2017 News & Press

Diocesan High Schools Placement Exam is December 2

The Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Fall River will administer an Entrance/Placement Examination for new students on Saturday, December 2, with the make-up exam on Saturday, December 9. Students wishing to enter any of these schools next September should report to the school of their

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82 to Receive Marian Medal Award from Bishop

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will award the Marian Medal to 82 laypersons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 327 Second Street, Fall River. First presented

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High Schools Host Open Houses, Tours in November

FALL RIVER — Students interested in attending a Catholic high school in the Fall River Diocese and their families are encouraged to take time for a visit in November to learn firsthand about what each has to offer. Most of the schools will be hosting an Open

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Diocese of Fall River Catholic Schools Alliance Announce Website

FALL RIVER — Whether it is in the biotech lab at Bishop Connolly High School, on the track with Fr. Tom’s track team at Our Lady of Lourdes, in the TV studio of St. John Paul II High School, or in the classroom for Fr. Pregana’s Q&A

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Diocesan Superintendent Advocates for Catholic
School Students Entitlement to IDEA Rights

FALL RIVER — Diocese of Fall River Catholic Schools Superintendent Stephen A. Perla, a strong advocate for Catholic school special education students, was recently invited to participate in the United States Department of Education’s Annual National Private School Conference in Washington D.C. As a member of the

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Ecumenical Worship Service Will Mark 500th Anniversary of Reformation

FALL RIVER — A special ecumenical worship service to mark the 500th anniversary of the beginning of the Protestant Reformation will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 5, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River. All are invited to attend. The cathedral is located at

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PO Box 2577
Fall River, MA 02722

Phone: 508-675-1311
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