Portuguese Charismatic Conference

St. Anthony Church 126 School Street, Taunton, MA

"Jesus 2021—Empowered and Moved by the Spirt" is the theme of this year's Portuguese Charismatic Conference sponsored by the Diocesan Portuguese Renewal Service Committee. The Conference program will feature a special session of "From Praise to Glory"; three main presentations; workshops with group discussions; and Exposition of

Taizé Service

St. John Neumann Parish 157 Middleboro Rd., East Freetown, MA

St. John Neumann Parish invites all to its Autumn Taizé service, "Exult in the Cross. Love Like That." Planners ask that those attending wear a mask.

Red, White and Blue Mass

St. John the Evangelist Church 133 North Main St., Attleboro, MA

St. John the Evangelist Parish in Attleboro invites all to this Mass of Thanksgiving to honor public safety personnel, police, firefighters, legal professionals, and first responders, and to support them with prayer! The date selected for the Mass, Wednesday, September 29, is the Church's feast day for

Blessing of Animals

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

The Catholic Community of Central Fall River is honoring St. Francis of  Assisi with a Blessing of Animals as his annual feast day approaches. "Bring your furry friends, your fish or your fowl and we will give them a blessing," says Father Tom Washburn, who leads the

Red Mass

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

A long standing tradition in the Church, the Red Mass is celebrated each year in the Fall River Diocese to ask for God’s guidance and strength on those who work to promote justice in the legal system. Judges, attorneys and others working in the justice system throughout

Annual Respect Life Month Mass

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate this Mass as part of the Fall River Diocesan observance of Respect Life Month. All are welcome to attend. The Mass is being hosted by the Diocesan Family and Respect Life Office in collaboration with the Knights of Columbus.

Practical Ideas for Family Faith

Virtual Event Online

Catholic wife, homeschooling mom and author Katie Warner will offer this virtual talk on "Strategies for Becoming Stronger Spiritual Leaders of Your Family." Warner received her graduate degree in theology from the Augustine Institute and is a Catholic speaker, an EWTN TV segment host, and a correspondent

Adult Confirmation Preparation


The Fall Adult Confirmation Preparation program begins this day. The preparation is a hybrid program, with both virtual and in-person sessions. Prior to registration for the program, candidates must begin the process by meeting with his or her pastor. Complete information and a registration form is available

Respect Life Month Kick-Off Conference

St. Julie Billiart Church 494 Slocum Rd., North Dartmouth, MA

Calling all Pro-Life Leaders: This is the Respect Life Month Kick-Off Conference for representatives from each each parish and school in the Fall River Diocese. The morning-early afternoon program will include featured speakers, Mass, a Q & A session and a light lunch. Get details here:  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calling-all-pro-life-leaders-respect-life-month-kick-off-conference-tickets-165902261129 

Annual Procession and Mass for Peace

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

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