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Meet Our Seminarians

Six new seminarians begin studies this fall; in all, 15 now preparing for diocesan priesthood

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3 p.m., Sunday, September 24, St. Mary's Cathedral, Fall River

Your prayers, support needed for earthquake ravaged region

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Renovations, new programs await returning students

In photo, Bishop Stang High School's new chemistry lab neared completion in mid August

Your prayers, support needed for earthquake ravaged region

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Your prayers, support needed for earthquake ravaged region

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Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V.

Eighth Bishop of the Fall River Diocese

Find Your Parish

If you’ve been away for a while, if you’re new to the area or just visiting, one of our 82 parishes is waiting to welcome you! Get locations, contact information and Mass schedules here.

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Act on DACA

The state’s four Catholic Bishops urge Congress  to “come together, to support the dreamers in their time of need, not to abandon them resulting in irreparable harm…”

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Upcoming Events

Sun 24

Wedding Anniversary Celebration

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fall River MA
United States
Tue 26

Scripture Alive – New Bedford Area

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Freetown MA
Tue 26

Adult Confirmation Class – Easton

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Easton MA

Adult Confirmation Classes to be Offered in Dartmouth
and Easton beginning in September. Learn more.

Ever Think of Being a Priest?

Ever feel God is calling you to serve? The Diocesan Vocations Office website and Diocesanpriest.com offer information and resources to help in your discernment.

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From the Latest Issue

Bishop administers Sacraments to prison inmates

Annual Anniversary Mass ushers in assortment of Faith Formation programs

Brother of Terri Schiavo to speak at Mashpee parish

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Helping Storm Victims

Parishes took up a special collection Sept. 9-10 to support victims of Hurricane Harvey and to assist in recovery efforts in impacted areas. Donations may still be sent directly to the Fall River Diocese.

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Contact Us

450 Highland Avenue
PO Box 2577
Fall River, MA 02722

Phone: 508-675-1311
E-mail: info@fallriverdiocese.org