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

Zoom

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

Candlelight Procession with Our Lady of Fatima Statue

St. Andrew the Apostle Church 19 Kilmer Ave., Taunton, MA

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Taunton invites all to take part in this Candlelight Procession with the Our Lady of Fatima Statue. The procession will leave from the Eagles Club, located at 29 Oak Street, Taunton, and continue to St. Andrew the Apostle Church, where a

Catholic Guild for the Blind Rosary & Social

The Catholic Guild for the Blind is hosting a Rosary and Social Hour via Conference Call. The Rosary and social hour will be offered on this day at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. All are invited to join the Guild, as they come together to pray for

Opening of the Diocesan Phase of Worldwide Synod

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

At the request of the Holy Father and in union with bishops around the world, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will open the diocesan phase of the worldwide 16th Synod of Bishops in the context of this Mass in St. Mary’s Cathedral. The bishop will celebrate