Audit confirms diocese compliant with bishops’ charter

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FALL RIVER —The Diocese of Fall River has been found to be in compliance with the Charter for the Protection of Children and Young...

St. Vincent’s continues Thanksgiving tradition of feeding the hungry

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FALL RIVER — The leaves are turning, the crisp cool air has returned and preparations for the St. Vincent’s Services’ “Feeding Families at Thanksgiving”...

My Brother’s Keeper in Easton and Dartmouth to host new Toy Drive November 5

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EASTON/DARTMOUTH — On Saturday, November 5, from 10 a.m. to noon, My Brother’s Keeper will be hosting a Christmas Toy Drive to collect new,...

Bishop da Cunha presides over International Pilgrimage at Shrine of Fatima in Portugal

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Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., leads a procession with the International Statue of Our Lady of Fatima during the recent International Pilgrimage at the Shrine of Fatima in Portugal. Story on page two. (Photo from the Shrine of Fatima Facebook page)

Catholic Appeal raises $4.3 million

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FALL RIVER — The 81st Catholic Appeal, “Journeying Together in Faith and Love,” has closed with the annual campaign raising $4.3 million to support...

Diocesan Parish Leader Convocation slated for September in East Freetown

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By Dave Jolivet FALL RIVER — In their ongoing efforts to keep diocesan faithful informed and enlightened, Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., and the...

New Bedford church to host Blessed teen’s Eucharistic Miracle Exhibit

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By Dave Jolivet NEW BEDFORD — Combining a deep passion and respect for the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist with the recent launching...

Catholic Social Services seeks volunteers for newly-formed Mental Health Ministry

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FALL RIVER — As one reads the headlines and is stunned by current events, one is reminded of how critical overall wellbeing is, and...

Diocesan Pro-Life advocates respond to reversal of Roe v. Wade

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Prayer vigils like this outside Four Women, Inc. in Attleboro, have occurred often in the diocese over the last half century as a result of the United States Supreme Court’s Roe vs. Wade decision in 1973 legalizing abortion in this country. On June 24, SCOTUS overturned that decision.

Diocese submits report on findings for Synod on Synodality

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By John E. Kearns Jr., Diocesan Director of Communications FALL RIVER —The Diocese of Fall River has submitted to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops...

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