Our parish staff is here to assist you in your spiritual needs and seeks to work with our Pastor, Fr. Williams, in helping in the daily operation of our parish and school.  If you need to contact them, please use the links below to e-mail them...

  Rev. Riley J. Williams   Pastor  

   About Our Pastor

   Father Riley J. Williams is a native of Osterville, Massachusetts.  Graduating from Bishop Stang High School in 2003, he went on to Franciscan University of Steubenville, from which he graduated in 2007 with a B.A. in philosophy      with minors in theology and Latin.  He continued his studies in Rome, receiving a Bachelor’s in Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University and a License in Sacred Theology with a concentration in moral theology     from the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross.  Fr. Williams was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop George W. Coleman at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Fall River on July 9th 2011.  After ordination he was briefly assigned to St. Mary’s Parish in Mansfield, followed by longer stints as parochial vicar at St. John the Evangelist & St. Vincent  de Paul Parishes in Attleboro and Corpus Christi Parish in East Sandwich.  Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha named him as administrator of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Acushnet in 2017, and then as pastor in 2019. Fr. Williams became Pastor at Holy Name Church in Fall River on August 19,2021.                

Ms. Dorothy Mahoney-Pacheco,
Director of Faith Formation & Youth Ministry

Mr. David J. Flanagan, School Principal                                 

Mrs. Diane Baron, Parish Secretary                      

Mr. Erik Thompson, Music Director / Organist