Bishop da Cunha issues first pastoral letter for diocese

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Most Reverend Edgar M. da Cunha, S.D.V., D.D., Bishop of the Fall River Diocese, has written and released his first pastoral letter for the diocese.

Titled “Rebuilding in Faith and Hope: A Pastoral Letter to the Clergy, Religious and Faithful People of the Diocese of Fall River,” the letter addresses key issues facing the diocese such as changes in parish demographics, challenges facing Catholic schools, how to address decreases in religious vocations, and how the laity can play an important role in helping to shape the future of the Church.

This informative document can be read in its entirety via the following links …


Rebuilding in Faith and Hope


Reconstruindo na Fé e na Esperança


Reconstruyendo en Fe y Esperanza

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