Bishop’s Blog: Catholic Schools Week

Bishop’s Blog: Catholic Schools Week

  While admittedly, I might be partial, I do believe that Catholic schools in the Diocese of Fall River are some of the finest; they continue to impress me with the outstanding programs and educational experiences they offer. This Sunday, Catholic schools across our Diocese and across

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Bishop’s Blog: Upcoming Winter Events

Bishop’s Blog: Upcoming Winter Events

  The Peak: Planning Summit In the Diocese’s ongoing plan to provide quality faith formation, national speaker Everett Fritz, from Andrew Ministries, presented on One-to-One Discipleship at the January 7th, The Peak Planning Summit. Those in attendance received inspiring and helpful training on how to build lifelong

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Bishop’s Blog: Equality Act, St. Joseph, and St. Patrick

Bishop’s Blog: Equality Act, St. Joseph, and St. Patrick

  Equality Act The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Religious Liberty, Pro-life, Marriage, Catholic Education, and Domestic Justice committees recently issued a joint letter to share our support for laws that protect the dignity and ensure the respect that is due all people, as well

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Bishop’s Blog: Giving Life to the Church

Bishop’s Blog: Giving Life to the Church

On Sunday, February 28, in St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River, I celebrated the Rite of Election for men and women from throughout the Fall River Diocese, preparing to become members of the Roman Catholic Church. The Rite of Election marks the beginning of the final phase

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Bishop’s Blog: March Events

Bishop’s Blog: March Events

As we continue celebrating this Year of St. Joseph, I wanted to take the opportunity to reflect on St. Joseph as Patron of the Dying, or “Patron of a Happy or Peaceful Death.” This patronage has been bestowed upon Joseph, having died with Jesus and Mary at

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