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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: November 29, 2020

Bremen Mary Zieger, 80, St. Dominic Fort Wayne Mary L. Heinkel, 85, St. Charles Borromeo Clayten Stuart, 15, St. Charles Borromeo Arthur Tebbe, 74, St. Vincent de Paul New Haven […]

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The Sunday Gospel

We anxiously await the Lord’s return in glory

First Sunday Of Advent Mark 13:33-37 This weekend, the Church begins Advent. It begins the use of biblical readings from Year B of its three-year cycle. It also is the […]

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Perspective

Healing the malady of division starts with friendship

The headline grabbed my attention: “You are no longer my mother”! The Reuters article, written a day prior to the 2020 U.S. presidential election, shared the story of a mother […]

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Bishop

Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, November 29: 9 a.m. — Mass, St. Mary of the Presentation Church, Geneva Sunday, November 29: 6:30 p.m. — Lighting of Diocesan Christmas Tree for an Evening of Heavenly Lights, Cathedral […]

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Diocese

Family welcomes baby after 13 years

Mary Cris Miranda and Gerardo Reyes met at a regional Mexican youth group dedicated to St. Therese, the “Little Flower,” in 1999. Currently attending St. Therese, Little Flower Parish in […]

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National

Working group formed to deal with conflicts between Biden policies, Church teaching

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Allen H. Vigneron of Detroit will head up a special working group of the U.S. bishops to address issues surrounding the election of a Catholic president […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

Advent hope during the pandemic

Advent is a time of waiting, of expectation and of hope. This year, we are all waiting, expecting and hoping for an end to the COVID-19 pandemic. We wait for […]

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Perspective

What the McCarrick report means for the Church

Two years ago, Pope Francis called for a full accounting of how Theodore McCarrick was able to rise through Church ranks, and he promised to make the report public. Some […]

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Perspective

I met a new friend at adoration: St. Thérèse

Guest Commentary by Scott Warden During a fundraising event that seems like it took place 18 years ago instead of 18 months — when it was safe to congregate by […]

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National

McGivney family, others ‘thrilled’ Knights founder is beatified

HARTFORD, Conn. (CNS) — John Walshe of Bridgeport, Connecticut, remembers the unveiling of the Father Michael J. McGivney statue in downtown Waterbury, Connecticut, when he was in eighth grade. Dozens […]

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National

Appeal assists elderly sisters, brothers, priests in religious orders

WASHINGTON — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend will conduct the Retirement Fund for Religious collection Dec. 12-13. The National Religious Retirement Office coordinates this annual appeal and distributes the […]

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National

Alex Trebek dies at 80; ‘Jeopardy!’ host educated in Catholic schools

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When the death of Alex Trebek — beloved longtime host of “Jeopardy!” — was announced, celebrities and fans around the country took to social media to express […]