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: 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’s Blog: Celebrating Catholic Schools

Bishop’s Blog: Celebrating Catholic Schools

Celebrate Catholic Schools Week The Catholic schools of the Fall River Diocese will observe Celebrate Catholic Schools Week 2022 from January 30 through February 5. Observed annually across the country, the week is designed to highlight the value of a Catholic education to young people, as well

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Bishop’s Blog: Looking Back at 2021

Bishop’s Blog: Looking Back at 2021

  In my first blog for 2022, I’d like to take a look back at a few highlights from 2021. Pastoral Letter On September 24, 2021, the 7th anniversary of my installation as Bishop of Fall River, I released a new Pastoral Letter, “Journeying Together: With Jesus

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