• Bishop's Blog: Looking Forward to November
    Bishop’s Blog: Looking Forward to November
    October 28, 2020 by
    Deacon Candidates Last evening, seventeen men were admitted to candidacy for the Permanent Diaconate of the Diocese of Fall River. Admission to candidacy occurs when the prospective candidates have reached maturity of purpose and have demonstrated other necessary qualifications along with their completion of the required preparatory...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Many Ways to Respect Life
    Bishop’s Blog: Many Ways to Respect Life
    October 21, 2020 by
    Domestic Violence Awareness October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and this year’s theme is “When Home is Unsafe: Recognizing the Reality of Domestic Violence Today.” As an initiative focused on education and prayer, Catholics for Family Peace has developed resources, organized events, created social media posts, and offers prayers...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Respect Life Month
    Bishop’s Blog: Respect Life Month
    October 14, 2020 by
      As we reflect on the dignity of every human being, especially this month, which is Respect Life Month, we think about saving lives and defending life; we think of so many innocent people whose lives have been taken away from them. They have been deprived of...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Mass for Peace and the Rosary
    Bishop’s Blog: Mass for Peace and the Rosary
    October 7, 2020 by
    A Special Mass for Peace in Our World The Columbus Day Procession and Mass for Peace is a long tradition in the Fall River Diocese. It was first held in 1975, especially to pray for peace in Portugal, but its emphasis has since broadened to include peace...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Around the Diocese
    Bishop’s Blog: Around the Diocese
    September 30, 2020 by
      Rosary for America The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) is planning a virtual prayer event with the intent of uniting Catholics across the country in a moment of prayer for America—at this time when there is so much unrest and uncertainty. I encourage you to...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Ven. Patrick Peyton
    Bishop’s Blog: Ven. Patrick Peyton
    September 23, 2020 by
    A Saint Among Us On June 3, 1992, Father Patrick Peyton, known to many as the Rosary Priest, died at the age of 83, in San Pedro, California. He was buried here in the Fall River Diocese, in the cemetery of the Congregation of Holy Cross (North...
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