Charities Appeal at $2.23 Million at End of May

With the first month of the Fall River Diocese 2015 Catholic Charities Appeal completed, results from both parish sources and community gifts stand at $2,230,588.11, which represents a 10% increase over last year’s pace, Appeal officials have announced. Proceeds from the Catholic Charities Appeal provide funding for

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May 2015 Sharing is Here

The May 2015 Sharing, the newsletter of Diocesan Development Office, is on its way to parishes in the Fall River Diocese for distribution to parishioners. Spotlighting the Catholic Charities Appeal, the issue features a message from Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., in which he shares his hopes for the annual

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Stonehill Awards Honorary Degree to CSS Head

Stonehill College will recognize the contributions and service of the longtime head of Catholic Social Services of the Fall River Diocese with an honorary degree at its 64th Commencement this Sunday, May 17. Arlene A. McNamee (in photo), LCSW, executive director of Catholic Social Services, will receive

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74th Catholic Charities Appeal Begins

FALL RIVER– With its theme of “Feed the Hungry, Shelter the Homeless, Comfort the Sorrowful, In His Name…It’s What We Do,” underscoring its critical mission, the 74th annual Catholic Charities Appeal will take place in parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese from May 1 to June 30.

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