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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: November 29, 2020

Bremen Mary Zieger, 80, St. Dominic Fort Wayne Mary L. Heinkel, 85, St. Charles Borromeo Clayten Stuart, 15, St. Charles Borromeo Arthur Tebbe, 74, St. Vincent de Paul New Haven […]

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Bishop

Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 29: 9 a.m. — Mass, St. Mary of the Presentation Church, Geneva Sunday, November 29: 6:30 p.m. — Lighting of Diocesan Christmas Tree for an Evening of Heavenly Lights, Cathedral […]

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Diocese

#IGiveCatholic – Help Catholic organizations by donating in December

Giving Tuesday is a global movement that began in 2012 as a means of encouraging generosity to charitable organizations. It takes place on the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Black Friday […]

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National

Working group formed to deal with conflicts between Biden policies, Church teaching

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit will head up a special working group of the U.S. bishops to address issues surrounding the election of a Catholic president […]

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National

McGivney family, others ‘thrilled’ Knights founder is beatified

HARTFORD, Conn. (CNS) — John Walshe of Bridgeport, Connecticut, remembers the unveiling of the Father Michael J. McGivney statue in downtown Waterbury, Connecticut, when he was in eighth grade. Dozens […]

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National

Appeal assists elderly sisters, brothers, priests in religious orders

WASHINGTON — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will conduct the Retirement Fund for Religious collection Dec. 12-13. The National Religious Retirement Office coordinates this annual appeal and distributes the […]

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The Sunday Gospel

We anxiously await the Lord’s return in glory

First Sunday Of Advent Mark 13:33-37 This weekend, the Church begins Advent. It begins the use of biblical readings from Year B of its three-year cycle. It also is the […]

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Perspective

Healing the malady of division starts with friendship

The headline grabbed my attention: “You are no longer my mother”! The Reuters article, written a day prior to the 2020 U.S. presidential election, shared the story of a mother […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

Advent hope during the pandemic

Advent is a time of waiting, of expectation and of hope. This year, we are all waiting, expecting and hoping for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. We wait for […]