Annual Catholic Appeal at $3.7M, in home stretch

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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)

Forty-hour Eucharistic devotion set to begin across diocese

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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.

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

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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...

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...

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