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ICC views lawful carry handgun legislation through pro-life lens

State lawmakers are again considering a measure that would allow individuals to carry a handgun without a license – a move opposed by the Indiana Catholic Conference (ICC), many in […]

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Annual March for Life still on this year in Washington, D.C.

By Kurt Jensen WASHINGTON (CNS) — The 49th annual national March for Life — with a rally on the National Mall and march to the Supreme Court Jan. 21 – […]

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News Briefs: January 16, 2022

Indian government reversal: Missionaries of Charity can get foreign funds NEW DELHI (CNS) — The Indian government has restored the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act registration of the Missionaries of Charity, […]

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Bishop’s reflections prod readers’ spiritual lives in practical way

(CNS) — Sometimes when reading reflections, one can almost hear what the author is saying. When they are published, it’s as though the printed word is transformed into an audiobook. […]

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Extending welcome key to boosting African American vocations

They are called vocation stories: people’s accounts of how they felt God calling them to use their faith and gifts in service to the Church, their family or to others. […]

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Giving women and men the power to choose life

“Human life must be respected and protected absolutely from the moment of conception.”  So begin paragraphs 2270-2275 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, the compendium of doctrine with which […]

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Vespers kicks off year of sesquicentennial celebrations in Auburn

Immaculate Conception Parish in Auburn reverently began a series of sesquicentennial celebrations Sunday evening, Jan. 9. Led by Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades, the northeast Indiana faith community joined the bishop […]

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Rest in Peace: January 9, 2022

Auburn Machelle Pepple, 64, Immaculate Conception Fort Wayne Judy Baatz, 79, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Daniel Bireley, 70, St. Vincent de Paul Carol Cornell, 77, St. Vincent de Paul Irma Vanderbosch, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Sunday, January 9: 4:30 p.m. — Sung Vespers beginning Sesquicentennial of Immaculate Conception Parish, Auburn. Wednesday, January 12: 10:30 a.m. — Meeting of Priest Personnel Board, Sacred Heart Rectory, Warsaw Friday, January 14: 9:30 […]

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In Jesus, the glory of God’s love has been revealed

Feast of the Baptism of the Lord Luke 3:15-16, 21-22 The feast of the Baptism of the Lord is very important to the Church’s mission of bringing us to Christ. […]

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Around the diocese: January 9, 2021

Pastor honored with St. Brother Andre Medal NOTRE DAME — One might say Father Jim Fenstermaker, CSC, pastor of Holy Cross Parish in South Bend, traveled back in time to […]

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Five Bishop Luers students confirmed during pastoral visit

As the new year began, so also did the yearly rounds of pastoral visits, as Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades started his annual high school visits at Bishop Luers High School […]