Staff Member: Rev. Scott Carpentier
Rev. Scott Carpentier
Our present pastor is the Reverend Scott J. Carpentier. Fr. Scott in Woonsocket, R.I. to Andre Carpentier & Donna (Goulet) Carpentier. Fr. Scott was baptized at Saint Agatha Church Woonsocket, R.I.
His graduated from Woonsocket High School in 2000. He then attended Community College of Rhode Island for one year, then transferred to Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio to study Philosophy, Theology and Catechetics. He finished his BA in 2005 and continued with a MA in Theology, completing in 2009. Discerning the call to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ since 9th grade in High School, he pursued that call by entering the seminary for the Diocese of Providence in 2008 at Our Lady of Providence seminary in Providence.
One year later he entered St. John Seminary, Brighton, MA. Father completed his studies for the Priesthood for the Diocese of Providence after having received a Master of Divinity from St. John Seminary in 2013. Father was ordained a Transitory Deacon in 2012 at Saint Luke Parish, Barrington. by the Most Reverend Robert Evans, Auxiliary Bishop of Providence. His Deacon Assignment was to St.Patrick Church, Providence, RI. Fr. Carpentier was ordained to the Priesthood on June 1, 2013, Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul, Providence, RI by Most Reverend Thomas Tobin, Bishop of Providence.
Since his ordination Father has had a few assignments, first as assistant pastor. His first assignment was to be Assistant Pastor at St. Luke Parish, Barrington, RI. His assignment from July 2013 – June 2015. Then he was assigned to be Assistant Pastor at St. Augustine, Providence, RI which lasted from July, 2015-2017. His pastorate assignments include the following parishes.
Pastor, St. Joseph Church and Saint Patrick Church, Burrillville, RI from July 2017 to June 2021;
Pastor, St. Brendan Church, Riverside, RI July 2021 - Present
Pastor, St. Martha Church, East Providence, RI July 2023 – Present.
Father is now in his 10th year of priestly life and service to the people of the Diocese of Providence.