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“9 Days for Life” Novena Begins

Today begins the nationwide annual Respect Life novena "9 Days for Life," continuing through Wednesday, January 24. Get daily intentions, brief reflections, and more by email or text message. Join thousands of Catholics from around the country in praying for the protection of human life. Sign up at! 

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 …

Healing Mass

St. Andrew the Apostle Church 19 Kilmer Ave., Taunton, MA

This Mass will conclude with healing prayers and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. Recitation of the Rosary at 6 p.m. will precede the Mass. For more information, please call 508-824-5577 or email

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.

Catholic Schools Week Begins

Catholic Schools in the Diocese

Catholic schools in the Fall River Diocese will celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2024 from January 28 through February 3. Observed annually across the country, the week is designed to highlight the value of a Catholic education to young people and its contributions to the Church and wider community. It is also the time when many …

Divorced and Separated Healing Mass

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

The Family and Respect Life Office of the Secretariat for the New Evangelization invites the faithful from across the Diocese of Fall River to a Healing Mass for the divorced and separated. The Mass will inaugurate a ministry to serve divorced and separated Catholics in the Diocese. Organizers of the ministry note components of it …

Informational Zoom: Attending the National Eucharistic Congress


The National Eucharistic Congress to take place this summer from July 17-21 in Indianapolis will be the first of its kind in 83 years! It is expected to draw over 80,000 people from across the country for a wide range of programming including international speakers, liturgies and more! This Congress seeks to revive Eucharistic devotion …

Wedding Anniversary Mass

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

Sunday, February 11th is World Marriage Sunday, and on this day Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate a special Mass of Thanksgiving for couples observing significant anniversaries (including first year) during 2024. Couples who would like an invitation should speak to their pastor.

Ash Wednesday

Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on this day. Ashes, symbolic of penance, are blessed and distributed to the faithful as a reminder that Lent is a time for repentance and spiritual renewal.

Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion

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

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate the Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion for men and women from throughout the Fall River Diocese who are preparing to become members of the Roman Catholic Church or who are preparing for full communion in the Church. The Rite of Election takes place in …

OL of Victory & OL of the Assumption Lenten Mission Begins

"Igniting the Light of Christ Within You" is the theme of a Lenten Mission being co-sponsored by Our Lady of Victory Parish, Centerville, and Our Lady of Assumption Parish, Osterville, Monday through Wednesday, February 19, 20 & 21. It will feature Paul Koleske, is a contemporary Catholic Christian inspirational speaker, musician, composer and recording based …