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Deacon Daniel McShane to be ordained to priesthood in Illinois

PEORIA, Ill. — Deacon Daniel McShane will be ordained a priest for the Diocese of Peoria during a 10:30 a.m. Mass celebrated by Bishop Daniel R. Jenky, CSC, at St. […]

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‘Fundamental beauty of life’ portrayed by young artists

St. Joseph County Right to Life, one of Northern Indiana’s foremost promotors of human dignity and defenders of the vulnerable, strives to educate individuals across the lifespan about the importance […]

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The Sunday Gospel

With Jesus, the faithful will die but rise to eternal life

Fifth Sunday of Easter Reading: John 13:31-33a, 34-35 Once again in this Easter season, the Acts of the Apostles supplies the first reading for the Mass. It reports some of […]

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US Church leaders in favor of new rules on sexual abuse reporting

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Church leaders welcomed the norms issued by Pope Francis May 9 giving clear direction to the global Catholic Church about reporting abuse and holding Church leaders […]

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Not ruling on apparitions, pope allows pilgrimages to Medjugorje

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Parishes and dioceses are now allowed to organize official pilgrimages to Medjugorje, Bosnia-Herzegovina, but it must be clear that the Catholic Church has not recognized as […]

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Diocese

Catholic Schools Office Superintendent Marsha Jordan dies

A 40-year veteran of Catholic schools of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, Marsha Jordan, passed away Thursday, May 9 at the age of 67. Jordan had battled cancer for […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: May 12, 2019

Decatur Carolyn A. Wemhoff, 86, St. Mary of the Assumption R. Paul Loshe, 82, St. Mary of the Assumption Fort Wayne Beverly A. Giant, 86, St. Therese Gerald L. Loyd, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, May 12: 2 p.m. Confirmation Mass, St. Vincent de Paul Church, Fort Wayne Monday, May 13: 10 a.m. Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Monday, May 13: 7 […]

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Ministry puts the poor on road to self-sufficiency

Sometimes the difference between self-sufficiency and struggle can be reliable transportation. The founders of AIM Services recognized this reality, and the nonprofit ministry based at St. Mary, Mother of God […]

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World News

Mexico celebrates beatification of first laywoman

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — As the sounds of music and applause echoed throughout the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City, the Catholic Church in Mexico celebrated the […]

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News Briefs: May 12, 2019

No ‘Hesburgh’ picture without ‘Catholics vs. Convicts,’ filmmaker says WASHINGTON (CNS) — Patrick Creadon, who made the new documentary “Hesburgh” about Holy Cross Father Theodore Hesburgh, the priest who led […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Jesus is still with us, caring for us

Fourth Sunday of Easter John 10:27-30 The Acts of the Apostles supplies the first reading. It gives a glimpse into the modus vivendi of St. Paul as he moved across […]