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18
Aug
2014
Statement on Sacred Heart Parish, Fall River

Father Raymond Cambra, Pastor of Sacred Heart Parish in Fall River, at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council on Tuesday, June 17, 2014, began to discuss the …

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3
Jul
2014
Pope Names Newark Auxiliary Bishop to Lead Fall River Diocese

FALL RIVER — Pope Francis has appointed the Most Reverend Edgar Moreira da Cunha, S.D.V., currently an Auxiliary Bishop of the Newark, N.J. Archdiocese, to become the Eighth Bishop of …

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20
Jun
2014
St. Mary’s Education Fund Summer Gala is July 11

MASHPEE — The 17th annual St. Mary’s Education Fund Gala on Cape Cod is set this year for Friday, July 11, at the Willowbend Country Club in Mashpee. Proceeds from …

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13
Jun
2014
Retirements of Three Priests, New Assignments for Others Announced

FALL RIVER — Bishop George W. Coleman has announced the retirement of three priests of the Fall River Diocese and new assignments for several other priests. The Bishop has accepted …

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4
Jun
2014
2014 Catholic Charities Appeal Passes $2 Million at End of May

FALL RIVER– The end of May marked the close of the fourth week of the Fall River Diocese 2014 Catholic Charities Appeal and the total reported from its parishes passed …

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4
Jun
2014
Holy Hour for Vocations to Take Place on Eve of Ordination

TAUNTON — On the eve of his ordination to the priesthood, Transitional Deacon Christopher Peschel will lead a Holy Hour to pray for vocations to the Church on Friday, June …

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2
Jun
2014
Deacon Christopher Peschel to Be Ordained a Priest for Diocese

FALL RIVER — Transitional Deacon Christopher Peschel will be ordained a priest for the Diocese of Fall River by Bishop George W. Coleman in an 11 a.m. Mass on Saturday, …

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22
May
2014
“Find the Face of Christ in Your Neighbor” is 2014 Catholic Charities Appeal Theme

FALL RIVER– Pope Francis provided the inspiring words that frame this year’s Catholic Charities Appeal.  In December he was quoted as saying: “In the poor and outcast we see Christ’s …

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13
May
2014
Statement in Response to Lawsuit Filed Against Fall River Diocese and Retired Hartford Archbishop

In July 2012, a claim was brought against the Fall River Diocese by two adult males alleging they had been abused as minors by the Reverend Monsignor Maurice Souza, a …

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6
May
2014
54 Teens to Receive Pope St. Pius X Youth Award

FALL RIVER — Fifty-four young persons from parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will receive the Pope Saint Pius X Youth Award from Bishop George W. Coleman in the context …

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