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Bishop to Celebrate Easter TV Mass at Special Time

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V, will celebrate the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass on Easter Sunday, April 1, at a special time. The TV Mass on Easter will expand to a full hour and will be aired from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Bishop Releases Financial Transparency Report

FALL RIVER — With an over year-long audit process now complete, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has announced the release of a Financial Transparency Report for the Chancery Operations for the Fall River Diocese. The report is a comparative look at Fiscal Year 2017 versus Fiscal

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Wednesday, March 21st Listening Session is Postponed

The Listening Session with Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., scheduled for Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in St. Ann Church in Raynham has been postponed because of the nor’easter forecast to begin Wednesday afternoon. The Listening Session will be rescheduled for sometime after Easter. An announcement of

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Steps Announced to Strengthen Taunton Catholic Schools

TAUNTON — To strengthen Catholic school education in Taunton, the Diocese of Fall River’s Catholic School leaders are taking a number of short- and long-term steps. In the short-term, St. Mary Primary School in Taunton is being closed at the end of this school year. St. Mary

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Tenebrae Set for Wednesday of Holy Week at Cathedral

FALL RIVER — A special prayer service called Tenebrae is held each year on the Wednesday evening of Holy Week at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River. This year, it will take place on Wednesday, March 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Rooted in monastic

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Bishop to Celebrate Chrism Mass

FALL RIVER — On Tuesday of Holy Week, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., joined by priests of the Diocese, will celebrate the annual Chrism Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral – a celebration that includes the blessing of oils and the renewing of priestly promises. It will

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