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)

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.

Office of Faith Formation offers “Forward Together” Spring Planning Series

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By David CarvalhoDiocesan Faith Formation Senior Directordcarvalho@dioc-fr.org FALL RIVER — Many Catholics may be asking: will people come back to parishes? Perhaps a more important...

Beloved Statue Returns to Saint Anne Shrine

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Good Saint Anne has come home! After the closing of Saint Anne's Parish in 2018, this statue of of Saint Anne and the Blessed Mother...

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.

State Legislators honor Espirito Santo School, others, for being Outstanding Corporate Citizens

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BOSTON — On April 7, 10 companies, including the Espirito Santo School in Fall River, were honored by the Massachusetts Clubhouse Coalition (MCC) for...

Witness on the Beach

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This past Monday, February 15, Pope Francis released a video message regarding the 21 Christians whom the Islamic State (ISIS) had beheaded on a...

Awesome Act of Generosity Keeps the Road to Recovery Wide Open for Area Women

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By Dave Jolivet, Editor HYANNIS — It’s not often when a vehicle, one that is much needed, breathes its last, and it turns out to...

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