News Releases

Placement Exam for Diocesan High Schools is December 6

FALL RIVER — Students who are interested in attending one of the five Catholic high schools in the Fall River Diocese in September 2015 should plan on taking the Placement Exam at the school of their interest on Saturday, December 6. The time for the exam varies

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Red Mass to Take Place Oct. 19; Five to Receive St. Thomas More Award

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate the annual Red Mass in the Fall River Diocese at 10 a.m., Sunday, October 19, in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. Homilist for the Mass will be Stonehill College President Father John F. Denning, a priest

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Diocese Invites All to Take Part in Annual Procession & Mass for Peace

FALL RIVER — The Fall River Diocese invites all to take part in the annual Procession and Mass for Peace on Monday, October 13, 2014, the Columbus Day holiday. As in previous years, marchers will meet no later than 5:45 p.m. at St. Mary’s Cathedral, corner of

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America Editor to Speak at St. Mary’s Fund Fall Dinner October 22

FALL RIVER — Jesuit Father Matt Malone, who in 2012 at the age of 40 became the youngest editor-in-chief of the national Catholic news weekly America, will be the featured speaker at the 20th annual St. Mary’s Education Fund Fall Dinner. The Fall Dinner will take place

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Bishop’s Mass of Installation to Be Broadcast

FALL RIVER — WLNE-TV, Channel 6, Providence-New Bedford will broadcast live the Installation Mass of Fall River Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V. from St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River, on Wednesday, September 24, beginning at 2 p.m. The station will also stream the ceremony on its website

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Details Set for Installation of New Bishop

FALL RIVER — The Fall River Diocese will welcome a new shepherd next week as Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., is installed as Eighth Bishop of Fall River. The installation will take place in the context of a 2 p.m. Mass on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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