2016 News & Press

Bishop da Cunha’s 2016 Christmas Message

Dear Friends in Christ, When God the Father sent Jesus to save the world, the first thing he did was choose a family for his Son.  He prepared Joseph and Mary to be His parents so that Jesus could have a family. Both Mary and Joseph accepted

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CSS Gift of Giving Program Helps Area Families in Need at Christmas

FALL RIVER – For the 19th year, Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Fall River Diocese is sponsoring its Gift of Giving program to help brighten Christmas for hundreds of needy families throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. At CSS headquarters in Fall River’s South End there

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Local Christmas Masses to Air

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast from 9 to 10 a.m. on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, on Christmas Day. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River Diocesan

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Scripture Alive Winter 2017 Program Announced

The Faith Formation Office of the Fall River Diocese has announced the 2017 winter schedule for its Scripture Alive adult formation program. Scripture Alive offers faith sharing in a group setting using the Loyola Press Six Weeks with the Bible study series. It’s an opportunity for guided

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WSAR to Air Daily Rosary with Bishop da Cunha

Start your day with the Rosary. Effective December 12, 2016 Greater Fall River radio station WSAR, AM 1480 will air the Rosary led by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., each day at 4:40 a.m. Its sister station, WHTB, AM 1400 already airs the Rosary daily in

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Retirement Fund for Religious Collection to be Taken Up Dec. 10/11

Parishes in the Fall River Diocese will take up the annual Retirement Fund for Religious collection December 10 and 11 (2016) weekend Masses. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement Office (NRRO), the parish-based appeal benefits nearly 33,000 senior Catholic sisters, brothers and religious order priests whose communities

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