Bishop’s Blog: Easter And St. Joseph

Bishop’s Blog: Easter And St. Joseph

  Bishop da Cunha’s Easter Message 2021 As we celebrate another Easter, we are reminded that, even in the midst of a pandemic, this is a time of renewal and rebirth, of hope and joy. This past year, we have seen many difficulties, but the crisis brought

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Saint Joseph, Protector of the Church

Saint Joseph, Protector of the Church

Saint Joseph, Protector of the Church Reflection by Bishop Edgar da Cunha When Pope Pius IX declared Saint Joseph the patron of the Universal Church 150 years ago— during times of challenge and difficulties in the Church—he entrusted the needs of the Catholic Church to the patronage,

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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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