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Ene
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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Ene
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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Ene
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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Press Releases and Statements
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Dic
2023
Christmas Message 2023

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2023 Dear Friends in Christ, In this familiar passage from our Mass on Christmas, we read that Jesus is the Prince of Peace.  “For a child is born …

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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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Nov
2023
Catholic Charities Programs Aiming to Brighten Christmas for Area Families

FALL RIVER –  Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fall River (CCFR) has announced it is again sponsoring its Gift of Giving program to support individuals and families in need …

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Oct
2023
East Sandwich Parish to Host Relic of St. Jude

EAST SANDWICH –  Corpus Christi Parish will host a relic of St. Jude the Apostle on Saturday, November 11. The events that day will begin with a 1 p.m. Mass …

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Oct
2023
FACE Fall Dinner to Support Scholarships for Catholic School Students

FALL RIVER – FACE will host its 29th annual Fall Scholarship Dinner on Thursday, November 9, with the goal of raising funds for need-based scholarships to benefit students attending Catholic …

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Oct
2023
Bishop to Celebrate Special Mass for Mental Health Awareness

Part of New Mental Health Ministry Outreach of Catholic Charities FALL RIVER — October is designated annually as a time for greater focus on mental health and on mobilizing efforts …

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