News Releases

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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Retirement Fund for Religious Collection is Dec. 9/10

FALL RIVER — Catholics in the Diocese of Fall River will have the opportunity to “give to those who have given a lifetime” as part of the collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious, to be held in parishes Dec. 9-10. Coordinated by the National Religious Retirement

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Statement on the Sale of the Bells at St. Lawrence Parish

STATEMENT OF THE FALL RIVER DIOCESE ON THE SALE OF THE BELLS OF ST. LAWRENCE MARTYR PARISH, NEW BEDFORD November 21, 2017 At the request of Father Robert Powell, pastor of St. Lawrence Martyr Parish in New Bedford, the Fall River Diocese, acting in a fiduciary role,

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Diocesan High Schools Placement Exam is December 2

The Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Fall River will administer an Entrance/Placement Examination for new students on Saturday, December 2, with the make-up exam on Saturday, December 9. Students wishing to enter any of these schools next September should report to the school of their

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82 to Receive Marian Medal Award from Bishop

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will award the Marian Medal to 82 laypersons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 327 Second Street, Fall River. First presented

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High Schools Host Open Houses, Tours in November

FALL RIVER — Students interested in attending a Catholic high school in the Fall River Diocese and their families are encouraged to take time for a visit in November to learn firsthand about what each has to offer. Most of the schools will be hosting an Open

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