Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord

The Church celebrates the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord this year on Sunday, January 3, 2021.  The Epiphany of the Lord commemorates the visit of the magi to worship the baby Jesus as told in the Gospel of Matthew: “Behold, magi from the east arrived

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Bishop da Cunha’s 2020 Christmas Message

CHRISTMAS 2020 Dear Friends in Christ, Christmas is upon us, although seemingly a bit different this year. Because of the pandemic, many of us will not be celebrating in the ways we typically associate with Christmas – large family gatherings, holiday parties, seasonal concerts, and caroling. However,

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Bishop’s Blog: Welcoming Christmas

Bishop’s Blog: Welcoming Christmas

  My first Christmas in the United States came in 1978, and it had a very different feeling to the ones I celebrated in Brazil. I had only arrived in the U.S. in February of 1978, soon after the famous Blizzard of ‘78. It was a very

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Area Christmas Masses to be Broadcast

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will be the principal celebrant and homilist of the Mass for Christmas to be broadcast on Christmas Day from 12 noon to 1 p.m. on WLNE-TV, Channel 6. The one-hour televised liturgy is sponsored by the Fall River

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