World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly

On Sunday, July 24, 2022, the Second World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly will be celebrated throughout the universal Church. The theme chosen by the Pope Francis for the occasion is "In old age they will still bear fruit" (Psalm 92:15) and intends to emphasize how grandparents

Celebration of the Feast of St. Anne

St. Anne Shrine Corner of South Main and Middle Streets, Fall River, MA

St. Anne's Shrine will be open all day for personal and private devotions on the Solemn Feast of St. Anne. All are welcome. The schedule for the day is as follows: 1-3 p.m. — Confessions 3 p.m. — Devotions to St. Anne & Divine Mercy 6 p.m.

Exhibit on Miracles of the Eucharist

St. Anthony of Padua Parish 1359 Acushnet Ave., New Bedford, MA

St. Anthony of Padua Parish is hosting this International Exhibit on Miracles of the Eucharist designed by Blessed Carlo Acutis. It contains an extensive assortment of photographs and historical descriptions of Eucharistic miracles recognized by the Catholic Church that have taken place throughout the ages all over

Peter’s Pence Collection in Parishes

Parishes in the Fall River Diocese

The Peter’s Pence Collection is a worldwide collection that supports the work of the Universal Church, including the charitable works of the Holy See and of Pope Francis. Please consider taking this opportunity to join with Pope Francis and be a sign of mercy to our suffering

Everlasting Message of Fatima

Holy Family Church 370 Middleboro Ave., East Taunton

This is offered as a day of individual and parish consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary. The program will include a video, a presentation, a procession, recitation of the Rosary and Mass. Confessions will be available throughout the day.

Permanent Diaconate Information Night

Holy Trinity Parish 951 Stafford Road, Fall River, MA

Interested in serving as a Permanent Deacon? This Information Night is offered for anyone interested in learning more about the process for becoming a permanent deacon in the Diocese of Fall River.  A new class of formation for the Permanent Diaconate in the Diocese will begin in

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Parishes in the Diocese of Fall River

The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorates the taking into heaven of Mary, soul and body, at the end of her life on earth, a truth of faith that was proclaimed a dogma by Pope Pius VII on November 1, 1950. The feast,

4th Watch on the Beach

Apponagansett Beach 77 Gulf Rd., Dartmouth, MA

Worship, adore, encounter! 4th Watch offers a one-night opportunity to be inspired by talks & reflections, by encountering Christ in Eucharistic Adoration, and by experiencing mercy in the Sacrament of Reconciliation. In Scripture, during the 4th watch of the night, Jesus came to the Apostles while they

Diocesan Health Facilities Annual Golf Classic

LeBaron Hills Country Club 183 Rhode Island Rd., Lakeville, MA

Fall River Diocesan Health Facilities is hosting its 13th Annual Golf Classic to benefit the over 700 individuals served in its skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers. For details on available levels of participation, please call the Health Facilities office at 508-679-8154 or email Debra Medeiros at that