With 90 parishes, the Catholic Diocese of Fall River covers 1,194 square miles in Southeastern Massachusetts, including Bristol County, Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket and the towns of Mattapoisett, Marion and Wareham in Plymouth County. Within the area the Catholic population numbers over 350,000 persons.
Bishop Edgar da Cunha, is Bishop of the Fall River Diocese. (He is the 8th bishop of the Diocese).
The Catholic Population of the diocese is roughly 325,000 people, or roughly about 40% of the general population.
There are approximately 100 Diocesan Priests serving in 90 parishes throughout the Diocese. Our Priests also work in hospitals, nursing homes, schools, missions and other diocesan offices and special ministries
Is God calling you to serve our diocese? Contact one of our Vocations Directors to learn more about discerning a call to the diocesan priesthood.