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Diocesan Seminarian to be Ordained a Deacon

FALL RIVER — Diocesan seminarian Ryan J. Healy will be ordained a transitional deacon by Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., in an 11 a.m. Mass on Saturday, May 19, 2018, in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. All are welcome to attend. Healy, who is 25, recently

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Cathedral to Host “Hymn Fest for Our Lady”

FALL RIVER — All are welcome to a “Hymn Fest for Our Lady” to take place at 4 p.m., Sunday, May 20, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, at the corner of Second and Spring Streets in Fall River. Traditional Catholic hymns such as “Bring Flowers of the Rarest,”

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57 to Receive Diocesan Youth Award

FALL RIVER —Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will present the Pope Saint Pius X Youth Award to 57 young persons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese in the context of a prayer service at 7 p.m., Tuesday, May 8, at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall

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Diocese Launches 77th Annual Catholic Charities Appeal in May

FALL RIVER — The Fall River Diocese will begin the 77th annual Catholic Charities Appeal in May with a theme of “Sharing Faith and Hope,” chosen to underscore the mission of the services and programs made possible by the springtime campaign. Proceeds from the Catholic Charities Appeal

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Bishop Asks for Prayers Following Death of Yarmouth Police Officer

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has issued the following statement following the fatal shooting of Police Officer Sean Gannon: “Like so many, I am stunned and deeply saddened by the tragic death yesterday of Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon. I think it makes

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Bishop da Cunha’s Easter Message 2018

Mother Nature and Easter Joy “Look at the birds in the sky…from the way the wild flowers grow” (Mt. 6:26, 28).  When autumn arrives every year, we feel in the air and see all around us the changes taking place in nature.  There is a festival of

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