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Proudly pro-life — Lucy Papaik: ‘God made us to be someone’

For pro-life advocate Lucy Papaik, the words of the prophet Jeremiah have defined her upbringing, her faith convictions and her life’s work: “For I know well the plans I have […]

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Desiring to become saints: South Bend All-Schools Mass

On the memorial of St. Pope John XXIII, Oct. 11, Catholic schools on the South Bend side of the diocese gathered at the Edmund P. Joyce Center at the University […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: October 17, 2021

Fort Wayne Noel Ihrie, 44, St. Vincent de Paul Janet J. Peters, 71, St. Charles Borromeo  Richard A. Peters, 75, St. Charles Borromeo Granger Joan Beesley, 82, St. Pius X […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, October 17: 2 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Mary of the Annunciation Church, Bristol Monday, October 18: 7 p.m. — White Mass, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Fort Wayne Tuesday, October […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Holiness is found by giving of ourselves as Jesus did

Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time Mark 10:35-45 The first reading for this weekend is from the Book of Isaiah, precisely from its third and last part. Isaiah, on several occasions, […]

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News Briefs: October 17, 2021

Some see growing trend in women choosing vocation as consecrated virgins DETROIT (CNS) — Amanda Ross and Hanan Ismail lay prostrate before Christ in the Eucharist at the Cathedral of […]

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Around the Diocese: October 17, 2021

South Bend Red Mass scheduled FORT WAYNE — A Mass for those in the legal profession will be celebrated at 5:15 p.m. Oct. 26 in the Basilica of the Sacred […]

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U.S. nuncio says he’ll stay, helps prepare for synod, Biden-pope meeting

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the 75-year-old apostolic nuncio to the United States, said when he met Pope Francis at the Vatican Sept. 6, the pope asked him to […]

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Superstars of service — Jonathan Evangelista 

St. John the Evangelist Parish’s vision statement says, “we have encountered Jesus Christ in His Church and desire to share the joy of that encounter with the whole world. We […]

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Indiana Catholic, former U.S. senator, is Vatican ambassador nominee

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Joe Biden will nominate Catholic lawyer Joseph Donnelly of Indiana, a former member of the U.S. House and Senate, to be the next U.S. ambassador to […]

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Baseball exhibit pays homage to Blessed McGivney’s love of the game

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNS) — The Blessed Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center in New Haven has opened an online exhibition centering on the Knights of Columbus connection with baseball, which spans […]

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What conscience dreads and prayer dares not ask

The Collect, or Opening Prayer, for last week’s Masses on the 27th Week of the Year, though directed to God, teaches us that our prayer is not always about things […]