Bishop’s Blog: Synod, Retirements, and FACE

Bishop’s Blog: Synod, Retirements, and FACE

Synod Report Released The Diocese of Fall River has submitted to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops its report for the Synod on Synodality, providing a summary of key themes and takeaways from local meetings held earlier this year. I am thrilled that close to 5,000 people

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Bishop’s Blog: Lumen Christi and Corpus Christi

Bishop’s Blog: Lumen Christi and Corpus Christi

The Lumen Christi Cathedral Gala  I was pleased to join with laity and clergy from around the Diocese for the inaugural Lumen Christi Cathedral Gala last Wednesday, June 8, at White’s of Westport. The proceeds will help to start funding the cost of making critical repairs to

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Bishop’s Blog: More Wonderful June Celebrations

Bishop’s Blog: More Wonderful June Celebrations

  Ordination to the Priesthood On Saturday, June 4, the Diocese of Fall River welcomed 4 new priests as I ordained Transitional Deacons Matthew F. Laird, 29, of Sandwich; William O’Donnell III, 44, of Harwich; Gregory Quenneville, 37, of Attleboro; and Laurent M. Valliere, 40, of Fall

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Bishop’s Blog: June Celebrations

Bishop’s Blog: June Celebrations

Upcoming Ordination to Priesthood Deacons Matthew F. Laird, William O’Donnell III, Gregory Quenneville, and Laurent M. Valliere, will be ordained priests for the Fall River Diocese on Saturday, June 4, 2022, at 11:00 am in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. After being ordained as transitional deacons in

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Bishop’s Blog: May Celebrations

Bishop’s Blog: May Celebrations

  Transitional Diaconate Ordination Four seminarians studying for the priesthood for the Fall River Diocese were ordained transitional deacons on Saturday, May 21, in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. The newly ordained include Brian P. Connors, John P. Garabedian, Christopher D. Hughes, and Thiago Menezes Santos. As

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