Updated May 28, 2020

The Diocese of Fall River has issued several statements in response to the coronavirus and shared resources as well. Please find below, in one place, a list of links to all of the documents. As more information develops with regard to COVID-19, the Diocese continues to work to ensure the health and safety of our Catholics and the wider community.

Bishop Issues Returning to Mass Video Message

Guidelines for the Resumption of Masses in the Fall River Diocese

Letter from Bishop da Cunha on Reopening of Churches for Public Masses (May 18, 2020)

Diocese Invited to Take Part in International, Interreligious Day of Prayer for Humanity

Letter from Superintendent Regarding School Year Closure

Pray with Our Nation as Bishops Seek Intercession of Mary, Mother of the Church

A Message of Hope from Bishop da Cunha (April 17, 2020)

Video Easter Message from Bishop da Cunha

In FRC Media Interview, Bishop Reflects on Faith, Holy Week in Midst of Pandemic

A Message from Bishop da Cunha Assuring All of his Thoughts & Prayers

Additional Directives Issued for Diocese in Response to Coronavirus

Televised and Online Masses

Diocese of Fall River Schools Quickly Transition to Remote Learning

Bishop to Lead Online Rosary, Invites Prayer Requests

Virtual Prayer Service for Catholic School Community

What is Your Prayer Request?

A Video Message from Bishop da Cunha

Bishop Suspends Celebration of Masses in Diocese Effective March 17, 2020

Bishop Issues Dispensation from Sunday Mass

Directives to be Followed in Response to Coronavirus

Pandemic Planning Guide for Parishes

Diocese of Fall River Catholic Schools Closing March 16-27

Participating in the Mass from Home

Catholic Mutual Backgrounder on Virus Preparedness

A Message from Bishop da Cunha on the Coronavirus (March 4, 2020)

Prayers & Resources

Prayer of the Holy Father to Mary for Month of May 2020
Prayer During a Pandemic
Making a Spiritual Communion
Now On YouTube: Online Rosary Lead by Bishop da Cunha
COVID-19: A Prayer of Solidarity
Pope Francis’ Prayer with Mary for COVID-19
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Responds to Coronavirus (including prayer resources)
Prayer to Our Lady of Guadalupe in a Time of Trial and Testing
USCCB Statement on Catholic Response to Outbreak of Coronavirus (February 18, 2020)

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Department of Homeland Security
WebMD: Epidemics, Pandemics & Outbreaks