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A servant’s heart

Phil Hayes, Mike Plenzler, James Summers and Harry Verhiley, all members of St. Pius X Parish in Granger, are pursuing a vocation to the diaconate. They are currently in formation […]

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Driving with God

This morning, I was taking my high school freshman to school. Halfway there, coming toward us, was an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and sirens blaring. We were stopped at […]

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Why we should care about the beloved Amazon

Pope Francis can be stubborn. If Americans are unlikely to care about Ukraine, as our secretary of state reportedly suggested recently, what is the likelihood American Catholics will care about […]

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Auschwitz and ‘intrinsic evil’

Seventy-five years ago, on Jan. 27, 1945, the infantrymen of the Red Army’s 322nd Rifle Division were bludgeoning their way into the Third Reich when they discovered the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination […]

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Rite of Election and Call to Continuing Conversion to be celebrated in diocese

FORT WAYNE — The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of Candidates are being celebrated this week in the cathedrals of the Diocese of Fort […]

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Friendship with Our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Statement by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades This past November, over 1,000 Catholics and Jews of Fort Wayne, Indiana, gathered to pray together at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church in a […]

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Love of God, reverence for Mary mark installation of Gary’s new bishop

By Marlene A. Zloza GARY, Ind. (CNS) — Bishop Robert J. McClory embraced the people of the Diocese of Gary with these words: “I will love you and honor you […]

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Bishops worldwide laud ‘Querida Amazonia’ exhortation

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Bishops from throughout the world gave high marks to Pope Francis’ new apostolic exhortation “Querida Amazonia,” taking note of the care with which it was crafted to […]

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Spring confirmation Mass schedule

The following is the schedule of spring Masses at which Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will confer the sacrament of confirmation.    Italics indicates additional parishes included St. Elizabeth Ann Seton […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, February 17: 5:15 p.m. — Mass and Lecture, Moreau Seminary, University of Notre Dame Tuesday, February 18: 9:30 a.m. — Mass and Pastoral Visit, Marian High School, Mishawaka Wednesday, February 19: 12:30 p.m. […]

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Rest in Peace: February 16, 2020

Decatur Kevin L. McBarnes, 66, St. Mary of the Assumption Elkhart Barbara Helman, 81, St. Thomas the Apostle Fort Wayne Elaine Beckman, 61, St. Joseph – Hessen Cassel Andrew Dietsch, […]

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Confirmation candidates inspired to serve, evangelize

The February issue of Catechist magazine features St. Katharina Kasper, whose feast day is Feb. 1. In the article, author Patricia Mathson gives readers a glimpse into Katharina’s life. Mathson […]