2017 News & Press

Shriver to Share Reflections from His Book
on Pope Francis at Fall Scholarship Dinner

FALL RIVER — Mark K. Shriver, whose 2016 book, Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis, is both an insightful portrait of the pope and a reflection on Shriver’s own journey of faith, will be the featured speaker at the 23rd annual Fall Scholarship Dinner to

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Parishes to Support Hurricane Relief Efforts
in Puerto Rico and other Caribbean Islands

FALL RIVER — In the wake of the destruction to Puerto Rico and other Carribean islands by Hurricane Maria, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has recommended that pastors in the Fall River Diocese facilitate an opportunity for parishioners to donate to support relief efforts in the form

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Five to be Honored with St. Thomas More Award at Red Mass

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate the annual Red Mass in the Fall River Diocese at 4 p.m., Saturday, October 14, in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. A long standing tradition in the Church, the Red Mass is celebrated each year in

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Annual Procession and Mass for Peace to Take Place on Columbus Day

Fall River – Members of the Fall River Diocese are invited to join Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., in the annual Procession and Mass for Peace on Monday, October 9, 2017, the Columbus Day holiday. Participants in the procession should meet no later than 5:30 p.m.

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Celebrating Our Lady of Fatima:
An Afternoon of Prayer and Reflection

FALL RIVER — This year the Church celebrates the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, recalling the appearance and message of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, six times over six months in 1917. Friday, October 13th will

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Catholic Social Services Reaching Out to Those in DACA Program

FALL RIVER—Following the decision of President Trump to end the DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) program, Catholic Social Services is urging anyone with DACA set to expire on or before March 5, 2018 to contact Tim Paicopolos at its Fall River office at 508-674-4681 as soon

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PO Box 2577
Fall River, MA 02722

Phone: 508-675-1311
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