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If You Remain Faithful, God’s Protection Will Prevail

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Matthew 5:1-12a The first biblical reading this weekend is from Zephaniah. These details are known about this prophet. He was the son of Cushi and […]

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High School Diaconal Ministry a First for Diocese

Two high school teachers made diocesan history when Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades ordained them to the permanent diaconate earlier this month. According to the bishop, the ordinations of Deacons Harry […]

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News Briefs: January 29, 2023

Vatican Funding for Charitable Works Totals $10.7 Million in 2022; $2.2 Million Alone Goes to Needs in Ukraine ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine (OSV News) — The Vatican Dicastery for the Service of […]

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Pro-life Legislation, Post-Roe Legal Challenges in Spotlight at Statehouse

The Indiana Statehouse remains a center of public policy debate after the overturning of Roe v. Wade as lawmakers consider a wide range of new pro-life bills while the state […]

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Indiana High Court Hears Abortion Ban Challenge Invoking ‘Unwritten’ Constitutional Right

INDIANAPOLIS (OSV News) — The Indiana Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Jan. 19 on a case regarding Senate Bill 1, legislation enacted last August that provides sweeping protections for […]

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On Snow and Silence: Learning to Listen in a Noisy World

I have loved photography for years. And I think I finally found my niche: snow photography. Every time it snows — which is frequent here in Minnesota — I grab […]

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It is Good to Let the Jeering Skulls Laugh

Like St. Teresa of Avila, I have a skull on my desk. Two, actually — one plain and one riotously decorated in green and purple. I think they’re funny; they […]

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Patrons and Friends

There’s a standard plot device in romantic comedies called a “meet cute,” wherein two people who will eventually become a couple first meet, usually under unusual, humorous, or otherwise cute […]

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Mass Planned to Commemorate the 10-Year Anniversary of the Death of Bishop John M. D’Arcy

On Feb. 3, 2023, a special Mass will be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception in Fort Wayne in honor of the 10-year anniversary of the passing of […]

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Tour of the Relics of Blessed Carlo Acutis and St. Manuel González García Part of Eucharistic Revival

From Feb. 8 to Feb. 14, 2023, during this Eucharistic Revival, you are invited to visit one of many locations across the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend to venerate the […]

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‘We Are Not Yet Done’: March for Life Holds First National Event After Overturn of Roe v. Wade

By Kate Scanlan WASHINGTON, D.C. (OSV News) — Tens of thousands of pro-life advocates descended upon the nation’s capital for the 50th March for Life on Jan. 20 — the […]

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Priest Announcement

The Most Rev. Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend, has made the following announcement: Reverend Dominic Savoie to Administrator, Sacred Heart Parish, Fort Wayne, effective January 16, 2023.