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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: May 26, 2019

Auburn Charley Mitchell, 78, Immaculate Conception Decatur Arlene R. Bentz, 86, St. Mary of the Assumption Brea Zoll, 39, St. Mary of the Assumption Carmen R. Hurst, 76, St. Mary […]

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Diocese

Three deacons to be ordained to priesthood June 1

Three deacons from the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday June 1.  Spenser St. Louis José Arroyo Acevedo Daniel Niezer The Mass of […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: May 26, 2019

Ancilla College celebrates 52nd graduating class DONALDSON — Ancilla College graduated its 52nd class in school history on Saturday, May 4, at Ancilla Domini Chapel. State Rep. Jack Jordan addressed […]

World News
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World News

Pro-life leaders applaud passage of abortion bill in Alabama

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (CNS) — By passing a bill to ban abortion in nearly all circumstances, the Alabama Legislature has recognized that abortion is “the extinguishing of a unique human life,” […]

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National

News Briefs: May 26, 2019

U.S. bishops ‘gravely disappointed’ with House passage of Equality Act WASHINGTON (CNS) — Five U.S. bishops, chairmen of U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops committees or subcommittees, said May 17 they […]

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National

US Church leaders in favor of new rules on sexual abuse reporting

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Church leaders welcomed the norms issued by Pope Francis May 9 giving clear direction to the global Catholic Church about reporting abuse and holding Church leaders […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Peace will be with those who love God

Sixth Sunday of Easter John 14:23-29 The Acts of the Apostles again provides the first reading for a weekend in the Easter season. As it grew, Christianity not only expanded […]

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Perspective

On the composting of thee and me

In Herman Wouk’s novel, “War and Remembrance,” Warren Henry shocks his Bible-reading father, the novel’s hero, by claiming that human beings are “microbes on a grain of dust … and […]

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Perspective

The destination must direct the way

Many people say that they don’t hear too many sermons about hell anymore. I believe this is true in general, but I will say that I preach about it a […]

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