Bishop’s Blog: Synod, Retirements, and FACE

Bishop’s Blog: Synod, Retirements, and FACE

Synod Report Released The Diocese of Fall River has submitted to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops its report for the Synod on Synodality, providing a summary of key themes and takeaways from local meetings held earlier this year. I am thrilled that close to 5,000 people

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Bishop’s Blog: Upcoming Diocesan Events

Bishop’s Blog: Upcoming Diocesan Events

Holy Week and Chrism Mass At 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, I will celebrate, together with the priests of our Diocese, the annual Mass of Chrism. During this Mass, I will bless the oils that are used in the sacramental life of the Diocese throughout the

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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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Bishop’s Blog: Ambassadors for Christ

Bishop’s Blog: Ambassadors for Christ

Parish Ambassador Formation Last Saturday, November 6, 123 ambassadors from 91% of parishes in the Diocese came together for a Parish Ambassador Formation Day. The day, organized by the Secretariat for the New Evangelization in conjunction with the ad hoc Revitalization Committee, marked the beginning of conversations

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