Annual Catholic Appeal, ‘See All the People,’ spotlights St. Joseph House in Hyannis

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — The 79th annual Catholic Appeal has begun in the Diocese of Fall River and runs through July 31. As of...

‘Anima Christi’ Legacy Society Launches

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FALL RIVER — Over the years, hundreds of the faithful in the Diocese of Fall River have left a planned gift as a part...

Parishes bring Risen Christ to homes across diocese

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MARTHA’S VINEYARD, Mass. — As people anxiously wait for the Coronavirus pandemic to peak and show signs of slowing down, no place is safe from the scourge....

Area Catholics respond to George Floyd killing, resulting protests

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — Over the past two weeks, the nation’s focus has shifted from dealing with the shutdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic...

Youth the focus of Fall River Lenten Mission

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — Father Thomas Washburn, rector of St. Mary’s Cathedral and pastor of Good Shepherd and St. Stanislaus parishes, which make up...

Christian convert Roy Schoeman’s New Bedford appearance postponed to October 17

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EDITOR’S NOTE: We received notification from St. Anthony of Padua Parish in New Bedford that due to the COVID-19 restrictions, the planned appearance by...

St. Joseph School teacher awarded ‘99.9 The Q’ June Teacher of the Month

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FAIRHAVEN, Mass. — Earlier this year in February, St. Joseph Middle School teacher Laurie Plante broke her foot in two places while training for spring running...

Cape parish to host 12-week Alpha Catholic program

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BREWSTER, Mass. — Beginning February 13, Our Lady of the Cape Parish will host a unique, 12-week Alpha Catholic program at its parish center...

Courage during Crisis: Two Men Answer the Call amid Troubling Times

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By Matthew LairdDiocesan SeminarianSpecial to The Anchor FALL RIVER — Hard times require strong individuals. This is especially true in the case of the Catholic Church. The...

Diocese mourns the sudden loss of Father John J. Perry

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — The Fall River Diocese is mourning the loss of Father John J. Perry, 62, pastor of Our Lady of Victory...

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