• Bishop’s Blog: May Celebrations
    Bishop’s Blog: May Celebrations
    May 25, 2022 by
      Transitional Diaconate Ordination Four seminarians studying for the priesthood for the Fall River Diocese were ordained transitional deacons on Saturday, May 21, in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. The newly ordained include Brian P. Connors, John P. Garabedian, Christopher D. Hughes, and Thiago Menezes Santos. As...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: A Canonization and an Ordination
    Bishop’s Blog: A Canonization and an Ordination
    May 18, 2022 by
    Canonization of Saint Justin Maria Russolillo On Sunday, May 15th, I was blessed to attend the Canonization Mass and celebration in Rome for the founder of the Society of Divine Vocations, the religious congregation to which I belong. St. Justin also founded the Sisters of Divine Vocations...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: In Appreciation
    Bishop’s Blog: In Appreciation
    May 11, 2022 by
    Teacher Appreciation  Last week our  Catholic schools across the diocese celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week in a variety of ways. I want to take an opportunity to also thank all teachers, principals, and staff of our remarkable Catholic schools for their commitment and dedication to educating our students....
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  • Bishop Blog: Helping Our Neighbors
    Bishop Blog: Helping Our Neighbors
    May 4, 2022 by
      Interfaith Solidarity Walk for Ukraine On Sunday, May 1, I joined the Interfaith Solidarity Walk for Ukraine through the streets of Fall River and was honored to say a few words to participants upon its conclusion at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Fall...
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  • Bishop’s Blog: Good Work Around the Diocese
    Bishop’s Blog: Good Work Around the Diocese
    April 27, 2022 by
    2022 Catholic Appeal This year’s Catholic Appeal theme is “Journeying Together in Faith and Love.”  Since 1942, the Appeal has helped people in all phases of life – from children, to youth, to parents, to the elderly. Your support sustains the numerous agencies, programs, and ministries providing...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Continuing Work in Two Important Areas
    Bishop’s Blog: Continuing Work in Two Important Areas
    April 20, 2022 by
    Easter blessings! Our celebration of Easter continues until the feast of Pentecost (this year, June 5), and I pray it is a time of grace for all of you. Synod 2021-2023 for a Synodal Church It’s not too late to RSVP to attend our special event this...
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