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Convenient grace: Profiles in the CCD/Religious Education setting

“How to Be a Great Catechist,” by Judene Leon Coon, has a chapter titled, “Putting It All Together: How to make your religion lesson a part of you and a […]

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St. Patrick, Arcola, rectory destroyed by fire

FORT WAYNE – Father Tad Balinda, pastor of St. Patrick Parish in Arcola, near Fort Wayne, was not harmed in a fire that broke out late Monday, Nov. 11, in […]

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Movie review: Midway

By John Mulderig NEW YORK (CNS) — It’s all hands on deck in the vivid fact-based naval epic “Midway” (Lionsgate). In fact, the cast of this historical drama is so […]

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Siblings born two minutes apart continue strong bond as religious sisters

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Benedictine Sisters Jill and Susan Reuber have often shared the same path in life, but their roads to their religious vocations took different turns. They were born […]

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Archbishop invites Church to join a year of service to pregnant women

BALTIMORE (CNS) — Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann sees the day that Catholic parishes can be one of the first places a woman facing an unexpected or challenging pregnancy can turn […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 17: 11:30 a.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, LaGrange Monday, November 18: 1 p.m. — Meetings of Corporations of Diocese, Catholic Cemeteries and Saint Anne Communities, Archbishop Noll Catholic […]

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Physician, heal thyself

The Catholic Medical Association convened its 88th annual educational conference recently in Nashville, Tennessee. This was the second time I have attended the national conference, and my bride accompanied me […]

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Invest for a clean economy

This essay is the third and final installment on the Vatican’s dialogue on “The Energy Transition and Care of Our Common Home.” It describes the second of two statements signed […]

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Discernment and ‘the real’

I was speaking recently with a colleague and friend of mine at the seminary regarding discernment, and he shrewdly pointed out that no one discerns — or even should consider […]

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Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana prepares to comply with executive order on refugees

Catholic Charities of Northeast Indiana updated community representatives and partners, such as social services agencies, school districts and law enforcement, about pending changes to its refugee resettlement and immigrant assistance […]

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Ancient prayer chains thrive amid modern technology

Prayer chains are a type of ministry recognized by the Church as consisting of a designated group of people that supports individuals within the parish or group who are in […]

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In fall meeting, U.S. bishops examine challenges faced by Church, society

BALTIMORE (CNS) — At the start of their Nov. 11-13 meeting in Baltimore, U.S. bishops discussed many of the challenges they face in the Church and the nation. Unlike recent […]