Bishop ordains new priest for diocese of Fall River

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Newly-ordained Father Peter R. Scheffer Jr. gives his first blessing as a priest to Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., during his ordination Mass on Saturday. (Photo by Deacon Alan Thadeu)

Cathedral garden providing food for the body and mind

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FALL RIVER ­­ —  The bad news is that many folks in prior generations and some still around today couldn’t give a hoot about...

Annual appeal continues; diocesan seminarians aided by area faithful

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Deacon William O'Connell III, left and Matt Laird prepare the altar for a recent Liturgy.

Bishop Confirms twenty-nine adults

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FALL RIVER — On May 20, 29 adults from 19 parishes gathered at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption for the conferral...

A great day for persons with disabilities dawns

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By Dennis Polselli special to The Anchor On April 13, 2021, Pope Francis signed a declaration naming Blessed Margaret of Castello a saint. She will...

Catholic elementary schools compete at Olympiad in Fall River

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FALL RIVER — On May 27, 48 students from four Catholic elementary schools descended upon Bishop Connolly High School for the first annual Science...

Bishop ordains four men as transitional deacons

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From left, Reverend Misters Laurent Valliere, Gregory Quenneville, William O’Donnell III, and Matthew Laird kneel while the bishop says the consecratory prayer at their ordination Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral on May 22. (Photo by Deacon Alan Thadeu)

Forty-Four Teens Receive Diocesan Youth Award

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Jacob Torres of St. Stanislaus Parish, part of the Catholic Community of Central Fall River, receives the St. Pius X Youth Award from Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V. (Photo by Deacon Alan Thadeu)

Students at All Saints Catholic School raise $1,000 for New Bedford child in need...

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All Saints Catholic School students show their support for Jeremiahs and his family as they anticipate Jeremiahs̕ need for a heart transplant.

Diocesan Catholic Schools Office thanks Catholic educators for historic year of in-person learning

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The diocesan Catholic Schools Office delivered a snack basket to each Catholic school for all personnel, as well as bookmarks with a prayer for each employee. These baskets were delivered during Teacher Appreciation Week, May 3-7.

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