Bishop’s Blog: Lenten Alms and Rites

Bishop’s Blog: Lenten Alms and Rites

  Catholic Relief Services and Lent The Rice Bowl initiative is the Lenten program of Catholic Relief Services, the official relief and development agency of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Through CRS’s Rice Bowl, faith communities in every diocese throughout the United States live out

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Rite of Election is Sunday in Cathedral

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate the Rite of Election this Sunday, March 1, 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

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Bishop’s Blog: Entering in the Lenten Season

Bishop’s Blog: Entering in the Lenten Season

  During Lent, special attention is given to three specific tenets of our Catholic faith — almsgiving, prayer, and fasting. The foundation for these practices can be found in Matthew’s Gospel chapter 6, verses 1-18. When practiced with a heart inclined toward pleasing God and personal conversion,

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Bishop da Cunha’s 2020 Lenten Message

Bishop da Cunha’s 2020 Lenten Message: Entering in the Lenten Season During Lent, special attention is given to three specific tenets of our Catholic faith — almsgiving, prayer, and fasting. The foundation for these practices can be found in Matthew’s Gospel chapter 6, verses 1-18. When practiced

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