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

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.


Welcome Back BBQ

Friday, August 26th, 2016

Come join us for burgers, hot dogs, beans, potato and pasta salad, and watermelon at our Welcome Back BBQ on Saturday, September 17 from 12-3 pm on the church grounds. Bring your favorite lawn game.
Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12.
Tickets may be purchased after Mass beginning the weekend of September 3-4 and may also be purchased at the rectory during office hours.


Ascension Thursday

Sunday, May 1st, 2016

Thursday, May 5, is the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord, a holy day of obligation. Masses will be celebrated at 9:00 am and 5:30 pm. Please note the time change for the evening Mass.