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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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Wednesday, March 21st Listening Session is Postponed

The Listening Session with Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in St. Ann Church in Raynham has been postponed because of the nor’easter forecast to begin Wednesday afternoon. The Listening Session will be rescheduled for sometime after Easter. An announcement of

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Steps Announced to Strengthen Taunton Catholic Schools

TAUNTON — To strengthen Catholic school education in Taunton, the Diocese of Fall River’s Catholic School leaders are taking a number of short- and long-term steps. In the short-term, St. Mary Primary School in Taunton is being closed at the end of this school year. St. Mary

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