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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 …

Memorial Day Mass

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

Bishop da Cunha will celebrate the annual Memorial Day Mass in the Mausoleum Chapel at Notre Dame Cemetery in Fall River. All are welcome.

Mass of Remembrance – Taunton

St. Jude the Apostle Church 249 Whittenton St., Taunton, MA, United States

This Mass of Remembrance is being offered on Memorial Day to pray for those who have died and are buried in Taunton Catholic Cemeteries. All are welcome to attend.

Praying of Divine Mercy Chaplet for Bishop Coleman

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As we continue to mourn the loss of Bishop Emeritus George W. Coleman, the Diocesan Office of Clergy Support invites everyone to take part in a diocesan-wide praying of the Divine Mercy Chaplet—a 10-minute devotion—for the Bishop's happy repose and consolation of his family on Thursday, May 30, 2024, at 11:30 a.m. via Zoom Webinar. …

Visitation and Wake Service for Bishop Coleman

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

A Wake will take place beginning at 3 p.m. for Bishop Emeritus George W. Coleman, Seventh Bishop of Fall River, who died on Friday night, May 24. A Wake Service will begin at 7 p.m. Read more about Bishop Coleman here.

Mass of Christian Burial for Bishop Coleman

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

The Mass of Christian Burial for Bishop Emeritus George W. Coleman will begin at 11 a.m. It will be livestreamed from St. Mary's Cathedral here. Bishop Coleman, who served as Seventh Bishop of Fall River, died Friday night, May 24. Read more about Bishop Coleman here.  

Eucharistic Weekend at St. Anne’s Shrine

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

In the spirit of the National Eucharistic Revival, Saint Anne Shrine invites all to take part in this special Eucharistic Weekend, Friday, May 31, through Sunday, June 2. All events will be held in the lower church. Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate a 6 p.m. Mass on Friday to open the weekend …

Holy Hour for Vocations

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

The Diocesan Office of Vocations and St. Anne's Shrine are jointly sponsoring this Holy Hour to pray for an increase in vocations. All are welcome. It's taking place during the Shrine's Eucharistic Weekend and on the eve of the Ordination to the Priesthood and Diaconate for the Diocese of Fall River in St. Mary's Cathedral.

Corpus Christi Processions

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ or Corpus Christi is observed this year on the weekend of June 1-2. Processions are tradition to the celebration and a number of them will take place across the Diocese. See the map below to find one near you. (Click the image to enlarge …

Ordination to the Priesthood and Diaconate

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will ordain Deacon Bryan Bangs to the priesthood for the Diocese of Fall River and seminarian Lucas daCosta to the transitional diaconate. Watch the livestream of the Ordination here: https://www.olfallriver.com/watch Learn more about Deacon Bryan Bangs and Lucas daCosta here.

Lumen Christi Cathedral Gala

White's of Westport 66 State Rd. (Rte. 6), Westport, MA

The annual Lumen Christi Cathedral Gala in the Diocese of Fall River this year takes on additional significance. Not only will it continue to spotlight the ongoing restoration of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption, built beginning in 1852 and serving as the Diocese’s Mother Church since 1904, but it will also serve …

Saint Vincent’s Services 14th Summer Gala

Shining Tides 38 Reservation Road, Mattapoisett, Massachusetts

Saint Vincent's Services is hosting its annual Summer Gala at a new waterfront location this year, the scenic Shining Tides venue in Mattapoisett. This is Saint Vincent's biggest fundraiser, and this year proceeds will assist with renovating and upgrading the on-site gymnasium used for physical education and therapeutic recreation by youth entrusted in its care. …