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Adult and Child Discipleship

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
www.fallriverfaithformation.org/adults
Deacon Christopher Paul
Tel. 508-658-9089
cpaul@dioc-fr.org

Anchor, The

887 Highland Avenue,
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-7151; Fax 508-675-7048
www.anchornews.org
Rev. Roger Landry, Interim Executive Editor
Joan D. Warren, Editor
E-mail: joanwarren@anchornews.org

Archives

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311
Shaun Kerrigan, Records Keeper
E-mail: skerrigan@dioc-fr.org

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Bereavement Ministry

Bereavement Support Groups

c/o Catholic Charities
1600 Bay Street
Fall River, MA 02724
www.ccfrdioc.org/bereavement-support/
Rose Mary Saraiva, Bereavement Ministry Coordinator
Tel. 508-674-4681 ext. 1111
E-mail: rsaraiva@ccfrdioc.org

Bishop’s Office

47 Underwood Street,
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311; Fax 508-679-9220
Most Rev. Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River
Bishopsoffice@dioc-fr.org
Very Rev. David C. Frederici, Vicar General
dcf@dioc-fr.org
Rev. David A. Pignato, Vicar for Priests
dpignato@dioc-fr.org

Regarding Letters of Suitability

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Campus Ministry

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
c/o College Campus Ministry
St. Mary Parish
789 Dartmouth Street
South Dartmouth, MA 02747
www.umassdcatholics.com

Deacon Frank Lucca
Campus Minister
E-mail:dcnfrank@newmancatholicministry.org
Tel. 508-454-6618

College Campus Contacts:

Stonehill College
Rev. Anthony Szakaly, C.S.C., Director
320 Washington Street
North Easton, MA 02357
Tel. 508-565-1487
aszakaly@stonehill.edu
www.stonehill.edu/offices-and-services/campus-ministry/

UMass Dartmouth
Deacon Frank Lucca, Campus Minister
Center for Religious and Spiritual Life
Campus Center, Room 202
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747
Tel. 508-999-8872
E-mail: flucca@umassd.edu
www.umassdcatholics.com

Cardinal Medeiros Residence

375 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1050; Fax 508-675-2181
Joann Flanagan, Director

Catholic Appeal

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311; Fax 508-676-6591
www.catholicfoundationsema.org/about-the-catholic-appeal/

Rebecca Hancock
Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship
Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
rhancock@catholicfoundationsema.org

Catholic Campaign for Human Development

1600 Bay Street
PO Box M, South Station
Fall River, MA 02724
Tel. 508-674-4681; Fax 508-675-2224
Susan Mazzarella, M.A., L.S.W., Diocesan Director
smazzarella@ccfrdioc.org

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fall River

1600 Bay Street
Fall River, MA 02724
Tel. 508-674-4681; Fax 508-675-2224
www.ccfrdioc.org
Susan Mazzarella, M.A., L.S.W., Chief Executive Officer

Area Offices:

Cape Cod:
261 South Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Tel. 508-771-6771; Fax 508-771-4711

Fall River:
1600 Bay Street, Fall River, MA 02724
Tel. 508-674-4681; Fax 508-675-2224

New Bedford:
238 Bonney Street, New Bedford, MA 02744
Tel. 508-997-7337; Fax 508-984-1667

Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311; Fax 508-676-6591
www.catholicfoundationsema.org

Miriam Sherman, Chief Executive Officer
Tel. 508-985-6510
E-mail: msherman@catholicfoundationsema.org

Christina Duggan, Vice President of Operations
Tel. 508-617-5306
E-mail: cduggan@catholicfoundationsema.org

Shawna Erickson, Director of Major Gifts and Grants
Tel. 508-658-2661
E-mail: serickson@catholicfoundationsema.org

Jennifer Golden, Major Gift Officer
Tel. 508-617-5314
E-mail: jgolden@catholicfoundationsema.org

Rebecca Hancock, Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship
Tel. 508-617-5305
E-mail: rhancock@catholicfoundationsema.org

Jane Robin, Development Associate
Tel. 508-759-3566
E-mail: jrobin@catholicfoundationsema.org

