Bishop’s Blog: Lent 2021

Bishop’s Blog: Lent 2021

  We enter this Lent in a very different way than we are used to; although we had hoped for a return to the traditions and services, God has another plan. While it may be difficult to see now, we can be assured it is a more

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Bishop da Cunha’s Lenten Message

Lenten Message 2021 Dear Friends in Christ, Greetings to all of you and blessings as another Lenten season begins. We enter this Lent in a very different way than we are used to; although we had hoped for a return to the traditions and services, God has

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Bishop’s Blog: In Sickness and In Health

Bishop’s Blog: In Sickness and In Health

  Thursday, February 11, 2021, marks the 29th World Day of the Sick, and this year’s theme comes from the Gospel of Matthew, “You have but one teacher and you are all brothers (Mt 23:8): A trust-based relationship to guide care for the sick.” Pope Francis refers to this

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Ash Wednesday is February 17; 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 17, 2021. Parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will mark the start of Lent with the traditional rite of distribution of ashes.

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