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Fifty years of joyful service

After her freshman year of high school at St. Augustine in Chicago, the teaching sisters of the school invited Marie Heppeler and some friends to work in a migrant camp […]

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Diocese

Youths speak out against assisted suicide

St. Joseph County Right to Life essay winners: SOUTH BEND — At a prayer dinner in the spring, St. Joseph County Right to Life honored two high school students and […]

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Brewers chaplain finds joy in connecting his love of priesthood, sports

By Maryangela Roman MILWAUKEE (CNS) — Champagne corks popped in the visiting clubhouse Oct. 7 as the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated their sweep of the Colorado Rockies, advancing to the National […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: October 21, 2018

Auburn Doris Daub, 92, Immaculate Conception Decatur Richard B. Loshe, 55, St. Mary / Assumption Anna Marie Kruise, 81, St. Mary / Assumption Elkhart Natalia Rice, 7, St. Vincent de Paul […]

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Courage in the Slough of Despond 

I never took a class from historian Frank Orlando, but the motto he placed in the faculty section of my college yearbook — “History is an antidote for despair” — […]

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‘It’s Fun to Be Catholic’

“You taught me that being Catholic can be fun.” Veteran catechist and retired TV sportscaster Gary Montgomery nearly fell to the floor when he read that line in a note […]

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World News

News Briefs: October 21, 2018

Pope accepts Cardinal Wuerl’s resignation as Washington archbishop VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl as archbishop of Washington but did not […]

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Election 2018: How should Catholics prepare to vote?

INDIANAPOLIS — The 2018 election in Indiana does not have the high-profile offices of president or governor on the ballot. But as is evident in media ads, there is one […]

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Vatican

Young people want credibility, someone to walk with them

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Even in far-off Rarotonga in the Cook Islands, a bishop said a young person asked him what the Church is doing to prevent clerical sexual abuse. […]

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What conscience dreads and prayer dares not ask

The Collect (opening prayer) for last week’s Masses (27th Week of the Year), though directed to God, teaches us that our prayer is not always about things with which we […]

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Network of pregnancy resource centers to receive Evangelium Vitae Medal

SOUTH BEND — The Women’s Care Center, a nationwide network of pregnancy resource centers that began in 1984 with one location near the University of Notre Dame’s campus, has been […]

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