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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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Bishop to Celebrate Rite of Election this Sunday at St. Mary’s Cathedral

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha will celebrate the Rite of Election this Sunday, February 22, for men and women from throughout the Fall River diocese who are preparing to become members of the Roman Catholic Church or who are preparing for full communion in

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Ash Wednesday is February 18th; Marks Beginning of Lent

FALL RIVER — Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will mark the start of Lent with the traditional rite of distribution of ashes.

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Open Houses, Special Activities to Mark Catholic Schools Week in Diocesan Schools

FALL RIVER — Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese will join with those across the country to observe Catholic Schools Week, an annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, from January 25 through 31. Catholic schools will mark the week with Masses, open houses

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