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Diocese of

Fall River

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,107 km²

Population: 288,439 Catholics (34.7% of 831,062 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Boston

Neighbouring Dioceses: Providence (←), Boston (↑)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Assumption

Statistics: 82 parishes, 200 priests (131 diocesan, 69 religious), 94 deacons, 179 lay religious (80 brothers, 99 sisters), 7 seminarians (2015)

Address: 47 Underwood St., P.O. Box 2577, Fall River, MA 02720, USA

Phone: +1 (508) 675-1311

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (102)

Providence (←), Boston (↑)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.07.03 – ...):Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha, S.D.V. (61)Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha, S.D.V. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Fall River (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha, S.D.V. (61)Bishop Edgar Moreira da Cunha, S.D.V. (61)Permalink
(2014.07.03 – ...)

Bishop of Fall River (USA)

Sufficit tibi gratia mea

Born:1957.08.21 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1982.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:2003.09.03

Titular Bishop of Ucres (2003.06.27 – 2014.07.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Newark (USA) (2003.06.27 – 2014.07.03)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (2014.07.03 – ...)

Bishop George William Coleman (79)Bishop George William Coleman (79)Permalink
(2003.04.30 – 2014.07.03)

Bishop emeritus of Fall River (USA)

Domini sumus

Born:1939.02.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2003.07.22

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (2003.04.30 – 2014.07.03)

Twitter FeedCardinal Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Seán Patrick O’Malley, O.F.M. Cap. (74) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1992.06.16 – 2002.09.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Vittoria
Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA)
President of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors
Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia

Quodcumque dixerit facite

Born:1944.06.29 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1970.08.29
Consecrated Bishop:1984.08.02
Created Cardinal:2006.03.24

Coadjutor Bishop of Saint Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) (1984.05.30 – 1985.10.16)

Bishop of Saint Thomas (U.S. Virgin Islands) (1985.10.16 – 1992.06.16)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1992.06.16 – 2002.09.03)

Bishop of Palm Beach (USA) (2002.09.03 – 2003.07.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Boston (USA) (2003.07.01 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Vittoria (2006.03.24 [2006.10.01] – ...)

Member of Council of Cardinals to assist in the governance of the Universal Church and to reform the Roman Curia (2013.04.13 – ...)

Member of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (2014.03.22 – 2014.09.10)

President of Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors (2014.09.10 – ...)

Archbishop Daniel Anthony Cronin (91)Bishop Daniel Anthony Cronin (91) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1970.10.30 – 1991.12.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Hartford (USA)

Ad obœdiendum fidei

Born:1927.11.14 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1952.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1968.09.12

Titular Bishop of Egnatia (1968.06.10 – 1970.10.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Boston (USA) (1968.06.10 – 1970.10.30)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1970.10.30 – 1991.12.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Hartford (USA) (1991.12.10 – 2003.10.20)

Bishop James Louis ConnollyPermalink
(1951.05.17 – 1970.10.30)

Auspice Maria

Born:1894.11.15 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1923.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1945.05.24
Died:1986.09.12 († 91)

Titular Bishop of Mylasa (1945.04.07 – 1951.05.17)

Coadjutor Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1945.04.07 – 1951.05.17)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1951.05.17 – 1970.10.30)

Titular Bishop of Thibuzabetum (1970.10.30 – 1970.12.31)

Bishop James Edwin CassidyPermalink
(1934.07.28 – 1951.05.17)

In cruce salus

Born:1869.08.01 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1898.09.08
Consecrated Bishop:1930.05.27
Died:1951.05.17 († 81)

Auxiliary Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1930.03.21 – 1934.07.13)

Titular Bishop of Ibora (1930.03.21 – 1934.07.28)

Coadjutor Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1934.07.13 – 1934.07.28)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1934.07.28 – 1951.05.17)

Bishop Daniel Francis FeehanPermalink
(1907.07.02 – 1934.07.19)

Maria spes mea

Born:1855.09.24 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1879.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:1907.09.19
Died:1934.07.19 († 78)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1907.07.02 – 1934.07.19)

Bishop William StangPermalink
(1904.03.12 – 1907.02.02)

Super rivos aquarum fructificate

Born:1854.04.21 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1878.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1904.05.01
Died:1907.02.02 († 52)

Bishop of Fall River (USA) (1904.03.12 – 1907.02.02)

Former Prelates


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