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Parishes in the Fall River Diocese

March 2017

Ash Wednesday

Lent, the forty-day season of prayer, sacrifice and almsgiving in preparation for the joyous celebration of Easter, begins this day, Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Parishes throughout the Fall River Diocese will mark the start of Lent with the traditional rite of distribution of ashes. Ashes, symbolic of penance, are blessed and distributed on that day as a reminder that Lent is a time for repentance and spiritual renewal.  Ashes are used to mark on the forehead of the faithful…

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October 2020

Peter’s Pence Collection in Parishes

The Peter’s Pence Collection helps Pope Francis provide emergency assistance to suffering people throughout the world. Started centuries ago to provide financial support for the Pope, this collection has evolved to fund the Holy See’s charitable actions for those in need. Contributions to the Peter's Pence Collection are given directly by the Holy Father to dioceses that are suffering from immediate emergencies as a result of war, oppression, and natural disasters. Please take this opportunity to join with Pope Francis…

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