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Feb
2024
Ash Wednesday is February 14, Marks Beginning of Lenten Season

Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice, and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, which this year is February 14, 2024.

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2024
Schools in Diocese Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

FALL RIVER – Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, which is now in its 50th anniversary year. This year’s theme of “Catholic …

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2024
Fall River Catholic School Leverages Unique Tool to “Fill the Math Gaps”

FALL RIVER – As Megan dos Santos took over the principal role at Holy Name School in Fall River, one of her immediate goals was to address high school math …

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2024
Decree Issued on Holy Ghost Church, Attleboro

ATTLEBORO – Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has issued a decree for the closure of Holy Ghost Church in Attleboro. The church is a chapel of St. John the …

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Dic
2023
Diocesan Statement on Vatican Declaration on Possibility of Blessing Same-Sex Couples

Statement of the Diocese of Fall River December 18, 2023 “Sharing God’s blessing is at the heart of the mission of the Church. Fiducia supplicans, the declaration issued today by …

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Dic
2023
Area Christmas Masses to be Broadcast

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast on Christmas Day from 12 noon …

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2023
Appointments Announced

Diocese of Fall River OFFICIAL His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., Bishop of Fall River, has accepted the request to retire of: Reverend Robert O. Oliveira …

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Jun
2023
Appointments Announced

Diocese of Fall River OFFICIAL His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, has made the following appointments: Reverend Brian P. Connors, Parochial Vicar …

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Jun
2023
Diaconate Appointments Announced

Diocese of Fall River OFFICIAL His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, has made the following assignments: Reverend Mr. Bryan R. Bangs, Transitional …

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2023
Appointments, Retirements Announced

Diocese of Fall River OFFICIAL His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, has made the following appointments: Reverend Paul Bernier, Co-Pastor in Solidum …

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