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Notre Dame Head Football Coach Marcus Freeman Joins the Catholic Church

By Zelda Caldwell and Jonathan Liedle with Catholic News Agency CNA — Marcus Freeman, the new head football coach at the University of Notre Dame, has reportedly converted to the […]

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Queen Elizabeth II: Faithful Disciple

I was in Rome last week to give a presentation to the Pontifical Academy of the Sciences. I was supposed to go the following week with my Word on Fire team […]

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Love and Support Catechists

Catechetical programs have resumed activities or will soon start in most Catholic parishes in the United States. Children, youths, young adults, and adults prepare to return to sessions where they […]

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Love and Lament Alike – A Brief Reflection for All Who Care About the Church

As a priest and pastor, I work very closely with others: clergy, religious, laity who work for the Church, and laity who volunteer. We all work for the Church because […]

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Diocese of Phoenix creates Office of Mental Health Ministry

By Jeff Grant PHOENIX (CNS) – According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than twice as many people died in 2020 by their own hand than […]

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Around the Diocese: September 18, 2022

Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: Understanding God’s Plan for Human Sexuality When Your Child Has Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities ONLINE — A virtual presentation will be held on Monday, Sept. 26, […]

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Weekly schedule of Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades

Monday, Sept. 19: 10 a.m. – Cabinet Meeting, Archbishop Noll Center, Fort Wayne Tuesday, Sept. 20: 5:45 p.m. – Diocesan Review Board Meeting, Oakwood Resort, Syracuse Wednesday, Sept. 21: Noon […]

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Rest in Peace: September 18, 2022

Arcola  Arthur Bunt, 85, St. Patrick Fort Wayne  Roger Minick, 75, Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Ellen Devlin, 66, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Gloria Girardot, 97, St. Vincent de Paul […]

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Love of God More Important than Riches

Twenty-fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading: Luke 16:1-13 The first reading for this weekend is from the Book of Amos. This prophet, regarded as one of the minor prophets, was […]

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Show Me The Honey: Maryland Sisters Find Divine Touch in Beekeeping

BY GEORGE P. MATYSEK JR. CATONSVILLE, Md. (CNS) – With an apron protecting her long, black religious habit, Sister Deborah Rose Rosado marveled at the steady stream of thick, golden […]

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Twin Vocations: ‘We’re Each Individuals for a Reason’

Johnathan and Michael Hickey share a great many things – hobbies and interests, musicality, their love of Corgis – even the same face. Not surprising, as they are identical twins. […]

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You Never Really Pray Alone

There is no such thing as “private” prayer. There is – and certainly should be – deeply personal prayer, but really no such thing as “private” prayer. All Christian prayer, […]