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Press Releases and Statements
2
Apr
2024
Cape Parishes Hosting Speaker and Author Jason Evert

With humor and down-to-earth practicality, Evert will offer a double feature of talks aimed at bringing parents and teens together to discover God’s plan for love.

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Messages from The Bishop
30
Mar
2024
Bishop da Cunha’s Easter Message

We understand Easter as the passage from old to new; from darkness to light; and from suffering to joy. It is such a hope-filled and life-giving feast that we, the Church, celebrate Easter for not merely one day but for an entire 50-day season.

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Bishop's Blog
28
Mar
2024
Easter Blessings

Bishop da Cunha's Easter reflection and video message for 2024; includes his (in-person and televised) Easter Mass schedule.

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In the News Photo Gallery
28
Mar
2024
Chrism Mass 2024 in Photos

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., and priests ministering in the Diocese of Fall River-diocesan and religious, celebrated the Chrism Mass on Tuesday, March 28. The Chrism Mass is the …

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Press Releases and Statements
22
Mar
2024
Bishop to Celebrate Easter Mass on TV

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate the Fall River Diocesan Television Mass on Easter Sunday, March 31, on WLNE-TV, Channel 6. The expanded hourlong TV …

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Bishop's Blog
20
Mar
2024
Preparing for Holy Week

Bishop da Cunha's Building Faith blog for March 20 thoughtfully reviews the upcoming Holy Week Liturgies, including the annual Chrism Mass.

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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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