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1
Feb
2024
Finding spiritual warmth during an Outer Cape winter

Thanks to some generous donations, Father Phil Hamel, pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Wellfleet and St. Peter’s Parish in Provincetown, has created places where folks can spend time in prayer and reflection in both churches.

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In the News
1
Feb
2024
St. Vincent’s Services cares for the vulnerable through dedicated staff and donations

CEO Kristen Dutra praised the generosity of donors, but said that support is stretched with so many non-profits looking for assistance.

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In the News
1
Feb
2024
Talbot Apartments to be renovated to former glory

The Diocese of Fall River is working to renovate the Talbot Apartments in New Bedford after a devastating fire in November of 2022.

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In the News
23
Jan
2024
Schools in Diocese Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

FALL RIVER – Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States, which is now in its 50th anniversary year. This year’s theme of “Catholic …

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In the News
16
Jan
2024
Fall River Catholic School Leverages Unique Tool to “Fill the Math Gaps”

FALL RIVER – As Megan dos Santos took over the principal role at Holy Name School in Fall River, one of her immediate goals was to address high school math …

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In the News
12
Jan
2024
Decree Issued on Holy Ghost Church, Attleboro

ATTLEBORO – Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., has issued a decree for the closure of Holy Ghost Church in Attleboro. The church is a chapel of St. John the …

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In the News
2
Jan
2024
Retired New Bedford Pastor, Father Kropiwnicki, dies at 91

Father Henry K. Kropiwnicki, 91, a retired priest of the Diocese of Fall River, died Sunday, December 24, 2023, at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. He was the …

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In the News
21
Dec
2023
Christmas Message 2023

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2023 Dear Friends in Christ, In this familiar passage from our Mass on Christmas, we read that Jesus is the Prince of Peace.  “For a child is born …

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In the News
20
Dec
2023
2023 Christmas Greeting from Bishop da Cunha

 

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18
Dec
2023
Diocesan Statement on Vatican Declaration on Possibility of Blessing Same-Sex Couples

Statement of the Diocese of Fall River December 18, 2023 “Sharing God’s blessing is at the heart of the mission of the Church. Fiducia supplicans, the declaration issued today by …

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