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Schools to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2016

FALL RIVER — Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese will observe Catholic Schools Week from January 31 through February 6 with Masses, open houses and a variety of special programs and activities. Observed annually across the country, the week is designed to highlight the value of

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January 16-17 Catholic Communication Campaign Supports Diocesan TV Mass

FALL RIVER – Parishioners throughout the Fall River Diocese will be invited to contribute to the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) at parish Masses during the weekend of January 16-17, 2016. This annual national campaign is designed as a shared collection, meaning half of the proceeds stay in

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FACE 11th Annual Winter Brunch is January 24

FALMOUTH – Coming near the end of January, the annual Winter Brunch sponsored by the Foundation to Advance Catholic Education or FACE offers an opportunity for an enjoyable break in the coldest time of the year and a way to assist Catholic school students in the Fall

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Bishop Issues Christmas Message

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., of the Fall River Diocese has issued a Christmas message to Catholics throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands. It has been distributed to priests in the diocese for conveying to parishioners in some way during Christmas

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Area Christmas Masses to be Broadcast

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 at 12 noon on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, on Christmas Day. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass

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81 to Receive Marian Medal Award

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha will award the Marian Medal to 81 laypersons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese at 3 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, in the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 327 Second Street, Fall River. First presented in

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