Diocese Launches 78th Catholic Charities Appeal

FALL RIVER–The 78th Annual Catholic Charities Appeal is underway in the Diocese of Fall River. Each year, the Appeal invites parishioners in the Diocese and community supporters to bear witness to the good works that together all make possible through their generous support. This year’s theme, “See

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St. John Vianney Relic Coming to Diocese

FALL RIVER — The incorrupt heart of St. John Vianney will be visiting the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 327 Second Street in Fall River, on Easter Monday, April 22. A special Liturgy to welcome the relic will be celebrated at 7 p.m. by Bishop

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Bishop da Cunha’s 2019 Easter Message

“If Christ has not been raised, then empty is our preaching; empty, too, your faith” (I Cor. 15:14). Thanks be to God for Easter!  We need the light, the joy, the Spirit of the Risen Lord to help us move forward in faith and hope.  When we

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Massachusetts Bishops Speak Out Against Abortion Legislation

MASSACHUSETTS CATHOLIC CONFERENCE 66 Brooks Drive Braintree, MA 02184 617-746-5630 www.macatholic.org   A Statement of the Roman Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts The Massachusetts State Legislature will consider passing into law two deeply troubling bills this legislative session. They are identical in text but differ slightly in their

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Bishop to Celebrate Easter Mass on TV

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V, will celebrate the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass on Easter Sunday, April 21, 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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Chrism Mass Set for Tuesday of Holy Week

FALL RIVER — On Tuesday of Holy Week, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., joined by priests of the Diocese, will celebrate the annual Chrism Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral – a celebration that includes the blessing of oils and the renewing of priestly promises. It will

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