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Open Houses, Special Activities Planned for Catholic Schools Week

FALL RIVER — Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese will join with those across the country to observe Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, from January 29 through February 4. It’s designed to highlight the value of a Catholic

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Cape Winter Brunch to Support Catholic Schools Scholarship Fund

FALMOUTH — Once again supporters of Catholic education are invited to enjoy a winter brunch on Cape Cod complete with food and festivities, while at the same time help Catholic school students in the Fall River Diocese. The 12th annual Foundation to Advance Catholic Education, Inc., (or

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January 14/15 CCC Collection Supports Diocesan 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 14-15, 2017. This yearly national campaign is designed as a shared collection, meaning half of the proceeds stay in the local

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Bishop da Cunha’s 2016 Christmas Message

Dear Friends in Christ, When God the Father sent Jesus to save the world, the first thing he did was choose a family for his Son.  He prepared Joseph and Mary to be His parents so that Jesus could have a family. Both Mary and Joseph accepted

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CSS Gift of Giving Program Helps Area Families in Need at Christmas

FALL RIVER – For the 19th year, Catholic Social Services (CSS) of the Fall River Diocese is sponsoring its Gift of Giving program to help brighten Christmas for hundreds of needy families throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Cape Cod. At CSS headquarters in Fall River’s South End there

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Local Christmas Masses to Air

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 from 9 to 10 a.m. on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, on Christmas Day. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River Diocesan

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