FALL RIVER—This year the Catholic Church celebrates the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima, recalling the appearance and message of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal, six times over six months in 1917. Friday, October 13, will mark the anniversary of the final apparition of Our Lady of Fatima.

In observance, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate a special outdoor Mass for Catholic students from the Fall River Diocese on Friday, October 13, at 9:30 a.m. in the stadium at Bishop Connolly High School in Fall River.  Following the Mass, the students will process while praying the rosary to the new statue of Our Lady of Fatima on the front grounds of the high school for its blessing and dedication by Bishop da Cunha.

The celebration will be live streamed via the Bishop Connolly High School Cougars Sports Network website at https://www.connollycougarssports.com. Please click the USTREAM icon at the bottom of the page.