Catholic Schools Office

373 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-687-7301
E-mail: info@catholicsa.org
www.catholicschoolsalliance.org
Daniel Roy, Superintendent of Schools
Vincent Mancuso, Assistant Superintendent
Denise Peixoto, Assistant Superintendent
Marian Desrosiers, Director of Catholic Mission and Identity
Sandi Duxbury, Vice President of Marketing and Enrollment
Diana Iglesias, Data Analyst
Christine Leeman, Director of Safety and Security
Anna Manny, Nurse Manager
Bill Milot, Director of Technology
Cynthia Roche, Diocesan School Adjustment Counselor
Sharon Sampson, Executive Assistant to the Superintendent

Catholic Women’s Council

(Diocesan Council of Catholic Women)
c/o Ann Marie Melanson, President
frdccwannmarie@gmail.com
Rev. Michael Racine, Moderator

Catholic Youth Organization (CYO)

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
www.fallriverfaithformation.org/youth-young-adults
Oscar A. Rivera Jr.
Director of Youth Ministry
Tel. 508-658-9088
orivera@dioc-fr.org

Area Locations

Fall River and New Bedford CYO
Bishop Connolly High School
373 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Contact Tel. 508-672-9644

Cemeteries

Catholic Cemeteries Office
1540 Stafford Road
Fall River, MA 02721-3235
Tel. 508-567-1844
www.fallriverdiocese.org/cemeteries/

David Raposa, Director of Catholic Cemeteries
fallrivercatholiccemeteries.org
E-mail: draposa@dioc-fr.org

Chancellor’s Office

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 675-1311; Fax 508-730-2447
Mr. Kevin R. Kiley, Chief Financial Officer and  Chancellor
E-mail: kkiley@dioc-fr.org

Clergy Offices

Vicar for Priests

Vicar for Priests
450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 492-0995
Rev. David Pignato, S.T.D., J.D.
Vicar for Priests
E-mail: dpignato@dioc-fr.org

Retired Priests
375 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Rev. Jack Oliveira
Moderator for Retired Priests
Tel. 508-675-1050

Clergy Support
450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 492-0995
Matt Robinson, MA, MS
Director of Clergy Support
E-mail: mrobinson@dioc-fr.org

Permanent Diaconate

789 Dartmouth Street South
Dartmouth, MA 02748
Tel. 508-990-0341
Rev. Robert A. Oliveira
Director
Deacon Frank Lucca
Co-Director
E-mail: office@frpermanentdiaconate.com
www.frpermanentdiaconate.com

Communications

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
www.fallriverdiocese.org
John E. Kearns Jr., Director
Tel. 508-675-1311 ext. 6512
E-mail: jkearns@dioc-fr.org

Community Action for Better Housing

72 Eighth Street
New Bedford, MA 02740
Tel. 508-997-0130; Fax 774-425-3790
Victor Andreozzi, Interim Executive Director

Continuing Education and Formation of Clergy

c/o Holy Name Parish
709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA 02720-3798
Tel. 508-679-6732
Rev. Riley J. Williams, Director

Cursillo

Holy Cross Retreat House
490 Washington Street
North Easton, MA 02356
Tel. 508- 238-2051
www.retreathouse.org/cursillo
Kevin Holland and Maryann Sullivan Farrell
Lay Directors for Fall River Cursillo
E-mail: cursillo@retreathouse.org

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Diocesan Health Facilities Office (Nursing Homes)

368 North Main Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-679-8154; Fax 508- 679-1422
www.dhfo.org
Joanne M. Roque, Chief Executive Officer

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Ecumenical and Interfaith Affairs Office

c/o Christ the King Parish
5 Job’s Fishing Rd
P.O. Box 1800
Mashpee, MA 02649-1800
Tel. 508-477-7700; Fax 508-477-8158
Rev. Edward J. Healey, Ecumenical Officer

Employee Benefits

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Joseph A. Figlock, Benefits Specialist
Tel. 508-985-6518; Fax 508-672-3802
E-Mail: jfiglock@dioc-fr.org

