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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Bishop’s Blog: A Challenging Lenten Season

Bishop’s Blog: A Challenging Lenten Season

  This Saturday, I was pleased to participate in the 4th Annual Fall River Diocese Women and Men’s Conference on the campus of Stonehill Campus. This year’s theme, “As I Have Done You Must Also Do” (Jn 13:15). The success of the day says volumes to the planning

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