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Rest in Peace: May 9, 2021

Fort Wayne Dorothy L. Faurote, 86, St. Vincent de Paul Patricia A. Howard, 78, St. Vincent de Paul Peter James, 42, St. Charles Borromeo Maria Kranjc, 97, St. Vincent de […]

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Truly loving God means loving each other

Sixth Sunday of Easter John 15:9-17  The Acts of the Apostles once again provides the first reading for a weekend in the Easter season. In this reading, the Apostle Peter […]

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Around the Diocese: May 9, 2021

Schoolchildren rosary — ‘Let the Children Lead’ FORT WAYNE — Schoolchildren of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend invite the faithful of every age to join them in prayer on […]

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Vatican approves new invocations for Litany of St. Joseph

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Updating the Litany of St. Joseph, approved in 1909, the Vatican has added seven invocations, including two that address the guardian of Jesus and husband of […]

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The public prayers of the Church

Not long ago, you probably noticed on a change made to the public prayer of the Church —at least in English — beginning this past Lent: Prayers addressed to the […]

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Celebrating Easter more than just one Sunday

Once all the eggs are found and colorful jellybeans enjoyed, and the chocolate bunny has lost his ears, Catholics still have Easter to celebrate. The Sunday that changed everything is […]

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Assisted suicide’s not-so-hidden agenda

Most people have heard of the slippery slope. After making what seems a limited exception to a moral principle, we may find over time that it logically becomes far broader […]

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Several Catholic colleges will require COVID vaccinations in fall

WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Catholic colleges grapple with how to reopen in the fall, many are already saying they will require their students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and some […]

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News Briefs: May 9, 2021

 In-person Mass feels more ‘grace-filled,’ says Oregon parishioner PORTLAND, Ore. (CNS) — It took courage for Leilani Arellano to return to Mass, but she is glad to be back. Over […]

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Church leaders offer prayers after Mexico City metro crash

MEXICO CITY (CNS) — Mexican Church leaders offered prayers for the victims of a metro line collapse that left at least 23 dead and more than 70 people injured. Bishop […]

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The experience of a pilgrimage

It was a pilgrimage to Rome that eventually led Will Peterson to incorporate Modern Catholic Pilgrim, a company that helps Catholics plan and participate in pilgrimages all over the world. […]

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Walking the Way of St. Joseph 

Article updated May 10 to correct an editing error. Over 400 pilgrims came to join in part or all of the Way of St. Joseph, a 5-mile walk from St. […]