English Prayer and Charismatic Groups

c/o St. Andrew the Apostle Parish
19 Kilmer Avenue
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508- 824-5577
Rev. Edward A. Murphy, Director
E-mail: freamurphy1@verizon.net

Evangelization

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 658-9088; Fax 508- 675-3864
www.fallriverfaithformation.org

David G. Carvalho
Secretary for the New Evangelization
E-mail: dcarvalho@dioc-fr.org

Irina DeLucca
Director of Family & Respect Life
E-mail: idelucca@dioc-fr.org

Deborah LeDoux
Coordinator of Family and Respect Life

E-mail: dledoux@dioc-fr.org

Deacon Christopher Paul
Director of Adult and Child Discipleship
E-mail: cpaul@dioc-fr.org
Tel. 508-658-9089

Oscar A. Rivera
Director of Youth Ministry
E-mail: orivera@dioc-fr.org
Tel. 508-658-9088Deacon Frank Lucca
College Campus Ministry

c/o St. Mary Parish
789 Dartmouth Street
South Dartmouth, MA 02747
Tel. 508-454-6618
E-mail:dcnfrank@newmancatholicministry.org

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Facilities and Real Estate

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 675-1311; Fax 508- 730-2447
Paul Brooks, Director
pbrooks@dioc-fr.org

Finance

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 675-1311; Fax 508- 730-2447
www.fallriverdiocese.org/chanceryfinanceoffice
Joseph Harrington, Vice Chancellor for Administration
jharrington@dioc-fr.org

Foundation to Advance Catholic Education (FACE)

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 675-1311; Fax 508- 676-6591
www.face-dfr.org
Miriam Sherman, Chief Executive Officer
Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts
msherman@catholicfoundationsema.org

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Guild for the Blind

c/o 1600 Bay Street
Fall River, MA 02724
Tel. 508-674-4681
Susan Mazzarella, M.A., L.S.W.
Director
smazzarella@ccfrdioc.org

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Human Resources and Benefits

450 Highland Ave
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311; Fax 508-689-7920
Peter Powers, SHRM-SCP, Executive Director
E-mail: ppowers@dioc-fr.org

Jennifer Oliveira, SHRM-SCP, Human Resources Manager
Tel. 508-617-5321
E-mail: joliveira@dioc-fr.org

Joseph A. Figlock, Benefits Specialist
Tel. 508-985-6518; Fax 508-672-3802
E-mail: jfiglock@dioc-fr.org

Laura Ramsden, Benefits Administrator
Tel. 508-985-6515
E-mail: lramsden@dioc-fr.org

Janice Furtado, Benefits Coordinator
Tel. 508-617-5311
E-mail: jfurtado@dioc-fr.org

Debbie Smith, Payroll Manager
Tel. 508-617-5303
E-mail: dsmith@dioc-fr.org

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Legal

Michael W. Carroll
General Counsel/Chief Legal Officer
450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-617-5307; Fax 508-730-2447
mcarroll@dioc-fr.org

Legion of Mary

c/o Joyce Sylvia, Director
33 Winsegansett Avenue
Fairhaven, MA 02719
Tel. 508-993-4016

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Marriage and Family Ministry

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 675-1311; Fax 508- 675-3864
www.fallriverfaithformation.org/marriage-family
www.familyrespectlife.org

Irina DeLucca
Director of Family & Respect Life
Tel. 508-669-7966
E-mail: idelucca@dioc-fr.org

Deborah LeDoux
Coordinator of Family & Respect Life
Tel. 508-658-2956
E-mail: dledoux@dioc-fr.org

Missionary Cooperative Office

c/o St. Mary Parish
106 Illinois Street
New Bedford, MA 02745
Tel. 508-995-6168; Fax 508-995-3800
E-mail: propoffaithnb@verizon.net
Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, P.A., Director

Multicultural Ministries

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 658-9088; Fax 508- 675-3864
www.fallriverfaithformation.org
David G. Carvalho
Secretary for the New Evangelization
E-mail: dcarvalho@dioc-fr.org

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Pastoral Care of the Sick (Hospital Ministry)

