News Releases

Bishop Coleman’s 2014 Easter Message

FALL RIVER — Bishop George W. Coleman has issued his annual 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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Holy Week Programming on the Portuguese Channel

Portuguese Channel is carried by most cable television providers serving cities and towns in the Fall River Diocese. Please check local listings for the channel number. Wednesday, April 16 Boa Nova da Vida (Good News for Life) 9:30 p.m. Holy Thursday, April 17 Missa da Ciea do

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Easter TV Mass to Air at Special Time, Expand to Full Hour

FALL RIVER — The Television Mass on Easter Sunday, April 20, will expand to a full hour and will air at a special time, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, Providence-New Bedford. Bishop George W. Coleman will celebrate the Easter Mass from the

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St. Mary’s Cathedral 2014 Holy Week Schedule

FALL RIVER — Holy Week, the week during Lent before Easter, begins this weekend (April 12/13) with Masses for Palm Sunday.  It is the most holy of weeks during the entire Church year. On Palm Sunday, Catholics receive pieces of blessed palm branches and recall Jesus’ entry

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Diocesan Technology Director Inducted into Technology Hall of Fame

FALL RIVER — William Milot, who is Director of Technology for the Catholic Schools for the Diocese of Fall River, was  named by the Consortium for School Networking or CoSN to its Volunteer Hall of Fame.  His induction took place March 21, 2014 at the CoSN conference

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Taunton Deanery-wide Lenten Mission Set for March 16-19

TAUNTON — Parishes in the Taunton Deanery are sponsoring a deanery-wide Lenten mission to take place from March 16 through 19 at 7 p.m. at St. Ann Church, 660 North Main St., in Raynham. Led by Holy Cross Father Hugh Cleary, director of Campus Ministry at Stonehill

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