Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life

In 1997, Pope Saint John Paul II instituted a day of prayer for women and men in consecrated life. This celebration is attached to the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2nd. This Feast is also known as Candlemas Day; the day on which

Wedding Anniversary Celebration

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving for couples observing significant anniversaries (including first year) during 2023. Couples who would like an invitation should see their pastor as soon as possible.

Biblical Walk Through the Mass

Virtual Event via Zoom

As part of the National Eucharistic Revival, the Fall River Diocese will host Dr. Edward Sri for this free virtual session on the importance of the Mass for Catholics and its Biblical roots. Dr. Sri is a theologian, author, teacher and well-known Catholic speaker throughout the country

Ash Wednesday

Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on this day. Ashes, symbolic of penance, are blessed and distributed to the faithful as a reminder that Lent is a time for repentance and spiritual renewal.

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion for men and women from throughout the Fall River Diocese who are preparing to become members of the Roman Catholic Church or who are preparing for full communion in the

Women & Men’s Conference

Stonehill College 320 Washington St., North Easton, MA

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the Fall River Diocese 2023 Women and Men’s Conference. Presenters will be Mari Pablo of The Evangelical Catholic and Ascension Presents and the Father Roger Landry, a priest of the Diocese of Fall River who is serving as a National Eucharistic Preacher

RCIA Retreat

St. John Neumann Parish Hall 157 Middleboro Road, East Freetown, MA

This retreat is geared toward all Catechumens, Candidates, Sponsors, and RCIA teams as they journey through the RCIA ahead of celebrating Sacraments during the Easter Vigil and Easter season. The retreat will include: • Continental Breakfast • Three talks by members of the Diocesan RCIA Team •