Mailing Address
c/o St. Thomas More Parish
386 Luther Avenue
Somerset, MA 02726-4292

Deacon Robert Craig
Director
Tel. 774-265-2708
E-Mail: rcraig@dioc-fr.org

Hospital Ministries

Attleboro
Sturdy Memorial Hospital
211 Park Street
Attleboro, MA 02703
Tel. 508-236-8560
Deacon Del Malloy, Director

East Sandwich
Rehabilitation Hospital of Cape & Islands
311 Service Road
East Sandwich, MA 02537
Tel. 508-833-4000
Kathleen Snow

Fall River
Charlton Memorial Hospital
363 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 679-3131, ext. 7114
Deacon Paul Spearin, Director
Rev. William Rodrigues, Associate

St. Anne’s Hospital
795 Middle Street
Fall River, MA 02721
Tel. 508- 674-5741, ext. 2061
Hospital Ministry:
Rev. Leonard Kayondo
Sister Carole V.M. Mello, O.P.
Pastoral Care Team:
Sister Marie Therese Dyer, F.C.J.; Sister Judith Costa, S.S.D.; Deacon Daniel Sullivan; Marika Hull; Sister Glorina Jugo, O.P.; Sister Lorna Riordan, O.P.

Falmouth
Falmouth Hospital
100 Ter Heun Drive
Falmouth, MA 02540
Tel. 508-548-5300
Janice Schutten, M.T., Director
Anne Carney, M.T., Associate

Hyannis
Cape Cod Hospital
27 Park Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Tel. 508-862-5286
Gretchen Mackoul, M.T., Director
Anne Carney, M.T., Associate

New Bedford
St. Luke’s Hospital
101 Page Street
New Bedford, MA 02741
Tel. 508-997-1515
Denise Benjamin, Director
Christine Smith, M.T., Associate
Sister Judith Costa, S.S.D.

Taunton
Morton Hospital
88 Washington Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Tel. 508-828-7000
Deacon Anthony Cipriano, Director

Wareham
Tobey Hospital
43 High Street
Wareham, MA 02571
Tel. 508-273-4105
Dr. Victoria Nguyen, Ph.D., Director

Planning (Strategic and Pastoral Planning)

47 Underwood Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 675-1311 Fax 508-679-9220
fallriverplanning.org/
Laura M. Carrillo, Director of Strategic and Pastoral Planning
Tel. 508-617-5304
E-mail: lcarrillo@dioc-fr.org
Deacon Joseph P. Harrington
Associate Director of Strategic and Pastoral Planning
Tel. 508-617-5320
E-mail: jpharrington@dioc-fr.org

Portuguese Prayer and Charismatic Groups

c/o 375 Elsbree Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1050
Rev. Henry S. Arruda, Director

Priests’ Hostel

2402 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-672-1632

Prison Ministry

Barnstable County Correctional Facility
Rev. Riley J. Williams, Priest-Chaplain
c/o Holy Name Parish
709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-679-6732

Pro-Life Apostolate

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 675-1311; Fax 508-730-2887
www.familyrespectlife.org

Irina DeLucca
Director of Family & Respect Life
Tel. 508-669-7966
E-mail: idelucca@dioc-fr.org

Deborah LeDoux
Coordinator of Family & Respect Life
Tel. 508-658-2956
E-mail: dledoux@dioc-fr.org

Project Rachel
www.fallriverfaithformation.org/project-rachel
Hotline: 508-617-3230
E-mail: pla@plrachel.com

Propagation of the Faith Office

c/o St. Mary Parish
106 Illinois Street
New Bedford, MA 02745
Tel. 508- 995-6168; Fax 508- 995-3800
Rev. Msgr. John J. Oliveira, PA, Director
E-mail: propoffaithnb@verizon.net

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Review Board

Ministerial Review Board
Diocese of Fall River
450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Bishop’s Delegate to the Board:
Lesly Leahy
lleahy@dioc-fr.org

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

Secretariat for the New Evangelizationn
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 678-2828; Fax 508- 675-3864
fallriverfaithformation.org/rite-of-christian-initiation-of-adults
Deacon Christopher Paul
Director of Adult and Child Discipleship
Tel. 508-658-9089
E-mail: cpaul@dioc-fr.org

