Bishop’s Blog: Thoughts on the Past Week

Bishop’s Blog: Thoughts on the Past Week

Our Country’s Current Unrest The past week in our country has been trying, disturbing, and difficult. We shared understandable concern and anxiety as the first steps were taken toward a reopening of our pandemic-shuttered society. We rejoiced with the reopening of our churches. At the same time,

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Bishop Issues “Returning to Mass” Video Message

FALL RIVER — The Fall River Diocese has today released a video message, Returning to Mass, from Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., for parishioners across Southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod and the Islands in preparation for the return of public celebrations of Masses in their parish churches. As

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Bishop’s Blog: Hope and Helping Others

Bishop’s Blog: Hope and Helping Others

  A Reason for Hope   In the midst of this worldwide pandemic, do you have hope? “Always be ready to give an explanation for your hope,” says St. Peter. In the suffering of the sick crowd, in the perplexity of those who do not attend church,

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Bishop’s Blog: Moving Toward Pentecost

Bishop’s Blog: Moving Toward Pentecost

  Reflecting on Renewing Diocesan Ministries Continuing the sharing of the ten activity points from my Pastoral Letter: Reflections on Five Years – Continuing the Mission today, I wish to discuss “Renewing Diocesan Ministries to Serve Better the Needs of the Faithful.” One of the essential tasks of a

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