Surrogacy and child trafficking

At the start of 2024, Pope Francis offered strong public criticism of surrogate motherhood. His willingness to speak out on this important topic has...

Remember the goal!

Once upon a time, I ministered in a large parish that had a big pastoral staff.  (Don’t you just love it when stories begin...

Bishop da Cunha’s 2022 Christmas Message

Dear Friends in Christ, In the Gospel account by Luke, an angel appears to the shepherds to announce the birth of Christ, saying: “Glory to...

Sixty-six diocesan faithful awarded Marian Medal

FALL RIVER — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., awarded the Marian Medal to 66 members of parishes from throughout the Fall River Diocese...

Photos from the recent events

Luke Larkin, a parishioner at Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Seekonk, recently completed a Police Appreciation Community Service Project in preparation for receiving the Sacrament of Confirmation this fall. The service project for local law enforcement received great support from the Seekonk community. Backpacks filled with various items for every member of the department were delivered to the Swansea Police Department on August 6. From left: Patrolman Andrew Pelletier, Larkin, Sgt. Mark Foley, and Patrolman Keith Lake. It was an effort to show people are grateful to all the officers who watch over and protect their community. A special thank you went out to major donors: The Ice Cream Barn, Chick-fil-A and the CornerStone Bakery.

The most beautiful church in the world

Pope Benedict XVI has often said that the most effective apologetic for Christianity are the lives of the saints and the art that the...

Diocesan Office of Clergy Support to sponsor Novena for Priests

By Matthew S. Robinson, MA, MS Diocesan Director of the Office of Clergy Support “St. Bernard tells us that everything has come to us through...

Love your enemies

The senior screamed, “I will grind him into the dust of the earth.” He pointed to the blackboard behind me as he continued, “And...

Dear St. Margaret of Castello

Editor’s note: The National Catholic Partners on Disability website recently posted this letter from a Dominican Sister in response to the upcoming September 19...

Bible translations

By Rick Swenton Do you own a bible? Have you ever shopped for one? Have you noticed how many different varieties there are? What’s the...