Diocese

Around the diocese: October 22, 2017

Perspective

A different type of storm

Diocese

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima

Local
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MedCon: managing life concerns with a biblical perspective

MedCon, the annual one-day, Fort Wayne-area conference on Catholicism and health care hosted by the Fort Wayne Jerome Lejeune Catholic Medical Guild, took place Oct. 14 at Parkview Mirro Center […]

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Schools

All-Schools Mass calls children to holiness

With a children’s choir singing and a hand bell choir playing the Litany of Saints, Purcell Pavilion at the University of Notre Dame witnessed a small foretaste of heaven Oct. […]

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Parish

Longtime bass violinist retires from St. Vincent de Paul

By Caroline Dewey Margaret Freiburger was born in 1926 in Kendallville. She converted from the Lutheran faith to Catholicism in 1949, and both she and her husband, Ken Freiburger, joined […]

World News
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Vatican

Christian life is a love story with God, pope says at canonization

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Like the Catholic Church’s newest saints, Christians are called to live their faith as a love story with God, who wants a relationship that is “more […]

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National

Pope Names Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Siegel as New Bishop of Evansville

WASHINGTON (USCCB)—Pope Francis has named Bishop Joseph M. Siegel, up until now Auxiliary Bishop of Joliet, as the new bishop of Evansville, Indiana. The announcement was publicized in Washington on […]

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Vatican

Silver anniversary: Making the catechism shine in the 21st century

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the church marks the 25th anniversary of the publication of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, promoting it as a means of teaching the truth […]

Columns
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The Sunday Gospel

We owe God our praise and our service

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 22:15-21 The second part of the Book of Isaiah provides this weekend’s first reading. The context is a very bad time for God’s people. […]

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Perspective

When is it a sin to make a referral?

During World War II, if a contractor had been asked to construct a building knowing that it would serve as a gas chamber in Auschwitz, it goes without saying that […]

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A more human society

A response to suffering

Many years ago, I attended a conference where physicians and others discussed care for dying patients. One speaker asked audience members how they would prefer to die: To pass away […]

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