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Safe Environment

450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311; Fax 888-505-1605
osechancery@dioc-fr.org

Carolyn Shipp
Director of Safe Environment
and Victim Assistance Coordinator
450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-985-6508
E-mail: cshipp@dioc-fr.org

Michele Figlock
Coordinator of OSE Compliance and Data
Tel. 508-675-1311, ext. 6511
E-mail: mfiglock@dioc-fr.org

Lynn Medeiros
Catholic Schools Background Screening Specialist
Tel. 508-675-1311, ext. 6527
E-mail: lynn.medeiros@dioc-fr.org

Cathleen Ryan
CORI and Safe Environment Training Coordinator
Tel. 508-675-1311, ext. 6528
E-mail: cryan@dioc-fr.org

Saint Vincent de Paul Society

c/o 444 North Washington Street
North Attleboro, MA 02760
Tel. 508-699-4185
Steven Meaney, Council President

Saint Vincent’s Services

2425 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-679-8511; Fax 508- 672-2558
Kristen Dutra, MA, LMHC, Chief Executive Officer
www.saintvincentsservices.org

Secretariat for the New Evangelization

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 658-9088; Fax 508- 675-3864
www.fallriverfaithformation.org

David G. Carvalho
Secretary for the New Evangelization
E-mail: dcarvalho@dioc-fr.org

Irina DeLucca
Director of Family & Respect Life
E-mail: idelucca@dioc-fr.org

Deborah LeDoux
Coordinator of Family and Respect Life

E-mail: dledoux@dioc-fr.org

Deacon Christopher Paul
Director of Adult and Child Discipleship
E-mail: cpaul@dioc-fr.org
Tel. 508-658-9089

Oscar A. Rivera
Director of Youth Ministry
E-mail: orivera@dioc-fr.org
Tel. 508-658-9088Deacon Frank Lucca
College Campus Ministry

c/o St. Mary Parish
789 Dartmouth Street
South Dartmouth, MA 02747
Tel. 508-454-6618
E-mail:dcnfrank@newmancatholicministry.org

Shelters

Sponsored by Catholic Charities Diocese of Fall River

Samaritan House
80 Bay Street
Taunton, MA 02780
Contact: Rebecca Rene
Tel. 508-824-6497

Sister Rose House
71 Division Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
Contact: Ray Duarte
Tel. 508-997-3202

Grace House (Women’s Shelter)
2 Acushnet Avenue
New Bedford, MA 02744
Contact: Elizabeth Neves
774-628-9743

St. Joseph’s House
77 Winter Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
Contact: Nickesha D. James
774-470-5976

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Television Apostolate

c/o St. St. Joseph, Guardian of the Holy Family Parish
167 East Falmouth Highway
East Falmouth, MA 02536
Tel. 508-548-0108; Fax 508- 339-2981
Rev. Msgr. Stephen J. Avila, Director

Tribunal

887 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. (508) 675-7150 Fax (508) 675-7295
www.fallrivertribunal.com
E-mail: tribunal@dioc-fr.org
Very Rev. Jeffrey Cabral, J.C.L., Judicial Vicar

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Victim Assistance Coordinator

Carolyn Shipp
450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508- 985-6508
E-mail: cshipp@dioc-fr.org

Vocations

c/o Corpus Christi Parish
324 Quaker Meeting House Road
Tel. 508-888-0209
www.fallrivervocations.org
Rev. Jack M. Schrader, Director of Vocations
E-mail: frjschrader@diocese-fr.org
Rev. John Garabedian
Assistant Director of Vocations
E-mail: frjgarabedian@diocese-fr.org

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Worship Office

Diocese of Fall River
450 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311

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Youth and Young Adult Ministries

Secretariat for the New Evangelization
423 Highland Avenue
Fall River, MA 02720
www.fallriverfaithformation.org/youth-young-adults
Oscar Rivera
Director of Youth Ministry
508-658-9088
orivera@dioc-fr.org