2018 News & Press

Red Mass Set for Sept. 29th at Cathedral;
Five to Receive St. Thomas More Award

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, September 29, 2018, in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. A long standing tradition in the Church, the Red Mass is celebrated each year

Read more

Renovations, New and Enhanced Programs
Await Returning Diocesan School Students

NEWS FROM THE CATHOLIC SCHOOLS OFFICE The Fall River Diocese Catholic Schools Alliance has set “Celebrate the Beauty of Every Child” as the theme for the 2018-19 school year. In collaboration with the Diocesan Pro Life Apostolate, the Catholic Schools Office will plan events and activities to

Read more

Bishop Issues Letter in Response to Clergy Sexual Abuse

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has issued the following letter in response to the tragic instances of clergy sexual abuse that have come to light in recent weeks. He has asked that the letter be read and/or made available in printed form at all August 25/26

Read more

Statement of the Diocese on Father William M. Costello

STATEMENT of the FALL RIVER DIOCESE ON THE DISCOVERY OF THE BODY OF FATHER WILLIAM M. COSTELLO August 20, 2018 The Fall River Diocese was deeply saddened to learn over this past weekend that the body of retired priest Father William M. Costello was found near a

Read more

First-Ever Catholic Youth Day Takes Place on the Vineyard

VINEYARD HAVEN — Martha’s Vineyard was the locale for the first-ever Catholic Youth Day sponsored by the Fall River Diocese on Tuesday, August 7.  Over 220 high school-aged youth and their ministry leaders from parishes all over southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod traveled to the Vineyard for

Read more

2018 Catholic Charities Appeal Raises Over $4.60M

FALL RIVER — With a theme of “Sharing Faith and Hope” as its backdrop, the 77th annual Catholic Charities Appeal in the Fall River Diocese came to a close on June 27  reaching a total of $4,606,363. Though it did not set a record, this year’s Appeal

Read more
Page 1 of 812345...Last »

Contact Us

450 Highland Avenue
PO Box 2577
Fall River, MA 02722

Phone: 508-675-1311
E-mail: info@fallriverdiocese.org