• 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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  • Bishop's Blog: Catechetical Sunday
    Bishop’s Blog: Catechetical Sunday
    September 16, 2020 by
      This year, the Church will celebrate Catechetical Sunday on September 20, 2020. This year’s theme is I received from the Lord what I also handed on to you. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops reminds the faithful that, “Catechetical Sunday is a wonderful opportunity to...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Praying for an End to Racism
    Bishop’s Blog: Praying for an End to Racism
    September 9, 2020 by
    Today, September 9, is the memorial of St. Peter Claver, a priest and patron of African missions and of interracial justice, due to his work with slaves in Colombia.  It is on this day, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism has...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Gratitude and Faith
    Bishop’s Blog: Gratitude and Faith
    September 2, 2020 by
    Blessings Even in these challenging times, we are reminded of the many blessings in our Diocese.  One recent blessing is helping us continue to help our families and children through acts of generosity. Some of you may recall Tom Flatley’s extraordinary life of immigrating to the United...
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  • Bishop's Blog: State of the Diocese
    Bishop’s Blog: State of the Diocese
    August 26, 2020 by
      State of The Diocese of Fall River Report 2014-2019 Last Friday, we released a State of the Diocese of Fall River Report, 2014-2019. This publication is meant to provide all of you, our parishioners, benefactors, volunteers, and employees with a better understanding of how your support enables the...
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  • Bishop's Blog: Keeping the Faith
    Bishop’s Blog: Keeping the Faith
    August 19, 2020 by
      In this week’s blog, I want to highlight some of the ideas parishes across our Diocese implemented to stay connected with the faithful and help keep the faith and hope alive. One of the first methods to be implemented was the online streaming of Masses —Sunday...
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