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...

FACE celebrates the Annual Summer Gala in-person

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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.

Synod email incorrect

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Please note that the email address listed in prior Anchor editions should have read synodinput@anchornews.org. It was incorrectly listed as synodnews@anchornews.org. If you have previously...

Attleboro 40 Days for Life initiates 28th campaign

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By Dave Jolivet ATTLEBORO — The Attleboro 40 Days for Life ministry began its 28th consecutive campaign on Ash Wednesday, March 2, and will continue...

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...

2022 Diocesan Directory ready to order

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To order the new Fall River Diocesan Directory 2022, please take a screen shot of the following form, complete it and return to The...

Diocese announces the merger of two New Bedford Catholic schools

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The St. James-St. John School building and the Kennedy Youth Center in the rear of the property on Orchard St. in New Bedford, will be renovated and updated to house a new diocesan Catholic school following the merger of Holy Family-Holy Name and St. James and St. John’s schools in the Whaling City.

Diocesan schools have much to celebrate this Catholic Schools Week

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FALL RIVER — The topic of education continues to be highlighted in the media as the Covid-19 pandemic has influenced and changed every aspect...

Bishop, youth celebrate life at annual Mass

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The 2022 Diocese of Fall River Annual Pro-Life Essay Contest Winners were, from left: Jade Biliouris, St. John Paul II High School, First Place, High School level; Eamon Martin, Bishop Stang High School, Second Place, High School level; Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V.; Aleena Borra, Holy Family-Holy Name School, First Place, Junior High School level; Anna Higgins, Holy Family-Holy Name School, Second Place, Junior High School level. (Photo by John E. Kearns Jr.)

U.S. bishops announce Eucharistic Revival; diocese to inaugurate event in June

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By Dave Jolivet FALL RIVER — With the increasingly disturbing trend of fewer Catholics believing in the true presence of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist,...

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