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Those who search for God will find everlasting peace

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time John 6:41-51 The First Book of Kings provides this weekend’s Liturgy of the Word with its first biblical reading. Unified Israel’s kings are the central […]

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Growing with St. Paul of the Cross missions

St. Paul of the Cross Parish in Columbia City starts its members on mission trips relatively young, as evidenced by Stephanie Hamilton, the parish youth minister. “I’ve been a member […]

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Highway renamed for Archbishop Noll

The city of Huntington has paid tribute to the legacy of Archbishop John F. Noll by renaming an upgraded entrance into the city in his honor. “I think it’s very […]

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Cardinal says deacons’ life of action, charity, service models Jesus’ life

By Christine Bordelon NEW ORLEANS (CNS) — While the ministry of the deacon has changed in the Catholic Church’s history, Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin of Newark, New Jersey, said deacons […]

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Sisters of Providence celebrate anniversaries of final vows

SAINT MARY-OF-THE-WOODS — Seven Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, with ties to the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, are celebrating jubilees this year. 60-year jubilarians Sister Donna Butler […]

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Seeking Refuge: Fitting in without losing cultural roots, Burmese refugees advance in Indiana

By Dan Stockman, national correspondent for Global Sisters Report Niang En Chin was in second grade when her family fled their home in Myanmar. Niang’s family is from the ethnic Chin […]

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Promethean medical temptations

Superheroes attract us. From Greek gods to Superman and Spiderman, our fascination with the awesome deeds of superheroes beckons us to become masters of our own destiny. Yet even as […]

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Schools

New principals named at diocesan schools

Fort Wayne native to lead Our Lady School By Barb Sieminski It was a communal faith that accompanied new Our Lady School principal Samantha S. Smith during a heavy loss. […]

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Catholic schools look toward innovation, but also focus on tradition

WASHINGTON (CNS) — If anyone could rest on their laurels, it’s Catholic schools — for all they have accomplished in their U.S. history, educating in the faith and teaching children […]

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Diocesan schools committed to continuous improvement

In April 2016, schools of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend underwent a systemwide accreditation process through the national accrediting body AdvancED. AdvancED’s mission is to ensure that all learners […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: August 5, 2018

Arcola Esther Corbat, 85, St. Patrick Breman Martha A. Monhaut, 89, St. Dominic Decatur David F. Terveer, 93, St. Mary/Assumption Donaldson Sister Lucy Megaro, 86, Catherine Kasper Home Ege Goldie C. […]

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Ave Maria University scholarship opportunity

AVE MARIA, Fla.— Ave Maria University announced July 30 that the Mary Cross Tippmann Foundation has expanded its scholarship offering for students planning to attend Ave Maria University to include […]