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CCC Collection Supports TV Mass, National Projects

FALL RIVER– The annual Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) collection will be taken up at parish Masses in the Fall River Diocese during the weekend of January 20 and 21, 2018. This yearly national campaign is designed as a shared collection, meaning half of the proceeds stay in

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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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11 Catholic Schools in Diocese Receive School Solutions Seed Fund Grants

FALL RIVER — The Diocese of Fall River Catholic Schools Alliance is excited to announce that 11 of its schools have received School Solutions Seed Fund Grants from the Carney Family Charitable Foundation for a total of $66,498. Each school submitted an application identifying a promising on-the-ground

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Bishop da Cunha’s 2017 Christmas Message

Dear Friends in Christ, On September 20th of this year, Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico as a Category 4 storm, leaving the Caribbean Island without electric power and water and affected by an unprecedented path of destruction. Still today many people are without the basic necessities of

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Area Christmas Masses to be Broadcast

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast on Christmas Day from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on WLNE-TV, Channel 6. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River

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Gift of Giving Again in Full Swing to Help Families in Need at Christmas

FALL RIVER – Catholic Social Services’ headquarters in Fall River’s South End becomes an even busier place in the weeks leading up to Christmas as the agency’s annual Gift of Giving program goes into full operation to help brighten Christmas for hundreds of needy families throughout Southeastern Massachusetts

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