2017 News & Press

Diocese to Take Up Hurricane Relief Collection

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has authorized a special collection in parishes of the Fall River Diocese to support the victims of Hurricane Harvey and to assist in recovery efforts in areas impacted by the devastating storm and related flooding. The collection will

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Renovations, New Programs Await Returning Students

FALL RIVER — While the students may have been away, many Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese were nevertheless busy places over summer months as a number of renovations and upgrades were completed within the school buildings and properties. Along with physical improvements, several schools will

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Bishop Asks for Special Prayers for Peace at Weekend Masses

FALL RIVER — In response to the deadly events taking place this week both in this country in Charlottesville, Virginia, and abroad in Barcelona, Spain, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., is asking priests in the Fall River Diocese to celebrate Masses this weekend (August 19-20) for

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Adult Confirmation Classes to be Offered this Fall

FALL RIVER — The Faith Formation Office will offer Essential Catholicism: A Preparation Course for Adult Confirmation in two separate locations this fall, beginning in September. Essential Catholicism is a six-session course. In Easton, the course will be offered on consecutive Tuesday evenings, from September 19 through October 24, at the

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Cape Family’s Gift to Fund Wi-Fi Readiness Initiative at Diocesan Schools

  OSTERVILLE — A substantial gift from a Cape Cod family will mean a big step forward for the infusion of digital learning into the curricula at Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese. John and Susan Dawley and family of Osterville have donated $550,000 to fund

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Catholic Schools Taking Steps to Reach Under-Served Populations

FALL RIVER — In his recent pastoral letter “Rebuilding in Faith and Hope,” Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., called for Catholic schools in the Diocese of Fall River to “pro-actively and successfully reach out to and enroll diverse student populations with special focus on traditionally under-served

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