News Releases

Diocesan Schools to Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

FALL RIVER — Joining with their counterparts nationwide, Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese will observe Catholic Schools Week from January 27 through February 2 with Masses, open houses and a variety of special programs and activities. Catholic Schools Week is designed to highlight the value

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In Letter, Bishop Informs Parishioners of Review Underway for Eventual Publication of List of Credibly Accused Clergy

January 3, 2019 Dear Friends in Christ, As we begin this New Year, I write to inform you of recent, important steps taken in the Fall River Diocese in our ongoing efforts to foster healing in the wake of the clergy sexual abuse crisis and to provide

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CCC Collection Supports Diocesan TV Mass, National Media Projects

FALL RIVER– The annual Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) collection will be taken up at parish Masses in the Fall River Diocese during the weekend of January 19 and 20, 2019. This yearly national campaign is designed as a shared collection, meaning half of the proceeds stay in

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Bishop da Cunha’s 2018 Christmas Message

Dear Friends in Christ, This year that is coming to a close, has been a year full of challenges for our world, our country, our diocese and for the Universal Church. We have seen natural disasters: fires destroying homes, lives and entire communities in California; we have

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Channel 6, Portuguese Channel to Air Area Christmas Masses

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast on Christmas Day from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on WLNE-TV, Channel 6. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River

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FACE Launches ‘FACE of the Future’ Initiative, New Website

FALL RIVER—The Foundation to Advance Catholic Education or FACE launched a new communications initiative called “the FACE of the Future” at its annual Fall Scholarship Dinner on October 30. The launch came in the form of a video which details how the recent $10 million of investments

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