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Press Releases and Statements
27
Feb
2024
Diocesan Day of Eucharistic Encounter

Registration is open for the Diocesan Day of Eucharistic Encounter, a special opportunity for enrichment and formation during this National Eucharistic Revival.

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Press Releases and Statements
23
Feb
2024
Application Period Open for 2024-25 FACE Scholarships

FACE, the Foundation to Advance Catholic Education, awards need-based scholarships to assist with tuition costs for students attending a Catholic school in the Diocese of Fall River. All families with …

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Press Releases and Statements
7
Feb
2024
Ash Wednesday is February 14, Marks Beginning of Lenten Season

Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice, and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, which this year is February 14, 2024.

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Press Releases and Statements
23
Jan
2024
Schools in Diocese Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

FALL RIVER – Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, which is now in its 50th anniversary year. This year’s theme of “Catholic …

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Press Releases and Statements
16
Jan
2024
Fall River Catholic School Leverages Unique Tool to “Fill the Math Gaps”

FALL RIVER – As Megan dos Santos took over the principal role at Holy Name School in Fall River, one of her immediate goals was to address high school math …

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Press Releases and Statements
12
Jan
2024
Decree Issued on Holy Ghost Church, Attleboro

ATTLEBORO – Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has issued a decree for the closure of Holy Ghost Church in Attleboro. The church is a chapel of St. John the …

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Press Releases and Statements
21
Dec
2023
Christmas Message 2023

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2023 Dear Friends in Christ, In this familiar passage from our Mass on Christmas, we read that Jesus is the Prince of Peace.  “For a child is born …

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Press Releases and Statements
18
Dec
2023
Diocesan Statement on Vatican Declaration on Possibility of Blessing Same-Sex Couples

Statement of the Diocese of Fall River December 18, 2023 “Sharing God’s blessing is at the heart of the mission of the Church. Fiducia supplicans, the declaration issued today by …

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Press Releases and Statements
18
Dec
2023
Area Christmas Masses to be Broadcast

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast on Christmas Day from 12 noon …

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Press Releases and Statements
16
Nov
2023
Catholic Charities Programs Aiming to Brighten Christmas for Area Families

FALL RIVER –  Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fall River (CCFR) has announced it is again sponsoring its Gift of Giving program to support individuals and families in need …

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