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Mass of Remembrance

Notre Dame Cemetery 1540 Stafford Road, Fall River, MA, United States

All are welcome to this Mass of Remembrance offered on the last Saturday of each month in the Mausoleum Chapel of Notre Dame Cemetery in Fall River.

Prayer Service for Healing

Holy Name Church 709 Hanover St., Fall River, MA

As we conclude April as both Child Abuse Prevention Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month, all are invited to join Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., in this Prayer Service for Healing.  It will include remarks by a courageous survivor of clergy abuse who will speak to the need for the ongoing work of healing …

Spring Adult Confirmation

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will confer the Sacrament of Confirmation on adult candidates (ages 18 and over) who have completed the necessary preparation course and participated in the Adult Confirmation Retreat.

Men’s Meat ‘n Greet

Cathedral Camp 167 Middleboro Rd., East Freetown, MA, United States

Click image to enlarge Former sports reporter turned evangelist and bestselling author Kevin Wells will be the speaker at this second annual Men's Meat 'n Greet. Food, fellowship, and formation will all be part the early evening event to take place at Cathedral Camp in East Freetown. It will include a barbeque, team events and …

St. Pius X Youth Awards

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

Presentation of the St. Pius X Youth Awards to young persons from parishes throughout the Diocese in recognition of their service to their parish. Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will confer the awards in the context of a prayer service. Named for the pontiff who created the Fall River Diocese in 1904, the Pope …

Men’s Retreat

Holy Trinity Parish 246 Main Street (Route 28), West Harwich, MA, United States

Men of Joy, Men of Justice is the title of this morning retreat planned for men. Speakers will be Father Thomas Washburn and Deacon Christian De Vos who both serve at Holy Trinity Parish in West Harwich. The retreat will include Mass and breakfast. All men are welcome; there is no charge. Please register to …

Ascension Thursday

The Feast of the Ascension of Our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, also known as Ascension Thursday or Ascension Day, celebrates the return of Christ to the Father, his physical body leaving the earth behind. The feast recalls the completion of Christ's mission on earth for the salvation of all people and his entry into …

Walk for Life

National Shrine of Our Lady of La Salette 947 Park St., Attleboro, MA, United States

Click on image to enlarge This Local Walk for Life will take place at 12 noon at the National Shrine of Our Lady of LaSalette in Attleboro. It takes place in the context of a program that begins at 9:30 with keynote speaker Representative Alan Silvia of the Massachusetts State Legislature. A Rosary for Life …

Mother’s Day

  Mother’s Day Prayer Loving God, As a mother gives life and nourishment to her children, so you watch over your Church. Bless our mother. Let the example of her faith and love shine forth. Great that we, her family, may honor her always with a spirit of profound respect. Grant this through Christ our …

Catholic Communication Campaign

The annual Catholic Communication Campaign (CCC) collection will be taken up at parishes in the Diocese of Fall River this weekend. This national campaign is designed as a shared collection, meaning half of the proceeds stay in the local diocese and the other half is forwarded to the CCC office of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference. …

Monthly Day of Prayer & Fasting for Our Priests


The Office of Clergy Support of the Diocese of Fall River encourages all Catholics of the Diocese to support our priests spiritually by participating in a Monthly Day of Prayer and Fasting for Priests. This Monthly Day of Prayer and Fasting for Priests typically takes place on the third Thursday of the Month and is offered …

DCCW Annual Meeting

Our Lady of Grace Parish 569 Sanford Rd., Westport, MA, United States

The Fall River Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (DCCW) will gather for their Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 18th. They extend a cordial invitation to all women of the Diocese to join them. A 9 a.m. Mass at Our Lady of Grace Church in Westport will begin the program to be followed by a catered …