Bishop

Eucharistic Procession unites Catholics throughout diocese

Bishop

Regarding U.S. Supreme Court in Dobbs v. Jackson

Bishop

Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

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Catholic bereavement doula walks with couples through pregnancy loss

When Abigail Jorgensen was growing up, her mother often brought her and her siblings to funerals at their parish. Her mom saw this as an important way to ensure that […]

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Diocese

A love decades in the making leads Amish man to the Church

Their love story reads like something found in the pages of a romance novel, perhaps written by Nicholas Sparks. For Emmon and Monique Schmucker, their union is more than a […]

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Diocese

‘One goal’ achieved for Saint Joseph lacrosse team

One goal. Ever since last year’s Class 1A State Championship game – a 6-5 defeat to Guerin Catholic – these two words have driven the Saint Joseph boys lacrosse team […]

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Pope to visit Canada, limiting participation to one hour at various events

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Perhaps signaling some improvement in Pope Francis’ painful knee, the Vatican announced June 23 that he will visit Canada in late July. However, the Canadian bishops […]

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Supreme Court overturns Roe in anticipated Dobbs decision

WASHINGTON, D.C. (CNS) – In a 5-4 decision on June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned its nearly 50-year-old decision in Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion in this country. […]

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Mark Shields dies; political commentator wore Catholic faith on his sleeve

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Political commentator Mark Shields, who died June 18 at age 85, often wore his Catholic faith on his sleeve in his columns, commentary and talks around the […]

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Freedom from slavery to sin is found in Christ

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 9:51-62 The First Book of Kings is the source of this weekend’s first reading. As the names of these two volumes imply, First and Second […]

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A tale of two weddings

How do we attract people to our Church? How do we invite people to “come and see”? These are questions being asked with greater urgency these days. The “nones,” that […]

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Rumors are circulating that Pope Francis might resign. How to react?

Over the course of his nine-plus years as pontiff, Pope Francis has strongly and consistently spoken about the sin of gossip. It is “an act of terrorism, akin to dropping […]

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