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Press Releases and Statements
15
Mar
2024
Diocese to Gather for Chrism Mass

The Chrism Mass is celebrated every year in cathedrals in dioceses all over the world during Holy Week. It is a special liturgy that manifests the unity of the bishop with the priests of his diocese, and the Church community as members of the Body of Christ.

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Bishop's Blog
13
Mar
2024
Honoring Great Men

Bishop da Cunha's Building Faith blog for March 13 includes a few words of remembrance for Father Martin Buote. The blog also features the annual celebration of Saint Patrick and Saint Joseph as well as the Holy Week Chrism Mass.

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In the News Press Releases and Statements
7
Mar
2024
Father Martin Buote Dies

Rev. Martin L. Buote, 90, a retired priest of the Diocese of Fall River, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at the Cardinal Medeiros Residence for Retired Priests. …

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Bishop's Blog
6
Mar
2024
 Moving Forward and Looking Back

Bishop da Cunha's Building Faith blog features encouragement for the half-way point of Lent and two special events to celebrate the Diocese's 120th Anniversary.

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Press Releases and Statements
6
Mar
2024
Faithful Invited to Pray Novena for Priests

Support our priests as they prepare to renew their priestly promises. Pray this Chrism Mass Novena beginning on Monday, March 18.

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Press Releases and Statements
4
Mar
2024
New Website Offers Fresh Look, Easier Access and Navigation

FALL RIVER – To foster improved communication, engagement and accessibility across multiple devices, the Diocese of Fall River has launched a new website. While the address has stayed the same, …

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Press Releases and Statements
2
Mar
2024
Diocesan Day of Eucharistic Encounter

Registration is open for the Diocesan Day of Eucharistic Encounter, a special opportunity for enrichment and formation during this National Eucharistic Revival.

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In the News
1
Mar
2024
Awaken Your Faith with Cursillo

In 2021, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha’s pastoral letter ”Journeying Together with Jesus on a Path to Faith & Hope” provided mission steps on how we can continue to move …

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Bishop's Blog
28
Feb
2024
Bishop’s Blog: Centering Ourselves on the Eucharist

Bishop da Cunha's Building Faith blog shares the many ways the Diocese is participating in the National Eucharistic Revival.

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Press Releases and Statements
23
Feb
2024
Application Period Open for 2024-25 FACE Scholarships

FACE, the Foundation to Advance Catholic Education, awards need-based scholarships to assist with tuition costs for students attending a Catholic school in the Diocese of Fall River. All families with …

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