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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.

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Attleboro Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. Timothy P. Reis, V.F.
St. Mary Parish
1 Power Street
Norton, MA 02766
Tel. 508-285-4462

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
Tel. 508-548-0108

Fall River Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. Riley J. Williams, V.F.
Holy Name Parish
709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA 02720
Tel. 508-675-1311

New Bedford Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. John M. Schrader, V.F.
St. John Neumann Parish
157 Middleboro Road
P.O. Box 718
East Freetown, MA 02717
Tel. 508-763-2240

Taunton Deanery
Dean: Very Rev. Neil F. Wack, C.S.C., V.F.
Immaculate Conception Parish
193 Main Street
Easton, MA 02356
Tel. 508-824-3333