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Bishop ordains new priest for diocese of Fall River

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)

Forty-hour Eucharistic devotion set to begin across diocese

New Bedford held a Corpus Christi procession with faithful adoring the Blessed Sacrament at Our Lady’s Chapel. Another procession and Adoration also took place in Fall River.

Bishop ordains four men as transitional deacons

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)

Annual Catholic Appeal at $3.7M, in home stretch

Prison Ministry brings Christ’s love to the residents at the Bristol and Barnstable County Houses of Correction. (Photo by Peter Pereira; Photo taken prior to COVID pandemic)

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

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

Sister Claudia Lorena Redondo, O.P., professes first vows in Dighton

Claudia Lorena Redondo professed her first vows as a Dominican Sister of the Presentation at the Chapel of the Dominican Sisters in Dighton.

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

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

Annual appeal continues; diocesan seminarians aided by area faithful

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

Bishop announces priest assignment changes

His Excellency, the Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of Fall River, has made the following appointments: Very Rev. Freddie Babiczuk, V.F.,...

Falmouth Catholic churches unify to form one new parish; St. Joseph, Guardian of the...

FALMOUTH — Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., the Bishop of the Diocese of Fall River, has approved the recommendation of the Pastoral Council...