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Father Meyer prepares for ‘call within a call’

“A call within a call” was how St. Mother Teresa described God’s request of her to establish a new religious community in service to the poorest of the poor. A similar […]

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My sense, your nonsense

A friend of mine is threatening to run for office. His slogan will be “Stop the Nonsense.” I think it’s a slogan an increasing number of us could get behind. Nonsense […]

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Do you fear the right thing? 

In the wake of the COVID-19 explosion of fear, we do well to begin reflecting on fear. Fear is a complex passion. On the one hand, there are things that […]

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The Virgin Mary is never alone

I once heard Mexican-American theologian Father Gary Riebe-Estrella, a priest of the Society of the Divine Word, tell a story that has stayed with me for many years. Let me paraphrase. […]

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Young people discuss upcoming World Youth Day

A  group of youths and young adults in the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend met at Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, on May 12 to discuss logistics for the upcoming […]

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Seminarians on the way to the diaconate

  View the livestream of the ordination here. Sometimes vocations are chosen. Other times vocations choose us. These five men have determined that the vocation of priest is the one […]

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From Greek fraternity to priestly fraternity

There is a saying that every saint has a past, and deacon candidate Jacob Schneider’s past includes his years in a fraternity at the University of Toledo. “I enjoyed all […]

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David Langford received call at young age

David Langford knew from a very young age that God was calling him to the priesthood. Now with his upcoming ordination to the diaconate, he’s getting closer to fulfilling that […]

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Mary influenced Krisch’s journey to priesthood

A pilgrimage to Medjugorje in 2015 began Bobby Krisch’s discernment to becoming a priest. The peace and joy he found after the pilgrimage led him in a new direction of his […]

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Florin answers the call to spiritual fatherhood 

Growing up, Brian Florin moved around a lot, but when his family moved to the South Bend-area when he was in eighth grade, he never would have imagined how much […]

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Timossi finds home in diocese after years of travel

The path to the priesthood has been an international affair for Ryan Timossi. From West Coast to East Coast, from Italy to Guatemala, Timossi’s travels while discerning God’s call have […]

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News Briefs: May 22, 2022

Cardinal Zen says he’s fine; detentions provoke outcry HONG KONG (CNS) – Cardinal Joseph Zen, retired bishop of Hong Kong, reassured Catholics that he is fine after being detained and […]