The Fall River Diocese is divided into five territorial districts or deaneries. The Bishop appoints a Vicar Forane, also called a Dean, in each deanery to assist him in the promotion and coordination of apostolic and pastoral activity in that area.
Interim Dean: Very Rev. David A. Costa, V.F.
Transfiguration of the Lord Parish
14 Park Street
North Attleborough, MA 02760
Cape Cod Deanery
Dean: Rev. Msgr. Stephen J. Avila, V.F.
St. Joseph, Guardian of the Holy Family Parish
167 East Falmouth Highway
East Falmouth, MA 02536
Fall River Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. Riley J. Williams, V.F.
Holy Name Parish
709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA 02720
New Bedford Deanery
Very Rev. Christopher M. Peschel, V.F.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish
230 Bonney Street
New Bedford, MA 02744
Dean: Very Rev. Neil F. Wack, C.S.C., V.F.
Immaculate Conception Parish
193 Main Street
Easton, MA 02356