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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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Bishop Announces Membership of New Diocesan Catholic School Board

FALL RIVER — Last fall, after a year and a half of study, the Fall River Diocese Task Force on Catholic Education released its final report, and among key recommendations was the establishment of a centralized Catholic school board with limited jurisdiction to augment the work of

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76th Catholic Charities Appeal Begins May 1

FALL RIVER — With this year’s theme of “Whatsoever you do,” drawn from the Gospel of Matthew 25, the annual Catholic Charities Appeal of the Fall River Diocese begins in May with an invitation to prospective donors to consider their own response to the call to serve

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Gathering of Parish Vocations Committee Members

 AN INVITATION TO  ALL PARISH VOCATIONS COMMITTEE MEMBERS IN THE FALL RIVER DIOCESE To publicly celebrate vocations to the Ordained Ministry and  to Consecrated Religious Life in all its forms, with prayer for vocations and vocations promotion,  with speaker, conversation, lunch and camaraderie. May 7, 2017 “Good Shepherd

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Divine Mercy Sunday, April 23, 2017

The Vatican Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments decreed on May 23, 2000 that “throughout the world, the Second Sunday of Easter will receive the name Divine Mercy Sunday, a perennial invitation to the Christian world to face, with confidence in divine benevolence,

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