Bishop da Cunha’s 2018 Lenten Message

Dear Friends, Many of us remember – maybe even with some nostalgia – when Lent was a time of real Penance and sacrifice.  The Church still teaches us that Lent is a special time of conversion; that Penance and sacrifice are essential practices to help us in

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Ash Wednesday is February 14; Marks Beginning of Lent

FALL RIVER — Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will mark the start of Lent with the traditional rite of distribution of ashes.

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