2018 News & Press

Diocesan Catholic Schools Alliance and St. Vincent’s
Partner to Provide Counseling to Students

FALL RIVER — National studies indicate that between 13 – 20% of children have been diagnosed with a mental disorder, but a shortage of qualified providers means limited access for children to receive the care that they need in a timely manner.[1]  Recognizing the importance of addressing

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Prayer for the Dead

The Commemoration of All The Faithful Departed falls on November 2nd each year, All Souls’ Day. In a spirit of hope, commend the souls of those who have died to the loving care of God through this prayer for the dead. Into your hands, O Lord, we

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Fall River Priest, Youth Apostle Member Placed on Administrative Leave

FALL RIVER — Father Michael F. Kuhn, Y.A., a priest of the Diocese of Fall River and member of the Youth Apostles Institute, has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation of alleged sexual misconduct with a minor in approximately 1975. The incident is alleged

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Clergy Appointments Announced

Diocese of Fall River OFFICIAL His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, has announced the following appointments and transfers: Reverend Marek Chmurski, Parochial Vicar at Christ the King Parish in Mashpee to Administrator of Saint Margaret of Scotland Parish

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First-Ever New England Catholic Schools Week to Take Place November 4-11

FALL RIVER — This year the 11 (arch) dioceses of New England will be celebrating their own Catholic Schools Week November 4 – 11, 2018. Each diocese is celebrating in a unique way while working together to shine the light on the great things that are happening

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Bishop Announces Collaborative Effort to Revitalize Parish Life in
Central Fall River; Addresses Acute Challenges Facing St. Anne’s Parish

FALL RIVER — After months of study and discussion by laity and clergy in planning sessions, parishioners in one area of Fall River learned at Masses this past weekend of the steps to be taken to renew their parishes. While these steps will mean change and some

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PO Box 2577
Fall River, MA 02722

Phone: 508-675-1311
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