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Bishop to Open “Door of Mercy” at Cathedral on December 13

FALL RIVER – In accordance with the decree of Pope Francis and in unity with bishops all over the world, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will open a “Door of Mercy” at St. Mary’s Cathedral in the Fall River Diocese at 3 p.m., on Sunday, December

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High School Entrance/Placement Exam is Dec. 5

The Catholic high schools in the Diocese of Fall River will accept applications and administer an Entrance/Placement Examination for new students on Saturday, December 5, with the make-up exam on Saturday, December 12. Students wishing to enter any of these schools next September should report to the

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Parish Assessment Policy to be Implemented

The Church’s Code of Canon Law provides the diocesan bishop with the right to impose an assessment or tax on parishes for the support of the needs of the local church. It’s a practice that dates back centuries and is in wide use in the Church around

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Easton Parish to Host Presentation on End of Life Care and Decision-Making

EASTON – Holy Cross Parish in Easton is hosting a presentation on End of Life Care and Decision-Making on Saturday, November 7, from 10 a.m. to noon. This presentation will examine some of the basic moral principles in medical decision-making, and helping our loved ones to live

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Weekend Retreat Offered for 20- and 30-Something Adults

WAREHAM- Are you in your twenties or thirties and looking to deepen your faith and create lasting connections? Campus Ministry of the Fall River Diocese is sponsoring a Charis Seekers’ Retreat, beginning at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 13, and continuing through 3 p.m., Sunday, November 15. It

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Miss America 2001 to Speak at FACE Fall Dinner; Proceeds Benefit Scholarship Fund for Catholic School Students

WESTPORT – Miss America 2001, Angela Perez Baraquio, who devoted much of her title year to calling attention to the importance of character and values education, will be the speaker at the annual Fall Scholarship Dinner to benefit students attending Catholic school students in the Fall River Diocese.

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