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Through Jesus, divine mercy is with us

Second Sunday of Easter John 20:19-31 As almost always in the Easter season, the Acts of the Apostles furnishes the Liturgy of the Word with its first reading. Acts claims […]

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Around the Diocese: April 11, 2021

Dr. Scott Hahn to speak at Holy Cross College NOTRE DAME — Holy Cross College has announced that Dr. Scott Hahn, nationally and internationally known for his talks on a […]

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Women’s Care Center of Northeast Indiana — Infusing crisis pregnancies with hope

The young woman was concerned and upset that she might be pregnant. When she received confirmation that she indeed was, it was devastating. She shared with a Women’s Care Center of […]

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The hand-me-down: a love letter that endures 

There are echoes of Romeo and Juliet, but the ending is happier.  This story of forbidden love took place long ago on a Mediterranean island – 1870s Sicily, to be […]

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One year later, measuring our gains and losses

One year ago, I left my office for what I thought was a few weeks. Soon, I was wearing gloves to the grocery store and sanitizing the groceries when I […]

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The filibuster bolsters stability

The United States Senate is a unique institution. Other legislative bodies lack its peculiar rules, which require a supermajority vote to get most things done. In the Senate, a voting […]

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News Briefs: April 11, 2021

Catholic groups, bishops pray for end to anti-Asian hate crimes, violence WASHINGTON (CNS) — Asian and Pacific Islander Catholic groups and a number of Catholic bishops have joined their voices […]

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Cardinal Parolin says Church divisions stem from misunderstanding ‘reform’

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Three days after the preacher of the papal household called on Catholics to repent for the ways they are dividing the Church, the Vatican secretary of […]

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Chrism Masses emphasize mission of the priesthood

White-vested priests filled the pews of St. Matthew Cathedral and the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday, March 29, and Tuesday, March 30, as clergy from both sides of […]

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Bishop Rhoades celebrates ‘the most sacred night in the history of humanity’

“This is the night of which it is written: The night shall be as bright as day, dazzling is the night for me, and full of gladness.” Deacon Logan Parrish […]

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St. Dominic Hispanic community commemorates Christ’s passion

The Spanish-speaking community of St. Dominic Parish in Bremen gathered Good Friday evening for the commemoration of Christ’s passion.  After the Liturgy of the Word, including John’s account of the […]

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‘The start of the triduum: Holy Thursday Mass’

In a socially distant yet standing room-only church, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades offered the sacrifice of the most holy Eucharist at St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend, on the evening of […]