Diocese

On All Souls Day, bishop and Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration pray for departed loved ones

Diocese

Mass of thanksgiving celebrated for canonization of St. Katharina Kasper

National

Catholic aid agency looks back on 75 years of service

Local
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Obituaries

Rest In Peace: November 11, 2018

Donaldson Sister Julia Huelskamp, PHJC, Ancilia Domini Chapel Fort Wayne Jacqueline Ann Hilker, 89, St. Charles Borromeo Thomas F. Huth, 69, Our Lady of Good Hope Carol Dunn, 74, St. […]

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Bishop

Listening in: Bishop hears young adult intentional disciples

As the synod on young people was ending in Rome at the end of October, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades was beginning an expansion of young adult ministries in the Diocese […]

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Bishop

Weekly Schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 11: 9 a.m. — Meeting of United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Doctrine, Baltimore, Maryland Sunday, November 11: 4 p.m. — Meeting of Board of Trustees of National Shrine, […]

World News
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National

Landscape changed since bishops’ statement for those with disabilities

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the 40 years since the U.S. bishops approved their “Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on Persons With Disabilities” in 1978, the landscape for persons with […]

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World News

News Briefs: November 11, 2018

Digital technology enhances religious education options for the blind COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (CNS) — In relocating to this community north of Fort Lauderdale, Lygia Bohan thought she misplaced her beloved […]

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World News

‘Sand Nativity’ scene to display in St. Peter’s Square

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Although sand castles and sculptures usually conjure up images of hot summers on the beach, the Vatican will unveil a massive Nativity scene made entirely of […]

Columns
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The Sunday Gospel

Those who trust in the Lord are rich in the Spirit

Thirty-Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 12:38-44 The First Book of Kings furnishes this weekend’s first reading from the Scriptures. Political governance, in the minds of the ancient Hebrews, was […]

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A more human society

On not being a vegetable

Of all the dilemmas classified under end-of-life issues, the most divisive even for Catholics has been the treatment of people diagnosed as being in a “vegetative state.” The phrase has […]

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Perspective

Physicians unite to prepare for battle

I was blessed in September to be able to attend the 87th annual educational conference of the National Catholic Medical Association in Dallas, Texas. The conference title this year was […]

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