Bishop da Cunha’s 2017 Lenten Message

Dear Friends, As we celebrate another Lenten season, let us make this a special time of prayer, reflection, Spiritual renewal and focus on the Word of God.  The readings for the Liturgy during Lent have a special meaning and call to conversion and change of heart.  “Only

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Ash Wednesday is March 1st; Marks Beginning of Lent

FALL RIVER — Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will mark the start of Lent with the traditional rite of distribution of ashes.

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