Bishop’s Blog: A Universal Summons to Sanctity

Bishop’s Blog: A Universal Summons to Sanctity

  On October 5, I presented to the National Association of Hispanic Priests members at their National Convention in Newton, Mass. I was glad to accept their invitation and to spend some time with the Hispanic priests attending the Convention. I began my talk by reminding them

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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: More Wonderful June Celebrations

Bishop’s Blog: More Wonderful June Celebrations

  Ordination to the Priesthood On Saturday, June 4, the Diocese of Fall River welcomed 4 new priests as I ordained Transitional Deacons Matthew F. Laird, 29, of Sandwich; William O’Donnell III, 44, of Harwich; Gregory Quenneville, 37, of Attleboro; and Laurent M. Valliere, 40, of Fall

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