News Releases

54 Teens to Receive Pope St. Pius X Youth Award

FALL RIVER — Fifty-four young persons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will receive the Pope Saint Pius X Youth Award from Bishop George W. Coleman in the context of a 7 p.m. prayer service on Tuesday, May 6, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River.

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Mansfield Man to Become First Lay Finance Officer and Chancellor for Diocese

FALL RIVER — Paul Kawa, a Certified Public Accountant who has worked as a financial controller for the past several years, will assume the positions of Finance Officer and Chancellor for the Fall River Diocese on June 1, Bishop George W. Coleman has announced. He will succeed

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73rd Catholic Charities Appeal to Get Underway

FALL RIVER–The 73rd annual Catholic Charities Appeal of the Fall River Diocese will take place in parishes throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands from May 1 to June 24. Proceeds from the Appeal fund diocesan charitable services and programs that provide shelter, food, clothing, counseling,

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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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