Blue Mass

St. Michael Church 189 Essex Street, Fall River, MA

St. Michael Parish is offering its annual "Blue Mass" to pray for the safety of police officers, firefighters and first responders. It is being celebrated on the Church's feast day of St. Michael the Archangel, who is the patron saint of those in law enforcement. All are

Catholic Youth Day 2022

Cathedral Campgrounds 167 Middleboro Rd., East Freetown, MA

Remember Me is the theme of this year's Catholic Youth Day. Mark your calendar and consult your parish for registration information. Questions? Email Oscar Rivera, Diocesan Director of Youth Ministry, at  

Blessing of Animals

St. Mary Church 14 St. Mary's Square, Taunton, MA

Father Freddie Babiczuk, whos is pastor of the parishes of the Taunton Catholic North Collaborative, will commemorate the upcoming Feast of St. Francis with a blessing of animals. All are welcome to bring their pets in crates or on leashes to receive a blessing. It will take

Evening of Music with Chris Brunelle

St. John the Evangelist Church 841 Shore Rd., Pocasset, MA

St. John the Evangelist Parish, Pocasset, is hosting Catholic musician Chris Brunelle for this evening of faith-filled music. An accomplished guitarist with a smooth voice often compared to John Denver, Chris is best known for his YouTube channel featuring music published by Oregon Catholic Press; he has more

Fall Preparation Process for Adult Confirmation Opening Session

St. Julie Billiart Parish Hall 494 Slocum Rd., North Dartmouth, MA

The diocesan preparation program for those adults (18+) seeking to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation is intended to provide catechetical instruction in the faith, as well as spiritual support to compliment the parish in the formation of candidates, who are completing their initiation in the Catholic Church.

Procession & Mass for Peace

St. Anne's Shrine 818 Middle St., Fall River, Massachusetts

Members of the Fall River Diocese are invited to join Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., in the annual Procession and Mass for Peace on the Columbus Day holiday. Participants in the procession should meet by 5:30 p.m. in the area of St. Anne’s Shrine, across from

Knights of Columbus Culture of Life Mass

St. Mary's Cathedral 327 Second St., Fall River, MA

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be celebrant and homilist for this Culture of Life Mass sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. All are invited to attend.

All Saints Day

Parishes in the Diocese of Fall River

The Solemnity of All Saints, or All Saints’ Day, is a celebration of all Catholic saints held on November 1 each year. It is a Holy Day of Obligation. All Saints Day commemorates all the blessed in heaven, and is intended particularly to remember and honor the

Mass for Deceased Bishops, Priests and Deacons

St. Mary's Cathedral 327 Second St., Fall River, MA

All are welcome to this Mass, celebrated annually -usually on November 2nd, to pray for deceased bishops, priests, and deacons of the Fall River Diocese. Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be principal celebrant and homilist. On November 2nd, the Church observes All Souls' Day, the

28th Annual FACE Fall Scholarship Dinner

White's of Westport 66 State Rd. (Rte. 6), Westport, MA

Save the Date! This year's Foundation to Advance Catholic Education, or FACE, Fall Scholarship Dinner will feature as guest speaker Devin McCourty of the New England Patriots Learn more here.