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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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Holy Hours for Healing and Reparation to be Held Across Diocese

FALL RIVER — In light of the recent scandals in the Church, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has asked that a Holy Hour for Healing and Reparation be held in each deanery of the Fall River Diocese on Friday, October 5, at 7 p.m. Bishop da

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Annual Procession & Mass for Peace Set for Columbus Day Holiday

Fall River – Members of the Fall River Diocese are invited to join Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., in the annual Procession and Mass for Peace on Monday, October 8, 2018, the Columbus Day holiday. Participants in the procession should meet no later than 5:30 p.m.

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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

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