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Don’t wait for the young adult group to get involved in your parish

By Zac Davis Young adults are tough to minister to. We’re on the move, our peers aren’t going to church with us, and we’re most likely to sneak out of […]

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Sometimes you have to bend the rules

Recently a gentleman presented to one of my cardiology colleagues in the office for evaluation of symptoms that can best be described as vague and nonspecific. He happened to be […]

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ABA: Over 30 years of helping the diocese and parishes grow and thrive

It seems that all one hears and sees in the news lately is how diversity and differences can divide people. But what Catholics must remember are the words of St. […]

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Engage through joy, Kelly says at ZEAL

“What I know for sure,” Matthew Kelly told attendees of the ZEAL: Missionary Discipleship Summit on Saturday morning, Sept. 9, “is that you can’t catechize someone if they’re not engaged. […]

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Bruised, not broken: Pope encourages Colombians to pursue peace

CARTAGENA, Colombia (CNS) — Pope Francis said he had no magic words or special recipes for Colombians seeking peace, but rather he wanted to listen to them, learn from them […]

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Irma weakens as it heads north, but leaves path of destruction

MIAMI (CNS) — A weakened Hurricane Irma churned in Florida after ripping through southern portions of the state and the Caribbean islands, flooding cities, knocking out power to millions, destroying […]

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Hoping amid adversity and relying on God: Deb Wagner

Deb Wagner uses an electric wheelchair, crutches and a walker. A member of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Fort Wayne, she recalls how several times when she was younger, her […]

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Around the Diocese: September 10, 2017

Local rivals work together to fight hunger SOUTH BEND — Long-time rivals, Saint Joseph High School and Marian High School came together to support the St. Vincent de Paul Society […]

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100th Anniversary of Fatima Apparitions

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady to three shepherd children at Fatima, Portugal. The Blessed Mother appeared once each month to the children from May […]

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Pope, Orthodox patriarch issue joint plea for care of creation

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Together with the head of the Orthodox Church, Pope Francis urged people to be respectful and responsible toward creation while being aware of how disrupted ecosystems […]

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Bishop Rhoades issues statement concerning administration’s decision to end DACA

In response to the administration’s decision to end the DACA program, the Most Reverend Kevin C. Rhoades, Bishop of Fort Wayne-South Bend issued the following statement: “A few weeks ago, […]

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Parishes offer children’s eucharistic adoration

‘Let the children come to me’ In the Gospel of St. Matthew, one finds the story of Jesus beckoning children to come to him. He says, “Let the children come […]