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2017 Catholic Charities Appeal Raises Record $4.78M

FALL RIVER — For the third consecutive year of his tenure as Bishop of Fall River, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has presided over a record-breaking Catholic Charities Appeal.  The faithful of the Fall River Diocese have responded to the challenge of “Whatsoever you do…” with

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St. Anne’s Shrine to Welcome Statue to Serve as Place
of Prayer and Remembrance in Opioid Crisis

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate a 6:30 p.m. Mass in St. Anne’s Shrine, Fall River, on Wednesday, July 26, the Church’s Feast of Saints Joachim and Anne. In what has become tradition, St. Anne’s Parish offers a special Mass on that

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A Reflection on the Convocation of Catholic Leaders

 A Reflection on the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: The Joy of the Gospel in America By Beth Mahoney Beth Mahoney served as the coordinator of the Fall River Diocesan delegation to the Convocation of Catholic Leaders During the first four days of July, Orlando, Florida was the place to

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Diocesan Campus Ministry Offers First-Year Students Free Retreat

WAREHAM — The Fall River Diocese Catholic Campus Ministry will offer an overnight program entitled Embark on August 1-2 at Sacred Hearts Retreat Center in Wareham. This gathering provides an opportunity for first-year students to meet the diocesan campus ministry team, and to meet other students who

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Youth & Young Adults: Let Your Voices Be Heard!
Complete the Survey for the 2018 Synod on Young People

Pope Francis wants to find a better way for the Church to accompany young people in their journey to “discover their plan for life and realize it with joy” and has dedicated the upcoming 15th Synod of Bishops to this important pastoral task. The Synod, to take

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Diocese to Participate in Convocation of Catholics from Across the Country;
Bishop Asks for Prayers for Fruitful Gathering

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has called for the first-time ever a Convocation to take place from July 1-4, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. More than 3, 000 people from more than 140 dioceses will partake in this extraordinary event in the life of the Catholic Church. 

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