Diocesan Pro-Life Office advocates for Culture of Life with help from Appeal aid

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — The 79th annual Catholic Appeal, which supports the many agencies assisting those in need throughout the Diocese of Fall River,...

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...

Masses resume in diocese following safety protocols — Priests, bishop deem first weekend a...

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — Following the recommended safety precautions from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and under guidelines issued by the...

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...

Dartmouth parishioner is voice behind audiobooks for people with special needs

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DARTMOUTH, Mass. — There was a time when Bob Zeida envisioned himself working as a radio broadcaster, with a career as an on-air meteorologist. “I...

Bishop da Cunha takes part in Interfaith Service for Peace and Justice

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FALL RIVER, Mass. — In the wake of the horrific murder of George Floyd at the hands four policemen in Minneapolis, Minn., and the...

Bishop ordains diocesan priest, transitional deacon at cathedral

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FALL RIVER, Mass. – Father Steven Booth, a prospective U.S. Navy chaplain, was ordained a priest on Saturday, June 13, in Fall River. Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha,...

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...

The 2020 Summer ‘Un-Gala’: a story of FACE, hope and charity

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POCASSET, Mass. — The FACE (Foundation to Advance Catholic Education) Summer Gala has been a mainstay in the Fall River Diocese for the last...

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...