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Catholic school teachers shine the ‘Light of Learning’

Tom Heminger, St. Jude School — Observing the everyday interactions between Tom Heminger and his students, one realizes that there is a unique quality in his teacher-student relationships. There is […]

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Abby Johnson to speak at inaugural Indiana March for Life

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis, the Diocese of Lafayette and Right to Life of Indianapolis are teaming up to offer the inaugural Indiana March for Life on Jan. 22 in Indianapolis, […]

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How I became a doctor

As a junior at Purdue University studying mechanical engineering, I realized I was being called to be a physician. I decided to apply to all the schools in Ohio, my […]

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Indiana General Assembly 2018 legislative session expected to be ‘fast and furious’

“Fast and furious” — these are the words used by Glenn Tebbe, executive director of the Indiana Catholic Conference, to describe what’s ahead for the less than three-month session of […]

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License denied for abortion business in South Bend

Today’s Catholic and the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend were pleased to receive the following news from the Indiana Right to Life organization this morning. We thank you, God, for […]

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DREAMers: Countdown to crisis —

Trinity student studies, works to create her preferred future WASHINGTON (CNS) — Daniela doesn’t remember much about coming to the United States from her native El Salvador with her parents […]

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Plan B and some more

As the new year is often the season for making plans, my attention was captured in a gift shop by a plaque that offers the wisdom, “There is no Plan […]

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Movie Review: ‘The Greatest Showman’

NEW YORK (CNS) —The life of pop entertainment pioneer P.T. Barnum provides the subject matter for the big, brash musical “The Greatest Showman” (Fox). Ironically, the film arrives in theaters […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Rhoades

Sunday, January 14: 9 a.m. — Mass, St. Matthew Cathedral, South Bend Monday, January 15: 10 a.m. — Meeting of the Bishop’s Cabinet, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, January 16: 12 p.m. […]

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Sound of music: Vatican offers ordinary choirs extraordinary venues

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Fifteen-year-old show choir member Molly Biggs of Topeka, Kansas, thought her biggest singing break would be performing in Kansas City. As the New Year dawned, she […]

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Follow Jesus like the Magi, pope urges on Epiphany

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — To follow Jesus, one must set out like the Magi, leaving comfort behind, following the light and offering the Lord gifts without expecting anything in return, […]

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Compassionate responses when you meet suffering

In 2005, while undergoing chemotherapy, I was sitting in an uncomfortable recliner on the sixth floor of a medical facility. An IV dripped poison into my veins that would simultaneously […]