News and Information

News and Information

Press Release: St. Mary’s Church Souls In Harmony Campaign Achieves $1.2 Million Goal

van Beuren Charitable Foundation awards grant of $150,000 for restoration initiative


Press Release: St. Mary’s Church Souls In Harmony Campaign Receives a Generous $200,000 Grant from the Alletta Morris McBean Charitable Trust


St. Mary's Church 2017-2018 Concerts & Special Events


Presentation of JFK’s wedding a popular attraction at historic Newport church

Providence Journal, July 11, 2017


Newport church lets visitors imagine Kennedy wedding

WJAR NBC 10, July 6, 2017


Press Release: St. Mary’s Church Festival of Pipes Celebration Premieres the First Public Performance of its Refurbished 1,900-Pipe Organ, June 3-4


Join us on June 3rd and 4th for a "Festival of Pipes," celebrating music at St. Mary's and our newly restored organ and choir loft. Click here for event details.


Reassembly of organ at St. Mary's Church is underway

Newport Daily News, April 20, 2017


Prized Pipe Organ Returns To St. Mary’s Church In Newport

RI NPR, April 19, 2017


Pipe Organ Delivered Back to St. Mary's Church

Newport Patch, April 19, 2017


Media Advisory: Highly anticipated arrival of the Church’s massive pipe organ after being fully restored by the Casavant Frères Company in Quebec, Canada.

April 19, 2017


Mystery at St. Mary's

The sculpted face of a woman, yet to be identified, was discovered on the wall of historic St. Mary's Church in Newport when its huge pipe organ was disassembled for restoration
Newport Daily News, March 30, 2017

Restoration Crew Uncovers 170-Year-Old Sculpture at Newport Church

WPRI 12, March 29, 2017

Was That a Sculpture of Mary Magdalene Uncovered in Newport church?

Providence Journal, March 29, 2017


Mysterious Carving Found at Church Where John F. Kennedy Wed

U.S. News & World Report / Associated Press, March 29, 2017


Hidden for 200 Years: Architectural Detail Discovered at St. Mary Church

Newport Patch, March 29, 2017


Press Release: Forgotten Woman Uncovered in St. Marys Church During Restoration Project of Pipe Organ 


Press Release: St. Mary’s Church Souls In Harmony Leadership Committee Expands


Souls In Harmony Fundraising Campaign Update: Paving the Way Home for St. Mary’s Pipe Organ

St. Mary’s Announcement for the Festival of 9 Lessons and Carols on January 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. 

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Press Release: St. Mary’s Church Announces Souls In Harmony Campaign Committee to Spearhead a $1.2M Preservation and Restoration Effort


Media Advisory: Historic Pipe Organ On the Move for Restoration in Canada 


Historic St. Mary’s Organ Undergoes Repairs

Newport This Week, October 13, 2016


Church Organ Meets Its Maker

58-year-old pipe organ at St. Mary's Church in Newport is headed for Canada to undergo repairs and restoration
Newport Daily News, October 8, 2016


Newport's St. Mary's Church Restoration A Throwback To Days Of Kennedy Wedding

Providence Journal, October 6, 2016 


Historic RI Church Organ Receives A “Bon Voyage” Mass

NBC10, October 1, 2016


St. Mary’s Church Dismantles Pipe Organ for Restoration in Canada

What’s Up Newport, September 30, 2016


St. Mary’s Church Pipe Organ Quebec Bound for Restoration

Newport Patch, September 30, 2016


St. Mary’s Announcement for the October 1st Celebration Mass for the Organ Restoration and Music Program

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Authentic Kennedys in Appealing 'Return to Camelot'

Newport This Week, September 2016


'And a Youth Shall Lead Them'

Newport This Week, August 2015