2019 News & Press

Director Named to Lead Diocese’s First Early Learning Center

ATTLEBORO — Fall River Diocesan School Superintendent Steve Perla has announced the appointment of Christine Barrett (in photo) as the director of the new Little Flower Early Learning Center, located on Palm Street in Attleboro. The Little Flower Early Learning Center, to open on August 26th, will offer

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Catholic Youth Day Set for this Summer on Cape Cod

EAST SANDWICH—Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., invites high school age youth throughout the Fall River Diocese to the second annual diocesan Catholic Youth Day to take place on Wednesday, August 7, at Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich. There is no charge to participate, and free

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Day of Prayer for Planning is July 26th, Holy Hours to Take Place at 7 p.m.

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., is asking that Friday, July 26th, the feast of Saints Joachim and Anne, be a special Day of Prayer for the success of the work of the Planning Commissions now underway in the Fall River Diocese as part

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In Agreement with Diocese, St. Anne’s Preservation Society to Re-open, Maintain St. Anne’s Shrine

FALL RIVER — The Fall River Diocese and the St. Anne’s Preservation Society have entered into an agreement through which the Preservation Society will re-open under its care and oversight St. Anne’s Shrine in Fall River to serve as a sacred place for prayer and devotion.  The

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Bishop Announces Appointments, Transfers

Diocese of Fall River OFFICIAL His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, announces the following appointments and transfers: Very Reverend Daniel W. Lacroix, V.F. (Moderator) and Reverend John A. Raposo, Pastors in solidum of the Parishes of Saint Mary,

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Longtime Diocesan Health Facilities Employee Named New CEO

FALL RIVER — Joanne M. Roque, who joined the staff of Madonna Manor in North Attleboro 30 years ago, has been named the new leader of Diocesan Health Facilities, the administrative entity that oversees all five skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities sponsored by the Fall River Diocese.

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