News Releases

Hymn Sing for the Year of Mercy Set for Sept. 25 at Cathedral

FALL RIVER — Hymn Sing for the Year of Mercy is a music event to celebrate the Jubilee Year of Mercy as proclaimed for the Church throughout the world by the Holy Father, Pope Francis. It will take place at 3 p.m , Sunday, September 25, at St.

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Cardinal O’Malley to Celebrate Annual Red Mass in Diocese

FALL RIVER – Boston Archbishop Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, OFM Cap., will return to the Fall River Diocese to serve as principal celebrant and homilist for the 20th annual Red Mass at 4 p.m., Saturday, September 24, in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. It was Cardinal O’Malley

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2016 Catholic Charities Appeal Raises Record $4.6 Million

FALL RIVER– Once again the faithful of the Fall River Diocese have responded with extraordinary generosity to the Annual Catholic Charities Appeal. With the Vatican Year of Mercy as the backdrop for this year’s Appeal, the final result was another record-setting amount to fund the charitable works

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Bishop Appoints Deans

FALL RIVER – Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has appointed the following priests to serve as Deans in the Fall River Diocese: Very Reverend Daniel W. Lacroix, V.F. – Attleboro Deanery Reverend Monsignor Stephen J. Avila, V.F. – Cape Cod Deanery Very Reverend Jay T. Maddock, V.F.

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Two Groups from Diocese Traveling to Poland for World Youth Day

FALL RIVER — Two groups of teens, young adults and adults from the Fall River Diocese will be among pilgrims from around the world traveling this month to Krakow, Poland, to participate in the international celebration of World Youth Day, from July 26-31. Held usually every three

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Special Visiting Hours Announced for Holy Door at St. Mary’s Cathedral

FALL RIVER – St. Mary’s Cathedral will be open for special visiting hours on Saturdays , from 10 a.m. to noon, through the summer, from July 2 through the end of September,  so that people observing the extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy will have the opportunity to

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