Bishop’s Blog: The Global and Local Church

Bishop’s Blog: The Global and Local Church

  Revitalization on a Global Level In last week’s blog, I shared that the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops sets three-year cycle strategic plans. The 2021-24 USCCB Strategic Plan was created with the intent to “guide the Conference during the uniquely challenging times we face as

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Bishop’s Blog: The Blessings of the Sacraments

Bishop’s Blog: The Blessings of the Sacraments

  Upcoming Priestly Ordination Deacon Peter R. Scheffer, Jr. will be ordained a priest for the Fall River Diocese on Saturday, June 5, 2021, at 11:00 am in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Fall River. After being ordained a transitional deacon in the midst of the pandemic, how wonderful

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Bishop’s Blog: Coming in May

Bishop’s Blog: Coming in May

Pope Francis Announces May Prayer Marathon The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization announced on April 21, 2021, Pope Francis’ initiative of prayer for an end of the pandemic.  The month of May will be dedicated to a prayer marathon with the theme “Prayer

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