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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Miracle Miles

For the 11th year, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Fort Wayne organized Miracle Miles walk and 5K run Aug. 3 to raise money for St. Mary’s Soup Kitchen, a […]

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Beyond prayers, U.S. bishops stress action after deadly shootings

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 3 and 4, several U.S. bishops expressed their support and prayers for victims […]

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Diocesan programs aid effort to reduce infant mortality

Adriana Vazquez was a high school senior when she found out she was pregnant. The Fort Wayne woman didn’t know much about being a mom, but she knew she wanted […]

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Pope Francis joins prayers for victims of bloody weekend in U.S.

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis joined Catholic Church leaders expressing sorrow after back-to-back mass shootings in the United States left at least 29 dead and dozens injured in Texas and […]

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Rest in Peace: August 4, 2019

Angola Jackie Wooley, 64, St. Anthony of Padua Stephan Trick, 75, St. Anthony of Padua Daniel Shockome, 84, St. Anthony of Padua Arcola Maureen Alexandra Arata, 65, St. Patrick Fort […]

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Around the Diocese: August 4, 2019

President of University of Saint Francis announces retirement FORT WAYNE – The president of the University of Saint Francis, Sister M. Elise Kriss, OSF, announced July 24 she will conclude […]

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St. Elizabeth summer reading group digs into Jewish roots

Summertime slows down the adult formation activities at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Fort Wayne; however, parishioners have found faith formation and community in the parish’s summer reading group. Carole Yaney, […]

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The Sunday Gospel

Grow rich in what matters to God

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Luke 12:13-21 The first reading this weekend is from the Book of Ecclesiastes. The first verse states that the book is the work of Qoheleth, […]

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Fall confirmation Mass schedule

The following is a schedule of the fall Masses at which Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will confer the sacrament of confirmation. Parish/location, Date, Time Additional parishes included St. Michael the Archangel, […]

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Enhancing, strengthening Catholic family life focus of symposium

A symposium on Catholic family life attracted 30 experts in theology, social sciences and family life to the University of Notre Dame July 19-21 to discuss ideas for enhancing the […]

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A more human society

A threat to civil rights

I want to talk about the “Equality Act” (H.R. 5) approved by the House of Representatives this spring. But first a disclaimer. The Catechism of the Catholic Church reaffirms that […]

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Catholic leaders object to reinstatement of federal death penalty

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The July 25 announcement by the Justice Department that it is reinstating the federal death penalty for the first time in 16 years was unwelcome news for […]