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FALL RIVER – Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., will celebrate a Wedding Anniversary Celebration Mass of Thanksgiving for couples observing significant wedding anniversaries (including first year) during 2015

The celebration will take place on Sunday, October 18, at 3 p.m. at the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption in Fall River. If you would like an invitation, please let your pastor know as soon as possible. This annual Wedding Anniversary Celebration is coordinated by the Faith Formation Office of the Fall River Diocese.

September 8, 2015 - Motu proprio: the Pope reforms the procedures for declaration of marriage nullity

 
Vatican City, 8 September 2015 (VIS) - “Mitis Iudex Dominus Iesus” and “Mitis et misericors Iesus”, on the reform of canonical processes for the declaration of nullity of marriage, in the Code of Canon Law (CIC) and the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches (CCEO) are the two letters issued “Motu proprio” by the Holy Father Francis, published today.
 

September 2, 2015 - Statement of Cardinal Seán O'Malley, OFM, Cap

“Pope Francis has given the Church and the world a great gift in his announcement of Jubilee Year of Mercy that will begin December 8, the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, continuing through to the Solemnity of Christ the King in November of 2016.
 
The Holy Father today shared that there will be many occasions for the faithful to experience the graces of the Year for Mercy, including those who are confined at home or at a medical facility and those who are incarcerated. 
 

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