Live Performance: Tolton: From Slave to Priest

Bishop Connolly High School 373 Elsbree St., Fall River, MA

St. Luke Productions presents Tolton: From Slave to Priest, recounting the story of Fr. Augustus Tolton who was the first African-American priest in our country. Tolton is a powerful multi-media live production, filled with music, drama and inspiring performances. It brings a message of hope and healing

Brass & Pipes – The Power of Music

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

St. Mary's Cathedral will host "Brass & Pipes - The Power of Music," a free concert planned by organizers to be "a joyous celebration of unity and inspiration." It will feature organist David Carrier and the New England Brass Quartet (whose members are John Smialek, Tobias Monte,

Taizé Service

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

St. John Neumann Parish invites all to its Autumn Taizé service, themed "Come away with Jesus, And put out to the deep."

Blue Mass

St. Michael Church 189 Essex Street, Fall River, MA

St. Michael Parish is offering its annual "Blue Mass" to pray for the safety of police officers, firefighters and first responders. It is being celebrated on the Church's feast day of St. Michael the Archangel, who is the patron saint of those in law enforcement. All are

Catholic Youth Day 2022

Cathedral Campgrounds 167 Middleboro Rd., East Freetown, MA

Remember Me is the theme of this year's Catholic Youth Day. Mark your calendar and consult your parish for registration information. Questions? Email Oscar Rivera, Diocesan Director of Youth Ministry, at orivera@dioc-fr.org  

Blessing of Animals

St. Mary Church 14 St. Mary's Square, Taunton, MA

Father Freddie Babiczuk, whos is pastor of the parishes of the Taunton Catholic North Collaborative, will commemorate the upcoming Feast of St. Francis with a blessing of animals. All are welcome to bring their pets in crates or on leashes to receive a blessing. It will take

Respect Life Sunday

Each October the Church in the United States celebrates Respect Life Month, and the first Sunday of October is observed as Respect Life Sunday. As Catholics, we are called to cherish, defend, and protect those who are most vulnerable, from the beginning of life to its end, and at

Evening of Music with Chris Brunelle

St. John the Evangelist Church 841 Shore Rd., Pocasset, MA

St. John the Evangelist Parish, Pocasset, is hosting Catholic musician Chris Brunelle for this evening of faith-filled music. An accomplished guitarist with a smooth voice often compared to John Denver, Chris is best known for his YouTube channel featuring music published by Oregon Catholic Press; he has more

Fall Preparation Process for Adult Confirmation Opening Session

St. Julie Billiart Parish Hall 494 Slocum Rd., North Dartmouth, MA

The diocesan preparation program for those adults (18+) seeking to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation is intended to provide catechetical instruction in the faith, as well as spiritual support to compliment the parish in the formation of candidates, who are completing their initiation in the Catholic Church.

Procession & Mass for Peace

St. Anne's Shrine 818 Middle St., Fall River, Massachusetts

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