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Permanent Diaconate Information Nights Scheduled

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has authorized the formation of a new class for Permanent Deacons in the Fall River Diocese, beginning in the spring of 2019. Those interested in pursuing the vocation of the diaconate, which begins with the Aspirancy period, are

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World Day for Consecrated Life

On February 2, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, the Church also celebrates World Day for Consecrated Life. In parishes, this year it is observed the weekend of February 3-4. Pope Saint John Paul II instituted the World Day for Consecrated Life celebration in 1997.

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TV Mass to Air at Special Time Sunday, January 7

FALL RIVER — The weekly Television Mass sponsored by the Fall River Diocese on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, will be seen at a special time this Sunday, January 7, only.  The Mass will air that day at 10:30 a.m. The different time is necessitated by a change in

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Our Lady of Fatima Mass with Catholic
School Students to be Live Streamed

FALL RIVER—This year the Catholic Church celebrates the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, recalling the appearance and message of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, six times over six months in 1917. Friday, October 13, will mark

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New Hope and Opportunity Initiative Aims to
Help Low-Income Students Attend a Catholic School

FALL RIVER — Fall River Diocese Catholic Schools and the Foundation to Advance Catholic Education (FACE) are pleased to announce a new initiative to help low-income students enroll in a Catholic school. The Hope and Opportunity Initiative will provide 100 new low-income students with scholarships up to $2,000

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For Easter, Bishop da Cunha Issues Pastoral Letter to Diocese

FALL RIVER — Explaining its dual purpose to serve both as an expression of his gratitude and as an invitation to join him on “a journey that will lead to the renewal and rebuilding of our Church, the Body of Christ alive in our midst,” Bishop Edgar

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