Bishop’s Blog: Preparing for Christmas

Bishop’s Blog: Preparing for Christmas

O Antiphons The Church has its own countdown—the O Antiphons of Advent— which begin on December 17 and conclude on Christmas Eve.  The Roman Church has been singing the “O” Antiphons since at least the eighth century. They are the antiphons that accompany the Magnificat canticle of

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Christmas Masses During the Pandemic

Members of the Fall River Diocese who are planning on attending a Christmas Mass at a parish church are strongly advised to visit the parish website or check its bulletin for the schedule of this year’s Masses and registration requirements. In the midst this pandemic, the celebration

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Memorial Mass Set for Father Henry Dahl

An 11 a.m. Memorial Mass will be celebrated for Father Henry J. Dahl on Thursday, December 10, in St. Peter the Apostle Church in Provincetown, where he served as pastor for nine years. Father Dahl, who had moved to Sun City, Ariz., upon his retirement, died November

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