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Fine Arts Night 2017

It was a joy to celebrate the God-given talents of our students during Fine Arts Night 2017!   A special thanks to Miss Wilson, Mr. Borges, Miss Bonnie, and Miss Cournoyer for their hard work with our students and the inspiration they offer to all of us at events such as these. Click here to enjoy highlight pictures from our celebratory evening!

Bishop Announces Membership of New Catholic School Board

Click here for more information on the newly established Central Board for Catholic Education. The Catholic Education Center’s Leadership Team is looking forward to working with the Board to advance the mission of Catholic school education in the Diocese of Fall River.

Our 5th annual Spring Gala and Auction was a HUGE success!  THANK YOU! We were not only able to meet our financial goal, but through your generous contributions and support, we were also able to secure a plan for the future academic excellence and development for our students and facility! Here’s to Opening Doors of opportunity! Thank you again to Laura Duarte, Barbara Pereira and the …

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the 2017-2018 School YearCome and See what we LOVE about St. Francis! Take a tour of our facility with our Student Ambassadors Meet us and learn more about our school community Register for the 2017-2018 School year:  click here for registration forms Any questions?  Please contact us!

Congratulations to parishioner and St. Francis Xavier School 8th grader Ellen Hamel who was chosen as the recipient of the 2017 Diocese of Fall River John Cardinal O’Connor Pro-Life Youth Award. This award is given to a young person of the Diocese who has been outstanding in their Pro-Life witness.  Ellen was nominated by her Religion teacher, Miss Westbrook, and presented with the award at the Annual Pro-Life …

Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us! In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Fatima apparitions, our parish and school will be hosting monthly Rosary Parties on designated Sundays here at the school at 6pm.  Please mark your calendars and join us with your family for fellowship, prayer, fun and sweets!  Click here to learn more

Did you know NEW socks are one of the most needed items at homeless shelters?? THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY!  Our National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) Lenten SOCK DRIVE collected over 530 NEW pairs of socks to help the local homeless shelters provide needed socks to the needy of this area. Thank you for helping them to surpass their goal of 400 NEW pairs of socks! …

It was an exciting Catholic Schools Week 2017! We were “Opening Doors for God’s Love to Walk Through!” January 29th-February 4th Click here for an electronic schedule of Catholic Schools Week events ENJOY PHOTO ALBUMS OF EVENT HIGHLIGHTS BY CLICKING HERE Also, parents, it’s still not too late… please email us your “family selfie” by a door (home, church, etc.) to add to our school display!  …

We recently held our Middle School Science and Engineering Fair. Click here to enjoy our photo album of the event. Congratulations to all our 6th-8th graders on a wonderful display of their science knowledge and their teacher, Mrs. Laurie Plante.  Special recognition goes to our grade level fair winners pictured here:  8th Grade 1st and overall: Sophia Arruda–The Skinny on Skin Moisturizers 2nd:  Connor Araujo– A Cool …

Click here to enjoy a photo album of the excitement for Jolly Ol’ St. Nicholas which was palpable on his feast day, December 6th.   Here is a short video that may be helpful to set a stage for you.  As is the St. Nick feast day tradition, “shoes” which students made in school were set out in the hallway outside their classroom at the end …

St. Francis Xavier, pray for us! Students and faculty kicked-off a celebration of our patron, St. Francis Xavier, at a “Feast Day Eve” assembly on Friday of this week that was organized by our 6th grade class and Miss Westbrook.  Students learned a bit about the biography or our patron while enjoying a sweet ice cream treat compliments of Acushnet Creamery!  The 6th graders then …

A Message from Bishop da Cunha… #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season. This year, on Tuesday November 29, 2016, The Diocese of Fall River is participating in a global day dedicated to charity. Last year, more than 45,000 organizations in 71 …