News Releases

Catholic Communication Campaign this weekend supports Diocesan TV Mass

FALL RIVER — Parishioners throughout the Fall River Diocese will be invited to contribute to the Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) at parish Masses this weekend. This annual national campaign is designed as a shared collection, meaning half of the proceeds stay in the local diocese and the

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Decrees Issued on Immaculate Conception Church, Fall River,
and Sacred Heart Church, Fall River

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has decreed that Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church in Fall River and Sacred Heart Church in Fall River be relegated to profane but not sordid use. These actions were taken in accord with Canons 1212 and 1222, §2 of the

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Area Masses to be Aired on Christmas

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast at 12 noon on WLNE-TV, Channel 6, on Christmas Day. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass Apostolate.

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Bishop da Cunha to Present Marian Medal to 79

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha will award the Marian Medal to 79 laypersons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese at 3 p.m. on Sunday, November 23, in the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, 327 Second Street, Fall River. First presented in

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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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