Thank you for your generosity to the Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts. Please see descriptions for each fund below. If you are interested in creating a pledge or making a payment towards the 2019 Catholic Charities Appeal - See all the People, please click here to be directed to another page.
Catholic Foundation General Fund
This fund supports the ongoing operations of the Catholic Foundation of Southeastern Massachusetts to serve the parishes and ministries of the Diocese of Fall River.
Bishop da Cunha has launched a permanent Office of Planning. This department will be responsible for the ongoing restructuring and redesigning that will always be necessary as the Diocese changes through the years.
Support for seminarian education is a critical to ensure that we will have priests to support our Diocese and all of our ministries into the future.
Retired Priests Fund
Through your gifts, our diocese can ensure that these faithful men receive a comfortable and dignified retirement, with modest housing, basic living expenses, and access to medical care.
A special fund has been started to continue to update and maintain this beautiful place of worship. Gifts to the Cathedral Fund support the upkeep and future renovation projects for the Cathedral.
Catholic School Teacher’s Salary Initiative
This special fund has been developed to help aid the Diocese in raising salaries for those who educate and care for our students.
The Shepherd’s Fund
The Shepherd’s Fund will give the Bishop the capacity to respond to emergency situations as they arise and the flexibility to embrace opportunities that might otherwise be lost.
Catholic Social Services
CSS provides critical human services to the community such as food pantries, homeless shelters and financial assistance to the most vulnerable in our community.
FACE - Hope and Opportunity Scholarship Fund
Through a generous donation by The Carney Family, the Hope & Opportunity scholarship provides low-income students with up to $2,000 to attend a Catholic elementary or middle school in the Taunton, New Bedford, or Fall River area.
FACE - General Scholarship Fund
A gift to this fund supports scholarships for many K-8 students to attend one of our Catholic schools.
FACE - Girls in STEM
Massachusetts is a hub for biotech and medical companies. Donors may choose to designate their gift to help girls achieve their dreams of working in a science, technology or engineering field.
FACE - Adopt a Child
This program enables a donor to support a child by pledging $5,000 a year for each year a student is in K-8 and/or $10,000 per year for a student’s high school tuition.
Parish Schedule at a Glance
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