A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., to the Clergy,...

“Now, more than ever, God is calling us to move forward and not stand still. My hope in this pastoral letter is to offer...

Diocesan schools focus on social emotional professional development

Teachers and school leaders break out into smaller groups to better identify the specific social emotional needs of their students, at the recent social emotional professional development sessions sponsored by the diocesan Catholic Schools Alliance .

Diocesan woman installed as President-Elect of NCCW

Beth Mahoney, principal at St. Stanislaus School in Fall River, was recently installed as president of the National Council of Catholic Women, at the national meeting in Arlington, Va. on August 28. With Mahoney are, from left, Bishop Michael Buridge of the Diocese of Arlington, Va., and Father Thomas Washburn, pastor of the Catholic Community of Central Fall River.

Diocese of Fall River Catholic schools to implement mask mandate

The Diocese of Fall River Catholic schools have implemented a mask mandate as doors open for the 2021-2022 school year.

Bishop ordains five to Transitional Diaconate in Indiana

Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V. went to Notre Dame University for the August 29 ordination of five men as Transitional Deacons for the Congregation of Holy Cross. (Photo courtesy of Congregation of Holy Cross)

Letter to priests on religious exemptions from vaccine mandates

Editor’s note: Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., issued the following letter to priests of the Fall River Diocese on August 25, 2021 in...

Diocese to Hold Special Collection to Support Relief Efforts in Haiti

FALL RIVER  ̶  Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has authorized a special collection in the Fall River Diocese to support the people of...

Eleven diocesan seminarians gear up for another year of classes

By Dave Jolivet SOUTH DARTMOUTH — While most of us are trying to find ways to keep cool during the dog days of August, 11...

Youth, bishop meet for fun and prayer on Martha’s Vineyard

Young diocesan faithful enjoy Martha’s Vineyard with their peers for Youth Day on August 14. (Photo by Deacon Alan Thadeu)

FACE celebrates the Annual Summer Gala in-person

Students from St. John Paul II School and St. Francis Xavier Preparatory School, both in Hyannis, were greeters at the recent FACE Summer Gala in Falmouth.