Mass of Atonement

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be celebrant and homilist of this Mass of Atonement. It will include a reflection from guest speaker Carolyn Shipp, who serves as the Victim Assistance Coordinator for the Diocese of Fall River. All are invited to attend in-person or virtually.

Catholic Appeal Begins

The 80th annual Catholic Appeal begins in the Fall River Diocese. Since 1942, the Catholic Appeal has helped people in all phases of life throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands. Gifts to the Appeal sustain the many agencies, programs, and ministries providing food and shelter,

Religious Brothers Day

Religious Brothers Day is held annually on this day, May 1, the feast of Saint Joseph the Worker.  All religious brothers are recognized during this international event. Congratulations, gratitude and a promise of prayers to the Brothers in the Diocese of Fall River on this day! Prayer services

Mass on the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker

St. Joseph Chapel 33 Millfield St., Woods Hole, Massachusetts

As part of the diocesan observance of the Year of St. Joseph, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate Mass on this day, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. It will include the Consecration to St. Joseph. The Mass will be celebrated in St. Joseph

Evaluating & Moving Forward – Session 1

"Evaluating & Moving Forward" is a three-session webinar being presented by the McGrath Institute for Church Life of Notre Dame University. This is Session 1 - The Directory for Catechesis: Why It Matters. Its focus will be an exploration of major themes from the Directory for Catechesis.

Retiro de Pascua – Pentecostés

Online

Recibe el Espirítu Santo…Retiro de Pascua - Pentecostés The Hispanic Community of the Diocese of Fall River/Comunidad Hispana de la Diócesis de Fall River invites you to an afternoon online retreat in preparation for Pentecost. It will be livestreamed on Facebook Live here.  Join in this afternoon

Evaluating & Moving Forward – Session 2

"Evaluating & Moving Forward" is a three-session webinar being presented by the McGrath Institute for Church Life of Notre Dame University. This is Session 2 - Mission-focused Catechists. This workshop-style webinar will give participants tools to evaluate their catechetical offerings and identify areas in need of attention. Participants

Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will ordain seminarians Matthew Laird, William O’Donnell, Gregory Quenneville and Laurent Valliere to the Transitional Diaconate.

Pentecost

The solemnity of Pentecost commemorates the God's sending the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles; it is celebrated 50 days after Easter. Before Pentecost, the disciples of Jesus were unsure of what they were to do next. After Pentecost and the gift of the Holy Spirit, they understood

Evaluating & Moving Forward – Session 3

"Evaluating & Moving Forward" is a three-session webinar being presented by the McGrath Institute for Church Life of Notre Dame University. This is Session 3 - Creating a Catechetical Action Plan. Equipped with an understanding of the work of evangelization and catechesis and a prudent evaluation of