Four diocesan seminarians ordained transitional deacons

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Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., asks the candidates to declare their willingness to accept the duties and responsibilities of the diaconate at the May 21 transitional deacon ordination at St. Mary's Cathedral in Fall River. From left: Rev. Mr. Brian Connors; Rev. Mr. John Garabedian; Rev. Mr. Christopher Hughes; and Rev. Mr. Thiago Menezes Santos. (Photo by Deacon Alan Thadeu)

Four men to be ordained as priests for Diocese of Fall River June 4

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By Dave Jolivet FALL RIVER — June 4 will be a day the Fall River Diocese hasn’t seen in 20 years. On that day, Bishop...

Annual Appeal funds help support St. Kilian’s House

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Staff and guests of St. Kilian’s House, clockwise from top left: Case Manager, Gilian; House Manager, Elizabeth; St. Kilian’s House guests Greggorey, Tyler, and Jaime.

Eighty-first annual Catholic Appeal begins May 1

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FALL RIVER — The 81st Annual Catholic Appeal of the Diocese of Fall River officially kicks off on Sunday, May 1 and runs through...

Gathering planned to close diocesan phase of the Synod

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FALL RIVER — The Diocese of Fall River will host a special morning of prayer, reflection, and discussion to conclude the Diocesan Phase of...

Area priests renew vows, bishop celebrates jubilarians, at Holy Week Chrism Mass

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By Dave Jolivet FALL RIVER ­— On April 12 at the annual Chrism Mass held each Holy Week, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V. acknowledged...

Fall River man eclipses 200,000 mark in Rosaries made

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By Dave Jolivet FALL RIVER — It started 43 years ago as a personal tribute to his beloved father who had passed away a few...

Diocese announces name of new Catholic school in New Bedford

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From left: Deacon Peter Schutzler, principal of Holy Family Holy Name School; Cristina Viveiros-Serra, principal of St. James St. John School, both in New Bedford, and diocesan Superintendent of Schools, Daniel S. Roy, reveal the name of the new Catholic school, the creation of the merger of St. James-St. John and Holy Family-Holy Name schools, as Saint Teresa of Calcutta School.

St. Vincent’s Services announces new CEO, Kristen Dutra

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FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha S.D.V., of the Diocese of Fall River, recently announced the appointment of Kristen Dutra, MA, LMHC...

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