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Bishop Announces Appointments

Diocese of Fall River OFFICIAL His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, announces the following appointments: Rev. Antonio Lisboa da Silva, S.D.V., of the Society of Divine Vocations (Vocationist Fathers) Pastor of Saint Patrick Parish in Wareham Rev. Cyril

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May 28th TV Mass to Air at Special Time

FALL RIVER — The weekly Television Mass sponsored by the Fall River Diocese on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, will be seen at a special time on Sunday, May 28, only.  The Mass will air that day at 10:30 a.m. The special time is necessitated by the station’s broadcast

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May is Mary’s Month

Pre-school students at Espirito Santo School, Fall River, sing a song to honor Mary as part of their Crowning of Mary celebration. The tradition of dedicating the month of May to the Blessed Virgin Mary dates back some 700 years and became especially widespread during the nineteenth

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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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58 Teens to Receive Youth Award from Bishop

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will present the Pope Saint Pius X Youth Award to 58 young persons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese in the context of a prayer service at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 9, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in

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Clergy Retirements, 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, announces the following appointments and transfers: Reverend Jason Brilhante, to remain Chaplain of Charlton Memorial Hospital with residence at the Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Assumption,

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