Bishop’s Blog: Supporting Parents and Children

Bishop’s Blog: Supporting Parents and Children

  In today’s blog, we will address Activity #9 of my pastoral letter Reflection on Five Years — Continuing the Mission — Supporting Parents and Families. The Church is a family of families and, therefore, strengthening a Diocese must involve strengthening the families within that Diocese. The

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Bishop’s Blog: Call to Discipleship

Bishop’s Blog: Call to Discipleship

  By our baptism, we are called to be a disciple of Jesus Christ. A disciple continually learns, lives, and witnesses to her/his faith. As a diocese, we look to support parishes, families, and individuals in their mission to be active, informed, and faithful witnesses of Christ and his

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Bishop’s Blog: Catholic Education

Bishop’s Blog: Catholic Education

  This week I want to return to my Reflections on Five Years — Continuing the Mission Pastoral Letter, which encompasses a look at the first five years of my time here in the Fall River Diocese. This time, we will look next at Bolstering Catholic Schools. Although COVID-19 has

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Bishop’s Blog: Hope and Helping Others

Bishop’s Blog: Hope and Helping Others

  A Reason for Hope   In the midst of this worldwide pandemic, do you have hope? “Always be ready to give an explanation for your hope,” says St. Peter. In the suffering of the sick crowd, in the perplexity of those who do not attend church,

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Bishop’s Blog: Moving Toward Pentecost

Bishop’s Blog: Moving Toward Pentecost

  Reflecting on Renewing Diocesan Ministries Continuing the sharing of the ten activity points from my Pastoral Letter: Reflections on Five Years – Continuing the Mission today, I wish to discuss “Renewing Diocesan Ministries to Serve Better the Needs of the Faithful.” One of the essential tasks of a

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Bishop’s Blog: Prayer and Hope

Bishop’s Blog: Prayer and Hope

National Day of Prayer The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue is extending an invitation to “believers of all religions and people of good will” to observe a day of prayer, fasting, and works of charity on Thursday, May 14. This Day of Prayer for Humanity was conceived

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