been plowed.

Weekend Mass and Religious Education cancellations will be listed on Channels 6, 10 and 12.

We want everyone to be safe.  Thank you for your understanding.

Christmas Mass Times

Sunday, December 18th, 2016

Please note the times for Christmas Masses:

  • Saturday, December 24 — Mass at 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, December 25 — Mass at 9:30 am


Mass times for New Year’s Day, the Solemnity of the Blessed Virgin Mary:

  • Saturday, December 31 — Mass at 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, January 1 — Mass at 9:30 am

Best wishes for a joyous Christmas season!

Holiday Concert

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Come enjoy the sounds of the Advent and Christmas seasons at our concert, “Preparing for the Nativity: An Evening of Sacred Music for Advent & Christmas” on Saturday, December 3 at 6:30 pm in the church. The concert will feature our choir under the direction of Thomas Hogan along with the Rhode Island College Chamber Singers under the direction of Teresa Coffman. Free will offering. A collation will follow in the Parish Center.

Holiday Food Baskets

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Thanksgiving baskets

We have begun our second phase of our holiday basket collections: collecting food. We hope to distribute a total of 120 food baskets for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each of the baskets will include the items on this list. Please donate any or all of these items by Sunday, December 18. Food donations can be deposited in the large bin near the glass doors in the foyer of the church.

Prepare the Way

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Our monthly Bible study for Advent will take place on Tuesday, November 29 at 7 pm in the counting room. All are welcome.

Beginning Saturday, November 26 our annual Giving Tree will be adorned with tags for clothing items and gift cards to be donated to Crossroads RI.  Please take a tag or two when you come to church and return the unwrapped gift by Sunday, December 18.  Thank you for remembering those less fortunate during the Christmas season.

Fall Cleanup

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Get out your rake for our fall cleanup on Saturday, November 19, beginning at 9:00 am. Help us prepare our grounds for the winter by clearing away leaves and cleaning up the beds.