News Releases

New Academy Hires Director of STEM Education

TAUNTON – Fall River Diocese Catholic School Superintendent Steve Perla has announced the appointment of Ellen Russell (in photo) as the new Academy’s Director of STEM Education. This appointment is in direct response to the overwhelming local and national need for a workforce that is well equipped

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FACE Summer Gala to Support Catholic Schools’ Scholarship Fund

MASHPEE — The 22nd annual FACE Summer Gala to support Catholic school students in the Fall River Diocese is set for Friday, July 12, 2019 at the Willowbend Country Club in Mashpee. With a delicious multi-course dinner, a live auction and more, an enjoyable evening for all

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Five Diocesan Priests to Retire

FALL RIVER — Five priests will retire from parish ministry in the Fall River Diocese this summer after decades of dedicated service. To retire are Reverend Monsignor Edmund J. Fitzgerald, who is pastor of St. Thomas More Parish, Somerset; Reverend Timothy J. Goldrick, pastor of St. Patrick

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2019 Catholic Charities Appeal at $3M and Nearing Home Stretch

FALL RIVER–The 78th Annual Catholic Charities Appeal has raised $3 million to date, with just two weeks remaining in the annual campaign, which ends on Sunday, June 30. There is still time to make a gift in support of the many agencies assisting those in need throughout

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Bishop Announces Appointments, Transfers

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 Mr. Steven A. Booth, Deacon at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Seekonk Effective June 3, 2019 Reverend Ryan

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2019 Catholic Charities Appeal Passes $2M at Halfway Point

FALL RIVER–The 78th Annual Catholic Charities Appeal, which supports the many agencies assisting those in need throughout the Diocese of Fall River, has reached its halfway point. As of the end of May, the Appeal just passed the $2 million mark, with one month remaining in the

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