2018 News & Press

57 to Receive Diocesan Youth Award

FALL RIVER —Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will present the Pope Saint Pius X Youth Award to 57 young persons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese in the context of a prayer service at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall

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Diocese Launches 77th Annual Catholic Charities Appeal in May

FALL RIVER — The Fall River Diocese will begin the 77th annual Catholic Charities Appeal in May with a theme of “Sharing Faith and Hope,” chosen to underscore the mission of the services and programs made possible by the springtime campaign. Proceeds from the Catholic Charities Appeal

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Bishop Asks for Prayers Following Death of Yarmouth Police Officer

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has issued the following statement following the fatal shooting of Police Officer Sean Gannon: “Like so many, I am stunned and deeply saddened by the tragic death yesterday of Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon. I think it makes

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Bishop da Cunha’s Easter Message 2018

Mother Nature and Easter Joy “Look at the birds in the sky…from the way the wild flowers grow” (Mt. 6:26, 28).  When autumn arrives every year, we feel in the air and see all around us the changes taking place in nature.  There is a festival of

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Bishop to Celebrate Easter TV Mass at Special Time

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V, will celebrate the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass on Easter Sunday, April 1, at a special time. The TV Mass on Easter will expand to a full hour and will be aired from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Bishop Releases Financial Transparency Report

FALL RIVER — With an over year-long audit process now complete, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has announced the release of a Financial Transparency Report for the Chancery Operations for the Fall River Diocese. The report is a comparative look at Fiscal Year 2017 versus Fiscal

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