Application Period Open for FACE Scholarships

FACE, the Foundation to Advance Catholic Education (formerly known as the St. Mary’s Education Fund), awards need-based scholarships to assist with tuition costs for students attending a Catholic school in the Diocese of Fall River. All families with one or more children enrolled in or applying to

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Bishop da Cunha’s 2023 Lenten Message

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, It has been one year since the beginning of the war in Ukraine. We have seen the tremendous loss of life, property and the unimaginable suffering inflicted upon so many innocent people in that country.  More recently, we also witnessed the

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Raynham Priest Placed on Administrative Leave

FALL RIVER – In a communication from Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., read at Masses this weekend (February 18-19), parishioners of St. Ann Parish in Raynham were informed that their pastor has been placed on temporary leave from priestly ministry. Reverend James M. Fitzpatrick was placed

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