News Releases

From the Massachusetts Catholic Conference:
Bishops Issue Statement on the Death Penalty

The Boston Marathon Bombing trial is a painful reminder of the harm that impacts many people even beyond those who are killed or maimed by violent criminal acts. Given that the defendant, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, is being tried in federal court with the possibility of capital punishment, and

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Bishop Issues an Easter Message

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has issued an Easter Message to Catholics throughout the Fall River Diocese, which comprises Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands.The message has been distributed to pastors in the diocese for conveying to parishioners in some way at

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Bishop da Cunha to Celebrate Easter Television Mass

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V, will celebrate the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass on Easter Sunday, April 5, at a special time. The TV Mass on Easter will expand to a full hour and will be aired from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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St. Mary’s Cathedral Holy Week Schedule 2015

HOLY WEEK SCHEDULE – 2015  The Cathedral Church of St. Mary of the Assumption 327 Second Street (at the corner of Spring Street), Fall River, Mass.   PALM SUNDAY:  March 28-29 Regular weekend Mass schedule in effect:  Saturday Vigil at 4 p.m., and at 7 p.m. in

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Fall River Catholic Schools’ Joint Fine Arts Night is March 24

FALL RIVER — With the success of last year’s first-time collaboration, the six Catholic schools in the city of Fall River are joining together again this year to host a one-evening presentation to showcase the artistic and musical talents of their students. The Catholic Schools of Fall

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Holy Name Pastor Father Jay Maddock to be
Honored by National Catholic Education Association

FALL RIVER — Father Jay Maddock, VF, who is pastor of Holy Name Parish, Fall River, and director of the parish school, will receive the 2015 Distinguished Pastor Award from the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA) for his dedication and commitment to excellence. Father Maddock will be

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