Statement Regarding Father Mark Hession

FALL RIVER— This weekend (March 9-10), parishioners at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Seekonk, and priests of the Fall River Diocese, were informed that Father Mark R. Hession was placed on leave from active priestly ministry because of conduct inconsistent with standards of ministerial behavior

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Ash Wednesday is March 6th, Marks Beginning of Lent

FALL RIVER — Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will mark the start of Lent with the traditional rite of distribution of ashes.

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