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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 […]

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Myanmar cardinal says Easter must be beginning of nation’s healing

YANGON, Myanmar (CNS) — Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon has called on the citizens of Myanmar, which is witnessing merciless killings by security forces, not to give up hope. “The […]

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‘He has been raised; He is not here’

The following is the text of the homily of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades during the Easter Vigil at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception April 3.  This is a most […]

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Rest in Peace: April 4, 2021

Fort Wayne Robert L. Deck, 82, St. Vincent de Paul Arlin Filler, 91, St. Charles Borromeo John D. Gomez, 74, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Diane Hostetler, 71, St. Charles […]

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The Savior, risen from the dead, is with us today

Feast of the Resurrection of the Lord John 20:1-9 This weekend the Church celebrates the greatest of its feasts, the feast of the Resurrection of the Lord, or Easter. It is […]

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Annunciation Women’s Discernment House blessed by Bishop Rhoades

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades blesses the Annunciation Women’s Discernment House in Fort Wayne March 25. The house is a ministry of the Confraternity of Penitents.  Attendees pray during the blessing. […]

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Weekly schedule for Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, April 5: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Decatur Tuesday, April 6: 7 p.m. — Confirmation Mass, St. Joseph Church, Bluffton Wednesday, April 7: 7 p.m. — […]

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Baby shower for Mary, mother of the Lord

A few mothers and grandmothers from the Moms Group at St. John the Evangelist Parish, Goshen, gathered to pray the rosary before a March 27 baby shower in honor of […]

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News Briefs: April 4, 2021

Vatican statistics show continued growth in number of Catholics worldwide VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The number of Catholics and permanent deacons in the world has shown steady growth, while the […]