Bishop’s Blog: A Canonization and an Ordination

Bishop’s Blog: A Canonization and an Ordination

Canonization of Saint Justin Maria Russolillo On Sunday, May 15th, I was blessed to attend the Canonization Mass and celebration in Rome for the founder of the Society of Divine Vocations, the religious congregation to which I belong. St. Justin also founded the Sisters of Divine Vocations

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Bishop’s Blog: In Appreciation

Bishop’s Blog: In Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation  Last week our  Catholic schools across the diocese celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week in a variety of ways. I want to take an opportunity to also thank all teachers, principals, and staff of our remarkable Catholic schools for their commitment and dedication to educating our students.

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Bishop Blog: Helping Our Neighbors

Bishop Blog: Helping Our Neighbors

  Interfaith Solidarity Walk for Ukraine On Sunday, May 1, I joined the Interfaith Solidarity Walk for Ukraine through the streets of Fall River and was honored to say a few words to participants upon its conclusion at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church in Fall

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Bishop’s Blog: Chrism Mass & Easter Message

Bishop’s Blog: Chrism Mass & Easter Message

Annual Chrism Mass Yesterday, the annual Chrism Mass was celebrated in our Diocese, where the three oils used for anointing throughout the year were blessed and consecrated. These oils are used for anointing those preparing for Baptism, anointing those who receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit

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