• Bishop da Cunha Fall River Diocese Bishop Blog
    Bishop’s Blog: Special Invitations
    July 21, 2021 by
    Legatus Presentation On Wednesday, July 14, I was invited to speak by the New Jersey chapter of Legatus, which is an international organization of Catholic laymen and laywomen from the business community and professional enterprises, begun by Domino’s Pizza and Ave Maria University founder, Tom Monaghan. During...
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  • St Mary's Cathedral Fall River Community Garden Bishop da Cunha
    Bishop’s Blog: Summer Around the Diocese
    July 14, 2021 by
    Lessons from the Garden As a young man in Brazil, I lived on a farm, which is where my love of gardening began. My family often grew what we ate and even kept animals on our farm. I find great joy in cultivating, planting, weeding, and harvesting....
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  • Bishop's Blog: The Global and Local Church
    Bishop’s Blog: The Global and Local Church
    July 7, 2021 by
      Revitalization on a Global Level In last week’s blog, I shared that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops sets three-year cycle strategic plans. The 2021-24 USCCB Strategic Plan was created with the intent to “guide the Conference during the uniquely challenging times we face as...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Created Anew and Eucharistic Revival
    Bishop’s Blog: Created Anew and Eucharistic Revival
    June 30, 2021 by
    Revitalizing the Diocese In a post-pandemic world, among the challenges we face is to bring our Catholic faithful back to the Church. We need to reach the 80% of the population not engaged with the Church, while empowering the 20% who are, to be missionaries, inviting others...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: Clarification, Computers, and Catholic Appeal
    Bishop’s Blog: Clarification, Computers, and Catholic Appeal
    June 23, 2021 by
    Clarification Regarding USCCB General Assembly Since the close of the USCCB’s June General Assembly last week, there has been much discussion—and confusion—about the vote the bishops participated in regarding the Eucharist. It is important to understand that the actual vote tasked the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: More Signs of Hope
    Bishop’s Blog: More Signs of Hope
    June 16, 2021 by
    2021 Catholic High School Graduations How happy I was this year to attend all of our Catholic High School graduations in person, along with the graduates’ families, friends, and loved ones in attendance, as well. The 2021 graduating seniors experienced something no other graduating class has had...
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