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Knights of Columbus confers father and son to fourth degree

This fall, Fort Wayne residents Gary Schleinkofer and his son, Alec, became fourth degree Knights of Columbus. Fourth degree is the highest achievable rank in the Knights. With nearly 2 […]

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Diocese

Witness to the power of prayer

“Mary! I’ve been praying for you for months! Nice to meet you,” said her new co-worker with a welcoming smile. Heading into her first faculty meeting as a student teacher […]

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Light of Learning recipient honored during pastoral visit

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades made his annual pastoral visit to Bishop Dwenger High School, Fort Wayne, Friday, Jan. 10. With a handful of students serving at Mass, the bishop celebrated […]

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Residents fear what may come next after quakes, archbishop says

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Hurricane Maria was a body blow to Puerto Rico in 2017, one from which it has yet to fully recover. Then came the series of 5-magnitude-and-higher earthquakes […]

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Pope sets special day to honor, study, share the Bible

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The newly established “Sunday of the Word of God” is an invitation to Catholics across the world to deepen their appreciation, love and faithful witness to […]

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Bishop's Column: In Truth and Charity

‘Do You Accept Being Drawn Into God’s Trinitarian Life?’

The following is the text of a homily given to the Cor Jesu Young Adult Group at St. John the Baptist Church, Fort Wayne, on Jan. 8. Every year during […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Wednesday, January 15: 7:45 a.m. — Mass and Pastoral Visit, Bishop Luers High School, Fort Wayne Thursday, January 16: 11 a.m. — Meeting of the Priest Personnel Board, Archbishop Noll Catholic Center, Fort Wayne […]

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Diocese

Young adult retreat to examine understanding of the Holy Spirit

Young adults in their 20s and 30s who are looking for a way to increase the role of the Holy Spirit in their lives in 2020 won’t want to miss […]

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Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

WASHINGTON — On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court legalized abortion throughout the United States in companion decisions Roe v. Wade and Doe v. Bolton. Since that time, millions of […]

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Obituaries

Rest in Peace: January 12, 2020

Fort Wayne Daniel Fredbloom, 26, St. Vincent dePaul Mary Ruth Gebhard, 100, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Anneliese Poremba, 90, Our Lady of Good Hope Michael Sanders, 71, St. Charles […]

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Diocese

Around the Diocese: January 12, 2020

Yahne receives St. Mary, Mother of God Parish award FORT WAYNE — For a decade following the death of Father Tom O’Connor, St. Mary, Mother of God Parish in Fort […]

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The Sunday Gospel

We need Jesus, Son of the Father, to reconcile us with God

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Matthew 3:13-17 As winter begins each year, the Church presents three great feasts to celebrate our salvation in Jesus and also to teach […]